OUR WORK AT SOUTHWIRE IS CRITICAL IN THE FIGHT AGAINST
We are an important piece of the supply chain for many essential
businesses and markets. The solutions we create are vital to
critical infrastructure. The energy provided by our products is
necessary for medical professionals who are working around the
clock to combat the disease. We have made modifications to ensure
the health and safety of our current employees and we are working
diligently to hire great people as the nation faces the COVID-19
- Counsel, Senior Litigation and Employment
Counsel, Senior Litigation and Employment
A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is
one of North Americas largest wire and cable producers. Southwire
and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable,
metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire
products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies
assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are
proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition
reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven
decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our
determination to developing innovative systems and solutions,
exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of
our communities. How will you power whats possible?
Description of Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the Companys claims, litigation, quality and
environmental matters, either directly or through the retention and
oversight of outside counsel, to generate successful outcomes.
Provide periodic reporting to senior management regarding the
status of same.
Oversee the monthly legal accrual reporting process and partner
with internal stakeholders and subject matter experts regarding
Assist in providing U.S. and international employment law advice
Develop and present topic specific trainings, including conducting
training for internal stakeholders.
Assist in the development and implementation of HR processes and
policies to address legal and compliance needs.
Support health & welfare benefits, retirement benefits, and
Provide sound legal advice and counsel to Southwire in complex and
diverse matters affecting day-to-day operations by assisting,
advising, investigating, researching and resolving legal
Partner with the business to assess legal risks and develop
strategic solutions to protect the Companys interests.
Effectively oversee outside counsel, including developing
strategies which align with and achieve the Companys strategic
business objectives, coordinating with the appropriate Southwire
subject matter experts, and defining the Companys desired
Manage a high-volume of legal projects.
Communicate key information to necessary stakeholders to ensure
parties are properly informed.
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
The ideal candidate will have a diversified background in
commercial litigation management and employment law. The ideal
individual is someone who thrives in a fast paced, team oriented
professional group. Outstanding communication skills (both orally
and in written form) and the ability to meet deadlines are a must.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Excellent academic credentials including a J.D. and state bar
membership in good standing in at least one state.
At least 7 years of prior relevant professional experience.
Experience partnering with business managers and providing
leadership at a growing company is highly desired.
An individual who is approachable, trustworthy and dependable with
exceptional interpersonal skills; possesses superior intellect,
with the ability to think critically and make clear and
well-reasoned decisions; possesses a strong, pragmatic business
acumen with the ability to recognize the broader consequences of
legal advice; and is a strategic and innovative thinker who can
deliver value to clients and find creative solutions to complex
An individual who can deal effectively with strategic issues as
well as tactical operational details, exercise sound judgment, and
work independently as well as collaboratively and efficiently under
Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire is one of North
Americas largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and our
subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable,
portable and electronic cord products, utility products, OEM wire
products and engineered products. In addition, we supply assembled
products, contractor equipment and hand tools. For more on our
products, community involvement and sustainability vision, visit