Counsel in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 4/2/2021

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 1002893BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR Holding Management LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Law/Government Affairs
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

As Counsel on the Litigation team for TransformCo, you will help oversee and support handling a portfolio of product liability, personal injury, property damage, and premises litigation, as well as some commercial litigation, involving complex legal issues and the potential for significant exposure. You will also assist with discovery and complex subpoenas.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements:
  • Direct and manage defense and coverage counsel and insure they work within scope and litigation budget.
  • Analyze and supervise litigation strategy while working closely with our Third Party Administrator and business associates across the TransformCo companies.
  • Assist in responding to discovery.
  • Assist in responding to complex subpoenas.
  • Knowledge of claim handling and claim adjudication processes and procedures.
  • Understand company products, services, and industry practices.
  • Ability to analyze and provide recommendations concerning risk analysis of case strategy.
  • Ability to communicate in writing and orally concise evaluation of cases to supervisor and upper management.
  • Evaluate exposure and set appropriate reserves.
  • Negotiate fair and timely settlements.
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and remain organized to handle numerous pending cases and effectively prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate time management skills and value teamwork.
  • Be self-motivated and be able to work independently.


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