Senior IP Litigation Paralegal

Washington, DC


Our client seeks a Senior IP Litigation Paralegal to join their team in Washington, DC. Senior Litigation Paralegals have the technical skill and professional maturity to operate independently with minimal guidance from attorneys and primarily responsible for providing support during all phases of the litigation lifecycle.


  • Provide case management for patent litigation in federal district courts, appeals before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and actions before the U.S. International Trade Commission and Patent Trial and Appeal Board
  • Manage paper and electronic discovery process for all phases of discovery and trial preparation, including coordination of electronic and paper discovery, patent file histories, depositions, transcripts, and trial support for large-scale productions and reviews.
  • Prepare for and attend depositions and trial, including coordinating logistics, and preparing witness files and exhibits
  • Work with Litigation Support & E-Discovery Services and vendors on e-discovery and electronic productions, including assisting in the creation and management electronic databases, including loading, culling, searching, reviewing, tagging, coding, and generating productions and privilege logs
  • Draft certain motions and pleadings
  • Bluebook/Cite check, proofread, and assemble exhibits related to filing
  • Electronically file briefs or coordinate filing with Firm’s Managing Clerk or other designated personnel trained to e-file
  • Coordinate service of process and courtesy copies
  • Train and mentor junior paralegals


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of IP Litigation experience having helped managed and supervised with all facets of litigating Section 337 matters before the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • High level of proficiency with litigation support software and review platforms
  • Experience with USPTO inter partes review and re-examination proceedings
  • Proficient in electronic filings using CM/ECF system
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime, occasionally on short notice
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and all levels of personnel and handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment, while demonstrating initiative, diplomacy and tact when under pressure
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred


The expected annualized salary range for this position is $114,400-$135,000. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience and skillset of the candidate.

Our client offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, long-term care coverage, backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive firm-paid life insurance, AD&D, LTD, short-term medical benefits as well as 21 days of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) and 10 paid holidays each year. They provide generous parental leave and fertility benefits. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about our client’s many benefits and resources.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $114,400-$135,000

Date Active: 2.21.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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