HD Supply Manager, Litigation in Atlanta, Georgia
HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!
Job Description & Qualifications
Assists internal corporate counsel in managing legal claims, lawsuits, and litigation. Advises and consults with managers and departments on legal issues. Educates internal clients on proactive measures and approaches to reduce potential legal exposure.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Receives and manages all company legal disputes.
Assists internal corporate counsel in providing legal responses, evaluating litigation costs, developing litigation strategies, and supporting the resolution of disputes.
Partners with outside counsel on pleadings, discovery, motions, mediations, and trials. Communicates with business associates and provides recommendations on further litigation or settlement.
Conducts internal and external investigations. Prepares materials to assist corporate counsel in responding to formal complaints and charges.
Develops litigation tools. Oversees the matter management system and ensures activity reporting is presented to senior management.
Reviews outside counsel and other vendor invoices and manages deadlines.
Nature and Scope
Solutions require analysis and investigation.
Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on professional methods, business principles, and practical experience.
Manages a group or team of professional individual contributors and/or indirectly supervises support staff.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
- Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+ years of experience in a related field. May require certification. Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
High communication skills
Strong writing skills
Extensive commercial litigation experience.
Specialization in business law, real estate law, employee relations law, litigation, general liability, and mergers and acquisitions.
Paralegal certification or equivalent experience.
- B2B experience
Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 2 months ago (7/27/2020 11:09 AM)
Job ID 2020-38637
Business Unit Corporate GSC
Functional Area Legal
Remote Position? No
Position Type Full-Time
Posting Location : Postal Code 30339
HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.