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Chief Counsel - Labor amp Employment

Company name
Tyson Foods, Inc.

Springdale, AR, United States

Employment Type

Legal, Clevel, Executive, 100k

Posted on
May 05, 2021

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SUMMARY: Tyson Foods seeks to hire a Chief Counsel with demonstrated experience implementing operational excellence strategies, superior leadership skills, and an expertise in employment and labor law and litigation. This position oversees enterprise employment litigation, and manages a team of attorneys who provide employment, benefits, traditional labor, and OSHA advice and counsel to Tysons business units. This position also supervises outside counsel on cases and demonstrates an ability to effectively and timely communicate with and respond to clients along with an ability to provide competent risk assessment advice. This position relies on extensive experience and sound judgment to independently plan and accomplish goals and possesses an in-depth knowledge of a wide variety of legal concepts practices and procedures. This position must possess the experience or ability to participate in the development of corporate strategy and to manage complex legal matters and or class action litigation. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Supervisory experience and the ability to drive implementation of strategic plans, while positively engaging team members is required.


Education: Law degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.

Experience: 10 plus years of legal experience, including previous experience in labor and employment law is required. Supervisory experience is required.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills: Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Special Skills: A leader and team player with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and respond to clients in a timely manner including the ability to provide competent risk assessment advice. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Supervisory: May supervise direct reports and will have administrative support staff. Provides functional supervision for other members of the work unit such as assigning work and training lower level positions and expected to provide functional advice or training to less experienced attorneys.

Travel: Travel is required but varies with workload.

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

When completing a Tyson Foods employment application, be sure to complete all tasks listed on the candidate home page. If not, you will see a message that there are 1 or more task(s) that require attention. Applicants for hourly production positions must complete the task to provide additional information to be considered from employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose ( .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.

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