Litigation and Investigations Counsel

Robinhood   •  

Menlo Park, CA

Industry: Finance & Insurance

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Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago

About the role

Robinhood's legal department is seeking a counsel to join the Litigation and Investigations practice group within its Legal Department. This role will report to the Head of Litigation and Investigations and will be responsible for end-to-end FINRA arbitrations and other customer litigation and related matters, assist with complex commercial litigation matters, conduct investigations, and respond to government inquiries.

In this role you will:

  • Assist in the management of commercial disputes, litigations, arbitrations, and investigations
  • Respond to subpoenas, civil investigative demands, and similar information requests
  • Coordinate discovery, including document collection and production
  • Oversee and manage outside counsel, as needed
  • Work closely with a litigation and investigations paralegal and/or e-discovery specialist to develop and implement e-discovery practices, policies and procedures; and assist with special projects as may be assigned

Some things we consider critical for this role:

  • Member of a US State Bar
  • JD from an ABA accredited law school
  • 3+ years of experience conducting regulatory and internal investigations, responding to regulatory investigations, and managing civil litigation in state and federal courts
  • Prior work experience at a top-tier law firm, in-house legal department and/or government agency
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams on time-sensitive litigation matters and investigations

Some things that would be amazing to have for this role:

  • Experience with financial services or working with financial services clients and technology startups
  • 4+ years in legal experience
  • Experience with alternate dispute resolution