Tyson Foods Corporate Counsel - Litigation in Springdale, Arkansas
11349399 Corporate Counsel
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 familiar with 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.
Law degree from an accredited law school, and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.
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.
Standard computer skills.
Superior written and verbal communication 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.
Manage outside counsel and possible supervision of other in-house attorneys, paralegals or administrative assistants.
Some travel may be required.
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Corporate Counsel - Litigation
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Insurance Coverage Disputes and Resolutions experience is also beneficial
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.