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Associate Director, Legal Noticing

Overland Park, KS

It's fun to work at a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!


The Assistant Director, Legal Noticing will support the Director of Legal Noticing and other leadership, and will be responsible for drafting declarations, notices, and other documents.  The role provides an excellent leadership position on the sales and legal noticing teams and will immerse the candidate into the legal requirements associated with providing notice and administration for class action cases and settlements.  Above all else, the job requires strong writing and communication skills, and superb attention to detail.


Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage client relationships while working alongside legal noticing leadership.
  • Review class action settlement agreements, court orders, notices, and other court documents to identify issues that may impact providing legal notice or administration.
  • Develop expertise specific to class action legal noticing, including familiarity with federal and state court rules, applicable case law, and other legal requirements and trends regarding legal noticing.
  • Be the primary drafter of detailed legal notices, ensuring compliance with applicable rules and legal documents, and review notices drafted by outside counsel and provide feedback and identify any issues.
  • Draft and proof declarations for filing with courts, and review and redline work product drafted by other team members.
  • Work with Epiq Client Services and media teams regarding stats and reconciliation of stats for mailing/opt-out counts, media plan metrics, etc.
  • Manage timelines and calendars.
  • Assist with managing team’s workload as needed.
  • Be a resource for the legal noticing team and project managers for questions regarding declarations, notices, and unique circumstances.
  • Assist with requests from clients/sales in support of new business opportunities (notice / claim experience, activity projections, etc.).


Requirements:

  • 4-year college degree required;
  • Law degree and 3-5 years legal experience required;
  • Experience with class action legal notice or administration requirements and processes preferred, but not required;
  • Possess a keen attention to detail;
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills;
  • Reliable and responsive and works well under pressure / deadlines;
  • Ability to manage shifting priorities;
  • Team player in a collaborative environment;
  • Works independently without the need for constant supervision; and
  • Willingness to be responsible for and own processes / tasks.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


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