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Knowledge of domestic and international laws, regulations and court rulings; ability to use tools, techniques and processes to take action on aspects of litigation that impact the business.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Follows key laws and regulations that apply to the litigation process.

Documents Court rules affecting the litigation of the organization.

Cites information on repositories of litigation and makes them available to the organization.

Describes examples of relevant federal, state and local laws, cases and legal precedents.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Supports a legal action taken for the organization.

Monitors internal business practices for compliance with relevant legislation.

Researches possible causes of actions and defenses of legislation; reports findings to management.

Assists in gathering documentary evidence needed to defend the organization in a lawsuit.

Assists in the development of business confidentiality policies and procedures.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Interprets various areas of law for the organization.

Controls various aspects of legislation that may impact the organization or business.

Trains others to use advanced technologies and tools for legislation management.

Advises senior management on business practices that may lead to lawsuits.

Develops organizational standard processes to maximize legislation's efficiency and effectiveness.

Guides employees to participate in negotiation of potential litigation settlements.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Designs systematic standards and procedures for complex litigation.

Advocates the development of new technologies and tools for litigation.

Establishes litigation strategies and makes strategic decisions, when necessary.

Develops organizational best practices for litigation.

Promotes industry wide developments and improvements in litigation.

Leads discussions on the historical background and future perspective of litigation.

Interview Questions

  • Give two examples of specific improvements you made in the area of litigation?
  • What problems have you encountered when facing more complex areas of litigation?
  • What industry trends do you recognize in the technologies and tools used for litigation?
  • How did you develop a litigation strategy? What steps did you take to ensure that the litigation activities adhered to the plan?

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