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Senior Litigation Counsel

San Francisco, CA
Full Time
11-27-2020
Practice Areas: Litigation Job #: 4781032 Exp.: 10+ Years
Description:
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.

Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Travel involved

Requirements
  • 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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Company Outings
  • Dining Discounts
  • PC/Laptop Assistances

The Flynn Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer





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