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Litigation and Discovery Counsel Enterprise Risk Management *

Posted Jan 25
Full Time
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Job Description

Job Title

Litigation and Discovery Counsel Enterprise Risk Management

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Litigation And Discovery Counsel Enterprise Risk Management Director You Will Have The Opportunity To Tap Into Your Curiosity And Collaborate With Some Of The Most Innovative And Diverse People Around The World. Here, You Will Make An Impact By

  • Strategically managing complex litigation and discovery across nation-wide civil and criminal litigations, as well as regulatory actions, including supervising outside counsel and consultants, e-discovery vendors, and internal Legal Affairs colleagues
  • Proactively advising 3M business and Legal Affairs colleagues regarding litigation and company risk
  • Partnering with 3M business and specialist lawyers to mitigate regulatory or litigation risk
  • Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Enterprise Risk Management team, including operations and budget management

Your Skills And Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Possess a Juris Doctor degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited law school
  • Ten (10) years+ of litigation practice in a private, public, government or military environment
  • Minimum of five (5) years of deep experience in the strategic management of discovery, in state and federal courts

Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Experience serving as in-house counsel
  • Experience serving as lead discovery counsel on MDL and/or class-action litigation, including overseeing the development of discovery strategy, development of affirmative and responsive discovery, and working with client resources to manage discovery efficiently
  • Experience working with contract/discovery attorneys
  • Experience developing/negotiating/managing protective orders and ESI protocols
  • Experience with all forms of e-discovery technology, including Relativity, Ringtail/Nuix, Opus2, TAR and CAL
  • Experience with civil and criminal litigation, particularly mass torts, product liability, or environmental actions
  • Experience managing or coordinating large teams
  • Experience managing budgets and operations

Work location:

Work Your Way Eligible (Employee choice to work remote, on site, or hybrid)

Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international

Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

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Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $251,462 - $307,343, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at:

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Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview:

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