Attorney at Law
"She went above and beyond what I requested to ensure I got a complete & useful package. "
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Equity Compensation
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Labor Litigation
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Worker's Compensation Claims
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
"Enjoyed working with Victoria; she went over and beyond what I asked for to ensure I got a complete & useful package. Will definitely re-hire her again in the future for HR related legal documents."
"At Mi Casa TalentSource, we have appreciated the AR Group's HR Consulting work immensely. Their extraordinary team has helped us work through issues quickly and thoughtfully. - Christine Marquez-Hudson, CEO Mi Casa TalentSource"
"Victoria and her group are very responsive and have been very helpful since we hired them in mid-2013. - Bill Martinez, Vice President Savant Alaska, LLC"
The AR Group, LLP
May 2007 - Present
Provide legal and HR consulting support to business clients in various capacities including day-to-day operational support, litigation and compliance advice, and employee issue management. Serve as an expert witness in litigation matters involving employee policy and process issues. As a certified Senior Professional of HR, provide assistance with review, edit, and drafting of employee handbooks and policies. From a compliance perspective, provide assistance regarding OFCCP issues, EEOC complaint management, and internal investigation assistance, as well as advice, counsel, and audit work surrounding, I9/Immigration, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, OWBPA, COBRA, and Affirmative Action compliance.
Representative clients include: Cabela's, iBAHN, United States Department of Energy, Denver Water, United States Postal Service, Xcel Energy, NetFlix, ZeaChem, Inc., IMA of Colorado, National Hispanic Voter Educational Foundation, IHS, Inc., Madison Capital Management, American Civil Constructors, Strings Music Festival, WealthTouch, Inc., Bikes Belong, The RAM Group, and The Girls’ Athletic Leadership School of Denver.
Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
Provided legal and compliance support to Procurement Team (negotiated vendor, customer and government contracts).
Conducted compliance audit of OFCCP processes and policies. Worked with lead paralegal to ensure contract compliance and operational implementation of regulatory requirements.
Conducted monthly New Hire Trainings on GE's "Spirit & Letter" Compliance and Integrity Program.
Managed and monitored compliance investigations including development of investigation plans.
Republic Financial Corporation
Corporate Counsel, HR and Compliance
Apr 2004 - May 2006
Responsible for delivering legal and compliance advice to human resources, IT, accounting and procurement. Negotiated contracts, conducted investigations, and evaluated compliance with Company's loan facilities.
Associate Counsel, HR and Compliance
Jun 2001 - Apr 2004
Responsible for providing legal support to Human Resources department, negotiation and drafting support to Sales Divisions as well as created Compliance Department to comply with recently enacted Sarbanes Oxley. Managed Compliance Office for Company.
General Counsel and Vice President of HR
May 1999 - Jun 2001
Member of Executive Team; provided legal and HR advice to Executive Team and Business Unit Leads. Negotiated vendor and customer contracts. Managed litigation.
U S WEST
Vice President, Wholesale Markets
Oct 1994 - Apr 1999
Jan 1992 - Jan 1994