McKesson Senior Counsel - Litigation in Irving, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.

Current Need

McKesson’s law department is seeking a Senior Litigator with experience at both trial and appellate work, in both state and federal courts, to help oversee a broad range of complex, enterprise-wide litigation.

Position Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee complex litigation matters that arise from all segments of the company, exercising strategic judgment, oversight of outside counsel and interaction with senior leaders and individual business units. At the direction of the Associate General Counsel, the lawyer will work on a team of 10-15 legal professionals, and carry the following responsibilities:

  • Supervise outside counsel andconsultants

  • Develop strategy and tacticsfor complex, high profile matters

  • Help prepare for litigation andresponses to government investigations, including oversight of discovery,development of company and expert witnesses, etc.

  • Liaison with communications andpublic affairs colleagues on high-profile matters

MinimumRequirements

  • 10 years of experienceproviding legal counsel

    Location:

Atlanta, GA OR Irving/Dallas, TX

Critical Skills

  • Experience withlitigation at both the trial and appellate levels

  • Experience withlitigation in both state and federal courts

  • Provenability to manage other attorneys and support staff

  • Excellent interpersonal andcommunication skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to seniorexecutives and other senior leaders

  • Desire and aptitude to work ina collaborative environment on a team of high-performing legalprofessionals

  • Ability to effectively,efficiently and calmly manage multiple time-sensitive projects

  • Outstanding verbal and writtencommunication skills

  • Facilitywith creative problem-solving

  • Developmentof strategy and tactics for complex, high profile matters

Additional Desirable Knowledge& Skills

  • Significant government legalexperience -- either working in a legal position for the government or managingthe response to litigation or investigations initiated by the government

  • Experience with class actionsand multidistrict litigation

  • Combination of private practiceand in-house or government experience

  • Experience managing andoverseeing outside counsel

Education

  • Juris Doctor Degree withexcellent academic credentials

  • Member of a state bar in goodstanding

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Job: Legal

Organization: McKesson Corporate

Title: Senior Counsel - Litigation

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18004908

Other Locations: United States-Georgia-Atlanta