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Litigation Counsel - Mahwah, NJ in Mahwah, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Mahwah, NJ
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Position Overview:

Litigation Counsel will assist the Head of Global Litigation in managing litigation and claims on a worldwide basis, and will ensure that appropriate policies and training programs are in place for risk management.

Job Details:

  • Proactive litigation management and coordination of outside counsel
  • Subject matters include:
    Products liability litigation
    Mass torts
    Insurance coverage
    Contract litigation with suppliers, customers, and service providers
    Litigation involving competitors and employees
  • Oversee claims resolution process both within the Company and with outside insurance carriers
  • Manage litigation budget and work to minimize outside counsel expense levels
  • Manage and coordinate retention policies
  • Support policy development and training and education of employees relating to litigation and risk
  • Support the Contracts group by reviewing and drafting contracts and also by providing pre-litigation analysis as to breach of contract claims

Background Experience:

  • J.D. from an ABA-approved law school required with excellent academic credentials preferred
  • Admission (or ability to be admitted) to practice law in the State of New Jersey
  • 8+ years of litigation experience in a corporate or law firm setting
  • Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have advanced skills in identifying legal issues
  • Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required

Getinge is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.