Associate Corporate Counsel
The candidate should have 3-7 years of broad-based litigation experience to handle a variety of litigation and pre-litigation related responsibilities. Develop litigation strategy in partnership with business units and outside counsel to drive cost-effective resolution of litigation disputes (including but not limited to employment and products liability/personal injury cases). Legal research and writing for matters where outside counsel is deemed unnecessary. Regularly communicate with business teams to gather facts, coordinate and oversee discovery, including collection and production of materials. Supervise outside litigation counsel and establish case management protocols. Build close relationships with business and operations teams and obtain and maintain a strong knowledge of Bird products and strategic objectives. Provide additional support on regulatory disputes, insurance, and claims-related matters. An experienced attorney with a strong litigation background, and superior drafting and research skills. Ability to work independently and proactively while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Passion to work hard in a fast-paced environment. Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially negotiation and customer service skills. Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Should preferably have JD from a top tier law school and member of at least one state bar, California preferred. At least 3 years at a nationally-recognized law firm focusing on litigation is highly preferred. In-house experience with a technology or transportation company a strong plus.