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Recent internal promotion has created need for counsel or partner level attorney (10 plus years) with diverse litigation experience to become part of a four-attorney team responsible for all civil litigation affecting the Company’s business activities on the east coast. This rare and extremely desirable role with a Fortune 150 company requires experience directing litigation strategy and advising clients regarding preferable actions. Responsibilities include evaluating merits of cases, counseling internal business clients, interacting with outside counsel, drafting motions, reviewing pleadings, and participating in settlement conferences, key depositions and trials. Required capabilities include ability to develop relationships of influence and trust with senior business and legal executives that underscore sound business judgment along with legal skills. Company values AmLaw 50 firm tenure culminating, ideally, in partnership; federal/appellate clerkship is strongly preferred.In order to be eligible for consideration, candidates must possess AmLaw 100 firm training, substantive expertise in False Claims Act, FAR/government contracts matters and/or bid protest disputes.
An Insider’s View-Appeal of This Opportunity: (1) environment of continuous learning and development; (2) ability down the road to transition within Company into a non-litigation role; (3) Company continues to enjoy record growth in revenue and is recognized for its leadership in diversity initiatives; and (4) Company regards its lawyers as “business partners.” *Outstanding opportunity that provides for long-term career growth for a stellar litigator seeking a non-firm path.
Internal Number: 27254
About Garrison & Sisson
Garrison & Sisson was established in 1986, and the Firm has placed over 350 attorneys in corporate legal departments throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Our corporate clients include public and private corporate entities, not-for-profits, management consulting firms and trade associations. Our recruiting specialists include former practicing attorneys with experience in law firms and corporate legal departments. In-house attorney placement constitutes approximately 40% of the Firm’s business on an annual basis. Garrison & Sisson has consistently been voted the Best DC Legal Recruiting Firm by the National Law Journal/Legal Times (2011-Present). Additionally, Garrison & Sisson is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise.