Overview

San Francisco, CA

Supervisor

Assistant Managing Attorney

Summary

The IP Case Manager will be a part of the Managing Attorney Office Services department and will work closely with attorneys and other case team members on the firm’s IP litigation cases to deliver best in class services to clients.  Our IP practice consists of complex cases that requires significant collaboration and communication with the attorneys and litigation support staff.  The IP Case Manager is an essential member to various case teams and the department.  This position requires significant experience with IP litigation protocols and procedures, management experience in an ever changing and fast paced environment and requires experience managing high volume litigation cases/case teams.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all IP cases from the pre-suit investigation through trial phases
  • Coordinate and communicate efficiently and effectively with the attorneys, legal analysts, litigation assistants and other support staff professionals to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner
  • Delegate assignments as it relates to the IP process, manage the timeline and ensure deadlines are met
  • Manage/determine if additional resources and time are required for the successful completion of tasks; confer with lead attorneys on case budget when necessary
  • Establish and develop protocols, procedures, and work product templates to ensure cases are managed and organized
  • Provide training/guidance, and mentorship to legal analysts and litigation assistants in all aspects of their duties during litigation: discovery, depositions, trial prep and final trial
  • Establish and manage the infrastructure and organization for all case files in preparation for drafting motions, expert reports, depositions, and trial
  • Coordinate with the e-Discovery team to being the process of document review, document production, and database maintenance
  • Manage all aspects of discovery, including, the organization, management, collection, and production of electronic discovery
  • Manage all aspects of pre-trial and trial assignments: creating workflows and templates in preparation for motions, deposition designations, witness and exhibit selection and preparation, prepare and maintain a virtual war room, create and maintain trial task list to ensure efficiency, assist with witness and cross examination processes etc.
  • Develop and facilitate all IP training sessions
  • Manage and maintain the Department IP Support Page and Training Library 

Requirements

  • A. from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal or IP case manager
  • Working knowledge of civil litigation in California Federal and State Courts, legal procedures, terminology, and court rules
  • Experience with Relativity, CaseMap Suite, and Trial Director preferred
  • Trial experience is required
  • Possess strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to details and accuracy
  • Proactively follow through and demonstrate ability to anticipate and address business needs
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and self-motivation with a desire to take initiative
  • Possess excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, with an ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism, diplomacy, and confidentiality in interactions with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze and efficiently present significant amounts of information
  • Highly adaptable to a fluid and ever-changing work environment
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office preferred

Salary: Highly competitive merit based compensation
Date Active: 6.10.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt