ESAB has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Litigation Counsel to be located in its Bethesda, MD offices.ESAB is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact ESAB directly.
Overview: The litigation function is responsible for vigorously, affirmatively, and ethically asserting and defending ESAB’s legal rights and reputation by managing litigation risk and resolving significant disputes. The function is also charged with proactively preventing, identifying and mitigating legal, regulatory, and reputational risk. The Litigation Counsel reports to and will work closely with ESAB’s General Counsel, Curtis Jewell, and will collaborate with attorneys and business people at all levels of the organization. This role will involve a combination of managing/overseeing various outside litigation counsel; being an adviser/counselor to the business and other members of the legal team; and improving internal litigation processes and procedures.
Company: ESAB is a fabrication technology leader with an unparalleled global footprint, track record of industry-leading product innovation and strong positions in attractive emerging markets. ESAB has successfully executed its operational improvement strategy to out-grow peers in recent years and significantly increase margins and cash flow. Through strategic bolt-on acquisitions, ESAB has broadened its product and technology offering, extended its geographic reach and expanded into attractive new segments, including gas control for medical and life sciences.
Compensation: Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience.
Location: Bethesda, MD.
Relocation: Local candidates are preferred.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 4-7+ years of experience handling complex litigation matters in a range of substantive areas, such as: commercial, environmental, insurance and employment, among other things. Prior experience in positions of considerable responsibility in litigation and case management are required. Candidates with training from a nationally-recognized law firm and strong academic credentials are strongly preferred.
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