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Corporate Counsel intellectual Property Litigation

Company name

Caterpillar Corporate

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 15,2019

Years of Experience

6-8 yrs required


Peoria, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation General
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Corporate Counsel –Intellectual Property Litigation
The candidate will provide duties include: Providing day-to-day legal counseling on litigated intellectual property matters; Drafting, reviewing and monitoring pleadings, briefs and discovery; Working with paralegals, engineers, and witnesses to develop cases for trial; Counseling business clients on litigation risks, as necessary and providing training; Working with insurers and Caterpillar Risk Management personnel to establish insurance coverage and working with accounting teams on case reserves; Working with outside counsel and leading teams of attorneys to develop case strategy; Maintaining excellent relationships with outside counsel and work to be a valued member of the Caterpillar litigation program.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 6-8+ years of active litigation experience, including significant leadership roles in litigated cases. Must have experience managing multi-party disputes. Must have a J.D. from an accredited law school; Must have strong academic credentials; Must have membership in the State Bar of any U.S. State and qualifications for admission as in-house counsel under Illinois Rule 716, if not admitted in Illinois; Must have 6-8+ years’ experience in legal practice at a top firm; Must have solid work experience and a strong track record of success as litigator; Must have superior research, writing and communication skills; Must have superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities; Must have the ability to work effectively and efficiently with outside counsel.

Additional info

Job Number: 19000437

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Caterpillar Corporate
100 NE Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61629