Legal Operations Project Manager
Location: 4199 Campus Drive, 9th Floor, Irvine, CA
Job Posting Location - City, State:
Irvine, CA
Job Posting Location - Street:
4199 Campus Drive, 9th Floor
Work Type:

Description & Requirements

Come join our family at In-N-Out Burger! 

In-N-Out Burger has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Legal Operations Project Manager with our Legal team, based in our Irvine, CA* location.  This individual will report to the Deputy General Counsel and is responsible for the planning, monitoring and controlling; and closing of projects that involve the Legal Department.   

*This position is full-time, in-office only

General Responsibilities
  • Manage high-priority and high-impact internal projects and external development projects by communicating with vendors and their Project Managers, ensuring our internal team’s ability to execute the project, and understanding/creating all documents necessary for external work (NDA, SOW, RFI, RFP, Change Orders, etc.)
  • Plan and organize projects that have moderate business value from start to completion, including coordinating the needs of multiple customers and many stakeholders
  • Responsible for managing tasks and communicating effectively to all members of the project until it reaches the support phase
  • Understand and drive project timelines, resources, and scope from project kick-off
  • Work closely with the Legal Team to identify issues they will need to account for or areas in which they will need to lend their support
  • Communicate any issues, roadblocks, or scope creep to necessary parties
  • Responsible for coordinating/leading meetings, updating the project’s progress using various mediums (email, Slack, Asana, Jira, M365, etc.), and prioritizing work based on the customer’s needs
  • Help develop rollout materials and design presentations for update meetings/training with the Legal Team and customers
  • Maintain internal labor budgets while working closely with vendors to monitor monetary budgets and provide recommendations to help increase efficiency and eliminate waste
  • Help identify and assess potential risks and issues within the program, developing and implementing mitigation strategies
  • Maintain document retention guidelines, legal hold database, and related systems (i.e. e-discovery administration, managing legal holds; and document collections and review)
  • Assist with E-filing in state and federal court; and docketing
  • Provide hands-on support in litigation technology toolsets for a variety of requests, including: case creation; field and coding layout creation; creation and support of document review and production workflows; privilege log design and management; complaint data and exhibit management
  • Coordinate (or perform if necessary) in-house data management activities such as data processing, loading into database applications, imaging and building production subsets
  • Assist with the management of external service providers and any required problem-solving or troubleshooting 
  • Help identify opportunities for improved use of technology or process to gain efficiencies and meet best practices
Work Schedule + Benefits 
  • Full-time position, Non-Exempt 
  • Pay Range is $37.00 - $42.00 per hour 
    The above represents the expected pay range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your experience and other job-related factors. 
  • Office Hours in Irvine, CA: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Department needs may call for occasional overtime   
  • Excellent Benefits, to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, FSA’s, 401(k)/Profit Sharing Plan, Adoption Assistance, Education Reimbursement, Supplemental Health Plans and Pet Insurance

  • 2-3 years’ minimum experience in Project Management; required  
  • Associate of Arts; required  
  • Basic legal knowledge preferred, but not required 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact professionally with all levels of management
  • Ability to understand items of some technical complexity and communicate details with developers, technical leads, Legal Team, and customers
  • General knowledge of industry-standard data processing specifications, exception handling, and other data assessment techniques; required 
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and other project management tools (i.e. Jira, Asana, etc.); required 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365; required 
  • Meticulous attention to detail and ability to perform tasks with accuracy and efficiency 
  • Proven history of providing outstanding customer service while proactively troubleshooting/problem-solving
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while remaining organized and efficient 
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work autonomously and independently, yet be an integral part of an overall team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and highly adaptable to constant change based on business objectives
  • Strong moral compass: ability to operate with integrity and professionalism when handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Highly adaptable with excellent time-management and follow-through skills

ABOUT In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder in Baldwin Park, California, and remains privately owned and operated. Under the direction of the Snyder family, the company has opened restaurants throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Texas, Oregon, Colorado and Idaho. In-N-Out Burger’s menu has remained the same since 1948, and we have maintained a simple philosophy – serve only the highest quality product, prepare it in a clean and sparkling environment, and serve it in a warm and friendly manner. We have built a reputation for fresh, made-to-order foods prepared and served by friendly, well trained Associates.