Assistant General Counsel - International Litigation
Kimberly-Clark

Washington, District of Columbia
$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

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You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In this role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

Currently, we are seeking an Assistant General Counsel - International Litigation to be part of our Corporate Legal team located in Dallas, TX. This person can sit in Dallas, TX, Washington DC or Chicago, IL.

In this role, you will:

  • Partner with the local teams and outside counsel in Latin America, Europe and Asia to develop litigation strategies as an active participant on the complex, diverse, global portfolio of litigation matters facing the company.
  • Anticipate and mitigate risk to deliver value and drive the best results for K-C.
  • Provide clients with timely, effective, accurate, business-sensitive, professional and comprehensive advice, counsel and other services to achieve business objectives related to the range of litigation and regulatory issues facing the company.
  • Participate in the negotiation of settlements working effectively with K-C business units, legal leaders and outside counsel.
  • Manage outside counsel and budget while maximizing value and effectiveness.
  • Serve as a member of the Global Litigation Center of Excellence team working collaboratively to accomplish the team's goals and objectives.

About Us

Huggies®. Kleenex®. Cottonelle®. Scott®. Kotex®. Poise®. Depend®. Kimberly-Clark Professional®. You already know our legendary brands-and so does the rest of the world. In fact, millions of people use Kimberly-Clark products every day. We know these amazing Kimberly-Clark products wouldn't exist without talented professionals, like you.

At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best team committed to driving innovation, growth and impact. We're founded on more than 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform - so there's your open door of opportunity. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

You perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

You love what you do, especially when the work you do makes a difference. At Kimberly-Clark, we're constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you'll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:

  • At least 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a large multi-national company and/or experience with a reputable law firm. Some experience with international litigation or arbitration is required.
  • J.D. from an ABA-approved law school or LLM.
  • Admission to and good standing in any state bar or the District of Columbia bar.
  • Extensive knowledge of laws, regulations, policies and requirements applicable to global corporate businesses.
  • Vision and experience in strategic initiatives beyond tactical implementation.
  • Ability to direct and manage activities of, and relationships with, outside counsel.
  • Innovative thinking that challenges the status quo.
  • Ability to balance legal and business needs, assessing appropriate risk to make tough decisions.
  • Demonstrates sound and independent judgment, prudence, and maturity; acts independently and works collaboratively to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Open communicator to forge close working relationships throughout the company and across cultures.
  • Appling knowledge and experience to address issues; ability to define issues clearly despite ambiguity and take critical information into account when making decisions.
  • Ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on multiple projects and organize and analyze complex information and data.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills to work with all levels within the organization and executive-level presence to interact with regional business leadership.
  • Ability to convey complicated topics and issues in a concise manner and tailor communication style to suit the audience.
  • Desire to drive personal performance through coaching, feedback, and ongoing development.
  • Demonstrated integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values.
  • Motivated and fueled from within to be a strong contributor to the legal leadership team and beyond.

Total Benefits

Here are just a few of the benefits you'd enjoy working in this role for Kimberly-Clark. For a complete overview, see www.mykcbenefits.com.

Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options with no waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.

Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.

Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.

Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.

In the meantime, please check out the careers website.

And finally, the fine print….

For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, and DMV check.

Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 - when prompted for employee ID, say "OTHER CALLER" - or kcchrprod@service-now.com for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.

Kimberly-Clark will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role. The benefits provided will be per the terms of Kimberly-Clark's applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in Kimberly-Clark's sole discretion.

This is a Grade 6 position in the US. Grades may vary by location.


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