Posted Apr 17

Sr. Counsel - Litigation & Preventive Law

Maplewood, MN Full Time

Job Description:

3M is seeking a Sr. Counsel working in the Litigation & Preventive Law Group Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Sr. Counsel, Litigation & Preventive Law will be an experienced trial lawyer joining a team of five other lawyers who manage all types of litigation.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Working with a team of lawyers who manage litigation of all types, including commercial disputes, products liability, intellectual property (patent, trademark, and trade secret), environmental, and insurance recovery and coverage.

Managing any of the above types of litigation, but this role is expected to focus on products liability, insurance coverage and recovery, and commercial disputes in the U.S.

Providing litigation advice and case management oversight to other 3M lawyers assigned to business units or staff groups.

Partnering with 3M’s business lawyers to ensure early intervention in potential disputes to avoid litigation.

Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the litigation and preventive law team.

Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution

Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school

Minimum of six (6) years civil litigation practice, including courtroom experience, discovery, motions, trials or arbitration, and appeals

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of two (2) years of either in-house litigation management or national outside counsel experience

Depth of relevant experience in one or more of the following substantive practice areas: products liability, commercial litigation, insurance recovery/coverage litigation

Highly effective written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization, including business leaders, department leaders, and director-level management

Results-oriented approach; personal and organizational accountability; and a collegial work style

Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within a team environment

Strong academic credentials

Uncompromising honesty and integrity

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