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Assistant Paralegal, Litigation

Legal
Dallas, Texas |
Washington, District of Columbia |
Chicago, Illinois |
San Francisco, California

About the Role

At Uber, we pride ourselves on the amazing team we've built. We're seeking an Assistant Paralegal with litigation experience who has the same passion for excellence. This is a unique opportunity to work with a Litigation Team integral to a preeminent technology company engaged in legal battles around the world. Be a part of evolving the way the world moves--and influencing the law accordingly.

The driver behind all our growth, our bold and disruptive brand, and the groundbreaking technology we bring to market is the people that make Uber well, uber. Delivering a first class, on-demand transportation experience takes a critical eye for quality, and we want a paralegal who has that same critical eye. This addition to our team must be someone who takes initiative, and is experienced, organized, and willing to take on the responsibility necessary to make things happen. This role will report to our Managing Paralegal, Litigation, who is located in San Francisco.

What You'll Do

  • Manage service of process and mail intake
  • Manage and draft routine correspondence to consumer inquiries
  • Process pleadings and correspondence
  • Intake of new matters, and matter management
  • Manage payments requests and transmittals
  • Manage day-to-day calendaring/docketing of case deadlines
  • Maintain and update reference manuals and resource materials
  • Draft and implement litigation legal holds
  • Manage historical fact finding efforts and spearhead custodian identification
  • Assist with preparation of legal briefs, supporting declarations, and exhibits
  • Coordinate document collections/productions and liaise with eDiscovery team
  • Review third party data requests and prepare objections/responses including productions
  • Investigate underlying facts raised by small claims, demand letters, and demands for arbitration; draft response/prepare defense
  • Assist with special projects

Basic Qualifications

  • Civil litigation experience at large firm or in-house legal department
  • B.A./B.S.
  • Experience with litigation in both state and federal courts
  • Familiar with Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, GSuite

Preferred qualifications

  • Paralegal certificate. This is an assistant paralegal (non-attorney) track role.
  • Highly motivated, efficient, organized, and laser-focused on the details
  • Able to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team and working independently to get the job done, no matter how big or small the project
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across multiple levels of an organization
  • Calm in time sensitive situations; self-reliant and able to prioritize workload
  • Enthusiastic about Uber!

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.