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Counsel, Litigation 42755BR Legal & Business Affairs Staff Responsibilities Role Purpose The Litigation Counsel will be a member of NBCUniversal s in-house Litigation Group, representing the company s broad portfolio of television, film, and theme park businesses. The Litigation Counsel will be responsible for handling disputes, advising internal business clients, and litigating cases as counsel-of-record (both independently and under supervision of other in-house litigators) and/or in collaboration with outside counsel. The Litigation Counsel will work on a wide range of matters, including general commercial disputes, media litigation (including defamation claims and journalist privilege issues), employment litigation, intellectual property claims (both affirmative and defensive), insured matters, third-party subpoenas and other matters. Responsibilities Analyzing claims and formulating litigation and early case resolution strategy Conducting fact investigations and legal research Drafting legal papers, including pleadings, briefs, declarations, discovery demands and responses Handling or assisting with court proceedings (including federal and state court appearances), arbitrations, mediations, and depositions Advising business clients and senior management on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution Responding to third-party subpoenas Managing and working collaboratively with outside counsel, as needed Managing and supervising e-discovery Reporting and responding to SVP, Litigation and working closely with other senior in-house litigators and lawyers in other practice groups on a broad variety of litigation and risk issues Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications JD Degree and New York Bar Admission (or willingness to pursue New York admission immediately upon hiring) At least 4 years litigation experience Strong research and writing skills Strong communication and oral presentation skills Eligibility Requirements Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com Must be willing to work in New York, NY Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program Desired Characteristics Desired Characteristics Strong academic record; journal experience a plus Experience at a nationally recognized law firm or major media company Experience in media, entertainment and/or intellectual property litigation Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team Ability to work effectively under pressure; managing multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines Excellent negotiating skills Sub-Business Corporate Legal Career Level Experienced City New York State/Province New York Country United States About Us At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us. Notices NBCUniversal s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
 
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