Senior Counsel, Litigation
Atlanta , Georgia
January 27, 2017

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Current Need
McKesson’s well regarded Law Department is seeking an experienced litigation attorney as Senior Counsel for its Corporate Litigation Group.  This position can be located in either San Francisco, CA or Atlanta, GA or Washington, DC.
Position Description
Provide litigation support for all business units of the Company. Senior Counsel will be responsible for the management of existing and anticipated litigation, subpoenas and government inquiries.  This is a rare opportunity to work across the corporation and gain experience and knowledge of our many businesses.  This attorney must be able to manage outside counsel and facilitate all aspects of litigation and anticipated litigation, including eDiscovery obligations.  This position will report to the Chief Counsel responsible for Litigation.


Minimum Requirements
10+ years of experience providing legal counsel and litigation expertise to clients.
Critical Skills
  • Strong litigation experience
  • In-depth legal knowledge that allows for expeditious problem identification, including familiarity with areas of law that arise in corporate settings (e.g., employment and contract disputes, class actions, antitrust and securities).
  • Ability to work closely and facilitate collaboration with business unit attorneys, legal assistants, and those responsible for eDiscovery at the Company.
 Additional Knowledge & Skills
  • Combination of large firm and in-house experience highly preferred
  • Strong business acumen dealing with risk management and organizational savvy
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to clients
  • Agility in managing simultaneous projects in an efficient and timely manner
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
  • A combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred
Juris Doctor Degree with excellent academic credentials. Active member of a state bar in good standing
Additional certifications required or desired, if relevant.
General office demands.
Benefits & Company Statement
It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission - whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.
At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
As an equal opportunity employer, McKesson Corporation unites the talents and contributions of all to advance the power of healthcare. Learn more about our opportunities at
Agency Statement
No agencies please.

A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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