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Senior Counsel, Commercial and Subsidiary Litigation

Posted Jun 07
Full Time
RemoteChicago, Illinois

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What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we strive to build an environment where our associates are in the driver’s seat of their professional development, while having access to help along the way. We encourage everyone to pursue passions and take ownership of their careers. With the support of colleagues and mentors, our associates are given the tools needed to get where they want to go. Regardless of job titles, our associates have the opportunity to learn new things and be a leader every day.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

We are seeking a Senior Counsel to lead and work with other litigation colleagues in advising on commercial and subsidiary litigation matters, including claims under the FCRA. This role will be a trusted partner to internal clients, focused on independently supervising and managing pre-litigation and litigation disputes, from investigation, negotiation and settlement.

This is a hybrid position and involves regular performance of job responsibilities virtually as well as in-person at an assigned TransUnion office location for a minimum of two days a week.

What You'll Bring

 

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) degree required and 4+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, with strong litigation experience.
  • Knowledge of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) strongly preferred.
  • Strong litigation experience required.
    • Trial experience preferred.
    • Employment litigation and/or commercial litigation preferred.
  • Ability to work closely and independently in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment with other attorneys, business colleagues, executives, and administrators.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and critical-thinking skills (logic, problem solving, issue spotting, and decision making).
  • Strong work ethic with the demonstrated ability to manage and handle a significant workflow in an effective and timely manner.
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build and foster strong relationships with all levels of the organization.
  • Collaborative mindset and team player.
  • Proactive problem solver and learner mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a significant and diverse work flow in an effective and timely manner.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strategically manage (with some supervision) subsidiary FCRA individual litigation matters including, analyzing and valuing resolution/settlement potential, initial case assessment, business impact, root cause, and lessons learned.
  • Strategically manage (with some supervision) commercial pre-litigation disputes and litigation/arbitration, including interacting with the business clients and legal partners, analyzing and valuing resolution/settlement potential, initial case assessment, business impact, root cause, and lessons learned.
  • Review, negotiate, and draft settlement agreements and related documents.
  • Respond to third party subpoenas and oversee third party depositions.
  • Manage outside counsel in subsidiary FCRA individual cases and broad commercial litigation matters, including budgeting.
  • Report/Update management, including senior leaders on matters.
  • Provide proactive legal counsel to stakeholders, including TransUnion management.
  • Excel at working independently, while exhibiting sound judgment in seeking guidance and direction from senior attorneys and escalating issues.
  • Committed to personal and professional development and willingness to learn, including in other legal areas.

Impact You'll Make

 

  • Make impactful legal decisions and business recommendations for an innovative, dynamic, public company that is a leader in the global marketplace.
  • Lead as well as collaborate with litigation colleagues in advising internal clients on legal and business issues and the implications of alternative positions to enable informed business decisions.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of company-related business.
  • Keep immediate supervisor informed of pertinent developments within areas of assigned responsibilities.
  • Provide formal and informal training for internal clients.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

This is a hybrid position and involves regular performance of job responsibilities virtually as well as in-person at an assigned TU office location for a minimum of two days a week.

Benefits

TransUnion provides flexible benefits including flexible time off for exempt associates, paid time off for non-exempt associates, tuition reimbursement, additional (following any short-term disability) 10 weeks of parental leave with gradual return, adoption assistance, fertility coverage, spousal and domestic partner benefits, charity gift matching, employee stock purchase plan, retirement contributions with employer match, organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks, and access to TransUnion’s Employee Resource Groups.

We are committed to being a place where diversity is not only present, it is embraced. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

TransUnion's Internal Job Title

Sr Counsel, Legal