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General Counsel, Litigation (WR: 529)

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Alberta, Calgary
Posted 1 month ago

We have partnered with one of North America’s most important transportation providers to recruit for the role of General Counsel, Litigation. This individual will be responsible for the oversight and management of all litigation and disputes within the organization.

 

This is an incredible opportunity to lead a team of high-performing legal professionals and to engage in strategic, interesting high-profile litigation, dispute resolution and risk/reputation management work.

 

What we’re looking for:

 

  • A minimum of 10 years of post-call legal experience with a focus on litigation, gained either at a top tier firm or in-house
  • Demonstrated exceptional technical litigation skills and proven ability to effectively and strategically manage significant high-profile litigation and dispute resolution processes
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Someone with a high level of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, with a focus on teamwork and client service
  • Someone who will be highly responsive to the needs of a transportation company with time-sensitive and safety-critical issues
  • Someone who has a “roll up your sleeves” attitude and isn’t afraid to get into the weeds of the work
  • An inspirational, receptive and empathetic leader who can manage business needs and the needs of his or her team effectively

 

In-house experience would be an asset, although isn’t required for this position.

 

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you. Please reach out to Erin Dand at erin@pekarskyco.com or 403-407-1966 for more information.

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