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Legal Specialist Associate - Card Legal

Location: Richmond, Virginia; McLean, Virginia
Job ID R114163 Updated date 07/27/2021
West Creek 7 (12077), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Legal Specialist Associate - Card Legal

Job Description

The Legal Department’s Card Legal team is seeking an Associate to support a team of attorneys and legal specialists who advise Capital One's various lines of business on their loss mitigation objectives. The Associate will perform a broad range of task and project-oriented support, including review and research of internal and external loss mitigation related issues.  

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Manage Legal Matter intake process for various lines of business

  • Research, document, and resolve a wide variety of requests using independent judgment

  • Independently manage workload in an efficient manner

  • Identify and solve issues within scope and escalate to management when appropriate

  • Actively support and comply with team and department objectives

  • Assist with team administrative functions, special projects, and reporting

  • Work with management to identify and execute process improvements

  • May be trained to support multiple processes 

The successful candidate will have: 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple, simultaneous deadlines 

  • Sound judgment 

  • The ability to work both independently and as a team

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Proficiency in Google Suite

  • Ability to learn and navigate multiple platforms

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 1 year of experience in project management

  • At least 1 year of experience in administrative support

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience

  • Project management certification

  • 2 years of experience in project management

  • 1 year of experience in a law firm or legal department 

  • Paralegal certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.