Associate General Counsel- Litigation

Kimberly-ClarkChicago, ILFull TimeRemote

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Associate General Counsel – Litigation

Location: Chicago, IL

Kimberly-Clark seeks to hire a dynamic and experienced attorney to provide strategic support and guidance for Kimberly-Clark's nearly $8 billion North American Personal Care and Consumer Tissue business. The position is based in the vibrant and newly established North America Commercial Center in Chicago, Illinois and will report to Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Litigation, Regulatory and Preventative Law.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish a strong partnership with the North American Legal Team providing sound litigation expertise, active leadership and engagement in managing both the enterprise and KCNA litigation portfolio matters impacting the North American Personal Care and Consumer Tissue business;
  • Anticipate and mitigate risk to deliver value and drive the best results for the enterprise;
  • Serve as a key member of the Global Litigation CoE team working collaboratively to manage the CoE’s goals and objectives.

Reporting :

This position reports to the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel – Litigation, Regulatory & Preventative Law and will support the North America Legal Team and the teams and businesses that they support.

Ideal Experience, Qualifications, Capabilities:

  • J.D. and undergraduate degrees earned with superior academic credentials
  • Admission to and good standing in any state bar or the District of Columbia bar
  • A minimum of eight (8) years as a practicing attorney in a progressive litigation practice at top-tier law firm or large multi-national company.
  • Ability to direct and manage activities of, and relationships with, outside counsel
  • Vision and experience in strategic initiatives beyond tactical implementation
  • Inspiration to help others understand key issues
  • Innovative thinking that challenges the status quo
  • Ability to balance legal and business needs, assessing appropriate risk to make tough decisions
  • Ability to demonstrate sound and independent judgment, prudence, and maturity; ability to act independently and work collaboratively across to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects and ability to organize and analyze complex information and data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills, to work with all levels within the organization and have executive-level presence to interact with regional business leadership
  • Successful experience collaborating across organizational and cultural boundaries
  • Desire to drive personal performance through coaching, feedback, and ongoing development

Travel Requirements : 10-20%

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship.

This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support global relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C’s sole discretion.

Primary Location

USA-IL-Chicago

Additional Locations

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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