Flowserve Corporation Director, Attorney in IRVING, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

This position is part of the company’s Global Litigation Group and is responsible for handling and/or managing a broad range of litigation matters and other disputes, primarily commercial and contract disputes, and products liability and personal injury matters.

  • Provide Flowserve business operations and corporate functions with legal advice and counsel on litigation risk analysis, pre-litigation dispute resolution, contractual and legal liability analysis, and a broad range of other litigation related counsel as necessary.

  • Actively manage a wide range of pre-litigation disputes and litigation matters worldwide both directly and through retained outside counsel.

  • Work closely with internal clients, outside counsel, company management, and other constituencies to the effectively and efficiently manage the company’s litigation and dispute caseload.

  • Provide legal advice on Environmental and Safety related issues.

  • Provides legal advice and support to the Company’s global contracts review team on litigation and liability/risk related contract provisions.

  • Support the company’s M&A due diligence activities in the area of litigation and dispute analysis as necessary.

Position Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor

  • 4-7 years of legal experience handling litigation matters in an outside law firm setting or similar in-house experience.

  • Strong client focus and excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment with people from many countries and cultures, and at all levels of the organization.

  • Willingness and desire to learn new skills and to take on new responsibilities in subject matter areas where the candidate may not be expert, including environmental and M&A matters.

  • Highest level of integrity, discretion and professionalism.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), including ability to communicate complex information in a succinct, easy-to-understand format.

Preferences:

  • Technical background and/or industrial work experience preferred.

  • Experience with environmental matters/law strongly preferred, including familiarity with environmental due diligence, and experience working with EPA or OSHA.

  • Familiarity with financial statements and second language skills (in addition to English) also a plus.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Director, Attorney

Job Posting Category:

Legal/Environmental/Safety

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

20%

Primary Posting Location:

IRVING, Texas US

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Country:

United States

Auto req ID:

43618BR

43618BR