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Senior Counsel - Personal Injury TX

Company: Brinks
Location: Coppell
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Brinks Texas License #C00550

The Brink's name is a promise to respect the trust we've earned in over 150 years in business. Every employee honors that promise by offering the highest levels of service and support to our customers. We take pride in our work, and we share a passion about our future. Learn why so many people have made the choice to join our team - and stay here.

Job Title

Senior Counsel - Personal Injury

Job Description

The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) is a leading global provider of cash and valuables management, digital retail solutions, and ATM managed services. Our customers include financial institutions, retailers, government agencies, mints, jewelers and other commercial operations. Our network of operations in 52 countries serves customers in more than 100 countries.

At Brink's we believe that diverse teams drive success, and as such we foster an inclusive culture that values people with diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives. We build a sense of belonging so all employees feel respected, safe and valued, and we provide equal opportunity to participate and grow.

We are currently looking for a Senior Counsel - Personal Injury who will supports all facets of Brink's litigation across North America related to third party injury claims.

The role is responsible for assisting with of all types of litigation and pre-litigation matters, disputes, and claims handled by the Brink's legal team, including vehicle accidents, personal injury, tort claims, and workers' compensation. This position will be expected to provide advice, counsel, and training to internal clients across the Brink's NORTAM organization on issues related to litigation and best practices. This position will also be responsible for managing responses to related litigation and administrative matters (e.g. DOL, DOT, OSHA, and similar), both through direct representation of the company and the supervision of outside counsel and other internal resources. The role is also responsible for advising, and liaising with, the Brink's Risk Department in connection with the management of personal injury and workers compensation related claims, disputes, and litigation.

Major Responsibilities:
Serve as trusted in-house legal adviser on vehicle accidents, personal injury, property damage, tort claims, and workers' compensation
Help legal team provide regular and structured reporting and analysis of open or threatened litigation matters to internal stakeholders
Appear for the company at mediations, hearings, trials, etc., as necessary for applicable cases (travel time up to 10%)
Manage designated pre-litigation and litigation matters (ranging from low to high complexity) with minimal supervision and guidance, including strategy development and disciplined risk analysis
Collaborate with internal counsel and business stakeholders, and actively engage with and manage outside counsel
Assist with regulatory investigations and other government enforcement matters
Provide legal advice to the Risk department to proactively identify and appropriately mitigate litigation risk while controlling external spend
Effectively partner with business personnel on litigation-related responsibilities (e.g., Finance/Accounting on accruals and reporting, IT on document preservation and forensic work, etc.) to drive the best outcomes for Brink's
Perform special projects assigned by the NORTAM General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel - Litigation
Prepare a variety of business and legal communications to internal and external customers addressing legal matters
Supervise paralegal and other legal support staff, as necessary
Actively review company activities and legislative/regulatory developments to ensure ongoing compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the position. It is not intended to cover or contain an exhaustive list of activities, responsibilities, or duties that are required of the employee. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract of employment. The Company has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time with or without notice, and duties and responsibilities may be added, removed, or modified at any time based upon business needs



Education and Experience
Requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and a J.D. (doctor of jurisprudence) degree from an accredited law school
At least 7 years experience in personal injury litigation, including demonstrated experience with handling litigation tasks (such as brief writing, motion practice, and courtroom appearances)
Experience working as in-house counsel or in a mid-to-large size law firm, including independently handling mediations



Other Competencies and Characteristics for Success / Professional Skills
This individual must be able to prioritize matters, exercise professional judgment, and remain proactive while working in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to persuade, influence, negotiate, and make formal presentations in meetings and training environments
Ability to provide clear, concise, actionable, and pragmatic advice
Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds
Sound judgment, strong business acumen, and ability to understand business consequences of legal advice with a client-focused attitude
Ability to develop strong business relationships with all levels of organizations
Strong organizational and time management skills



Preferred Qualifications
Experience interfacing with representatives of governmental/regulatory authorities
Experience with personal injury, tort, workers' compensation, or other insurance defense related litigation
Experience practicing law in California state or federal courts
Located near Dallas, Texas



EEO Statement

Brink's, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace.

About Brink's

Brink's is the global leader in security and logistics services, trusted by banks, financial institutions and businesses in both public and private sectors. We deliver the currency of the world to businesses in our communities. We do it because we're needed. We do it because we're trusted and valued. We do it because it makes us proud. Brink's Proud.

What's Next?

Thank you for considering applying for a job at Brink's U.S. To be considered for this position, you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature.

Upon completion of the application process, you will receive an email confirming that we have received your application. We will review all candidates and notify you of your status should we deem you fit for a job. Thank you again for your interest in a career at Brink's U.S. For more information about future career opportunities, join our talent network, Like our Facebook page or Follow us on Twitter.

Brink's is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or history or any other characteristic protected by law. Brink's is also committed to providing a drug free workplace.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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