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Northrop Grumman Corporate Counsel in Falls Church, Virginia

As a leader with Northrop Grumman, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

Northrop Grumman's Law Department is seeking a Corporate Counsel for its litigation group at the Company's headquarters in Falls Church,Virginia. The Corporate Counsel is responsible for handling all types of disputes involving

the Company, including government contracts, False Claims Act, bid protests, commercial, intellectual property, environmental, employment, ERISA and insurance matters.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with and managing external legal support handling disputes.

  • Developing and implementing legal strategies and managing the Company's actions regarding disputes.

  • Collaborating with other internal legal support in providing legal advice to the Company.

  • Briefing senior management on disputes or matters involving a significant legal exposure or risk to the Company.

  • Developing and managing legal budgets.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor(JD) degree (strong academic record).

  • A member of the Virginia Bar, through testing or comity or, in lieu of licensure, ability to obtain Virginia corporate counsel certificate.

  • At least 10 years of litigation experience.

  • Proven litigation experience and strong litigation strategist

  • Excellent written and oral communications, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, risk assessment and negotiation skills.

  • Strong work ethic and collaborative approach.

  • Highest standards of integrity.

  • Ability to balance multiple, competing priorities.

  • Ability to obtain and hold a U.S. DoD security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting clients in the defense and/or intelligence communities.

  • Experience litigating on behalf of or against the federal government.

  • Experience litigating government contract matters.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Legal and Regulatory