Walmart Canada is one of Canada’s most dynamic businesses and largest employers. We are currently seeking a talented litigation lawyer for a new Counsel position within our legal department, based in Mississauga, Ontario. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, Litigation, this is an exciting opportunity to work as a strategic partner with the business on a broad range of challenging litigation matters.
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of litigation experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department dealing with a variety of litigation matters. Excellent research, drafting and negotiation skills, as well as the ability to prioritize competing demands, are essential to the role. Your duties will include working with senior legal counsel, developing legal strategies on insurance defense claim files, drafting pleadings, and attending mediations and pre-trials as appropriate. You will also be supervising external counsel on a wide range of litigation matters, including personal injury, product liability, commercial and regulatory related matters. Strong business acumen and interpersonal skills are important as you will have extensive interaction with various business groups. Working knowledge of French would be an asset.
The successful candidate will join a best-in-class legal team that has steadily grown over the last ten years. The environment is supportive and friendly, and based on a corporate culture that gives high priority to personal and team development.