Chevron, Senior Counsel
Help Chevron drive the future of energy! If you are ready to contribute to the winning, inclusive and innovative culture of Chevron’s Downstream and Midstream businesses, we want to meet you. But be prepared—we don’t just litigate, we innovate! Join our team of leaders in inspiring solutions, building new relationships and capabilities, and delivering results for our company.
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. is accepting online applications for the position of Senior Counsel in our Litigation Management Group located in San Ramon, California or Houston, Texas through June 7th ,2021 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).Consider joining us as we drive our litigation and our business to winning results! This is a Senior Counsel or Counsel position based in San Ramon, California or Houston, Texas in the Litigation Management Group of the Downstream, Chemicals & Midstream Law Department, managing the litigation and investigations for all Downstream, Chemicals & Midstream businesses. Our team members all have expertise in litigation, arbitration and investigations and manage a wide variety of matters of every description. We work closely with business clients and outside counsel and enjoy flexible work schedules. The position reports to Chevron U.S.A. Managing Counsel for Litigation in San Ramon, California.
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
Achieving results consistent with the Chevron Way, promoting diversity and inclusion, and maintaining the highest professional standards.
Managing a wide variety of U.S. and international complex litigation, arbitrations and investigations.
Working with company businesspeople and outside counsel to develop and direct strategy consistent with business objectives and company litigation principles.
Contributing to the camaraderie and effectiveness of the litigation team and broader law organization.
Managing discovery and maximizing effective use of available in-house resources and technology.
Giving timely, fit-for-purpose oral and written advice and reports to business clients and law management.
Facilitating innovative resolutions to disputes, using ADR when appropriate.
Directing and participating in incident responses and investigations.
Identifying, partnering with and managing outside counsel.
Juris Doctor Degree and Membership in California or Texas State Bar (or availability to waive into the Bar).
8 + years’ experience in litigation, with primary responsibility for significant claims and cases.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate complex disputes and issues.
Premier written and oral communications skills.
Sense of humor and ability to be a team player.
Highly motivated self-starter capable of partnering with clients, other in-house counsel, outside counsel and professional staff.
Ability to effectively manage a high volume of complex and diverse matters.
Exceptional knowledge of law pertaining to electronic-discovery issues.
First- or second-chair trial experience.
Extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, class actions, and environmental or toxic tort litigation.
Experience with incident investigations.