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Litigation Attorney

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, is seeking to hire a Litigation Attorney to join our in-house Litigation and Compliance Group in the Legal Department. Our attorneys work closely and collaboratively with internal business partners to provide strategic and proactive legal advice on litigation and regulatory issues. They also hire and manage outside counsel. This position reports to our Deputy General Counsel and Chief Litigator. Because our energetic, collegial culture is important to us, this role will join our team in our corporate office in Carthage, Missouri. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates outside of the area.

 What you’ll do

  • Work on a variety of complex global and domestic issues, managing pre-litigation, litigation, and regulatory matters
  • Proactively manage all aspects of the process, including discovery, motion practice, witness preparation, trial and resolution
  • Train internal clients on risk avoidance by serving as a collaborative business partner


Minimum qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school, and excellent academic record
  • Active license to practice law in good standing
  • 4 to 7 years’ experience in litigation, including dispute resolution and counseling clients
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to present complex legal issues in concise and accessible ways

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a variety of legal areas, including compliance, employment and contracts

We pride ourselves on our culture of integrity, dedication, and a the passion to do right by others; if this sounds like you, and you find satisfaction in challenging, varying work in a supportive and engaging environment, this might be the perfect opportunity for you

Who we are and what we offer


Our comprehensive benefits package includes: management incentive bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with match, stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. Our corporate campus also has a fitness center, on-site cafeteria and mail services, and access to a scenic walking trail.

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 145 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:

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