Counsel - Litigation

Wyndham Worldwide   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 39 days ago

Wyndham Destinations is currently seeking an experienced Litigation Attorney to join its legal team. This position requires strong leadership skills and the knowledge and judgment to interact effectively with senior management of the company on issues that may have significant impact on the Company. Additionally, the successful candidate must have practical litigation experience and experience in related areas sufficient to independently lead investigations, evaluate claims asserted against the company, select and supervise outside counsel, develop overall case strategy, and provide advice to Company executives. This includes the ability to identify areas of risk and develop and execute strategies to mitigate such risks and protect the Company from potential claims and liability.


The position also may require overseeing responses to subpoenas and overseeing outside litigation, including but not limited to responding to discovery demands, attending depositions and/or trials, and resolving cases. The position will include providing regular reports to senior management regarding the status of litigation and related matters. Overall, the position requires someone who can operate in a fast paced environment and handle a large caseload.

Qualifications

  • 2 to 6 years' experience of legal experience in the litigation area, preferably with a well-established law firm and/or corporate legal department
  • Strong management and leadership capabilities
  • Exceptional judgment and critical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; acute attention to detail.
  • Experience managing attorneys and/or staff.
  • First or second chair trial and arbitration experience is preferred. Plus factors include vacation ownership or hospitality industry experience, international law experience and proficiency in Spanish.
  • J.D. with a record of high academic achievement in the undergraduate level and in law school preferred; member of at least one state bar.

Wyndham Destinations (NYSE:WYND) believes in putting the world on vacation. Our global presence in 110 countries at more than 220 vacation ownership resorts and 4,300+ affiliated exchange properties distinguishes Wyndham Destinations as the world's largest vacation ownership and exchange company, with North America's largest professionally managed rental business. Each year our team of 25,000 associates delivers great vacations to millions of families as they make memories of a lifetime. Learn more at wyndhamdestinations.com. Our world is your destination.


Every year 3.5 million families entrust us with their vacation dreams. Through our unique brands, flexible ways to explore, and more destinations than anyone else, we make it easy to experience and enjoy the most amazing vacations around the globe. As the world's largest vacation company, Wyndham Destinations provides access to unlimited possibilities to inspire your next vacation.