Litigation Case Manager

New York, NY

Summary

The Litigation Case Manager will assist with the management of a heavy litigation docket that encompasses the complete range of a litigation life cycle.  Demonstrate expert competency in all paralegal functions including those related to case management, document collections and productions, deposition and witness interviews, court filings and trial coordination.

Responsibilities

  • Efficiently manage and balance a heavy case load and appropriately prioritize workload.  Supervise junior team members and assume responsibility for all paralegal workflow and work product.
  • Perform complex factual and legal investigations under attorney oversight, analyze data and present synopsis.
  • Coordinate and oversee document collections and productions.  Working alongside in-house E-Discovery team, ensure appropriate handling of electronic discovery materials and compliance with legal discovery obligations.
  • Lead paralegal teams on large, complex, and high-profile trials.  Oversee all aspects of the trial “war room.”
  • Establish strong working relationships with internal clients, as well as in house and outside counsel.
  • Interface with third party vendors on document review/production and trial related issues.
  • Establish and maintain best practices in processes that affect paralegal workflow.  Participate in beta testing of new databases and internal processes.
  • Active participation in activities aimed at improving the paralegal department as a whole, including training and mentoring junior colleagues and involvement with department initiatives.  Participation in biannual paralegal evaluation process.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience working on complex litigation matters.
  • Extensive trial experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Professionalism when handling confidential information.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Organizational skills that result in consistent volume and quality of output.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Expert in matter management systems including Relativity.
  • Ability to operate independently with limited attorney supervision.
  • Ability to effectively work with all levels of firm management, internal clients and outside counsel.
  • Ability to adapt to and support differing attorney and team work styles.

This is a hybrid role which requires in-office attendance in accordance with the schedule set forth by the department. A hybrid schedule is an essential function of this role.

Compensation

$95,000 – $140,000, nonexempt.  Our client offers competitive compensation and benefits packages.  The firm considers a number of factors when determining compensation, including, but not limited to, education, years of experience, levels of experience, competency levels and other relevant skills and qualifications.

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Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $95,000 - $140,000

Date Active: 2.25.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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