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Senior Litigation Counsel

Company name

National Association of Manufacturers

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 24,2019

Valid Through

Oct 07,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Litigation Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for party litigation and amicus briefs in which firm's participates on legislative, regulatory, tort liability and other matters in support of the firm's membership. Engages outside counsel, directs the legal strategy and arguments, and reviews and edits briefs drafted by outside counsel. Identifies new litigation opportunities to strategically advance the interests of manufacturers and the manufacturing economy. Builds and manages relationships with allied groups, including building and managing litigation coalitions. Coordinates with the firm's Policy and Government Relations Department to assure compliance with firm's policy in all testimony and submissions. Publicizes and explains legal case developments to firm's members, staff, the media and the general public as appropriate. Works with members, outside counsel, and professional groups to advance the interests of manufacturers affected by litigation. Builds and manages legal programming to support and educate the firm's members.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have J.D. from an accredited law school and membership in a state bar. Should have 6+ years legal experience, with 8-12 years preferred. Prior litigation experience in a major law firm, a federal regulatory agency, trade association, or major company is strongly preferred. Must have experience with federal and state litigation and have a firm understanding of litigation arising under the Administrative Procedure Act. Experience in any of the following legal fields is preferred. Application of labor and employment law to manufacturing companies is required. Product liability law is preferred. Class action law is preferred. Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills are essential. Should have strong project management and organizational skills. Must have strong interpersonal skills. Computer proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point), and the Internet is required.

Additional info

Req #36

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
National Association of Manufacturers
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 1500 , North Tower
Washington, DC 20004

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