Litigation Counsel

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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30+ days ago

About Lime
Lime's mission is to realize a future for transportation that is shared, electric and carbon-free. As the world's leading provider of shared electric vehicles, Lime partners with cities to deploy electric bikes, scooters and mopeds to serve any trip under five miles. One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential Companies in 2021, Lime has powered more than 200 million rides in more than 150 cities across five continents, spurring a new generation of clean alternatives to car ownership. Learn more at

The Lime Legal Team is currently searching for a Litigation Counsel with expertise in general litigation, and experience in employment and personal injury defense.

We are seeking candidates located in Los Angeles, but the position will be remote.

What You'll Do

    • Management of outside counsel on personal injury defense with a primary focus on the US; collaboration with counsel outside of the US as needed
    • Work independently on analyzing claims in stages of pre-litigation, and litigation to effectively assess liability and damage exposure
    • Effectively negotiate settlements including all aspects of liability and damages
    • Recommend effective litigation strategies, including settlement, litigation, and reserve strategies
    • Set annual defense budgets and exposure reserves
    • Attend hearings and manage arbitrations and trials as needed
    • Review and revise motions drafted by outside counsel with some drafting required in house as needed
    • Participate in deposition preparation of lay and expert witnesses
    • Lead the collection of information internally and cross-functionally to respond to discovery
    • Conduct legal research, as needed
    • Manage support staff as needed
    • Provide advice and counsel to business on issues related to liability and damage assessment on personal injury

About You

    • Minimum 5 years of solid experience in litigating general liability claims; strong preference for candidates with experience in product liability and dangerous condition claims against public entities; candidates without the requisite experience will not be considered
    • Significant experience managing cases through pleadings, motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution, arbitration or trial
    • Solid case evaluation abilities, critical thinking skills
    • Mediation, discovery, motion practice experience required
    • Strong academic credentials
    • Bar admission in California
    • Experience with e-discovery practices
    • Excellent business judgment, communication, and interpersonal skills

What We Offer

    • Opportunity to revolutionize transportation in your hometown with the leader in urban mobility solutions
    • A position that offers a variety of career and resume building experiences at the intersection of product and operations
    • Work with a team of fun and motivated individuals
    • Competitive salary and benefits
    • Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainability
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s only the start. We want people with different backgrounds, abilities, identities, and mindsets to join us—not just to do great work, but to build a better, more representative world.