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Counsel, Litigation

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

6-8 yrs required

Location

San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Jul 23,2017

Posted on

May 07,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - Securities Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - Appellate
Litigation >> Litigation - Commercial
Litigation >> Litigation - E-Discovery
Litigation >> Litigation - Entertainment
Litigation >> Litigation - Health Care
Litigation >> Litigation - International Arbitration
Litigation >> Litigation - White Collar Crime
Litigation >> Litigation - Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation >> Litigation - Medical Malpractice
Litigation >> Litigation - Construction
Litigation >> Litigation - Workers Compensation
Litigation >> Litigation - ERISA
Litigation >> Litigation - Tax
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Counsel, Litigation The candidate will manage a diverse range of litigation matters, in a multitude of practice areas (unfair competition, advertising, and other general business claims, to name just a few), in numerous jurisdictions across the country, and at various procedural stages (pre-litigation threats, small claims, class certification, trial, and appeals). Will collaborate frequently with management to develop litigation strategy and ensure goal alignment across various business teams. Take a hands-on approach to all facets of litigation, including responding to discovery requests, drafting and revising legal briefs, preparing witnesses for testimony at depositions and in court, and negotiating and drafting settlements. Evaluate marketing communications and press releases, often on deadlines in response to recent events, to ensure factual accuracy and compliance with applicable laws. Efficiently resolve lawsuits and supervise all aspects of outside counsel relationships, including staffing, litigation strategy, budgets and invoices, compliance with outside counsel guidelines, and work product, with guidance from Litigation Team management. Identify, review, analyze and mitigate legal risks. Advise on contract, rider and driver disputes, including drafting cease and desist letters and resolving small claims. Devise litigation-related, scalable processes and procedures to navigate commonly encountered legal issues to help support a rapidly-growing, global business.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have strong academic credentials and law degree from a top law school. Must have 6-8 years of broad litigation experience. In-house experience is strongly preferred. Should thrive on stellar brief-writing, legal research and strategy, and deposition and trial preparation. Substantive knowledge and expertise in class action litigation, ideally including experience briefing class certification and participating in trials of class actions required. Familiarity with e-discovery issues, including document retention policies and procedures as well as collection, review, and production of documents needed.

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