Corporate Counsel

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Corporate Counsel Opportunity in Corporate Headquarters with Arrow Legal Team

At present, we have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Counsel, Litigation in our Centennial, Colorado headquarters location.  This position will be responsible for providing legal counsel, strategy, direction and management of cases and matters regarding a wide variety of commercial litigation and pre-litigation dispute-resolution matters. The Corporate Counsel, Litigation will both manage active litigation matters and advise the company on actual and potential business disputes and strategies to avoid litigation. This attorney should also have experience with, or desire to learn, other areas such as commercial contracting, data privacy, finance and government contracting to support our Finance, Treasury, Contracts and other Arrow business teams. 

This key position will work on a wide range of matters, including general commercial disputes, collection matters, intellectual property claims, insured matters, bankruptcy matters, internal investigations, third-party subpoenas.  This attorney also will serve on various cross-functional legal and business teams working on projects and providing legal and business insights and advice from a risk management perspective. This is an important function in our effort to enhance our leadership, systems, and processes to reach our growth and service diversification goals.

Reporting to our VP, Legal Affairs (who is a direct report to the SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary who in turn is a direct report to the CEO), this position will be responsible for:

  • Assessing, managing, and resolving pre-litigation disputes and lawsuits filed in state and federal courts against Arrow entitles;
  • Overseeing all facets of litigation, administrative proceedings, internal and external investigations, arbitrations, and settlement discussions’
  • Reviewing and revising legal briefs, responding to discovery requests, preparing witnesses for testimony, and negotiating and drafting settlements;
  • Advising business clients and senior management on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution;
  • Overseeing and assisting with responses to discovery requests and preparation and dissemination of litigation holds for commercial litigation matters. Managing e-discovery process;
  • Developing and implementing cost-efficient legal strategies and policies in the assigned area consistent with stakeholder expectations;
  • Providing clear, concise and practical legal and commercial advice and counsel to business teams on a wide array of business and contractual issues while coordinating with other legal team members and stakeholders as necessary to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization;
  • Managing and coordinating Arrow’s responses to a wide variety of subpoenas and third-party requests for information;
  • Conducting training sessions for internal team members on procedures and other contract or legal topics as necessary;
  • Travel as needed; and
  • Other matters as appropriate.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience at a top-tier law firm, in-house legal department and/or government agency;
  • Strong academic record; journal experience a plus;
  • Significant experience in complex commercial litigation and conducting internal investigations;
  • First chair mediation or trial experience preferred. Deposition experience (including presenting witnesses);
  • Exceptional judgment and ability to act decisively in situations requiring quick but thorough analysis and decision-making, while understanding when and how to appropriately escalate issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to build cross-functional relationships across the globe.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and capacity to work effectively in a matrixed organizational structure.
  • Growth mindset, highly tuned emotional intelligence and the ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Acute attention to detail and ability to multi-task in an evolving corporate culture.
  • Initiative with ability to act decisively, work independently, and exercise excellent judgment.
  • J.D. and active attorney license required.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Arrow Electronics, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please refer to our Hiring Process & Accommodations Request Instructions on our Career Site to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

        
FUNCTION: Legal

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy)

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Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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