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Litigation - General Attorney in Akron, OH

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Company name

Signet Jewelers Limited

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

USA Akron, OH

Posted on

Aug 01,2017

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Manager and Legal Counsel, Litigation The candidate will be responsible for daily management of assigned docket of litigation, claims and immigration matters. Emphasis on employment law and consumer litigation. Manages outside counsel to achieve efficiencies and reduce risk. Provides compliance advice and counsel and supports strategic initiatives of the Company. Ensure efficient delivery of top-quality legal services to Company in litigated claims, including employment matters, general liability and consumer litigation. Litigate and manage to budget single claimant litigation, arbitrations, administrative charges, and demands. Manage outside legal vendors providing such services. Provide support in complex litigations and compliance initiatives, as assigned. Provide timely, accurate and strategic legal counsel and support to internal customers. Provide advice and counsel regarding employment and operation matters related to areas of accountability, and support compliance functions of Company. Support provision of research, advice and in-service training to internal customers, as assigned. Must have significant experience in employment law, and be able to handle counseling relating to a broad range of employee relations matters as described above in the description of the position. Experience also with insurance, compliance, services contracts, and other general legal matters is preferred. Provide daily management of eDiscovery, legal hold, document preservation and subpoena functions. Prepare periodic reports on legal function activities, claim/litigation status, and claims budgeting. Must have JD degree and 4+ years of litigation experience. 5-7 years is preferred. Experience in employment claims/litigation required. Licensed attorney in good standing; active status in minimum of one state; admitted to practice in one or more is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Signet Jewelers Limited
375 Ghent Road
Akron, OH 44333