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Sr. Counsel (Litigation)

Posted Jan 30
Full Time
On Site
Miami Beach, Florida

About The Opportunity

We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!

 

Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!

Location: New York City or Chicago

 

Hey! We’re Grubhub:

Grubhub is seeking a lawyer with commercial litigation experience in our Chicago or New York office. In this role, you will be responsible for advising internal clients and managing outside counsel in connection with commercial disputes and regulatory matters. The ideal candidate is a business-minded litigator who understands business objectives and helps balance legal risks under tight deadlines. This person is also a creative problem-solver, a self-starter with a great attitude, and a team player who is collaborative and yet comfortable making decisions. This position will report to our VP, Legal & Deputy General Counsel.

We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 320,000 restaurants nationwide. User-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart in the world of online food ordering. Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you're looking for a place that values relationships and embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–then Grubhub is the place for you!

 

Why Work For Us:

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships and embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!

 

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle:

  • Management of a fast-paced docket of commercial litigation and regulatory matters across a wide range of subject areas
  • Create litigation team strategy to manage Grubhub’s risk profile and docket in a business-friendly cost-effective manner
  • Help supervise outside counsel to effectively and efficiently support and defend Grubhub’s initiatives, including staffing, budgeting and compliance with outside counsel guidelines
  • Interact with government and regulatory authorities, including responding to inquiries from regulators and efficiently resolving investigations
  • Participate in discovery, witness preparation and document collection and report on the status of these workstreams to senior attorneys at critical junctures
  • Demonstrate an ability to issue-spot sensitive legal and business concerns within complex disputes, adjust frequently and meet demanding deadlines
  • Manage of team of litigation paralegals and legal support staff

 

You Should Have:

  • JD degree with very strong academic credentials
  • 8+ years’ experience as a litigator at a major law firm or in-house legal department
  • In-house experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience managing a team of attorneys or legal support staff
  • Exceptional communication skills, with an ability to work cross-functionally
  • Class action experience, including experience defending consumer class actions across a range of claims
  • Superior analytical and writing skills and excellent business judgment, with the ability to weigh both legal and business implications of decisions
  • Strong work ethic, organization skills and ability to multitask, prioritize, and follow through on numerous projects simultaneously
  • Must be a team player who is willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, growing company
  • Ability and desire to work autonomously
  • Member in good standing of the NY, IL, or comparable State Bar

 

And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO . Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k matching, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Compensation. You'll receive a great compensation package with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission, or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Free Meals. Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Fund. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them.

 

New York Salary Range: $176k-$229k

The Base Pay component of our Total Rewards package is based on a variety of factors including but not limited to: job responsibilities, location, experience and, education/certifications. In addition to the pay component, this role may be eligible for equity and benefits as part of the Total Rewards package. The Total Rewards package will be determined at the time a contingent offer is made.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to TalentAcquisition@grubhub.com and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  

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