ACC is committed to compliance with all applicable equal employment laws. ACC In-house Jobline listings may not explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of any prohibited factor.
Listings on the ACC In-house Jobline are for in-house attorney positions only. While we do not accept non-attorney corporate job listings, if you are hiring a corporate legal operations professional, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. By posting a job on the ACC In-house Jobline or using the service as a job seeker, you are agreeing to comply with our Terms and Conditions, including those relating to discrimination. The system administrator may delete postings, which do not comply. Employer postings removed by ACC are not subject to refund.
We are very interested in your thoughts as we continue to develop the ACC In-House Jobline to better serve your needs. If you have questions about ACC In-house Jobline, please call our helpdesk at: 1-888-491-8833 Ext. 1125 (Extension Required).
The Litigation Counsel will handle disputes, advising internal business clients, and litigating cases as counsel-of-record (both independently and under Senior Counsel supervision) and/or in collaboration with outside counsel. The Litigation Counsel will work on a wide range of matters, including general commercial disputes, employment litigation, intellectual property claims, product liability claims, advertising/consumer disputes, insured matters, third-party subpoenas, and other more. The Litigation Counsel will also provide general legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment. This role requires close collaboration with various business units, including Operations, Real Estate, Human Resources, Merchandising, and Finance.
Analyze claims and formulating litigation and early case resolution strategy
Conduct fact investigations and legal research
Draft legal papers, including case-related correspondence pleadings, briefs, declarations, discovery demands and responses
Represent Sprouts during court proceedings (including federal and state court appearances), arbitrations, mediations, and depositions
Advise business clients and senior management on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution
Respond to third-party subpoenas
Manage and work collaboratively with outside counsel, as needed
Manage and supervise e-discovery
Partner with Senior Counsel, Employment and Litigation, and work closely with other senior in-house lawyers on a broad variety of litigation, dispute resolution and risk management issues
Prepare witnesses for hearings and depositions
Maintain the company’s litigation matter management system
Analyze and report on litigation trends
Assist with the company’s records retention/litigation hold process
Work well as part of a strategic team in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment, completing multiple complex tasks simultaneously.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements
3-4 years civil litigation experience with a law firm or corporation
JD from an ABA accredited law school
BBA/BA/BS degree required
Strong research and writing skills
Strong communication and oral presentation skills
Ability to perform in a complex cross-functional business environment
Excellent interpersonal skills, including telephone and email etiquette
Excellent attention to detail
Self-starter/independent worker with a high level of creativity, and an ability to creatively solve problems with a variety of variables
Flexible team-player with a positive, proactive attitude
Strong time management skills; able to multitask, prioritize and manage own workload and to work well under pressure
Experience with labor & employment litigation, ADA access litigation, and California-specific claims (including but not limited to PAGA litigation and Prop 65 litigation) preferred but not required
Capable of operating office equipment such as computer, fax, scanner, etc.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Internal Number: 56636
About Sprouts Farmers Market
Grow with us!If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting. Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.