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ProfileLitigation Counsel The candidate will report to the VP and Deputy General Counsel. Will handle and manage litigation and government enforcement matters across the US and support the global legal team in collaboration with regional team members. Manage and/or support handling of diverse portfolio of litigation matters as well as matters in arbitration and mediation. Under the direction of Company leadership, handle responses to federal, state and local government inquiries, audits and enforcement matters. Advise on and/or handle full range of pre-litigation business disputes. Oversee litigation support activities such as e-discovery, data collection and processing. Work with ethics and compliance team and other stakeholders (HR, internal audit, business leaders) on internal investigations. Advise legal department colleagues and other stakeholders on risk mitigation in contracting, delivery of HR services, product positioning and corporate communications. Manage relationships with outside counsel and legal service providers, enforcing budget discipline and innovating to achieve cost and operational efficiencies. Travel throughout the US and internationally as needed.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have J.D. degree and membership in at least one relevant State Bar. Must have 7-10 years of experience as litigation counsel on a wide range of matters, including government enforcement matters and corporate internal investigations. Expertise in complex, high-stakes litigation - e.g., in the areas of intellectual property and trade secrets, data privacy and security, cross-border issues, and government enforcement/white collar defense - is required. Experience coordinating and driving to completion large-scale projects is needed. California or Texas Bar membership is preferred. Some in-house legal department experience is desired. Experience with international dispute resolution is an asset. Experience with legal operations as they relate to litigation management is a plus.
5000 Headquarters Drive
Plano, TX 75024