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Litigation Attorney

Fort Lauderdale FL Litigation Attorney Responsibilities: Litigate cases to verdict, demonstrating superior use of trial skills and techniques. Independently handle a full caseload with moderate level of severity and complexity from case inception through trial/resolution. Work under the guidance of Senior Counsel in litigating complex and high exposure files. Independently draft pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other legal documents. Conduct legal research as needed and supervise projects delegated to paralegals. Candidate must also demonstrate an ability to mentor, train and work collegially with legal support staff. Attend court hearings, depositions and other appointments independently. Provide recommendations and case analysis to clients and claims personnel on appropriate file handling strategy. Complete all required administrative tasks including preparing reports, tracking time and other matters appropriate to performance of job duties. Learn and understand claim customers expectations and key department business goals and assists them in meeting those goals. Travel as required to meet business needs. Federal and e-discovery experience preferred.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school with a strong academic record, and 7-10 years legal experience. Insurance litigation work desirable. Prior trial experience as lead counsel a must. Must be licensed with the State Bar of Florida, with no record of discipline. Articulate presentation skills using technology, strong and persuasive legal writing, and oral advocacy skills are required. Must also effectively understand and utilize technology, including, Microsoft Office products, and other law office management programs.
Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2019-02-20

Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation

San Francisco CA Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation Candidate will : Manage all aspects of US-based patent litigation, often in partnership with IP Legal Team. Collaborate with the IP Legal Team to address pre-litigation assertions of patent infringement and other IP threats and demands. Manage a diverse range of other US-based litigation matters, in a multitude of practice areas (e.g., class actions and contract disputes) at various procedural stages from filing to appeal. Take a hands-on approach to all facets of litigation, including responding to discovery requests, drafting and revising legal briefs, preparing witnesses for testimony at depositions and in court, preparing for and attending trial and negotiating and drafting settlements. Efficiently resolve lawsuits and pre-litigation disputes. Collaborate frequently with Legal management and business clients to develop litigation strategy and ensure goal alignment across various business teams. Engage and manage outside counsel, including strategic and substantive oversight, staffing, fee arrangements and invoices, budget compliance and adherence to outside counsel guidelines. Work collaboratively with Policy and Communications team on litigation-related media strategies. Evaluate case-related press releases, often on a deadline in response to recent events, to ensure factual accuracy and compliance with applicable laws. Collaborate with litigation paralegals to handle demand letter responses and small claims matters. Identify, review, analyze and mitigate legal risks. Must have 8+ Years of Experience with patent litigation. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Litigation Counsel

Mahwah NJ Litigation Counsel Duties: Assist the Head of Global Litigation in managing litigation and claims on a worldwide basis, and will ensure that appropriate policies and training programs are in place for risk management. Proactive litigation management and coordination of outside counsel. Subject matters include: Products liability litigation, Mass torts, Insurance coverage, Contract litigation with suppliers, customers, and service providers, Litigation involving competitors and employees. Oversee claims resolution process both within the Company and with outside insurance carriers. Manage litigation budget and work to minimize outside counsel expense levels. Manage and coordinate retention policies. Support policy development and training and education of employees relating to litigation and risk. Support the Contracts group by reviewing and drafting contracts and also by providing pre-litigation analysis as to breach of contract claims.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA-approved law school required with excellent academic credentials preferred. Admission (or ability to be admitted) to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 8+ years of litigation experience in a corporate or law firm setting. Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure. Must be detailed oriented and have advanced skills in identifying legal issues. Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Claims Attorney/Litigation Specialist - Construction Defect

Scottsdale AZ Claims Attorney/Litigation Specialist - Construction Defect The candidate will handle suits on third party litigated claim files, including collaborating with and managing outside counsel and complex litigated claims files as assigned. Analyze coverage issues on litigated claim files, and claim files with potential for litigation. Assist with negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and settlement procedures as assigned. Attend and provide litigation advice in claim review meetings. Coordinate referral with AVP of Claims or VP of Claims on other litigated claims requests to outside counsel. Conduct legal research as necessary on pending suit files and as requested by other departments. Conduct audits of litigated claims files. Review company policy forms as needed. Research and write brief opinions on legal issues. Recommend reserve and payment changes as necessary for the file. Provide and report claims information to Senior Management on an as needed basis. Assist Forms Committee; propose changes/ revisions/amendments to company policy forms make appropriate policy language recommendations and draft policy language for new forms. Must adhere to the company code of ethics. Other duties as assigned by General Counsel, Sr. Claims Management or Executive Management.

The candidate should have Bachelors Degree from a 4 year college or university and Juris Doctor degree, CPCU preferred. Must have admission to State Bar. 5+ years related experience is preferred. Must have ability to analyze coverage submissions and provide assistance. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Must have thorough knowledge of claim procedures, policies, terminology, etc. Should be computer proficient with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Must have a valid drivers license and State adjusting license(s) as applicable. Should have ability to travel as required. Must have ability to lift 10 pounds.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Litigation Review Attorney (Contract-to-hire), Temporary, and Temp to Perm

Encino CA Litigation Review Attorney (Contract-to-hire), Temporary, and Temp to Perm Duties: Checking court websites for updates; Recommending updates to the court rule sets based on posted updates; Recommending new court rules based upon priority as determined by Court Rules Manager; Maintaining documentation of all rule sets audited, according to a checklist, as well as recommendations over time.

Qualifications: JD Degree from ABA-accredited law school, with valid Bar license in at least one state; 1+ year of litigation experience required; Excellent attention to detail, organization, strong logic skills, legal research and writing skills, and mid-level computer skills; Bankruptcy, probate, and/or family law experience a plus.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Senior Litigation And Licensing Counsel

San Jose CA Senior Litigation and Licensing Counsel Duties: Crafting and implementing strategy relating to litigation matters, including patent infringement actions and threats. Providing ongoing risk/opportunity assessment of litigation and potential litigation matters. Providing direction to outside counsel and in house resources regarding conduct and resolution of litigation. Assisting in drafting and review of briefs, motions and other legal filings. Managing litigation costs, including outside counsel fees and discovery expenses. Drafting and negotiating complex intellectual property agreements, including patent and technology license agreements, joint development agreements, software license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and IP and confidentiality clauses in other commercial agreements. Providing mentorship, support, and valued training to business units regarding intellectual property matters, including the protection of intellectual property and confidential information, participation in standard setting organizations, and risk management. Some travel, both domestic and international, may be required.

Qualifications: JD Degree with strong academic credentials is required. Technical undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, physics, or similar field is preferred. 5+ years of litigation experience at a top-tier law firm, with a substantial amount of that time dedicated to patent litigation. Trial experience is strongly preferred. Substantial experience negotiating and drafting intellectual property agreements. Demonstrated ability to find creative and practical solutions to difficult exceptional challenges Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-17

Senior Counsel, Government Investigations And Litigation

Alpharetta GA Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation Responsibilities: Proactively manage complex government and internal investigations, litigation and related matters across the enterprise by: providing advice and counsel to company executives regarding complex government and internal investigations and litigation; planning and handling complex government and internal investigations and litigation, including creating the investigation and litigation workplan, timeline, and approach to discovery, and implementing the same; conducting interviews of company employees as needed in such investigations and litigation selecting and managing outside counsel as needed for the most complex government investigations and litigation, developing budgets for such outside counsel retentions, and holding outside counsel to such budgets; updating company executives on the status of such investigations and litigation; representing the company with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; developing deep knowledge of the business and actively monitoring financial, auditing and regulatory compliance matters, the need for investigations, anticipating litigation matters and activities that could give rise to the need for an investigation or could create potential litigation; managing case assessments, discovery processes, fact and evidence gathering, and witness preparation, interviews and depositions; preparing investigation plans, drafting investigation notes and reports, and leading opening, update and final calls with company executives on investigations and litigation matters; interacting and negotiating with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; providing tactical and strategic input on a range of pleadings such as protective orders, discovery related motions, motions to dismiss, etc.; proactively analyzing, evaluating, and recommending settlement opportunities and summarizing such opportunities for company executives; conducting post action reviews with internal stakeholders at appropriate levels; initiating insurance brokers and insurance carrier notifications, monitoring insurance coverage and liaising with risk management professionals; and performing other duties as assigned. The Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to company executives and other internal stakeholders. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the companys various complex government and regulatory compliance, with emphasis on financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance for public company disclosure. Reviews legal data and advises company executives and other internal stakeholders on appropriate legal action to be taken. Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, with significant subject matter expertise in government investigations and litigation. Help lead Legal & Compliance to become a world-class high-performing company.

Qualifications: 10 years of experience providing legal counsel to clients, with the company or in an equivalent attorney role at another company, not-for-profit, law firm, or government agency regarding complex government investigations and litigation. 10 years of experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government agencies. Experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government investigators under challenging timelines across multiple regulatory areas, including inquiries from the government regarding financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance with emphasis on public company disclosure requirements. Ability to navigate and work across multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop, communicate, and support the companys short-term and long-term business objectives. Exceptional business acumen and solid financial skills. A demonstrated track record active as an innovative thought leader and business partner to executives in high profile matters, including public company financial disclosures, auditing and regulatory compliance. Understands and utilizes work force analytics. Continuously establishes clear goals and uses data and metrics to achieve best in class results and business goals. Strong track record of leading, managing, and improving people and processes. Proven experience and expertise in leading a large and complex organization through transformation from one of a largely independent stand-alone business units to a more fully integrated and strategically aligned organization. In-depth knowledge of corporate organizations. Thorough knowledge of public company securities, finance, auditing, and regulatory compliance, and public company disclosure requirements. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to clients. Aptitude to work well with larger team on seeking efficiencies for legal support. Ability to manage simultaneous investigations and litigation in an efficient and timely manner. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and advanced knowledge of the law regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Securities and Exchange Act (and the implementing regulations and policies of both statutes) particularly as they relate to public company financial disclosures and related auditing and regulatory compliance.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-17

Senior Counsel, Litigation & Risk

Dallas TX Senior Counsel, Litigation & Risk Duties: Draws up complex contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, employment, insurance and other matters. Studies, statutes, decisions and ordinances of judicial bodies. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending lawsuits. May act as an agent of the Company in various transactions. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced attorneys. Manages and works across a broad spectrum of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Drafts and reviews pleadings and motions involving a variety of legal issues. Assists with the preparation of discovery and responses to discovery, including the gathering of relevant information and documents. Conducts legal research. Serves as liaison between business partners and outside counsel. Oversees work of Legal Assistants and works effectively as part of a team. Negotiates and reviews insurance policies. Manages domestic and global insured claims. Identifies, analyzes and counters various business risks. Provides complex professional legal assistance, advice and counsel to corporate management regarding legal rights, obligations and privileges of corporations to enhance the internal decision-making process and to ensure adequate protection of the Company s legal rights, interests and objectives. Ensures corporate management and operating objectives are protected and in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and other legal requirements through involvement in various aspects of legal compliance, interpretation and counseling. Maintains compliance with laws and regulations enforced by various federal, state and local regulatory agencies and recommends related policies, strategies, procedures, etc. Provides effective coordination and administration of activities of outside retained counsel to achieve favorable results while controlling costs. May attend sales force conferences to assist the sales force in answering questions regarding Company policy, legal aspects of the marketing plan or other legal issues.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and law degrees (LL.M or JD Degree) and admission to the State Bar of Texas or the ability to become admitted upon application, and willingness to apply for admission, to the State Bar of Texas and admission to practice. 5 years of legal and/or litigation experience with a variety of litigation matters from initial case development through discovery phase. Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, tact, diplomacy and a high level of professionalism to interface with outside and opposing counsel, all levels of management, independent sales force and government officials. Must possess sound decision-making skills as well as excellent organizational and analytical skills and the ability to handle tense situations head-on. Must have strong negotiation skills to set up legal transactions/settlements and ensure the Company s interests are represented. Arbitration and counseling skills are required to resolve issues, advise others and settle claims. Excellent oral communication skills are required to effectively interact with both internal and external contacts, coordinate legal activities and formulate contracts and policy recommendations. Strong written communication skills required to draft documents, make recommendations and communicate with both internal and external customers. The ability to multi-task and a sense of urgency and timeliness is required.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-13

Litigation Counsel

San Francisco CA Litigation Counsel The candidate will support the Intellectual Property Protection team in all aspects of license compliance and enforcement, including pre-litigation dispute resolution efforts, ensuring effective termination, and/or other breach-of-contract matters. Support day-to-day management of pending commercial and IP enforcement disputes, including both domestic and foreign pre-litigation, litigation, and arbitration. Function as an integral member of each litigation team, including close participation with outside counsel in formulating strategy, drafting pleadings, briefs, and managing discovery, including e-discovery. Develop and execute strategic plans to assert various IP rights (contract, copyright, trademark, patent, and know-how) both domestically and abroad, in a variety of procedural contexts. Assist with non-litigation enforcement matters, including working with various customs offices, investigation and enforcement at trade show events worldwide, use of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and other pre-litigation enforcement. Draft and negotiate settlement agreements related to any of the foregoing. Occasional management or participation in collections actions, including but not limited to, insolvency and/or bankruptcy proceedings in jurisdictions worldwide. Educate members of worldwide Intellectual Property Protection team regarding litigation, contract interpretation, and dispute management best practices. As needed from time-to-time, assist in company s handling of other disputes related to a variety of potential matters in support of all of company s non-licensing businesses as they arise, widely ranging from commercial disputes to other corporate matters. Emphasis on providing practical solutions to enable company s diverse business teams.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree from top-tier law school and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction (CA preferred). 3-4 years post-graduate legal experience required, with at least 1-2 years in commercial and IP litigation (patent, trade secret, trademark, and/or copyright) strongly desired. Patent or trade secret experience preferred but not required. Experience with commercial litigation, including contract, IP licensing, and/or open-source litigation. Experience asserting IP and related license rights in litigation strongly desirable. Undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or closely related fields, or substantial post-graduate technical work in those areas, including software development or semiconductors strongly preferred. Strategic approach to practice of law, with ability to formulate and execute legal strategies in support of business goals. Ability to work independently to formulate and drive execution of legal strategies, including the ability to develop effective working relationships with business leaders across the company.
Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2019-02-13

Counsel-Insurance Litigation

Chicago IL Counsel-Insurance Litigation The candidate will work closely with the Insurance Counsel on insurance matters for the firm and its entities around the world. Assist in the management of outside counsel on insurance defense matters with a regionalized focus. Analyze claims/litigation to effectively participate in decisions related to resolution strategy. Assist in drafting and review policy language for emerging products. Support new insurance initiatives.

The candidate should preferably have 5+ years of experience with insurance company or law firm experience involving litigating claims/cases arising from Property and Casualty Insurance. In-house experience strongly preferred, with the know-how to manage a case through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution and trial. First chair mediation or trial experience is preferred. Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses) is a plus. Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school are required. Joint JD/MBA holders is preferred.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-12
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Litigation Attorney
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High-end automobile dealership seeks litigator who works well independently and with others in fast-paced environment. Daily activities include interviewing witnesses, researching facts and law, drafting and responding to discovery and motions, and u... + read more

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Legal Product Expert
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Legal Product Expert Product Specialist within Legal Services and Software Sector - Attorney, Technology, Law, Legal, Graduate, Sales Location - Chicago, USA Salary & Benefits - $60,000 to $70,000 basic + Commission (Earnings upwards of $20... + read more

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Litigation Attorney
Refer job# OGIH142609
 
Litigation Attorney Responsibilities: Litigate cases to verdict, demonstrating superior use of trial skills and techniques. Independently handle a full caseload with moderate level of severity and complexity from case inception through trial/resolution. Work under the guidance of Senior Counsel in litigating complex and high exposure files. Independently draft pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery and other legal documents. Conduct legal research as needed and supervise projects delegated to paralegals. Candidate must also demonstrate an ability to mentor, train and work collegially with legal support staff. Attend court hearings, depositions and other appointments independently. Provide recommendations and case analysis to clients and claims personnel on appropriate file handling strategy. Complete all required administrative tasks including preparing reports, tracking time and other matters appropriate to performance of job duties. Learn and understand claim customers expectations and key department business goals and assists them in meeting those goals. Travel as required to meet business needs. Federal and e-discovery experience preferred.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited law school with a strong academic record, and 7-10 years legal experience. Insurance litigation work desirable. Prior trial experience as lead counsel a must. Must be licensed with the State Bar of Florida, with no record of discipline. Articulate presentation skills using technology, strong and persuasive legal writing, and oral advocacy skills are required. Must also effectively understand and utilize technology, including, Microsoft Office products, and other law office management programs.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation
Refer job# YWRT142519
 
Senior Counsel, Patent Litigation Candidate will : Manage all aspects of US-based patent litigation, often in partnership with IP Legal Team. Collaborate with the IP Legal Team to address pre-litigation assertions of patent infringement and other IP threats and demands. Manage a diverse range of other US-based litigation matters, in a multitude of practice areas (e.g., class actions and contract disputes) at various procedural stages from filing to appeal. Take a hands-on approach to all facets of litigation, including responding to discovery requests, drafting and revising legal briefs, preparing witnesses for testimony at depositions and in court, preparing for and attending trial and negotiating and drafting settlements. Efficiently resolve lawsuits and pre-litigation disputes. Collaborate frequently with Legal management and business clients to develop litigation strategy and ensure goal alignment across various business teams. Engage and manage outside counsel, including strategic and substantive oversight, staffing, fee arrangements and invoices, budget compliance and adherence to outside counsel guidelines. Work collaboratively with Policy and Communications team on litigation-related media strategies. Evaluate case-related press releases, often on a deadline in response to recent events, to ensure factual accuracy and compliance with applicable laws. Collaborate with litigation paralegals to handle demand letter responses and small claims matters. Identify, review, analyze and mitigate legal risks. Must have 8+ Years of Experience with patent litigation.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Litigation Counsel
Refer job# CQQJ142543
 
Litigation Counsel Duties: Assist the Head of Global Litigation in managing litigation and claims on a worldwide basis, and will ensure that appropriate policies and training programs are in place for risk management. Proactive litigation management and coordination of outside counsel. Subject matters include: Products liability litigation, Mass torts, Insurance coverage, Contract litigation with suppliers, customers, and service providers, Litigation involving competitors and employees. Oversee claims resolution process both within the Company and with outside insurance carriers. Manage litigation budget and work to minimize outside counsel expense levels. Manage and coordinate retention policies. Support policy development and training and education of employees relating to litigation and risk. Support the Contracts group by reviewing and drafting contracts and also by providing pre-litigation analysis as to breach of contract claims.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA-approved law school required with excellent academic credentials preferred. Admission (or ability to be admitted) to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 8+ years of litigation experience in a corporate or law firm setting. Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure. Must be detailed oriented and have advanced skills in identifying legal issues. Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Claims Attorney/Litigation Specialist - Construction Defect
Refer job# MXUK142557
 
Claims Attorney/Litigation Specialist - Construction Defect The candidate will handle suits on third party litigated claim files, including collaborating with and managing outside counsel and complex litigated claims files as assigned. Analyze coverage issues on litigated claim files, and claim files with potential for litigation. Assist with negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and settlement procedures as assigned. Attend and provide litigation advice in claim review meetings. Coordinate referral with AVP of Claims or VP of Claims on other litigated claims requests to outside counsel. Conduct legal research as necessary on pending suit files and as requested by other departments. Conduct audits of litigated claims files. Review company policy forms as needed. Research and write brief opinions on legal issues. Recommend reserve and payment changes as necessary for the file. Provide and report claims information to Senior Management on an as needed basis. Assist Forms Committee; propose changes/ revisions/amendments to company policy forms make appropriate policy language recommendations and draft policy language for new forms. Must adhere to the company code of ethics. Other duties as assigned by General Counsel, Sr. Claims Management or Executive Management.

The candidate should have Bachelors Degree from a 4 year college or university and Juris Doctor degree, CPCU preferred. Must have admission to State Bar. 5+ years related experience is preferred. Must have ability to analyze coverage submissions and provide assistance. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Must have thorough knowledge of claim procedures, policies, terminology, etc. Should be computer proficient with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Must have a valid drivers license and State adjusting license(s) as applicable. Should have ability to travel as required. Must have ability to lift 10 pounds.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Litigation Review Attorney (Contract-to-hire), Temporary, and Temp to Perm
Refer job# ZVBS142562
 
Litigation Review Attorney (Contract-to-hire), Temporary, and Temp to Perm Duties: Checking court websites for updates; Recommending updates to the court rule sets based on posted updates; Recommending new court rules based upon priority as determined by Court Rules Manager; Maintaining documentation of all rule sets audited, according to a checklist, as well as recommendations over time.

Qualifications: JD Degree from ABA-accredited law school, with valid Bar license in at least one state; 1+ year of litigation experience required; Excellent attention to detail, organization, strong logic skills, legal research and writing skills, and mid-level computer skills; Bankruptcy, probate, and/or family law experience a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Litigation And Licensing Counsel
Refer job# AVZW142510
 
Senior Litigation and Licensing Counsel Duties: Crafting and implementing strategy relating to litigation matters, including patent infringement actions and threats. Providing ongoing risk/opportunity assessment of litigation and potential litigation matters. Providing direction to outside counsel and in house resources regarding conduct and resolution of litigation. Assisting in drafting and review of briefs, motions and other legal filings. Managing litigation costs, including outside counsel fees and discovery expenses. Drafting and negotiating complex intellectual property agreements, including patent and technology license agreements, joint development agreements, software license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and IP and confidentiality clauses in other commercial agreements. Providing mentorship, support, and valued training to business units regarding intellectual property matters, including the protection of intellectual property and confidential information, participation in standard setting organizations, and risk management. Some travel, both domestic and international, may be required.

Qualifications: JD Degree with strong academic credentials is required. Technical undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, physics, or similar field is preferred. 5+ years of litigation experience at a top-tier law firm, with a substantial amount of that time dedicated to patent litigation. Trial experience is strongly preferred. Substantial experience negotiating and drafting intellectual property agreements. Demonstrated ability to find creative and practical solutions to difficult exceptional challenges Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel, Government Investigations And Litigation
Refer job# LUWY142512
 
Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation Responsibilities: Proactively manage complex government and internal investigations, litigation and related matters across the enterprise by: providing advice and counsel to company executives regarding complex government and internal investigations and litigation; planning and handling complex government and internal investigations and litigation, including creating the investigation and litigation workplan, timeline, and approach to discovery, and implementing the same; conducting interviews of company employees as needed in such investigations and litigation selecting and managing outside counsel as needed for the most complex government investigations and litigation, developing budgets for such outside counsel retentions, and holding outside counsel to such budgets; updating company executives on the status of such investigations and litigation; representing the company with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; developing deep knowledge of the business and actively monitoring financial, auditing and regulatory compliance matters, the need for investigations, anticipating litigation matters and activities that could give rise to the need for an investigation or could create potential litigation; managing case assessments, discovery processes, fact and evidence gathering, and witness preparation, interviews and depositions; preparing investigation plans, drafting investigation notes and reports, and leading opening, update and final calls with company executives on investigations and litigation matters; interacting and negotiating with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; providing tactical and strategic input on a range of pleadings such as protective orders, discovery related motions, motions to dismiss, etc.; proactively analyzing, evaluating, and recommending settlement opportunities and summarizing such opportunities for company executives; conducting post action reviews with internal stakeholders at appropriate levels; initiating insurance brokers and insurance carrier notifications, monitoring insurance coverage and liaising with risk management professionals; and performing other duties as assigned. The Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to company executives and other internal stakeholders. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the companys various complex government and regulatory compliance, with emphasis on financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance for public company disclosure. Reviews legal data and advises company executives and other internal stakeholders on appropriate legal action to be taken. Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, with significant subject matter expertise in government investigations and litigation. Help lead Legal & Compliance to become a world-class high-performing company.

Qualifications: 10 years of experience providing legal counsel to clients, with the company or in an equivalent attorney role at another company, not-for-profit, law firm, or government agency regarding complex government investigations and litigation. 10 years of experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government agencies. Experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government investigators under challenging timelines across multiple regulatory areas, including inquiries from the government regarding financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance with emphasis on public company disclosure requirements. Ability to navigate and work across multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop, communicate, and support the companys short-term and long-term business objectives. Exceptional business acumen and solid financial skills. A demonstrated track record active as an innovative thought leader and business partner to executives in high profile matters, including public company financial disclosures, auditing and regulatory compliance. Understands and utilizes work force analytics. Continuously establishes clear goals and uses data and metrics to achieve best in class results and business goals. Strong track record of leading, managing, and improving people and processes. Proven experience and expertise in leading a large and complex organization through transformation from one of a largely independent stand-alone business units to a more fully integrated and strategically aligned organization. In-depth knowledge of corporate organizations. Thorough knowledge of public company securities, finance, auditing, and regulatory compliance, and public company disclosure requirements. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to clients. Aptitude to work well with larger team on seeking efficiencies for legal support. Ability to manage simultaneous investigations and litigation in an efficient and timely manner. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and advanced knowledge of the law regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Securities and Exchange Act (and the implementing regulations and policies of both statutes) particularly as they relate to public company financial disclosures and related auditing and regulatory compliance.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel, Litigation & Risk
Refer job# TCOM142452
 
Senior Counsel, Litigation & Risk Duties: Draws up complex contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, employment, insurance and other matters. Studies, statutes, decisions and ordinances of judicial bodies. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending lawsuits. May act as an agent of the Company in various transactions. May provide functional advice or training to less experienced attorneys. Manages and works across a broad spectrum of litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Drafts and reviews pleadings and motions involving a variety of legal issues. Assists with the preparation of discovery and responses to discovery, including the gathering of relevant information and documents. Conducts legal research. Serves as liaison between business partners and outside counsel. Oversees work of Legal Assistants and works effectively as part of a team. Negotiates and reviews insurance policies. Manages domestic and global insured claims. Identifies, analyzes and counters various business risks. Provides complex professional legal assistance, advice and counsel to corporate management regarding legal rights, obligations and privileges of corporations to enhance the internal decision-making process and to ensure adequate protection of the Company s legal rights, interests and objectives. Ensures corporate management and operating objectives are protected and in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and other legal requirements through involvement in various aspects of legal compliance, interpretation and counseling. Maintains compliance with laws and regulations enforced by various federal, state and local regulatory agencies and recommends related policies, strategies, procedures, etc. Provides effective coordination and administration of activities of outside retained counsel to achieve favorable results while controlling costs. May attend sales force conferences to assist the sales force in answering questions regarding Company policy, legal aspects of the marketing plan or other legal issues.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and law degrees (LL.M or JD Degree) and admission to the State Bar of Texas or the ability to become admitted upon application, and willingness to apply for admission, to the State Bar of Texas and admission to practice. 5 years of legal and/or litigation experience with a variety of litigation matters from initial case development through discovery phase. Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, tact, diplomacy and a high level of professionalism to interface with outside and opposing counsel, all levels of management, independent sales force and government officials. Must possess sound decision-making skills as well as excellent organizational and analytical skills and the ability to handle tense situations head-on. Must have strong negotiation skills to set up legal transactions/settlements and ensure the Company s interests are represented. Arbitration and counseling skills are required to resolve issues, advise others and settle claims. Excellent oral communication skills are required to effectively interact with both internal and external contacts, coordinate legal activities and formulate contracts and policy recommendations. Strong written communication skills required to draft documents, make recommendations and communicate with both internal and external customers. The ability to multi-task and a sense of urgency and timeliness is required.
 
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Litigation Counsel
Refer job# TEFR142458
 
Litigation Counsel The candidate will support the Intellectual Property Protection team in all aspects of license compliance and enforcement, including pre-litigation dispute resolution efforts, ensuring effective termination, and/or other breach-of-contract matters. Support day-to-day management of pending commercial and IP enforcement disputes, including both domestic and foreign pre-litigation, litigation, and arbitration. Function as an integral member of each litigation team, including close participation with outside counsel in formulating strategy, drafting pleadings, briefs, and managing discovery, including e-discovery. Develop and execute strategic plans to assert various IP rights (contract, copyright, trademark, patent, and know-how) both domestically and abroad, in a variety of procedural contexts. Assist with non-litigation enforcement matters, including working with various customs offices, investigation and enforcement at trade show events worldwide, use of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and other pre-litigation enforcement. Draft and negotiate settlement agreements related to any of the foregoing. Occasional management or participation in collections actions, including but not limited to, insolvency and/or bankruptcy proceedings in jurisdictions worldwide. Educate members of worldwide Intellectual Property Protection team regarding litigation, contract interpretation, and dispute management best practices. As needed from time-to-time, assist in company s handling of other disputes related to a variety of potential matters in support of all of company s non-licensing businesses as they arise, widely ranging from commercial disputes to other corporate matters. Emphasis on providing practical solutions to enable company s diverse business teams.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree from top-tier law school and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction (CA preferred). 3-4 years post-graduate legal experience required, with at least 1-2 years in commercial and IP litigation (patent, trade secret, trademark, and/or copyright) strongly desired. Patent or trade secret experience preferred but not required. Experience with commercial litigation, including contract, IP licensing, and/or open-source litigation. Experience asserting IP and related license rights in litigation strongly desirable. Undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or closely related fields, or substantial post-graduate technical work in those areas, including software development or semiconductors strongly preferred. Strategic approach to practice of law, with ability to formulate and execute legal strategies in support of business goals. Ability to work independently to formulate and drive execution of legal strategies, including the ability to develop effective working relationships with business leaders across the company.
 
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Counsel-Insurance Litigation
Refer job# BWDH142436
 
Counsel-Insurance Litigation The candidate will work closely with the Insurance Counsel on insurance matters for the firm and its entities around the world. Assist in the management of outside counsel on insurance defense matters with a regionalized focus. Analyze claims/litigation to effectively participate in decisions related to resolution strategy. Assist in drafting and review policy language for emerging products. Support new insurance initiatives.

The candidate should preferably have 5+ years of experience with insurance company or law firm experience involving litigating claims/cases arising from Property and Casualty Insurance. In-house experience strongly preferred, with the know-how to manage a case through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution and trial. First chair mediation or trial experience is preferred. Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses) is a plus. Strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school are required. Joint JD/MBA holders is preferred.
 
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