Litigation Paralegal

New Orleans, LA


Our client seeks a Senior Paralegal to assist the Labor and Employment practice group in all phases of the litigation process from the initial complaint to discovery through to trial and appeal.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Interact and liaise with clients and vendors


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of law firm experience assisting on Litigation matters
  • Strong written and organizational 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

This position may require periodic physical presence in Firm’s offices as business needs require. The actual salary offered will be based on a number of factors, including but not limited to the qualifications of the applicant, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: estimated up to $100,000.00 base salary, plus overtime and bonus

Date Active: 7.18.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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