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Bed Bath & Beyond is actively seeking a Litigation and Employment Counsel to join our Legal team. The role will sit in our Union, NJ headquarters.
In this role your primary responsibilities will include:
Managing class and individual commercial and employment litigation for the Company and its subsidiaries (substantive areas include general commercial, employment, consumer, landlord/tenant, intellectual property including copyright, trademarks and patents and construction disputes.).
Providing regular reports to the Vice President - Litigation and relevant management of all litigation and related matters.
Assisting outside counsel in responding to discovery and developing defense strategies including consideration of early resolution.
Reviewing and assist in the preparation of procedural and substantive motions.
Assisting in the preparation of witnesses for deposition or trial.
Attending depositions of Company witnesses. Attend meditations, arbitrations and trials.
Responding to non-party discovery for the Company and its subsidiaries.
Assisting the Vice President - Litigation in quarterly reporting responsibilities and reporting to auditors as those relate to litigation for the Company.
Assisting the Senior Employment Counsel in internal investigations, responding to EEOC claims and counseling the Company and its subsidiaries on employment issues including leaves and accommodations.
Undergraduate degree and a JD degree from an accredited top law school.
Admission to New Jersey Bar (or Admission to other state bar with NJ Limited License for In-House Counsel).
At least 5 years of combined relevant commercial litigation experience including both law firm experience and in-house litigation management experience.
Employment litigation and counseling experience strongly preferred.
Should have excellent negotiation, drafting, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to effectively prioritize and manage multiple matters in a timely manner.
Internal Number: R-0077669
About Bed Bath & Beyond
The entrepreneurial spirit that our co-founders instilled in us nearly 50 years ago is still very much alive today.
Our mission: We make it easy to feel at home!
Bed Bath & Beyond’s culture is customer-centric. Our commitment to customer service is supported by significant investments made to strengthen our Company’s foundation for future growth. Today, our eCommerce businesses are rapidly growing to meet our customer’s ever evolving needs. We strive to better engage with our customers wherever, whenever, and however they express their life interests, and travel through their life stages.
Bed Bath & Beyond’s family of companies have contributed to our evolution. As we continue to expand, differentiating ourselves across all channels, brands, and locations in which we operate, we are better able to serve our customers.
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