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Employment Litigation and Regulatory Counsel

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate

Job Title:
Employment Litigation and Regulatory Counsel


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Investigate, document and litigate cases resulting in employment-related litigation arising out of claims, and catastrophic claims likely to result in employment-related litigation. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently evaluate, manage and litigate the Company’s exposure to risk (legal, damage, other liability) by ensuring employment litigation claims against it are thoroughly examined and litigated to minimize financial loss and diminished reputation against the Company.
  • Negotiate with plaintiff attorneys, insurance companies, other third parties, etc., to settle vehicle and/or personal injury claims within individual authority limits.
  • Available to travel immediately to an accident scene to coordinate the investigation and meet in person with the claimants to minimize exposure to the company, and to prepare for and attend depositions, mediations, trials, court proceedings, etc., to manage the outcome favorable to the company.
  • Stay apprised on latest trends and litigation techniques, including attending seminars, continuing legal education and related activities.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Juris Doctorate with 2-3 years of employment litigation experience.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Familiarity with insurance programs and working knowledge of contract interpretation
  • Ability to form strong arguments and defend a position professionally
  • Ability to maintain professionalism while dealing with difficult individuals
  • Ability to make independent, time-sensitive decisions
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Experience working in claims
  • Proficient active listening skills
  • Proficient time management skills
  • Self-motivation.

Doctorate: Law (Required)

Work Experience:

Job Opening ID:
00424374 Employment Litigation and Regulatory Counsel (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Posted 4 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

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J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.