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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Litigation

Company name

Tyson Foods, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 01, 2020

Valid Through

Mar 16, 2021

Posted on

Sep 28, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Springdale, AR, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Litigation
Duties: Responsible for managing commercial litigation in a variety of legal matters that affect the company and advising in-house business clients on avoiding litigation risk, maximizing business recoveries, and retiring litigation risk in a strategic, yet cost-effective manner. Managing a docket consisting of a variety of commercial matters and, in addition to managing outside counsel, may also serve as attorney of record for the company where appropriate. When managing outside counsel, core expectations include the management and direction of outside counsel’s workstreams—as well as hands-on participation in those workstreams—so that legal spend is reduced. Wosition will be a part of the Commercial Litigation group of the Law Department, with primary focus on commercial litigation matters, including antitrust, securities, breach of contract, food labeling claims and bankruptcy proceedings.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Law degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. 4+ years of legal experience required. Must have experience in a variety of civil litigation, including tort, product liability, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Prior in-house counsel and private practice trial experience is preferred. Experience in class action cases preferred. Standard computer skills. Superior written and verbal communication skills. A team player who can effectively communicate with and respond to clients in a timely manner. Must be able to work independently with outside counsel. Must exercise good judgment in all tasks. Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys, paralegals or administrative assistants on a project basis.

Additional info

Ref. R0122081

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tyson Foods, Inc.
2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway
Springdale, AR 72762