Senior Counsel - Litigation

Koch IndustriesAtlanta, GeorgiaFull TimeOn Site

Your Job

Koch Capabilities, LLC is seeking an experienced and dynamic litigation attorney to lead a variety of complex litigation and arbitration matters across the Koch companies.

The position would sit in Wichita, Kansas (preferred), Atlanta, Georgia, or Lisle, Illinois.

Our Team

The Koch Capabilities legal team seeks to advance Koch's vision by providing strategic advice and solutions to Koch's businesses based on our knowledge of legal, regulatory and compliance matters. We operate and collaborate as one united team that applies comparative advantage throughout our leveraged capability, across our operating companies and with our external partners. As a team, we encourage experimentation, knowledge sharing and continuous transformation.

What You Will Do

  • Lead significant litigation and arbitration matters for a variety of Koch companies.  This includes: 
    • Evaluating facts and relevant law to provide strategic advice;
    • Actively participating in litigation and arbitration matters; 
    • Identifying, engaging and actively managing outside counsel as well as seeking out best knowledge inside and outside of the organization; and
    • Evaluating and communicating potential outcomes and strategies to achieve the best results
  • Work with fellow litigators, business attorneys, and commercial personnel on a daily basis to evaluate and advise on potential disputes
A successful candidate will have the following characteristics:
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Highest personal and professional integrity
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities 
  • Effective communicator and collaborator
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of issues and matter for a wide variety of Koch companies
  • Ability to think strategically and economically -- and advise leaders on a range of legal options to meet business objectives   

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • 5+ years of complex litigation experience in a law firm or in-house setting
  • JD from an accredited law school 
  • Active member of a state bar and in good standing 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 7+ years of complex litigation experience in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Experience as first or second chair in trial and significant dispositive motion practice
  • Experience managing outside counsel, as well as expert consultants and witnesses 
  • Eager to utilize technology, data-driven insights, and AI to transform the legal team’s operating/delivery model and improve our decision-making

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy

All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

Koch Industries creates and innovates a wide spectrum of products and services that make life better. Our work spans a vast number of industries across the world, including engineered technology, refining, chemicals and polymers, pulp and paper, glass, electronics and many more. Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Koch employs 120,000+ employees across the globe. 

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:

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