LITIGATION PARALEGAL - BG11
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
A mid-level litigation paralegal with work experience gained at Amlaw 100 firms or specialized litigation boutique law firms working on complex litigation, investigation, and/or arbitration matters. Working with more senior paralegals and/or attorneys, perform all elements of litigation case management, including document and file management, case calendaring, discovery support, and trial prep and logistics activities. On a case-specific basis, coordinate and oversee the tasks of more junior paralegals and other support staff as needed. Interact with outside entities (e.g. courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors and other law firms) to coordinate activities as needed in support of assigned cases. Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by attorneys; conduct legal research under attorney supervision.
At least 2 years work experience as a litigation paralegal in an Amlaw 100 firm or suitable specialized litigation or other dispute resolution firm. Experience with all stages of litigation, including use of current e-discovery database tools, modern e-filing practices, and trial preparation activities required; experience working at trial or arbitration proceedings preferred. Ability to communicate (both written and verbal) with individuals at all levels of the firm in an appropriate and professional manner; strong service orientation, sense of accountability and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks simultaneously; work equally well as part of a team in both a leadership and subordinate role; and excellent organizational skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Proficient with cite-checking and Bluebook rules preferred. Available for overtime work and reasonable business travel as needed. BS/BA from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred. Paralegal certificate preferred.
$65,000+ depending on experience
9:00 am – 5:30 pm
SENIOR LITIGATION PARALGAL - BG11
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
An experienced, career-track Litigation Paralegal with substantial work experience in AmLaw 100 firms or specialized boutique law firms who will contribute as lead paralegal on large, complex cases and provide instruction and informal mentorship to junior paralegals
at the Firm. Perform all elements of litigation case management, including file management, case calendaring, discovery, and trial activities. Utilize existing systems and procedures and/or establish new procedures to facilitate the organization and retrieval of documents by and for the attorneys on the case team. Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by attorneys; conduct legal research under attorney supervision. Provide formal and/or informal guidance and training to more junior paralegals regarding firm and litigation procedures and best practices.
Minimum 5 years work experience as a Litigation Paralegal in an Amlaw 100 firm or a specialized litigation practice firm. Experience with all stages of litigation, including intake, discovery, and trial. Experience with Section 337 investigations conducted by the U.S. International Trade Commission a plus. Experience preparing for and attending trials, arbitrations, and hearings. Experience coordinating trial/arbitration logistics, including negotiating for work space, setting-up remote office space, and coordinating with vendors. Experience developing and maintaining processes to collect, store, and maintain paper and electronic case files. Strong sense of accountability and attention to detail. Familiarity with USITC Electronic Document Information System (EDIS) preferred. Experience using e-discovery databases (e.g. Concordance, Relativity, Ringtail). Experience using litigation support
software for managing files and transcripts preferred (e.g. LiveNote, CaseMap, COVinteractive, etc.). Proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Proficiency using LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Adobe Acrobat in a legal setting. Proficient with cite-checking and Bluebook rules. Must be available for overtime work and
travel as needed. BS/BA from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred. Paralegal certificate preferred.
Washington, DC - Hybrid
Open depending on experience.
9:00 am – 5:30 pm