Director, Litigation
Location:
Town and Country , Missouri
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
190543BR
JOB SUMMARY
This job is responsible for supporting other, more senior professionals, in providing legal advice and recommendations for action to executives and management. Provides leadership and legal advice to a client group (e.g. a business function like government relations) within the Company. Assists in the development and formulation of the legal strategy for the corporation regarding the assigned area. Researches legal principles and precedents, consults with outside counsel, drafts and executes legal documents, gathers relevant case related information using multiple sources and methods. Provides work guidance to paraprofessional and support staff in developing solutions to problems presented.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience

Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates a dedicated legal staff comprised of attorneys, paralegals, and administrative personnel.

Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for corporation.

Prepares and presents compliance and legal briefing to department and legal department management.

Coordinates, manages, and directs outside counsel.

Makes recommendations for policy and operational decisions.

Participates in development of plans and provides assistance to internal clients in response to newly passed legislation and/or regulations.

Researches and drafts administrative and legislative proposals, regulations and reports.

Evaluates existing policies, procedures and applicable training for the Company.

Fields and answers questions from business units concerning legal topics related to assigned area.

Meets with business clients and third-parties.

Negotiates and drafts business agreements.

Keeps informed of industry-specific regulations and ensuring the proper business units are aware of changes and any legal compliance obligations.

Performs other duties as required

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to align people with company strategy and culture
Strong leadership ability
Ability to serve as a visionary and think strategically
Ability to foster teamwork and build a strong culture of collaboration
Strong business planning and forecasting skills
Strong analytic, organizational, and problem solving skills
Strong team and relationship building skills
Ability to effectively present information to management
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Strong business planning and forecasting skills
Proven leadership and mentoring skills
Ability to analyze data and develop and present data driven reports

Education
Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school
Admission to State Bar in which Attorney practices

Related Work Experience
8-10 years experience in legal practice
3 years experience in designated area of expertise
5+ management experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Jury trial experience

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.


A little about us:
Spectrum is the nation’s fastest growing TV, internet and voice company. We’re committed to integrating the highest quality service with superior entertainment and communications products.

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