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Our client, a dynamic consumer driven company in the Minneapolis area, is seeking an experienced litigator to join their expanding legal function. This role is intended for someone with strong litigation and dispute resolution skills and with experience or willingness to provide legal support in the areas of product safety, advertising, product compliance, and discovery hub programs. This position will get immediate practical experience managing an active caseload and supervising outside Counsel and will have early opportunities for growth providing legal support to internal business clients.
Responsibilities for this role will include the following:
Efficiently manage product liability and warranty claims and other litigated matters in a manner that reflects internal priorities and protects company interests.
Negotiate litigation settlements and represent company at mediations and trials.
Utilize data and metrics to assist legal department in evaluating its litigation management programs and outside counsel and reducing litigation related costs.
Provide legal review on a variety of marketing and related materials for internal business clients.
Supervise and provide legal support in the discovery process for a variety of different types of litigation.
Conduct corporate training on a variety of legal issues.
Monitor, review and resolve day-to day legal and regulatory issues as they are assigned.
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
Six plus years of litigation experience, preferably in the areas of product liability and warranty litigation. Confident team player with attorney and non-attorney legal professionals and business partners.
Strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
A strong academic record from top schools
Must be an assertive, self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills and superior time management skills
Demonstrated ability to provide practical and strategic legal advice to management team
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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