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Corporate & Litigation Counsel

Company: TMX Finance LLC.
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewCorporate & Litigtaion CounselCarrollton, TXThe TMX Finance - Family of Companies (the "Company") is currently seeking a Corporate & Litigation Counsel ("Corporate Counsel") to perform a wide range of legal functions, such as handling pre-suit matters, managing litigation matters (e.g. defense of consumer claims, defense and prosecution of B2B disputes, and some employment litigation) and outside counsel, drafting responses to regulators, reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts, providing guidance to the Company's Human Resources and Human Capital departments, and, as needed, perform various other legal tasks, such as legal research and legal projects.Reporting to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel will work with a talented and sophisticated group of legal professionals to perform the job duties. As a successful candidate, you will use your strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize deadlines, to execute multiple legal tasks, drive strategic and aggressive litigation strategies, and consider business impacts when handling any legal matter. You will also be able to communicate efficiently and with respect and appreciate that each team member serves a valuable and specific purpose - and when everyone works together, the team provides excellent service to its business partners. You are a self-starter and can work well under pressure, both independently and as part of a collaborative team. Some travel (domestic) may be required. The position is based in Carrollton, Texas. Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage outside counsel in relation to certain complex legal matters and associated spend.
  • Manage certain litigation matters being handled by outside counsel by coordinating and directing and driving sophisticated and complex case strategy, partnering with outside counsel to draft/edit pleadings, review, revise, and complete discovery, performing legal research as necessary, interview, and prepare witnesses for depositions and trial, and negotiating settlements.
  • Assist members of the Legal Department in administration of various litigation and corporate matters, discovery projects, document review, and legal research on a variety of issues, including compliance and regulatory matters.
  • Coordinate and direct a team of sophisticated individuals when responding to pre-suit matters, including attorney letters, customer complaints, and regulatory responses.
  • Responsible for identifying, assessing, and pursuing claims and affirmative recoveries.
  • Assist legal management in the development of policies and procedures to mitigate corporate risk.
  • Support the Vice President, Associate General Counsel and the Vice President, Strategic Legal Operations, as needed.
  • Review of business/commercial contracts.
  • Assist with employment-related litigation matters. Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum 3 to 6 years relevant legal experience
    • Membership in good standing in at least one state bar in U.S. required
    • Litigation experience required (commercial litigation experience preferred)
    • Proficient with the Rules of Civil Procedure
    • Proficient with legal research databases, such as Westlaw
    • Ability to research in a thorough and effective manner
    • Impeccable, clear, and concise communication, both written and verbal
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Strong factual and legal analytical abilities
    • Ability to interact effectively with individuals of varied backgrounds and skill levels
    • Comfortable with aggressive and proactive legal strategies
    • Ability to maintain positive attitude in the face of adversity
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and be computer literate
    • Work in a collegial, fast paced, environment
    • Willing to learn and grow by being a self-starter and accepting constructive feedback from anyone who offers such feedback
    • Desire to be part of a fun loving, hardworking, fast paced team of legal professionals who enjoy working with each other
    • Sense of humor
    • Physical demands for this position frequently include: the ability to remain in a stationary position, move about freely inside and occasionally outside of the office, and the operation of mechanical controls, such as a keyboard.Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience reviewing contracts
      • Experience with employment law
      • Some knowledge of business operations
      • Experience with arbitration proceedingsOur Benefits Include*:
        • A comprehensive new hire training program designed to help set you up for success
        • Access to a robust learning management system, full of e-learning modules and training programs to help boost your professional and personal development
        • Uncapped Flexible Paid Time Off
        • Eligible to contribute to Company's Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) upon hire with Company Match
        • Professional Development and Mentor Programs plus Ongoing Training Resources
        • Multiple coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
        • Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through TMX Perks
        • Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
        • Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance
        • Performance-based career advancement
        • Diverse Culture and Inclusive EnvironmentLearn More About UsThe Corporate & Litigation Counsel is part of the Legal Team, which is united by a commitment to act at all times with honesty and integrity. This team provides a range of legal services to all of our store brands and corporate departments, always protecting our strategic interests. To learn more, visit .Check out what's happening in our Company at.The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The Company may, at its discretion, revise the job description at any time, and additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position. *Based on current benefit offering, which is subject to change with or without notice. Certain benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of the governing plan documents which should be consulted for additional details and eligibility requirements.Important: The TMX Finance - Family of Companies will never ask you for banking or other payment information at any point during the interview or hiring process, nor will we conduct an interview via text message. Any official email correspondence will come from the domain or In-store positions are in-person only, remote options not available. For questions or verification, call 1- 855-TMX-JOBS.All TMX Finance - Family of Companies Are Equal Opportunity Employers.#INDCORP#LI-KR1

Keywords: TMX Finance LLC., Carrollton , Corporate & Litigation Counsel, Legal , Carrollton, Texas

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