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Sr. Paralegal, General Litigation

Posted Nov 15
Full Time
On Site
Fremont, California

What to Expect

Tesla is seeking a talented Sr. Paralegal to join our legal team. This role will directly support Tesla’s Litigation Team. The ideal candidate will have strong technical acumen, the ability to manage and prioritize a heavy volume of tasks and duties, a strong facility for detail with a high level of organization, and solid experience with various types of litigation such as class actions, commercial, insurance defense, and arbitrations. The position will report directly to the Sr. Paralegal Manager, Litigation & eDiscovery. 

What You’ll Do
  • Support internal and external litigation counsel in all stages of litigation with little supervision
  • Assist with the factual development and analysis of cases, including communication with relevant business partners to establish the facts of the case
  • Manage the discovery process, including the collection, retention, and production of documents, drafting written responses to discovery, and setting up and maintaining document review platforms
  • Draft basic legal documents, including settlement agreements, document retention notices, and response letters
What You’ll Bring
  • 5+ years of relevant experience managing litigation matters
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification preferred or equivalent experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • In-house and/or top-tier law firm experience preferred; experience with/exposure to insurance defense helpful
  • Understanding of litigation motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial, and appellate procedures
  • Strong organizational, analytical, fact-finding, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a high volume of matters, work efficiently and proactively, take initiative, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and oversee multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic with a goal-oriented focus as well as flexibility to take on new areas of responsibilities               
Compensation and Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Expected Compensation

$72,000 - $198,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

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