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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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