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Hungry for a fresh, new career? Look no further because one of the world’s most iconic brands can help you get there.  The Franchisor of Subway Restaurants, with 5 headquarters around the world, is adding to its talent pool. Join thousands of others in a corporate culture that promotes work-life balance and great career opportunities.

Providing an exceptional customer experience is a cornerstone of the Subway brand values. The Senior Supervising Corporate Counsel will be a cross-functional attorney tasked with overseeing complex litigation and arbitration related to franchise and other related issues. Must utilize a hands-on and versatile approach while ensuring quality, timeliness and best possible outcomes.  The ideal candidate shall serve as an advisor to all levels of management and staff, while providing highly proactive legal solutions.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing and handling complex litigation matters related to complex litigation, franchise issues, development agent and franchise agreements.
  • Actively managing arbitrations and mediations.
  • Facilitating orderly transition of non-compliant franchisees from the system.
  • Drafting various settlement agreements, discovery requests, pleadings, briefs, petitions and other legal documents.
  • Supervising, training and mentoring paralegals and other support staff.
  • Responsible for managing various aspect of discovery and pre-litigation.
  • Selecting, managing and advising outside counsel on a variety of legal matters (ADA, Advertising, Complex Litigation, Domestication of Arbitration Awards and Evictions).

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent research, writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Admission to Connecticut bar, ability to be admitted to the federal bar (mandatory).
  • Experience in mediation, arbitration, state and federal litigation.
  • Knowledge of franchising.
  • Experience with case tracking software, EXCEL WESTLAW and PACER.
  • Flexibility and the ability to work through multi-party disputes.
  • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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