Witness & Discovery Specialist - Southern California

Capital One
Los Angeles, California, United States
Nov 30, 2022
Dec 30, 2022
Full Time
Los Angeles Downtown Cafe (61026), United States of America, Los Angeles, California

Witness & Discovery Specialist - Southern California

The Company:

Capital One, a Fortune 500 company and one of the nation's top 10 banks, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Our goal is to create one of the nation's great banks, and we have the necessary ingredients: a strong balance sheet, resilient businesses, a massive customer franchise, strong analytical capabilities, and great people. We nurture a work environment where people with a variety of thoughts, ideas and backgrounds, guided by our shared Values, come together to make Capital One a great company - and a great place to work.

The Role:

The Witness & Discovery Specialist will provide witness testimony for collection litigation matters involving Capital One's credit card portfolio. Additionally, specialists will be expected to provide research and/or process support for business functions. This role will involve extensive travel for witness appearances at trials, depositions, settlement conferences, and hearings. The role will also involve a significant amount of interaction with internal and outside legal counsel, as well as customers and/or opposing counsel.

Job responsibilities:
  • Appearing at trials, hearings, and settlement conferences to authenticate account records and provide testimony regarding customer accounts
  • Reviewing and analyzing account documents and legal pleadings to prepare for testimony
  • Completing basic factual research including independently locating and gathering internal documents such as customer account documents, system notes, and information required to support collection litigation and, if necessary, providing required testimony
  • Interaction with outside counsel, opposing counsel and/or customers
  • Research and process support for Customer Resiliency projects
  • Review of discovery responses for accuracy and completeness

The successful candidate will have:
  • An interest in law
  • Experience with an in‐house legal department or law firm
  • Understanding of litigation pleadings and procedures in state or federal courts
  • Solid written and oral communication skills with the ability to persuade others to action
  • Solid research skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage multiple, simultaneous deadlines
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work independently with limited direction on complex tasks
  • This is a remote 'work from home' position based out of the Southern California area.
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% air travel and 60-70% local travel

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 1 year experience with financial and consumer protection laws
  • At least 1 year experience performing legal research
  • At least 1 year experience with courtroom proceedings

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1+ years experience reviewing discovery
  • 2+ years experience working with an in-house legal department or in a law firm
  • 2+ years experience with financial and consumer protection laws
  • 2+ years experience performing legal research
  • 2+ years experience with courtroom proceedings

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

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

Los Angeles (incl. Newport Beach), California: $81,480 - $96,128 for Legal Specialist Associate

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

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

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, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, 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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