Macy Jobs Application Online – Senior Counsel

Website Macy’s

Job Description:

An experienced civil litigator needed to join existing in-house litigation team responsible for Macy’s nationwide uninsured litigation docket. This position requires the active handling of all aspects of lawsuits brought against the company from answer to appeal.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, develops and trains less-experienced staff required.
  • Litigates a range of employment and complex litigation matters independently and with minimal supervision in multiple jurisdictions, on behalf of Company from investigation to appeal, including but not limited to, research; writing briefs/motions; interviewing witnesses; investigations; drafting /responding to discovery; taking/defending depositions; mediating; negotiating; conducting arbitrations and trials as first or second chair; communicating with client, opposing party, courts and arbitrators.
  • Stays abreast on use of new technologies, systems and processes (e.g., matter management system, billing system, legal research tools, databases, human resources information systems, etc.).
  • Learns continuously and expands/adapts practice area to meet the everchanging legal landscape in multiple jurisdictions and needs of the company.
  • Participates in interdepartmental conferences, committees, and meetings.
  • Conveys legal advice and opinions effectively to all levels of the organization and for serving as an advocate in court and arbitration.
  • Analyzes complex legal and factual issues and writes persuasively to convince audience.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills required; must be able to prioritize assignments and multi-task while handling a large nationwide docket.
  • Significant nationwide travel required unless able to use virtual tools where allowed by the court and/or arbitrator. Travel/virtual tools are required for approximately 25% of work duties and can involve any state in which Macy’s operates.
  • Must have a J.D. from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in at least one state. Must be willing to seek admission to Missouri bar.
  • 10-15 years or more active litigation experience including trying and arbitrating individual employment cases; experience litigating other types of cases including, but not limited to, commercial, class action, and benefits, is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with both the litigation team and the wide-range of clients it serves.
  • Must possess excellent client service skills.
  • Familiar with and willing to learn and use new technologies, systems and processes (e.g., matter management system, billing system, legal research tools, databases, human resources information systems, etc.).
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.
  • Expert legal writing skills; and submission of a writing sample demonstrating skill level in advance of interview is required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills for conveying legal advice and opinions effectively to all levels of the organization and for serving as an advocate in court and arbitration.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team depending on department needs.

Job Details:

Company: Macy’s

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St Louis, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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