Sr. Counsel - Litigation - Military veterans preferred

2020-01-15
Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Houston
Texas
77007
United States

Title:

Sr. Counsel - Litigation

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

  • Manage a variety of U.S. and international government contracting, construction, and personal injury litigation and arbitrations
  • Manage outside counsel and direct case strategy; participate in witness interviews and depositions; oversee document retrieval and e-discovery; review and edit pleadings and discovery; budget and track costs; and provide oral and written reports to management on litigation developments
  • Provide ongoing advice and training on construction and commercial claim avoidance and claim preparation
  • Draft, review and provide legal advice on policies, procedures, communications and contract language
  • Review and provide advice on safety related policies, procedures, incident reports and direct safety related investigations

Qualifications and Experience

  • Completion of J.D. ; must have license to practice law within the jurisdiction
  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in litigation in a law firm or in-house environment including first chair trial/arbitration experience
  • Significant experience in U.S. government contracting litigation, including claims against the U.S. government and government contracting vendors
  • Significant experience in construction and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) litigation including preparing and responding to claims
  • Significant experience in personal injury litigation
  • Significant experience dealing with general liability and professional liability/indemnity insurance policies and claims
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate complex disputes and issues and provide business focused legal advice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Team player and positive attitude
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally required

BENEFITS

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .