LitigationJob #: 4781032 Exp.: 10+ Years
Flynn Restaurant Group (together with its subsidiaries Apple American Group, Bell American Group, Pan American Group, and RB American Group) seeks an exceptional litigator to serve as Senior Litigation Counsel, reporting to the General Counsel.
This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and growing in-house legal department that directly handles many of its own litigation matters. You will be responsible for your own docket of cases in California (bonus if you are a member of any other state’s bar) and also will oversee outside counsel in non-California jurisdictions. Typical cases include: tort, commercial, real estate, and employment.
Litigate! You will lead your own cases, from initial investigation through discovery and trial. You will interview witnesses, take depositions, handle motions practice, engage in pre-trial dispute resolution, and go to trial. This job is perfect for a litigator ready to leave behind law firm billable hour and business development requirements, but still wants to be in the courtroom
Close collaboration with outside counsel on non-California litigation matters
Manage and conduct internal investigations
Risk and compliance assessment, in coordination with HR & Risk Departments
Internal advice and counseling across a broad spectrum of legal issues
Support on diligence and commercial/contract matters
Remain up-to-date on relevant industry and litigation-related laws to ensure an ongoing ability to provide excellent legal advice
Devise processes and procedures to help support a growing legal department and business
10+ years of litigation experience
Juris Doctor from an accredited law school; California Bar admission in good standing
Extensive experience running all facets of litigation, including counseling parties and witnesses in a variety of pre-dispute and dispute resolution contexts
Ability to manage a large number and variety of cases
Entrepreneurial mindset that enables you to successfully work independently with little guidance, but also to use good judgment and escalate issues when needed
Ability to operate as a team player who can effectively work with andmanage legal staff and business clients cooperatively and efficiently
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Sound and practical business judgment and good old-fashioned common sense
An upbeat, can-do attitude, in keeping with the company’s “Own It!” mantra
And you should love being a lawyer!
Why Work for Flynn?
Flynn Restaurant Group offers a variety of benefits and perks to encourage and empower our employees. We are committed to helping each employee work and live to his or her fullest potential. We offer a variety of benefits and perks while working for us:
Medical / Dental Vision
Retirement and Savings Plan
Short and Long Term Disability
Basic Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Flexible Work Schedules
The Flynn Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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 email@example.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.