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Senior Legal Specialist

Capital One


Location:
Richmond, VA
Date:
05/29/2017
Job Code:
capitalone2-R24116
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Company Capital One

Job Title: Senior Legal Specialist

JobID: capitalone2-R24116

Location: Richmond, VA, 23261, USA

Description: West Creek 7 (12077), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia



At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.



Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.



Senior Legal Specialist



The Litigation Group of the Legal Department is seeking a highly-motivated, experienced litigation specialist to assist in investigating and managing significant litigation matters in Capital One’s Intellectual Property portfolio. This role requires rock-solid problem solving, strong communication skills and the ability to independently investigate legal matters. This Senior Litigation Specialist will be part of the team managing patent, restrictive covenant, trade secret and trademark litigation and will be directly responsible for investigating and managing restrictive covenant and trade secret matters. This position will report to the Managing Attorney for Capital One’s Intellectual Property litigation team.



Job responsibilities will include:



+ Reviewing and analyzing incoming litigation matters

+ Independently gathering internal documents and information relevant to litigation matters

+ Independently investigating potential intellectual property matters, including initial review of electronic documents, conducting interviews and consulting with counsel

+ Drafting matter-related correspondence

+ Maintaining litigation case files, including complex civil cases and investigations

+ Working with internal and outside legal counsel in developing litigation strategies

+ Partnering with legal counsel and business clients to improve existing business practices and procedures

+ Coordinating priorities and deadlines with outside counsel

+ Assisting with reporting provided to Legal leadership, business partners, regulators, and auditors

+ Assisting with development of strategic team initiatives



Basic Qualifications:



+ At least 2 years of paralegal experience with an in-house legal department or law firm OR At least 2 years of experience conducting legal investigations

+ High School Diploma, GED, Equivalent Certification, OR military experience



Preferred Qualifications:



+ 4-6 years of paralegal experience with an in-house legal department or law firm, with preference for a background in IP litigation, or 4-6 years of experience leveraging eDiscovery tools or other technologies to conduct investigations

+ Thorough understanding of litigation pleadings and procedures in state and federal courts

+ Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to persuade others to action

+ Expertise with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Serengeti

+ Experience with Office 365, Skype and other collaboration tools

+ Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage multiple, simultaneous deadlines

+ Ability to work effectively in teams and independently with limited direction on complex tasks

+ Corporate or government in-house legal experience

+ Paralegal certificate



**At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.**



At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               


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