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Corporate Counsel Employee Benefits

Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, VA 22040
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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Corporate Counsel Employee Benefits, to provide legal support across a broad array of employee benefits matters. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, Employee Benefits, this position will deal with matters including qualified retirement plans (pension and savings/401(k)), health and welfare plans and arrangements, executive (non-qualified) plans, and plan assets (trust operations and investments). The plans provide benefits to over 200,000 participants, including approximately 97,000 active employees. The combined benefit plan trusts total approximately $70 billion.

PERSONAL TRAITS AND ATTRIBUTES
Desire to work in a collaborative and team oriented environment, including the ability and willingness to be an active contributor and to work collaboratively with business leaders, technologists, and other members of the law department in a global enterprise.
Exceptional ethics and integrity.
Performance driven with a strong sense of ownership.
Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to balance multiple, competing priorities.
Superior oral and written communication skills and strong attention to detail.
Proactively communicate and manage expectations.

Specific responsibilities include:
Partner with multiple lawyers within the law department, as well as across the global companys functional and operational leadership, including personnel in human resources, finance, strategy, benefits administration, and plan investment operations.
Help lead the company in its compliance with employee benefits laws and regulations, and create solutions to mitigate legal risk.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Minimum 8 years combined employee benefits law experience at a law firm, in-house legal department, benefits consulting practice or government agency involved in benefit plans regulation
+ Experience counseling clients on employee benefits laws, including but not limited to, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Internal Revenue Code Section 409A, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Affordable Care Act
+ Law Degree from an ABA accredited law school and active bar membership, and
+ Member of the Virginia Bar, be capable of being licensed through testing or comity, or, in lieu of licensure, be capable of registering as an in-house counsel in Virginia in accordance with the rules of the State Bar of Virginia

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience managing the employee benefits law function of a large and complex multinational corporation
+ Experience advising government contractors

Salary Range: $188,320.00 - $242,480.00

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
Posted: 2021-08-26 Expires: 2021-10-25
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