Posted on: May 3, 2019 | Job#: 277322

Employment Law Paralegal - Legal

Full-time | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

We seek an experienced paralegal to join a fun and collaborative legal team. You will be responsible for supporting the company's employment advice and litigation work, with attorney oversight. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter and team player who wants to develop expertise in employment law.
This role will report into the Employment Law team and work with business partners across the company and outside counsel. Coordinating communication among these teams and stakeholders will be an important and challenging responsibility of this role.

What you'll do

  • Manage litigation "Hold Memo" process on assigned charges and litigation and assist with electronic discovery.
  • Assist attorneys in conducting initial investigation of new litigation matters. Work with witnesses to explain the litigation process, the roles of Gap Inc. Legal and outside counsel, and "clear" witnesses for initial interviews by outside counsel.
  • Act as point of contact for Gap Inc. outside counsel regarding document and witness issues and manage the discovery process. Locate and provide documents, Company information and witness contact information as needed on an ongoing basis. Coordinate depositions and deposition preparation.
  • Maintain claims tracking systems and assist in management of claims' settlement administration.
  • Perform basic legal research, utilizing online research tools and Internet
  • Manage, oversee and track wage and hour claims from state and federal agencies, subpoenas, garnishments, store labor audits and Puerto Rico wrongful dismissal claims.
  • Review counsel advice, assess risk/benefit, and recommend course of action to in-house attorneys. Proactively identify and escalate potentially significant legal, business, and reputational risks

Who you are

  • 3+ years relevant experience in a law firm or law department
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, seek guidance and escalate appropriately, effectively manage time and projects, and handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly both orally and in writing
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and resourcefulness
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills with strong sense of accountability, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Solid command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • College degree required; paralegal degree/certificate preferred

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Indexfor the second year in a row.

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