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Senior Legal Counsel (Litigation Exp.)

Company: Wolters Kluwer
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

You will be joining the Wolters Kluwer Global Law and Compliance Department, managing litigation and disputes and finding new ways to improve and scale litigation and dispute resolution processes. You will have a visible role supporting our businesses and cross-functional teams across Wolters Kluwer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • All aspects of day-to-day litigation management in the U.S. and countries outside of Europe. This will be a mix of overseeing external legal counsel on most matters, and managing other matters in-house.
  • Pre-litigation dispute counseling and resolution
  • Management of third-party information requests including third party information requests and law enforcement inquiries
  • Management of litigation reporting, including assistance with due diligence inquiries, audit inquiries, and M&A transactions
  • Close coordination with in-house commercial counsel colleagues
  • Assistance with special projects, as needed
    Position Requirements
    • The ideal candidate will have broad experience providing litigation services for a technology/enterprise software/information services organization
    • Proven experience as in-house litigation counsel
    • JD or LLM from an ABA-accredited law school, active bar admission in the U.S., and at least 6 years of experience as a practicing attorney
    • Ability to develop successful working relationships across functions, in a highly complex, multinational organization
    • Exceptional project management skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to transition between multiple assignments and projects daily
    • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and problem solve, and communicate effectively
    • Ability to provide practical, actionable advice and guidance to our business teams
    • Enthusiasm for developing new skills and areas of expertise
    • Flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness, a strong work ethic, collaborative spirit, a sense of humor, a positive attitude, and excellent judgment
    • Working familiarity with privacy, data security, and cybersecurity laws and concepts
      Misc. Details
      • Though based in the U.S., you will occasionally need to work during some non-US time zone hours
      • Though there is flexibility with the location, our ideal candidate will be based in the East Coast in PA/NY/NJ/CT
      • Occasional travel to Wolters Kluwer offices in Philadelphia and New York may be required

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