Chicago, IL, USA Req #10837
Saturday, January 16, 2021

Motivate LLC is looking to hire a highly organized and detail oriented Paralegal to join our growing team. In this role you will be able to tackle a combination of compliance, litigation and contract work. You will report into the Associate General Counsel and will be able to make a real impact as our team continues to grow and expand within the US.


About Motivate

Motivate is a best-in-class service operations and logistics company, delivering bike share services to some of the largest urban environments in the US. We operate in 8 markets across the U.S. including New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Washington D.C. and will serve over 1.5 million customers this year alone. Led by a group of urban visionaries and seasoned operations experts, our mission is to revolutionize the landscape of our cities. In an effort to completely transform the urban experience, Motivate is leading the way in making cities more accessible, healthier and sustainable. We operate and maintain safe and dependable systems that help make cities great by connecting individuals to the people and places they love.


We’re offering an opportunity to work with the most passionate, creative and proven team in this emerging, dynamic industry that is transforming cities around the globe.



·       Compliance

o   Review and evaluate compliance issues and concerns within the organization and ensure they are appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.

o   Lead audit process- Maintains a schedule for all operational audits and looks for evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, timeliness of response to compliance issue or lack of compliance with laws, government regulations, and management policies or procedures.

o   Consult with Legal Counsel, as needed, to resolve difficult legal compliance issues

o   Assist in preparing reports to management that detail the results of audits and recommended corrective action

o   Prepare, organize, store and retrieve compliance information

o   Attends compliance schools and information sessions to become knowledgeable and skilled in compliance requirements. Reports requirements to management and may train departmental heads in compliance processes, requirements and controls.

·       Litigation

o   Draft tender of claim notice to carrier/third-party

o   Tracking of litigation claims – deadlines and outside counsel billable hours/costs

o   Document subpoenas/ request for personnel records- management of business in production of documents, organize and review initial docs to be produced, and tracking of documents 

o   Legal holds- draft from template and track

·       Administrative / Contracts

o   Legal entity management- business licenses renewals

o   Initial draft or review and redlining of simple agreement types – NDA, Amendments, Vendor Work Orders

o   Oversee the administration of the contracts database


About You

·       You hold a bachelors degree from an accredited university or have equivalent work experience

·       You have at least 5 years of experience as an in house paralegal

·       You are an excellent communicator both verbally and in writing

·       You are extremely detail oriented and can efficiently manage multiple projects with competing deadlines

·       You are over organized and excel in project management

·       You thrive in a laid-back work environment where you can challenge the status quo and speak out about your ideas

·       You over communicate to those you work with and rarely miss a deadline

  • You don’t take things to seriously and are able to laugh at yourself
  • You take pride in work that directly impacts your community


Bonus Points

  • Love of biking and bikeshare
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Project Management Certification



Work Perks

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K Match
  • Opportunities for further education and training
  • Healthy Lifestyle Bonus
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Bikeshare membership (of course)
  • After work events and happy hours
  • Volunteer opportunities


The above description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities due to the nature of work performed to accomplish Motivate's mission. Motivate is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy or any other legally protected status under applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law, as well as individuals who need an accommodation because of pregnancy. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the application process, please contact [the Human Resources Department or the hiring manager].

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Chicago, IL, USA