full time legal senior

Job Details

At Ally, we take the safety and health of our employees seriously. Related to COVID-19, Ally moved quickly and decisively to protect the health and well-being of our teammates, including instituting a work-from-home protocol in mid-March. We are continuing to hire during this time and are finding new and innovative ways to onboard new teammates remotely. Flexibility remains key as we approach the evolving situation. Our teams will continue to work-from-home until leadership, in coordination with governmental guidance and requirements, determine that it is safe to re-enter our facilities.

You can read more about how Ally is supporting our employees, customers, auto dealers and communities during this unprecedented time here.

Ally and Your Career

Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that's more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams and causes that are all... important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You're constantly evolving, so shouldn't your opportunities be, too?

The Opportunity

Ally seeks an intellectual, enthusiastic, and practical litigation attorney who displays an earnest love for the practice of law. The ideal candidate has significant experience litigating consumer, commercial, and class-action matters.

The position will require the attorney to provide a full range of legal advice and services, principally relating to management of litigation. The attorney will handle all aspects of case management and will be responsible for developing and executing effective strategies on a case-by-case basis and within the context of the overall docket.

The attorney will report to the Deputy General Counsel for Litigation and will be a member of the Ally Legal Staff. Some travel is required.

The Work Itself

  • Run and assist with the administration of a docket of lawsuits, subpoenas, investigations, and related matters.
  • Engage in all aspects of case management, including active oversight, direction, and partnership with outside counsel, matter budgeting, and case strategy.
  • Develop strategic responses to emerging trends in litigation and other risks involving Ally and the industry.
  • Lead key processes involved in litigation supervision, including e-discovery and document management, professional ethics, litigation reporting, and witness preparation.
  • Prepare and review pleadings, briefs, and discovery responses.
  • Collaborate with opposing parties.
  • Provide sound, timely, and practical legal advice.
  • Advise, counsel, and resolve pre-litigation matters.
  • Formulate effective and efficient resolution strategies to meet business objectives.

The Skills You Bring

  • J.D. from a top-tier law school.
  • Bar membership in good standing.
  • Four to six years of full-time legal practice, with a preference for in-house counsel and public company experience.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of consumer law and class-action procedures is preferred.
  • Specific experience in consumer-lending, deposit-banking, insurance, or broker-dealer law is a plus.
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Robust interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for the practice of law.
  • Proven track record to take initiative, innovate, and develop and implement solutions.
  • Sharp attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.

How We'll Have Your Back

Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally's total compensation - or total rewards - extends beyond your paycheck and is crafted to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including:

  • Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting.
  • Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs.
  • Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally and financially.
  • Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and child care discounts.
  • Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs.

Who We Are

Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly passionate about "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com.

Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

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