• Associate Litigation Counsel

    Requisition ID
    2018-3058
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    General and Administration
    Location
    US-GA-Atlanta
  • Overview

    The Associate Litigation Counsel is responsible for drafting and preparing subpoena responses, coordinating and overseeing outside counsel’s work on subpoena-related motion practice, conducting training of business managers on subpoena policy/procedure, updating existing subpoena policy/procedure as needed, and conducting legal research.  The Associate Litigation Counsel will also assist with other projects and duties as assigned by the Assistant General Counsel, Litigation.  The ideal candidate will be highly autonomous, organized, and able to successfully manage a workload involving short deadlines.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    • Draft and prepare subpoena responses.
    • Coordinate and oversee outside counsel’s work on subpoena-related motion practice.
    • Collaborate with and assist other members of the Company’s legal team and the Company’s finance, human resource, compliance, operations, and internal audit teams.
    • Conduct training of business managers on subpoena policy/procedure.
    • Conduct legal research.
    • Updating existing subpoena policy/procedure as needed.
    • Manage and/or complete a wide variety of other miscellaneous legal projects as the business may otherwise require.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant General Counsel, Litigation.
    • Occasional travel may be required.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Education and/or Experience  

    • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school. 
    • Minimum of 2 years of litigation experience.
    • Insurance defense litigation experience preferred, including experience reviewing and responding to subpoenas.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations  

    • Active bar membership in at least one U.S. state or Washington, D.C.  New Jersey or Michigan Bar admission a plus.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS  

    • Must possess a strong work ethic with the ability to prioritize and follow through on numerous projects at once.
    • Must be able to successfully manage a workload involving short deadlines.
    • Must have the ability to follow instructions and respond to directions.
    • Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; must look for ways to improve and promote quality and monitor his/her own work to ensure quality is met.
    • Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions where clarification is needed.
    • Must be able to work independently, prioritize work activities and use time efficiently with minimal administrative support.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
    • Must be able to stay focused and concentrate under normal or heavy distractions.
    • Must be able to work well under pressure and/or stressful conditions
    • Must maintain a professional and clean appearance at all times consistent with company standards.

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