Commercial LitigationExp.: 5 - 10 Years
Opportunity: The Senior Counsel position will be responsible for assisting Deputy General Counsel and the General Counsel in the legal affairs of the company by working with outside counsel to defend claims against the company and identifying process improvements to avoid future legal disputes.
Job Description: Responsibilities will include:
Manage the Litigation Team.
Manage outside litigation counsel during the lifecycle of litigation matters, including providing strategic direction and partnering with leadership
Analyze and resolve claims and formulate litigation strategy
Coordinate discovery responses and supervise the preparation of pleadings, briefs, declarations and other legal documents to ensure consistency and factual accuracy
Assist with depositions and court proceedings, including witness preparation
Evaluate practices and processes and recommend changes where required
Monitor and report litigation activities and expenses
Qualifications: The ideal candidate needs to be a highly successful attorney with at least 5-10 years of experience working with complex commercial litigation. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to independently see projects through from inception to completion. This person will exhibit the following qualities:
Record of outstanding success at a law firm or corporate setting where innovation, collaboration and results are a high priority
Experience handling a wide range of litigation from small litigation matters to multimillion dollar cases
Commitment to exceptional service and delivery
Demonstrate exceptional ability in communications, leadership and relationship building
Juris Doctorate from a nationally recognized law school required
Admitted to a state bar and eligible to practice under the Georgia In-House Counsel rules
Although not required, the ideal candidate will also have some experience handling employment disputes
You can find someone friendly immediately on (315) 316-1215 ( EST 9:00 to 14:00 ) or write us about your concern or suggestion at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.