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Corporate Paralegal

Rover

Rover

Legal
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024
Who we are:
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We believe everyone deserves the unconditional love of a pet—and at Rover, our mission is to make it easier to experience that love. Founded in 2011, the Rover app and website connect dog and cat parents with loving pet sitters and dog walkers in neighborhoods across the US, Canada, and Europe. We empower our community of trusted pet sitters and dog walkers to run their own pet care businesses on Rover with the tools and security of a global company to back them.
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, we work closely with our teams in Barcelona, San Antonio, Spokane, and remote locations. We’ve got a reputation for being a great place to work, having been named among the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Seattle Business Magazine and Washington’s Best Workplaces in the Puget Sound Business Journal. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies.
At Rover, our furry coworkers are just as important as our human ones—and we wouldn’t have it any other way. Along with making the joys of pet parenthood more accessible, we’re committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community of pet people—and that starts with our employees.
This is a hybrid position that currently has the minimum expectation to work out of our downtown Seattle headquarters one day per week on Thursdays.
Who we're looking for:
Rover is looking for a Paralegal to join our busy and collaborative legal team working out of our Seattle headquarters. We’re seeking a highly motivated Paralegal with a litigation or regulatory background to make an impact.
The ideal candidate will be resourceful, curious, and passionate about getting things right, while also maintaining flexibility and a sense of humor. We want someone who won’t hesitate to share their perspective and ideas, and is interested in exploring process improvements and new ways of doing things. The position will report to our Director, Corporate Counsel, but will regularly partner with other lawyers and legal professionals on the team, as well as internal business clients.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for litigation and regulatory proceedings, including handling discovery, investigating factual and legal questions, reviewing briefing and helping evaluate arguments, and overseeing the issuance of legal holds and related processes
  • Communicate with outside lawyers to seek guidance, share information, or discuss strategy
  • Investigate and draft responses to inbound document or information requests from third parties, including civil and criminal subpoenas, data requests from EU and UK public authorities, and regulatory inquiries
  • Oversee, coordinate, and draft responses to state agency benefits inquiries
  • Partner with our Trust & Safety team concerning background checks
  • Assist with other legal projects as needed

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4+ years of paralegal experience (law firm or in-house)
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Strong track record of initiative and problem-solving
  • Solid organizational, time management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and internal partner relations skills
  • Exemplary record of trust, integrity, and confidentiality
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment

Nice to have:

  • Working knowledge of some or all of the following: insurance, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation systems, data privacy laws and the Stored Communications Act
  • Experience or interest in providing testimony in small claims court, regulatory hearings, or similar settings — help us put our best paw forward
  • Creativity and a passion for back-and-forth brainstorming
  • An appetite for learning about Rover’s business and digging into details to become a subject matter expert

Benefits of Working at Rover.com

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k
  • Flexible PTO
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs) and free catered lunches semi-monthly
  • Regular team activities performed in-person and virtually

Compensation:

  • In the greater Seattle area the first year salary range is $77,001-$99,235. Additionally, Rover offers benefits to full-time employees.
  • The cash compensation offered for this role will be dependent on the candidate's experience, qualifications, skills and abilities as demonstrated in the interview and hiring process.
Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are committed to work with you to look for reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.