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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Square
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Square is looking for an exceptional paralegal/legal assistant to work on our litigation counsel team. You will provide organizational and substantive support to our litigation team, build new systems and procedures to help our team operate more efficiently, and work closely with paralegals, attorneys, legal operations, compliance and additional cross-functional teams within Square. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting-edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Attention to detail, a go-getter attitude, time management skills, organizational prowess, a desire to learn new things, flexibility to evolve in the role, tech savvy and a sense of adventure are all required.Under the direction of counsel, you will:Track, research, and respond to customer complaints escalated to our legal departmentAssist in drafting and preparing responses to requests for information from various government agencies, and in response to litigation demandsReview and process mail, including service of processMaintain case files and our litigation calendar, including monitoring case dockets, case tracking documents, and other administrative tasksConduct legal researchAssist with eDiscovery, including creating litigation holds and collecting emails, documents, and other dataEnsure compliance with Squares document retention policyYou have:Paralegal experience, at least 3-5 years is preferred but not requiredExcellent communication, research and writing skillsAbility to work independently and accurately without supervisionClose attention to detail and strong decision-making abilitiesAbility to work with team members at all levels, often under pressure, while remaining level-headed, resourceful, and efficientInterest in learning, and developing expertise in, new systems and subjectsOffice skills/Tech savvyA high level of professionalism and an ability to maintain confidentialityExperience as a paralegal at a tech company, preferred but not required At Square, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at). We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.PerksAt Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:Healthcare coverageRetirement PlansEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramWellness perksPaid parental leavePaid time offLearning and Development resources

Keywords: Square, Oakland , Litigation Paralegal, Other , Oakland, California

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