The HR Generalist will be responsible for a wide range of activities within the HR function including onboarding, performance management, employee records and documentation, compliance, and employee relations.


  • Facilitate the new hire orientation program for attorneys and staff
  • Assist in the resolution of employee relations matters, conflict resolution, and problem-solving
  • Assist with the annual performance review system, including monitoring and ensuring the completion
  • Assist HR Manager with planning and performance of business professionals
  • Conduct exit interviews; analyze data, and report trends and recommendations as well as assist with termination proceedings
  • Coordinate attorney mobility requirements with immigration, tax, and global team
  • Coordinate and process materials relating to HR programs/policies including status changes, personal data changes, leaves of absence, time entry, and verification of employment requests
  • Ensure compliance with all local and federal labor laws and with firm policies and procedures
  • Remain current on federal and state employment law changes to ensure compliance; respond to EEOC, ADA, workers' compensation, and unemployment benefits claims

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required with at least five years of broad generalist experience in the area of Human Resources, preferably in a professional services environment
  • Knowledge of federal, California state, and local employment laws and HR disciplines
  • Well-developed and sophisticated organization, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to relate to and gain the confidence of people at all levels within the organization, as well as an ability to build strong relationships and work in a collaborative environment
  • Organized, detail-oriented individual with strong project management skills, and the ability to work on multiple tasks with competing deadlines
  • High level of discretion, diplomacy, and a commitment to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
  • Strong technology skills, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • SHRM-CP certification preferred


The base compensation for this position is targeted at $75,000-80,000 if located in an office in the state of California.