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Lyft // on-demand ride-sharing
 
San Francisco, CA    Posted: Tuesday, April 06, 2021
 
   
 
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve peoples lives with the worlds best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, & diverse organization.

Lyft is looking for a Litigation Paralegal to join our Legal team. Working & supporting Lyfts in-house litigation team, you will be responsible for conducting investigations, responding to information requests, & helping keep Lyfts legal operations efficient & organized. You should be a self-starter with a positive attitude who takes ownership of projects & works collaboratively with others.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct fact investigations & lead document collection efforts related to pre-litigation matters & filed lawsuits
  • Prepare memoranda & summaries of factual research & make recommendations to supervising attorneys
  • Provide legal support to various in-house teams to ensure compliance guidelines & internal policies are met
  • Help define procedures & practices within Legal to promote efficient workflows & handling of legal requests
  • Maintain overall governance of existing processes & strategies
  • Work with in-house counsel to help prepare testimony for legal proceedings
  • Manage day-to-day calendaring of legal deadlines & support legal billing processes
  • Liaise with internal & external counsel & contacts on a day-to-day basis
  • Lead projects & tasks within a broader legal strategy in collaboration with other team members
  • Organize & maintain a variety of legal files
  • Handle diverse special projects for in-house attorneys upon request
  • Additional responsibilities may include responding to civil subpoenas, law enforcement requests, & other legal inquiries, & managing small claims court cases

Experience:

  • 3+ years of relevant legal experience -- administrative, legal, operations, project management 
  • A JD or Paralegal certificate is not required for this position
  • Strong oral & written communication skills
  • Collaborative, with ability to cultivate cross-functional relationships
  • Exceptionally organized, efficient, detail-oriented, & articulate
  • Ability to receive general direction & run projects independently
  • Proficiency working in a Mac environment, & specifically with Google Apps (Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Drive, etc.), Excel, & Word
  • You should be a Lyft user/believer

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, & vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, & foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive & diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state & local law. 

 
 
 
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