New York, NY


The Manager of Litigation Paralegals is responsible for hiring, training and managing the work allocation of Paralegals and other administrative staff within the Firm’s Litigation Support department.


  • Oversees Paralegal operations to ensure effectiveness in providing support to the Litigation department;
  • Maintains effective relationships with paralegal teams and attorneys to constantly improve internal relationships and communication;
  • Works closely with Human Resources on the recruiting process and suggests enhancements to our processes;
  • Collaborates with the Human Resources department on personnel related issues and to counsel paralegals on work performance;
  • Works closely with the Corporate Paralegal Manager on developing, proposing and implementing Paralegal policies and procedures, as needed, to ensure consistency across departments;
  • Manages the status of cases and assignments with Case Managers, and ensures work allocation within teams;
  • Manages the orientation and training program for the new Litigation Paralegals;
  • Analyzes data regarding Paralegals’ hours and work allocation between teams;
  • Manages the department’s timecard approval process;
  • Oversees all aspects of performance, including financial performance, of Litigation Paralegals;
  • Prepares the annual budget and exercises cost control;
  • Communicates with the Firm’s lawyers, including Partners, to meet the needs of clients;
  • Supervises the Litigation Translator;
  • Conducts annual performance evaluations and salary administration;
  • Coordinates with the Events and Conference Services team for aspects of trial site set up and administration, including personnel arrangements for the trial site to work effectively and efficiently; and
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 7+ years of experience in a managerial role in a law firm, preferably in litigation support, in a practice with complex litigation;
  • Must have a strong understanding of complex litigation and the Firm’s litigation practice;
  • Strong managerial skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and high standards of judgment and discretion;
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple matters at a time; and
  • Ability to work additional hours, as needed.

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 1.6.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt