Senior Paralegal, Litigation



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

At Coinbase, our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people. We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto. Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture. We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world.

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy. You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there.
  • You’re never tired of learning. You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3.0.
  • You appreciate direct communication. You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener - because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other. You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow.
  • You can pivot on the fly. Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too. What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you. You’re not looking for a boring job.
  • You have a “can do” attitude. Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines. Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission.
  • You want to be part of a winning team. We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone.

This is a brief paragraph about your team and/or the role. We are seeking a senior US-based litigation paralegal who can support our litigation team. You will be working in a cutting edge and fast paced environment, where disruptive technologies and unconventional thinking are the norm. The successful candidate will also assist with international litigation, regulatory matters, and responding to third-party requests. This position is remote and will report to our Director, Associate General Counsel, Litigation, and will support our U.S. Consumer Litigation, International Litigation, and Commercial Litigation teams.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Maintain matter tracking information for a high volume docket in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Partnering with Legal Operations to build better processes and tooling to support the Litigation team’s case load.
  • Assess matter deadlines and be relied on to calendar deadlines accurately.
  • Maintain organized case files and team calendar.
  • Helping recruit and lead a team of in-house and contracted paralegals to support the Litigation team.

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience as a paralegal
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented.
  • You are passionate about finding ways to work smarter, not harder.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, rapidly scaling company.
  • You are a quick learner: you don’t get flummoxed by new tools or processes.
  • You are passionate about our mission.

Nice to haves:

  • AAA arbitration experience or experience with consumer arbitrations.
  • Experience working on matters in federal and state court litigation in California.
  • Experience helping in-house legal departments respond to a high volume docket of third-party requests and subpoenas.
  • Experience with class action litigation.
  • Experience with GSuite, Jira, and Salesforce.
  • Experience working at other tech, Fintech, or crypto companies.
  • Is passionate about crypto, our business, and our products.

Position ID: P58067

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range as detailed below. Full time offers from Coinbase also include target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
Pay Range:
$153,000$180,000 USD

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