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Safety & Insurance Litigation, Special Matters, Senior Paralegal

Posted May 10
Full Time
On Site
San Francisco, California

About the Role

The Safety & Insurance Litigation team oversees and manages litigation and claims arising out of Uber's insurance policies. In doing so, the team works hand-in-hand with our insurance partners and outside counsel to drive solutions and innovate. The Safety & Insurance Litigation team also works across Uber's business teams to evaluate and manage risk. The team is currently searching for a Safety & Insurance Special Matters Paralegal to provide crucial support to in-house attorneys.

What You’ll Do

  • Consult and assist attorneys on specific case needs, particularly related to general liability litigation, including mass torts that Uber defends.
  • Respond to requests from outside counsel and insurers.
  • Review, analyze, and respond to tort litigation in the United States and Canada.
  • Perform complex data analytics in a time-sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Project manage across the Special Matters team to ensure matters are executed efficiently.
  • Identify and implement process, reporting, and document enhancements to improve workflow. Enhancements could include tracking systems and reporting templates.
  • Maintain resources for the team that identify and communicate the scope of projects, deadlines, and reporting.
  • Perform collection, processing, and analysis of collected ESI and delivered processed data and reports in a timely fashion.
  • Collect and prepare discovery documents for counsel (internal and external) review and production.
  • Analyze, issue spot, and escalate inquiries when necessary.
  • Perform file management, including fact investigation and preservation.
  • Analyze discovery for responsiveness, relevance, and objections.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of paralegal experience in either a defense firm or insurance company with file and portfolio management experience.
  • Experience with eDiscovery systems/tools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on general liability matters and mass torts is a plus!
  • Ability to review and organize litigation documents in complex legal matters.
  • Proven ability to track complex projects across the team and keep people focused on mission and deadlines.
  • The ability to juggle multiple projects at a time in an exciting, fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team to stay in sync and working independently to get the job done.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and highly collaborative with both business leaders and cross-functional partners, with a strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others.
  • Technical know-how with at least an intermediate level of computer skills, including a working knowledge of Google suite, Excel, Word, Adobe, Box and other web-based applications.
  • Self-motivation with a strong affinity for vision setting, strategic problem solving, and driving action.
  • Excellent business judgment and great communication skills.
  • Embody the highest standards of integrity, ethics, and accountability.

  • Enthusiastic about Uber and the opportunity to have a big impact!

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$110,000 per year - USD$122,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.

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.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.