Stripe strives to build the best products and services helping entrepreneurs around the world to grow their businesses. We work on complex technical and legal problems every day, and we're looking for a versatile attorney to help protect our growing business. This role will help develop and drive processes for handling disputes and litigation in a manner that aligns with our values.
In this role you will:
assist with escalations from our our Risk and User Operations teams;
help define and execute on a global strategy for managing merchant disputes, pre-disputes, collections, litigation, and pre-litigation; and
work on a wide variety of matters that will requiring decisive, thoughtful decision making in a fast-moving environment.
To be considered for this role, you must have:
at least 6 years of experience working in litigation, pre-litigation and other contentious matters;
admission to practice in at least one US state (preferably California);
a creative, business-minded approach to problem-solving and dispute resolution; and
a strong understanding of how to operationalize and scale processes;
excellent project management skills and ability work well on both long- and short-term projects.
The person we want to hire for this role will also be:
an exceptionally hard worker, capable of getting things done, even if means working well outside of normal business hours;
decisive and having excellent judgment, and capable of making smart decisions in the face of ambiguity and imperfect information;
a terrific communicator, adept at working with engineers, business teams, and colleagues to make complex concepts clear;
passionate about Stripe's mission of helping businesses grow and thrive.