Corporate Counsel - Litigation in Springdale, AR at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for managing litigation in a variety of legal matters that affect the company and advising in-house business clients on matters that relate to a variety of business areas. Candidates should be familiar with standard legal concepts, practices, and procedures applicable to civil, administrative and criminal cases and be able to develop and implement plans to effectively manage all phases of litigation from motion practice to discovery (including electronic discovery), expert testimony and trial. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with other legal staff members and exhibit the competence and professionalism needed to earn the trust of members of the company's management team.

Law degree from an accredited law school, and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.

4+ years of legal experience required. Candidate must have experience in a variety of civil litigation, including tort, product liability, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Prior in-house counsel and private practice trial experience is preferred. Experience in class action cases preferred.

Computer Skills:
Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills:
Superior written and verbal communication skills. ,,

Special Skills:
A team player who can effectively communicate with and respond to clients in a timely manner. Must be able to work independently with outside counsel. Must exercise good judgment in all tasks.

Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys, paralegals or administrative assistants.

Some travel may be required.

Job Requirements

Insurance Coverage Disputes and Resolutions experience is also beneficial