Associate Litigation Counsel

Checkr

We are looking for a motivated and curious, solutions-oriented junior litigator to join our high-performing and highly collaborative legal department. Our team advises stakeholders across the company to help Checkr reach its business and fairness goals. As Associate Litigation Counsel, you will be a member of the Litigation and Compliance practice group, which works closely with Checkr’s internal teams and external counsel to manage litigation matters and execute litigation strategies in state and federal courts. You will also partner with internal teams to identify potential product or process improvements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in managing/executing all aspects of litigation and other matters (e.g., subpoenas, demands) 
    • Conduct factual investigation, case analysis, exposure analysis
    • Review and revise pleadings and other litigation-related documents (e.g., declarations, motions, settlement agreements)
    • Help prepare witnesses for deposition
    • Attend depositions, hearings, and mediations
    • Conduct legal research as needed
  • Maintain case files and matter tracking systems 
  • Work with outside counsel to help formulate and execute nuanced litigation strategy 
  • Partner with team members and stakeholders to identify and implement product and process improvements
  • Develop an understanding of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and similar state laws and how they apply to Checkr products and services
  • Build cross-functional relationships to strengthen partnerships across the Company
  • Identify and manage techniques to increase the quality and efficiency of legal services 

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of substantive litigation experience
  • JD degree and state bar admission in good standing 
  • Interest and enthusiasm towards new technologies, software, and services
  • Knowledge of Fair Credit Reporting Act, employment laws, or criminal law is a plus, but not required
  • Experience defending clients in highly regulated industries with consumer products and services is a plus, but not required
  • You’re an educator – you can break down complicated laws and regulatory frameworks for non-lawyers 
  • You’re a skeptic – you’re passionate about understanding how things work, and the first answer you find is rarely enough
  • You’re a clear communicator – you give practical advice in a fast-paced environment
  • You’re flexible – you’re enthusiastic about learning and working on new subject matters
  • You have a great sense of humor – obviously

What you get

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Up to 25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

*The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is $109,820 – $148,580. 

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr
Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   
Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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