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Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager - Work From Home Available

Company: Credit Acceptance Corporation
Location: Southfield
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Credit Acceptance is proud to be an award-winning company! Our history of excellence and growth has resulted in many exciting career opportunities. For the 7th year in a row, we have been named one of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our team members have created a world-class culture that promotes a positive workplace and drives us to succeed, making us one of the largest used car finance companies nationally.

Our Support teams work with multiple departments in a dynamic environment that promotes flexibility and autonomy, while offering the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of professionals. We work to comply with our company standards, exceed customer expectations and drive our Great Place to Work culture. Through the consistent delivery of quality services and understanding the needs of our business, we develop innovative improvements as we strive towards our company's Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals!

The purpose of this Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager position is to manage a portfolio of litigation, which could include disputes with consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties. This will include assessing new complaints and developing strategy to resolve them.

Outcomes and Activities:

  • This position will work from home. At a future date, occasional planned travel to an office location may be required.

  • Engage outside counsel and manage their work in accordance with Company expectations

  • Resolve pre-litigation disputes involving consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties

  • Perform legal research on assigned topics; provide counsel to the business; and, if necessary, draft Legal Position Papers on various topics

  • Support additional corporate legal requests

  • Assess the facts and law applicable to various disputes

  • Provide clear, concise and accurate guidance to the Company on how to respond to various disputes

  • Work closely with outside counsel to achieve the best possible outcomes

  • Periodic performance feedback from team members throughout the organization will be sought and will be considered when assessing your performance

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Be organized and capable of meeting all deadlines
  • Remain positive, professional, determined, calm and focused when faced with challenging situations
  • Be a quick thinker, with an ability to understand and interpret information promptly and effectively
  • Be self-driven, motivated to help and able to perform with minimal supervision in a team environment
  • Be receptive to ongoing feedback aimed at improving your performance for the purpose of helping the Company achieve its strategic goals
  • Possess and express a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Communicate clearly to all levels of the organization
  • Work independently and in a team environment

Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice law, with a minimum of 5 years of law firm litigation experience
  • Excellent professional and academic credentials
  • Have hands on litigation experience, including engaging in all aspects of written discovery, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, as well as trial or arbitration experience; and experience working directly with clients
  • Have excellent legal research and writing skills, including familiarity with Westlaw
  • Experience in some of the following areas: consumer finance law; debt collection; credit reporting; the Telephone Consumer Protection Act; commercial contract litigation; employment law; immigration law; or, arbitration

Targeted Compensation: Please contact the Recruiter for additional information.

This position is not currently open to individuals who require sponsorship now or in the future to work legally for Credit Acceptance, such as H-1b / H-4 or F-1 OPT visa holders.

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Our Company Values:

To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE in their work:

  • Positive: Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment.
  • Respectful: Value teamwork, share successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust.
  • Insightful: Make timely well considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn.
  • Direct: Communicate clearly and objectively; don't be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels.
  • Earnest: Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly.

Expectations:

  • Remain compliant with our policies processes and legal guidelines
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Attendance as required by department

Interested?

Does this position align with your career goals? Do you meet the required qualifications? Do our PRIDE values resonate with you? Perfect! We want to hear from you.

Advice!

We understand that your career search may look different than others. Our hiring team wants to make sure that this would be a fit not just for us, but for you long term. If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application!

P.S.

We have great details around our stats, success, history and more. We're proud of our culture and are happy to share why - let's talk!

Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Credit Acceptance is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment for all. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and value a culturally diverse workforce. We believe in ensuring all team members demonstrate mutual respect for one another. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected characteristics like age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

California Residents: Please click here for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) notice regarding the personal information Credit Acceptance may collect from you.

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