Tyson Foods Corporate Counsel - Litigation in Springdale, Arkansas

58064BR

Req ID:

58064BR

Position Number:

10679550 Corporate Counsel

Job Description:

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing litigation in a variety of legal matters that affect the company and advising in-house business clients on matters that relate to a variety of business areas. Candidates should be familiarwith standard legal concepts, practices, and procedures applicable to civil, administrative and criminal cases and be able to develop and implement plans to effectively manage all phases of litigation from motion practice to discovery (including electronic discovery), expert testimony and trial. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with other legal staff members and exhibit the competence and professionalism needed to earn the trust of members of the company's management team. REQUIREMENTS: Education: Law degree from an accredited law school, and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. Experience: 4+ years of legal experience required. Candidate must have experience in a variety of civil litigation, including tort, product liability, bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Prior in-house counsel and private practice trial experience is preferred. Experience in class action cases preferred. Computer Skills: Standard computer skills. Communication Skills: Superior written and verbal communication skills. ,, Special Skills: A team player who can effectively communicate with and respond to clients in a timely manner. Must be able to work independently with outside counsel. Must exercise good judgment in all tasks. Supervisory: Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys, paralegals or administrative assistants. Travel: Some travel may be required.

Facility Name (Location):

Corporate

Pay Type:

Exempt

Title:

Corporate Counsel - Litigation

City:

Springdale

State:

AR

Shift:

1

Job Function:

Legal

Full Time / Part Time:

Full Time

Position-Specific Requirements:

Insurance Coverage Disputes and Resolutions experience is also beneficial

Relocation Covered:

YES

Company Culture, Inclusion and Diversity Statement:

Tyson Foods proudly embraces diversity and is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. Our Culture is rooted in our Core Values and brought to life each day through our 5C Team behaviors (Caring, Candor, Creativity, Collaboration and Commitment). Team Members are the heart of our company and its success and culture is the connecting thread which drives our Talent Strategy to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.