Skip to main content

Associate Principal Counsel, Workers' Compensation

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10055853 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jul. 19, 2023

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The successful candidate for this Associate Principal Counsel position will be an integral part of Disney’s Workers’ Comp team, working on employment matters from the routine to the revolutionary. This position will primarily support Disney’s Parks, Experiences, and Products segment, specifically pertaining to Walt Disney World (WDW) Resort matters. The Associate Principal Counsel will collaborate with the WDW Risk Management team to handle claims from outset to conclusion and help shape Disney’s workers’ compensation philosophy, policies, and practices.


  • Handle all phases of litigated workers’ compensation claims, including drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, attending mediations, making court appearances and handling trials.

  • Provide advice on workers’ compensation claims handled by the Walt Disney World Risk Management Department.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety, service, and support.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five (5) years comprehensive experience in handling all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation in Florida; Trial experience required.

  • Thorough knowledge of the Florida Workers’ Compensation Act and corresponding case law, and the ability to work independently.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be team oriented and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a solution-oriented approach to legal issues.

  • Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate complex issues effectively with all levels of management.

Required Education:

  • JD degree or equivalent from an accredited law school

  • Admission to the Florida State Bar in good standing, or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel

Additional Information:

#legalaffairs #corp_media #li-jb3

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Apply NowApply Later

Watch Our Jobs

Sign up to receive new job alerts and company information based on your preferences.

Specify LocationsSelect a job category from the list of options. Select a location from the list of options. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.