Senior Counsel


Parsippany, NJ, US

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  23602

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Senior Counsel to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Why Wyndham?

By joining Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you will play an integral role in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all. You’ll be part of the largest hotel franchise company in the world, where we strive to deliver the best value to our owners and guests. Most importantly, you’ll be entrusted to live our unique Count on Me culture, set by our core values of integrity, accountability, inclusive, caring and fun. At Wyndham, we provide all team members the opportunity to grow through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.  Supporting our team members is a top priority, which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits, vacation, team member appreciation days, workplace flexibility and much more.  At Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, we value and embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion that supports team members of all backgrounds and experiences. We can’t wait to welcome you!

The Role

The position will involve counseling the Human Resources Team on various employment related issues including but not limited to internal HR related policies, training, employee leaves, investigations, recruitment and terminations, and contracting with independent contractors on various employment related projects, as well as responsibility for overseeing employment-related charges, subpoenas and litigation.  This position will also be responsible for various non-employment litigation management and risk avoidance, which would include but not be limited to day-to-day litigation strategy with and management of outside counsel from the pleading stage through resolution and collaborating with the Company’s Risk Management Team on risk avoidance and risk mitigation. This position will also assist in other areas as needed from time to time in the Litigation and Employment Law Group, including responding to subpoenas and government inquiries, and resolving customer complaint issues and other independent projects as needed.  

What you'll do

  • Manage day-to-day employment counseling issues.    
  • Manage employment litigation and charges, manage non-employment defense litigation.    
  • Assist with other areas as needed, such as customer complaint resolution and subpoena responses, as well as other independent projects.    

You'll be successful if you have

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and make sound decisions. 
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to promptly and effectively respond to questions and concerns from senior management, clients, and outside counsel. 
  • Ability to exercise sound discretion and judgment in making decisions and performing duties.
  • Self-starter; ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to handle large volumes of work.

Required Qualifications/Experience

  • Admission to NJ Bar or admission to a state bar with ability to obtain NJ limited license.
  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in a law firm, primarily in employment counseling and litigation.
  • Experience with counseling clients.



Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties with approximately 9,200 hotels across over 95 countries on six continents. Through our network of approximately 872,000 rooms appealing to the everyday traveler, Wyndham commands a leading presence in the hospitality industry. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the world in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham employs more than 2,000 corporate team members worldwide who are dedicated to the Company’s mission of making hotel travel possible for all. Supporting thousands of franchisees and a growing global portfolio of 24 hotel brands—think household names like Wyndham, La Quinta, Ramada, Days Inn and Super 8—Wyndham team members are a widespread group of individuals with diverse interests and backgrounds. Our unique Count on Me culture, commitment to flexibility and core values of Integrity, Accountability, Inclusivity, Caring and Fun are just part of what continues to make Wyndham an award-winning best place to work.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

You will play an important part in our mission to make travel possible for all by:

∙ Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

∙ Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

∙ Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

∙ Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

∙ Competitive salary and benefits.

∙ Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

∙ A Culture of Diversity & Inclusion - Our inclusive culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse customers and communities around the world.

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler.  Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.