Manager, Litigation and Employment

Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas, United States
Closing date
27 Apr 2023

View more

Neiman Marcus Group is a relationship business that leads with love in everything we do-for our customers, associates, brand partners, and communities. Our legacy of innovating and our culture of Belonging guide our roadmap for Revolutionizing Luxury Experiences.

Your Role

As the Manager of Litigation and Employment, you'll support the General Litigation and Employment legal team and report to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - General Litigation & Employment. The role is remote and may require occasional travel.

What You'll Do
  • Assists company attorneys with commercial litigation and arbitration filed by or against the company, including management of outside legal resources
  • Conducts legal research and prepares legal documents, such as discovery responses
  • Coordinates company responses to subpoenas, including bearing responsibility for communicating with personnel and collecting and producing responsive documents
  • Assists company claims adjusters and attorneys in managing workers' compensation, general liability, and product liability claims, including preparing weekly status reports of all active and pending claims
  • Assists company attorneys, People Services, and outside legal resources with the preparation of company responses
  • Coordinates and schedules training presentations for other functions, and assists in preparing presentations
  • Possesses exceptional computer skills, including a high proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Performs some administrative duties, such as composing and typing routine correspondence and editing legal documents
  • Demonstrates excellent client service by communicating status of matters with clients and ensuring interactions with clients are always polite and positive
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality by actively seeking new ways of working to improve productivity and thoroughly checking work
  • Possesses high-level written and verbal communication skills, and excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Maintains confidentiality

What You Bring
  • At least ten years in a law firm or corporate legal department
  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent work experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with other departments including People Services, IT, and Loss Prevention.
  • Experience with the administration of general liability and workers' comp claims
  • CounselLink matter management and e-billing system, or a similar system
  • Electronic court record services, such as PACER Case Locator, to access cases and docket information
  • Insured litigation and claims
  • Employment law matters and EEOC charge responses

Inclusive Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits, including wellness and healthy lifestyle support, for associates, spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent (day care) expenses
  • Disability Benefits, including Short-Term Disability providing income replacement up to 26 weeks
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave, 2 weeks of Paid Family Leave, and Adoption Support of $10,000
  • Paid Time Off, including 6 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 3 volunteer days, 7 sick days, and 2 personal days per full year of service
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with NMG matching and $20,000 Term Life Insurance paid by NMG with additional voluntary coverage available
  • Financial Solutions, including Credit Union membership, pay advances via PayActiv, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship opportunities
  • NMG Associate's Core Discount of 30% with multiple in-store opportunities for an additional 30% off across select brands
  • NMG Matching Gift Program up to $2,000 to eligible non-profits, Hardship Assistance Grants up to $7,500 for Associates, and a volunteer opportunity hub through NMG's All Heart Program
  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities with 16,000+ online learning opportunities, including NMG's Fashion Your Future, LinkedIn Learning, MasterClass, BetterUp, Connected Leaders Academy, 9 Associate Community Networks, and additional personalized learning experiences

About Us

As one of the largest multi-brand luxury retailers in the U.S., with 3,000+ of the world's most desirable brand partners, we're delivering exceptional products and intelligent services enabled by our investments in data and technology. Through the expertise of our associates, we deliver and scale a personalized luxury experience across our three channels of in-store, eCommerce, and remote selling. Our NMG|Way culture, powered by our people, combines individual talents into a collective strength to make life extraordinary. Our brands include Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a woman co-founded, majority women-led organization outpacing the U.S. population in racial and ethnic diversity and led by one of corporate America's few openly gay CEOs, Neiman Marcus Group is proud to celebrate associates from different backgrounds, experiences, and communities. We've made it a priority to cultivate a culture where everyone Belongs and where showing up as your full and authentic self is encouraged.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our Talent Attraction process. If you have a disability and need assistance or an accommodation, please reach out to us at

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs