Sr. Counsel, Litigation & Compliance

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



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Responsibilities

  • Analyzing claims and formulating litigation and early case resolution strategy
  • Conducting fact investigations in connection with litigation and compliance matters
  • Legal research
  • Drafting legal papers, including pleadings, briefs, declarations, discovery demands and responses
  • Handling or assisting with court proceedings (including federal and state court appearances), arbitrations, mediations, and depositions
  • Advising business clients and senior management on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution
  • Responding to third-party subpoenas
  • Managing and working collaboratively with outside counsel, as needed
  • Managing and supervising e-discovery
  • Reporting and responding to SVP, Litigation and working closely with colleagues globally including other senior in-house litigators, the compliance team, and lawyers in other practice groups on a broad variety of litigation and risk issues
  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications

    •JD Degree and Florida Bar Admission
    •At least 7 years litigation experience
    •Strong research and writing skills
    •Strong communication and oral presentation skills
    •Fluent in Spanish

    Eligibility Requirements

    •Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com
    •Must be willing to work in the Miami, Florida area
    •Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
    •Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Desired Characteristics

    •Strong academic record; journal experience a plus
    •Experience at a nationally recognized law firm or major media company
    •Experience in media, entertainment and/or intellectual property litigation
    •Experience in conducting internal investigations
    •Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
    •Ability to work effectively under pressure; managing multiple priorities and conflicting deadlines
    •Excellent negotiating skills

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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