Description:

Sr. Counsel, Litigation
The Sr. Litigation Counsel position offers a unique opportunity to represent the business in a variety of litigation matters, with a focus on labor and employment, both in the United States and internationally.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage all facets of litigation, with a focus on labor and employment disputes but with opportunities to expand your portfolio to include consumer, contractual, commercial, or other kinds of legal disputes
  • Conduct internal investigations; support discovery efforts; draft and review discovery requests/responses, pleadings, and briefs; direct litigation strategy; and negotiate settlements
  • Identify legal risks and mitigate them by designing and implementing controls

Basic Qualifications:
  • JD from an accredited law school
  • 7+ years of experience as a practicing attorney
  • Experience litigating labor and employment disputes
  • Active bar membership in at least one U.S. state

Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Professional experience working a judicial clerkship at a law firm, in-house and/or the Government
  • Experience leading litigation of labor and employment matters, including in court, arbitration, and administrative proceedings (e.g., EEOC, NLRB)
  • First or second chair trial experience
  • Specialized knowledge of California labor and employment law (Texas, Florida, Washington State also helpful)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior in-house experience or client relationships with high-growth companies
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and build strong relationships with other business groups and/or clients
  • Proven ability to work both collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment

Additional Requirements:
  • Willingness to travel approximately 10% of the time