Litigation Counsel

Employer
Northrop Grumman
Location
Falls Church, VA
Posted
Jan 07, 2022
Closes
Jan 19, 2022
Ref
317538539
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10020925Category: Legal and RegulatoryLocation: Falls Church - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work "A cents € and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman's Law Department is seeking a Corporate Counsel for its litigation group at the Company's headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia. The Corporate Counsel is responsible for handling all types of disputes involving the Company, including government contracts, False Claims Act, bid protests, commercial, intellectual property, environmental, employment, ERISA, personal injury and insurance matters.Specific responsibilities include:Working with and managing external legal support handling disputesDeveloping and implementing legal strategies and managing the Company's actions regarding disputesCollaborating with other internal legal support in providing legal advice to the CompanyBriefing senior management on disputes or matters involving a significant legal exposure or risk to the CompanyDeveloping and managing legal budgetsJob Qualifications:Basic Qualifications:Juris Doctor (JD) degree (strong academic record)A member of the Virginia Bar, through testing or comity or, in lieu of licensure, ability to obtain Virginia corporate counsel certificateAt least 10 years of litigation experienceProven litigation experience and strong litigation strategistExcellent written and oral communications, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, risk assessment and negotiation skillsStrong work ethic and collaborative approachHighest standards of integrityAbility to balance multiple, competing prioritiesAbility to obtain and hold a US DoD security clearancePreferred Qualifications:Experience supporting clients in the defense and/or intelligence communitiesExperience litigating on behalf of or against the federal governmentExperience litigating government contract mattersNorthrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit /EEO. US Citizenship is required for most positions."Salary Range: 209700 - 301400Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit US Citizenship is required for most positions.