Senior Counsel, U.S. Claims and Litigation Counsel Jobs in Texas - 156679 | Submit Resume | General Counsel Consulting
General Counsel Consulting
About us Attorney resources Employer resources Job listings Submit resume Contact Us
General Counsel Consulting
Sign In
Email:
Password:
Forgot your password?
New User?
Signup
GCC
General Counsel
Consulting
provided
exceptional
service in helping
my organization
recruit for a hard
to fill position.
They did extensive
work on the front
end to understand
our needs and
our culture and
began referring
highly qualified
candidates almost
immediately.
 
Melinda Burrows
Deputy General Counsel
- Litigation and
Compliance, Progress
Energy Service Company
LLC
 

Jobs for Law Students
Law Student - Law Firm in San Jose, CA
USA-CA-San Jose
File Clerk The candidate will be organizing and filing documents for client files. Creating compute.... [more]


Law Student - In-House in San Mateo, CA
USA-CA-San Mateo
Winter Intern ? Tax Services The candidate will serve as members of client service teams. Interns a.... [more]


Law Student - In-House in Chicago, IL
USA-IL-Chicago
Intern - Tax Services The intern will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and industries. Will.... [more]


Articles By
Harrison Barnes From
BCG Attorney Search

 

 
Click here
 

Job of the Day
Attorney ? Legal Advocacy (DC)
Washington District of Columbia United States

NCYL seeks an Attorney for its Legal Advocacy team to work on impact litigation on behalf of children and youth served in public education and public health systems.† The position is a time limited position that we anticipate lasting for 2-3 years.† ...


In House Legal Job Listings

YOUR WINDOW TO A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES
 
Senior Counsel, U.S. Claims and Litigation
Refer job# KETX156679
 
Senior Counsel, U.S. Claims and Litigation Duties: Work across functions and lines of business managing claims, litigation, outside counsel and collaborating with management in managing risks emanating from litigation matters within the company. Responsible for managing a portfolio of product liability, commercial, auto and mass tort claims. Effectively analyze risk, perform early case assessments, problem-solve rather than litigate at all costs, and knowledgeably select and manage outside counsel. Interface with finance leaders and insurance carriers.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school, a solid academic background, and an active license to practice law. 10+ years of legal experience practicing law in a law firm and/or in-house specializing in the handling of litigation and dispute resolution, including arbitrations, mediations and federal courts of claim. Experience handling claims and litigation, knowledge of construction and professional liability law, standard forms of contract and practice and familiarity with insurance-related issues. Demonstrated ability to handle responsibilities associated with overseeing a major portfolio of claims, including directing trial and settlement strategy for claims and litigation, managing costs and budgets, negotiating alternative fee arrangements, setting reserves, managing electronic discovery requirements, selecting, retaining and supervising outside counsel and completing various internal reports in a timely fashion. Willingness to work collaboratively with others at all levels of the business both within and outside of the Legal Department, including: business clients, finance and risk management. Ability to provide input into risk management, influence record management practices, gather lessons learned ¬Ě from litigation and other litigation prevention activities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, persuasive, responsible and accessible. Experience managing and improving processes and driving continuous improvement. Ability to access risk and balance legal and business considerations. A strong work ethic and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Uncompromising ethics. Ability to travel as needed. Ideally, will also have: Trial experience. In-House experience, preferably in a global, multi-cultural environment, including experience managing complex cross-border claims and litigation. Experience dealing with litigation and claims in the context of a joint venture or consortium. Experience dealing with insurance carriers. Experience working in a matrixed organization with cultural diversity.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.