Job Description

What’s Under the Hood

DriveTime Family of Brands is the largest privately owned used car sales finance & servicing company in the nation. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and Dallas, Texas, we create opportunities and improve the lives of our customers and our employees by placing a focus on putting the right customer, in the right vehicle, on the right terms and on their path to ownership.

The DriveTime Family of Brands spans across DriveTime, Bridgecrest and SilverRock. You can find us at the intersection of technology and innovation as we use our proprietary tools and over two decades of industry knowledge to redefine the process of purchasing, financing, and protecting your vehicle.

That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

DriveTime Needs a Corporate Counsel

Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime is the largest privately owned used car sales and finance company in the country. With more than 130 dealerships, 3 operations centers and 15 reconditioning centers across the nation, our 4,000+ employees are focused on getting the right customer in the right car, at the right terms. With over 25 years of industry experience, and our dedication to streamlining the purchase process, we're redefining what it means to buy and finance a used car.

As focused as we are on our customer, we take that same focus on finding the right talent for the right opportunities within our organization. All across the nation, from our Home Office and operations centers to our retail locations and reconditioning centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team!

That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?

In short, as the Corporate Counsel you will work on a dedicated team of legal professionals providing a wide array of legal and contract management services. You will provide transactional support, including reviewing, redlining, drafting, negotiating, formatting and managing obligations for a wide variety of agreement types. Additionally, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality support, tracking and reporting on relevant metrics, and helping to drive results as well as continuous improvements in quality and efficiency.

In long, our Corporate Counsel is responsible for:

  • Litigation matters, responding to customer demands and generally supporting the business.

  • Labor and employment guidance, and dispute resolution.

  • Consulting with and advising with business leaders in all areas.

  • Reviewing, advising, negotiating and drafting contractual agreements.

  • Providing support on marketing and public relations matters.

  • Assisting on corporate governance and Board of Director matters.

  • Providing support on internal and external audit matters.

  • Keeping informed of industry-specific regulations and ensuring that appropriate risk management strategies are in place.

  • Advising the company on and managing outside counsel for ongoing business and legal issues.

So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to talk and write with confidence, charisma and competence for a wide variety of audiences including management.

  • A mind for the details. Okay we know "detail-oriented" is on about every job description - but we really mean it!

  • Agile in a fast-past environment. We move, and we move quickly. Thriving in an environment that never stops, is a must.

  • Plays well with others. You will be working in a high-functioning team environment. We work together in order to win together.

  • Organization and time management skills in spades. You’ll be handling multiple projects and deadlines that will require you to prioritize then re-prioritize then re-prioritize again.

  • Constant Learner. You are always willing and looking to expand your knowledge and grow intellectually.

  • Quality decision maker. Good decisions are made based on knowledge. We’ll need you to gather all the facts and take them all into consideration when making decisions.

  • Rebel with a cause. You are always looking beyond the obvious for continuous improvement.

  • Master of multi-tasking. We are looking for someone that can handle multiple cases at once and feels comfortable juggling the work load.

  • Comfortable being uncomfortable. You will need the ability to get out of your comfort zone to expand your skillset.

The Specifics.

  • 5+ years of commercial legal experience in an in-house legal department or with a law firm.

  • General experience in litigation, labor and employment, and commercial contracts.

  • Client service focused with an excellent track record in previous client support/customer service engagements.

  • Legal practice focused on commercial transaction support.

Nice to have.

  • Experience in highly regulated industries and consumer regulated laws.

  • Experience with consumer finance litigation and regulatory enforcement.

  • Experience in IT contracts.

Anything Else? Absolutely.

DriveTime was awarded Top Companies to Work for in AZ by AZCentral.com for our great culture and one of the Best Places to Work in IT as awarded by PBJ. Essentially we offer a creative, transparent and fun environment since, well, we work here too. DriveTime was also voted the Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc 5000, and we aren’t slowing down anytime soon!

So What About the Perks? Perks matter.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.

  • 16 days of PTO and 6 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?

  • Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.

  • Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).

  • Game Room. Gimme a break - no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.

  • Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!

  • Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within. We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!

So What About the Perks? Perks matter

  • Medical, dental, and vision, oh my! DriveTime Family of Brands covers a sizable amount of insurance premiums to ensure our employees receive top-tier healthcare coverage.
  • But Wait, There’s More. 401(K), Company paid life insurance policy, short and long-term disability coverage to name a few.
  • Growth Opportunities. You grow, I grow, we all grow! But seriously, DriveTime Family of Brands is committed to providing its employees with every opportunity to grow professionally with roughly over 1,000 employees promoted year over year.
  • Tuition Reimbursement. We’re as passionate about your professional development as you are. With that, we’ll put our money where our mouth is.
  • Wellness Program. Health is wealth! This program includes self-guided coaching and journeys, cash incentives and discounts on your medical premiums through engaging in fun activities!
  • Gratitude is Green. We offer competitive pay across the organization, because, well money matters!
  • In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. So come early, take a break in your day or finish strong with a workout!
  • Give Us a Reason (or not), and We’ll Celebrate. Regardless of whether there is a holiday or not, we are finding ways to kick back and enjoy each other’s company outside of day-to-day work.
  • Smart-Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays. Not just lip service: we work hard, to play hard.
  • Company Driver. It’s one of the coolest perks of being who we are! We’ve got your insurance, maintenance, and cost of vehicle covered; you just keep gas in the tank.

Anything Else? Absolutely.

DriveTime Family of Brands is Great Place to Work Certified! And get this: 90% of our rockstar employees say they feel right at home here. We could spend a lot of time having you read about ALL our awards, but we’ll save time (and practice some humility) just naming a few others; Comparably Awards: Best Company for Diversity, Best Company Culture and Best Company Leadership, oh and don’t forget Phoenix Business Journal Healthiest Employers (okay, we’ll stop there)!

Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. DriveTime is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Buckle up for plenty of opportunities to grow in a professional, fun, and high-energy environment!

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