Marriott Paralegal I, Employment Law in Bethesda, Maryland

Job Number 18002TUI

Job Category Legal

Location Marriott International HQ, Bethesda, Maryland VIEW ON MAP

Brand Corporate

Schedule Full-time

Relocation? No

Position Type Management

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Job Summary

The Marriott International Law Department services the Company's lodging business. The Employment Practice Group, a part of the Labor, Employment and Benefits section of the Law Department, provides legal advice and counsel regarding employment issues, policies, and programs to Human Resources professionals and line and corporate staff managers within the Company’s businesses. This position provides case coordination and document support to the attorneys Employment Group of the Law Department and reports to the Vice President & Senior Counsel in the Group.

Expected Contributions

The primary responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Handle and respond to subpoenas, discovery, andother legal requests for information in connection with employees. Interact with various Marriott departments(e.g., Human Resources, Claims, Alternative Dispute Resolution, InternalInvestigations, Operations, Marriott Rewards, Corporate Communications) andthird-party vendors (e.g. Accenture, PeopleScout, Aon) to request necessarydocuments.

  • Review, redact and assemble documents; draftcorrespondence and affidavits or certifications as needed. Forward to appropriate court or requesting partywithin required time frame.

  • Manage requests for employee data such aspersonnel files, time records, and payroll records from internal and externalresources; conduct initial sorting of employee data as appropriate to determineif responsive information was provided; follow-up as necessary.

  • Provide general support to the attorneys andother members of the group on employment cases or matters.

  • Assist with preparation and tracking oflitigation holds, as appropriate.

  • Perform basic legal research.

  • Create, update, and maintain databases and otherlegal resources, as appropriate.

  • Create and maintain paper and computer files ofcorrespondence and documents; organize and purge multiple files followingcompletion of project or resolution of matter, as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties and special projects asrequested by the attorneys; will involve handling confidential and sensitivematerial;

Candidate Profile


  • Two year college degree and

  • Minimum relevant work experience ofone year.


  • At least five years of relevant workexperience as a paralegal

Paralegal Certificate preferred but not required.

Successful candidates should possess knowledge and skills as follows:

  • Good written and oral communication skills -Strong drafting skills a plus

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Strong business ethics and personal integrity

  • Ability to work independently after beingprovided with direction from the attorney, take ownership of issues, andeffectively resolve issues

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to interacteffectively

  • Collaborative approach and professional presence

  • Solid time management skills

  • Dependable and strong work ethic

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.