Litigation Counsel Jobs in San Francisco, CA at DoorDash
Title: Litigation Counsel
Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary: $100K — $150K *
About the Role
DoorDash is seeking a talented attorney with deep experience in commercial dispute resolution to join our growing legal team. The Litigation Counsel will be responsible for handling a broad portfolio of risk management issues. Candidates should have a strong attention to detail, be execution oriented, have strong business acumen, superior analytical and writing skills, and should be enthusiastic, well organized, and a team player. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, and a healthy dose of humor and humility are also essential. This attorney will report directly to the Head of Litigation.
You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…
Own a broad portfolio of litigation and pre-litigation matters in a wide range of practice areas and in numerous jurisdictions across the country.
Take a hands-on approach to all facets of litigation, including responding to subpoenas and discovery requests, drafting and revising legal briefs, interviewing witnesses, preparing witnesses for testimony, and negotiating and drafting settlements.
Manage all aspects of outside counsel relationships, including staffing, litigation strategy, work product, and budgets.
Advise business partners to proactively address and resolve potential disputes while supporting business objectives.
Devise scalable processes and procedures to help support a rapidly-growing business.
We’re excited about you because
You have a J.D.
You have 4+ years of broad litigation experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house, handling complex commercial litigation, including class action litigation, alternative dispute resolution and pre-litigation disputes.
You’re familiar with e-discovery issues, including document retention policies and procedures; collection, review, and production of documents; and third party subpoena compliance.
You’re able to craft legal solutions in novel ways, provide practical advice and properly balance risks and business reward.
You have strong organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-moving, quickly-changing environment, both collaborating as a team and working independently.
You’re an outstanding communicator, both orally and in writing with the ability to advocate for a position while maintaining an open-minded approach.
You have a positive attitude (no task is too big or too small!)
You get bonus points for…
Prior in-house experience at a technology or sharing economy company.
Experience with employment law, intellectual property and/or consumer class actions.
Valid through: 9/29/2020
DoorDash is an on-demand restaurant delivery service. DoorDash was founded in 2013 by Stanford students Andy Fang, Stanley Tang and Tony Xu. A Y Combinator-backed company, DoorDash is one of several recently founded technology companies aiming to use logistics services to offer food delivery from restaurants on-demand. Its competitors include Tapingo, Postmates, GrubHub, Caviar (acquired by Square, Inc.), grocery delivery services like Instacart and other food startups. DoorDash launched in the South Bay of San Francisco in 2013 and has expanded to Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, and most of the San Francisco Bay Area in addition to several other markets. DoorDash has raised nearly $60 million over several financing rounds from investors including SV Angel, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. DoorDash was valued at $600 million in 2015 during a round of funding. On November 6, 2015, In-N-Out Burger filed a lawsuit against DoorDash claiming trademark infringement and unfair competition.