Sr. Counsel, Litigation in Orlando, FL

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

NBC Universal   •  

Orlando, FL 32801

Industry: Media

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 52 days ago

Responsibilities

Role Purpose


The Litigation Sr. Counsel will be a member of NBCUniversal's in-house Litigation Group, representing the company's broad portfolio of television, film, and theme park businesses, primarily providing litigation and compliance investigation support for the theme park businesses. The Litigation Sr. Counsel will be responsible for handling disputes, advising internal business clients, and litigating cases as counsel-of-record (both independently and under supervision of other in-house litigators) and/or in collaboration with outside counsel. The Litigation Sr. Counsel will work on a wide range of matters, including general commercial disputes, media litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property claims (both affirmative and defensive), insured matters, internal investigations, third-party subpoenas and other matters.


Responsibilities

  • Working collaboratively with the Universal Parks & Resorts legal team to analyze claims and formulate litigation and early case resolution strategy
  • Conducting 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 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

Qualifications:


  • JD Degree and Florida Bar Admission (or willingness to pursue Florida admission immediately upon hiring)

  • At least 7 years litigation experience
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Strong communication and oral presentation skills.



Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong academic record; journal experience a plus

  • Experience at a nationally recognized law firm or major media company

  • Experience in commercial, employment, media, entertainment and/or intellectual property litigation, and conducting 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 communication skills

  • Excellent negotiating skills


Valid Through: 2019-10-17