Paralegal, High Exposure

Uber Whiting, IN 2019-01-10
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.
About the Role

Insurance for drivers and riders is a critical part of our business, and we are constantly innovating in this area. The Uber Legal Team is currently searching for an Insurance Litigation Paralegal, with experience in the insurance defense litigation, specifically in complex and high exposure claims and litigation. This role is based in Chicago, Illinois. Do you want to bring your expertise to Uber?

What You’ll D
  • Review, analyze, and respond to tort litigation in the United States and Canada
  • Perform complex data analytics in a time-sensitive and confidential nature
  • Consult and assist attorneys on specific case needs, particularly related to high exposure claims and litigation
  • Apply advanced knowledge of highly complex legal concepts to support team
  • Respond directly to requests from outside counsel and insurers
  • Analyze, issue spot, and escalate inquiries when necessary
  • Perform initial file management including fact investigation and preservation
  • Analyze discovery for responsiveness, relevance and objections
  • Review, categorize, organize, track, and maintain legal documents

What You’ll Need
  • 5+ years of paralegal experience in either a defense firm or insurance company
  • Experience working on high exposure claims and litigation
  • B.A./B.S. required, paralegal certificate preferred
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work both on a team and independently
  • 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
  • Experience working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to help out wherever needed
  • Enthusiasm about Uber!
Bonus Points If
  • E-Discovery background
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Querying skills using SQL
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