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Associate Legal Specialist, Litigation
Capital One Financial McLean, VA

Associate Legal Specialist, Litigation

Capital One Financial
McLean, VA
Expired: April 17, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

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

Associate Legal Specialist, Litigation

The Legal Department's Litigation Team is seeking an entry level Associate to assist in managing litigation matters. The position will report to a lawyer responsible for managing Capital One's one or more of Capital One's litigation portfolios across the United States. This role will involve interaction with internal business associates and with internal and external legal counsel.

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing and analyzing litigation matters

  • Analyzing complaints, significant matters, motions, discovery, disputes, and fraud claims

  • Performing research to independently gather internal documents and information relevant to cases

  • Maintaining litigation case files, including pleadings, discovery, and correspondence

  • Supporting internal and external legal counsel in identifying relevant account information and developing litigation strategies

  • Managing interactions with external counsel and performing necessary research to respond to complaints, counterclaims and discovery requests

  • Working a high volume caseload, managing competing priorities, and meeting litigation deadlines

  • Working cases in an efficient and effective way to mitigate risk for the company

  • Working with internal legal counsel and/or business clients to improve existing business practices and procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 1 year of experience in either Google Workspace (formerly G Suite - Gmail and Google Docs and Drive) or Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a paralegal studies program or a 4-year undergraduate degree

  • 3.7+ GPA in completed program

  • Provide a stellar writing sample from a past project

  • 1 year experience in the legal field as a legal support associate

  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects, and meet deadlines under pressure

  • Capability to anticipate and resolve problems quickly and independently

  • Skilled in planning and execution of special projects during time-critical assignments

  • Decisive and direct, yet flexible in responding to the constant change of an organization

  • Enthusiastic, creative, and willing to assume increased responsibility

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

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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