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Senior Counsel- Litigation

Company: Cummins Inc.
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Counsel- Litigation Indianapolis , Indiana Apply Now Join Our Talent Community Employees Refer a Friend Our culture believes in Powering Your Potential . We provide global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and work with today's most innovative thinkers to solve the world's toughest problems.We believe in flexibility for you to explore your passions while making an impact through meaningful work within our inclusive workforce. That's what #LifeAtCummins is all about.Senior Counsel- LitigationDescriptionWe are looking for a dynamic, talented Senior Counsel - Litigation to join our team specializing in litigation headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The role is designated hybrid and requires less than 20% overall travel.In this role, the Senior Counsel - Litigation will make an impact in the following ways:Responsible for handling various complex legal matters working within a specific business, region, or functionHandles significant risk and/or complex legal questions and projects; negotiates legal matters within the individual realm of responsibilityUnderstands the business environment and uses analytical skills and experience to set priorities and recommend options to minimize riskWorks cross-functionallyIdentifies and drives the development of legal strategies for business; manages client expectations to balance requirements and competing priorities; provides practical legal advice and alternative solutionsDevelop strategies to defend and resolve enforcement actions and related litigationDemonstrates specialization proficiency in one or more areas of law, specialty, or function, acts as a resource to othersInfluences and contributes to company objectives and goalsConducts legal projects independentlyMay train and supervise attorneys, paralegals, and consultants; may be involved in hiring, developing and retaining talent within the Legal functionEnsures efficient and timely communication with coworkers, clients, and team members; demonstrates recognized leadership and values of the companyTo be successful in this role you will need the following:Change Management: applies the Cummins structured process and toolset for engaging individuals and organizations through change to achieve and sustain business results and outcomesCommunicates effectively: developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiencesCustomer focus: building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutionsDecision quality: making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forwardDevelops talent: developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goalsDirects work: providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work doneManages ambiguity: operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clearManages conflict: handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noisePersuades: using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of othersProject Issue and Risk Management: manage the process to identify, assess and prioritize issues and risks using recommended tools and processes to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of negative events or to maximize the realization of positive eventsSituational adaptability: adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situationsStrategic mindset: seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategiesEducation/ Licenses, CertificationsLaw degree requiredA minimum of 10 years of corporate/firm litigation experience requiredLicense to practice law in the home jurisdiction requiredCompensation and BenefitsBase salary range: $150,000-$250,000. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate's qualifications and experience, where appropriate. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage, and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.Cummins and E-verifyAt Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.Job LAWPrimary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU HeadquartersJob Type Experienced - Exempt / OfficeRecruitment Job Type Exempt - ExperiencedJob Posting May 23, 2023, 3:46:03 PMUnposting Date OngoingOrganization CorporateRole Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial RemoteThis position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Visit to know your rights on workplace discrimination.BENEFITS
OVERVIEWBenefits and perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Cummins and the country where you work.FINANCIAL WELLNESSAs a Cummins employee your retirement savings plan / pension plan / superannuation will power your path to retirement and improve your financial future.HEALTH & WELLNESSYour wellbeing is important to us. You and your family will be cared for through comprehensive health care benefits.CONTINUING EDUCATIONWhether starting or completing a degree, you will be supported by tuition reimbursement opportunities or full funding.PAID INCENTIVEYou will receive annual merit and profit sharing based on individual and company performance.DIVERSITY & INCLUSIONWe celebrate diverse perspectives and you will be part of building a more diverse workforce to enhance our competitive position and enrich our culture.WORK-LIFE FLEXIBILITYYour energy and commitment will be recognized through paid vacation and holidays, parental leave, adoption assistance, flexible work environments and more.EVERY EMPLOYEE, EVERY COMMUNITYYou are empowered to volunteer at least four hours per year on company time, to give back to the communities where you work and live.DEVELOPMENT
AND GROWTHYou will learn and grow through training and hands-on experience in an environment that values curiosity and developing talent for the future. PLEASE BE ADVISED: Cummins has been made aware that there are a number of scams that take advantage of job seekers in a variety of ways. Depending on the scam, scammers look to collect confidential information to use for identity theft or try to get money from job seekers during the recruitment process. Cummins will never ask for money during the application, recruitment, or on-boarding process. To learn more about the most common job scams, tips on how to avoid being scammed and federal reporting procedures, please visit

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