Overview

Washington, DC

Summary

One of the nation’s largest law firms, providing a wide variety of legal services to clients throughout the United States and around the world from offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Boca Raton, New Orleans, Paris, London, Sao Paulo, Hong Kong and Beijing is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to assist Litigation lawyers and in all aspects of the department’s practice.

Responsibilities

  • Assisting attorneys in all phases of litigation including motion practice, discovery, trial and post-trial
  • Drafting documents/pleadings including: subpoenas, deposition notices, document requests and responses, interrogatories and responses, request for admissions, affidavits/affirmations, answers, notices, declarations and agreements
  • Coordinating e-filing and service process with the Managing Attorney’s office for federal/state court or judicial panels
  • Compiling, organizing and reviewing responsive and related production documents
  • Organizing, reviewing and managing all case documents including productions, depositions, exhibits, expert reports and e-mails in designated databases
  • Cite-checking, Shepardizing, Bluebooking and proofreading court filings and related position papers
  • Performing statistical and factual research and compiling data for analyses
  • Conducting background investigations of adversaries, arbitrators, judges and third parties
  • Reviewing, organizing and maintaining document productions, developing and conducting key word searches, drafting and maintaining privilege logs
  • Digesting/summarizing deposition and other transcripts including expert witnesses
  • Assisting in all phases of pre-trial activities including witness binders, organizing trial exhibits, coordinating witness attendance at trial, and coordinating the trial logistics
  • Attending and assisting at trial/hearings including: preparing and maintaining exhibits and demonstratives, tracking exhibits introduced and marked into evidence
  • Supervising junior paralegals as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least three to five years’ of law firm experience assisting on matters with large document productions [class actions]; AmLaw 100 background preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with litigation databases; familiarity with Relativity is a plus
  • Ability to quickly and proactively identify and analyze problems, develop solutions and deliver results
  • Ability to work well under pressure, in a team environment and handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Available to work considerable overtime when required, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as the ability to learn new software and applications

Salary: Competitive market compensation
Date Active: 2.9.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt