Senior Project Managers
Litigation (remote to start)

 

LOCATIONS: New York, New York | Los Angeles, CA | San Francisco, CA | Seattle, WA

COMPANY: Global Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $155,000 plus performance-based bonus

BENEFITS: Rated one of the city’s best employers to work for multiple years in a row, Generous vacation package, retirement plan – plus match, Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage, Life and AD&D Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, and more!

 

OVERVIEW:

Seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to develop and execute strategic litigation plans. Ensures quality and timely delivery of project deliverables for internal and external clients. Must have project management experience, including process enhancement and effective modeling and evaluation. Define, enhance and standards, methodologies and tools used throughout the firm. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Oversee the process and responsibilities of large and complex litigation projects 

  • Motivated to gain engagement to successfully drive and enforce project activities, key deliverables and KPI’s

  • Guide and support partners and lead associates in defining matter scope and project approach; determine staffing needs and manage workflow, while adapting to shifting priorities

  • Capture legal requirements and explicit and implicit client requirements/preferences

  • Design project approach accordingly; enforce process and project protocol

  • Organize and manage streamlined and cost-effective support model; engage and direct paralegals, litigation support, attorneys, partners and other staff on project activities

  • Propose solutions to balance expectations and manage scope throughout project delivery; guide solutions and project decisions

  • Compile executive summaries and status reports for attorney and client review

  • Draft and present status reports and provide timely updates to client team partners on potential areas for improvement; engage with key stakeholders to ensure potential issues are addressed

  • Organize and manage matter review process for key matters; establish practice area best practices through discussions with partners and review of successes and areas of improvement; encourage application of best practices on future projects

  • Identify future needs and opportunities for service delivery; lead analysis and design workshops;

  • Brainstorm and execute continuous improvement methods

  • Establish and maintain project forms and templates; oversee appropriate usage firmwide

  • Evaluate, monitor and report on costs and fees of ongoing large projects and assist with budget revisions, tracking and guidance

  • Create and maintain budget procedures for select clients; facilitate communication surrounding budget changes 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 5+ years of project management experience 

  • MBA or JD preferred 

  • Experience leading complex litigation projects and managing a multi-disciplinary team of legal professionals and clients 

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; with the ability to engage directly with senior leadership on strategy and execute evolving projects goals firm-wide with diplomacy 

  • Able to effectively convey solutions to cross-functional department teams

  • Deep understanding of legal project management framework and goal setting and achieving

  • Able to integrate and synthesize information from multiple teams and workstreams in order to analyze complex issues, mitigate risk, and solve problems

  • Excellent organizational, time management and decision-making skills

  • Sharp attention to detail in executing and reviewing work products

  • Exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential matters 

  • Possess highly developed organization, writing, analytical, presentation and communication skills

  • Knowledge of extranets or other collaborative project management tools, Visio, Excel, and financial systems and reports

 

CONTACT

 

Mary Suneetha
Managing Director

New York, NY 10017

 

Resume Submission Link

 

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Litigation Case Manager

Litigation Paralegal or Case Management Experience Required

Top AM Law Firm

 

LOCATION: New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS $85,000 to $95,000 base and well-paid overtime, Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, vacation and sick/personal days, transit, paid holidays, 401K, and more in one of America's most respected international law firms. All firm amenities. Noted firm culture and work environment. Exceptional career stability and security.

THE FIRM:  Large Multinational Law Firm

 

SUMMARY:

 

Prominent U.S. multinational law firm, noted as a "Best Employer" is seeking an experienced individual to fill a respected Litigation Case Manager position in our New York office. The firm is noted internationally as being devoted to the resolution of complex commercial disputes. The firm serves clients in significant, disputed matters that involve substantial dollar or business exposures, cutting-edge legal issues or significant policy questions. The partners, consultants, and associates of the firm have been trained at the finest law schools and business schools in the country.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Assist with the preparation and court filing of pleadings and other court papers, as needed.

  • Assist with preparation for interviews, depositions, hearings, trials and/or client meetings

  • Proofread briefs, memoranda of law, opinions and other documents

  • Perform cross-reference and defined terms checks, as needed

  • Pull cases, shepardize briefs and assist with and coordinate cite-checking

  • Able to perform non-legal research using various research tools, Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, SEC/EDGAR and other systems

  • Update attorney and case/deal team binders

  • Able to assist partners, associates and other legal assistants across practice areas and different departments

  • Manage collection, review and production of client data; act as liaison with attorneys, consultants and opposing counsel

  • Ensure case files are complete and docketing deadlines are maintained at all times

  • Perform all functions required to handle in-house productions via cloud based document review Software.

  • Assist attorneys with gathering facts, constructing case timelines, preparing witness interview and deposition materials, and drafting privilege logs

  • Prepare and coordinate transmittal of case materials to experts

  • Assist with filings, preparation for oral arguments and hearings, and motion practice

  • Prepare and assist at trial; manage trial exhibits and trial software

  • Manage budget and provide cost analysis of file maintenance, document review and production of deposition and trial materials

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 3 years experience as a litigation paralegal or related case management experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Proficiency in NetDocuments, Relativity, Concordance, or similar litigation records management, document review, or trial presentations software

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Superior planning, organizational, interpersonal and oral communication including providing group presentations

  • Ability to work on the development of a project with clearly defined deadlines and tasks

  • Frequent (paid) overtime and some travel required

  • A person with litigation paralegal or case management experience seeking career growth, stability and security with a prominent law firm will find this to be an exceptional career opportunity.

 

CONTACT

 

Mary Suneetha
Managing Director

Filcro Legal Staffing

New York, NY  10017

 

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Litigation Paralegal

 

Location  New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan

Hours  9:00AM – 5:00PM

The Firm  Large Multinational Law Firm

 

Salary & Benefits   Base salary commensurate with experience $85,000 to $90,000 with Well Paid OT and Generous Bonus and all Paid Time Off/vacation/holidays/personal, 401K w/match; Life and AD&D Insurance; Travel Reimbursement. Health benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Life and AD&D Insurance, All Firm Amenities. Exceptional Firm Culture. Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

SUMMARY: The Litigation Paralegal will work in an upbeat and positive team environment assisting litigation attorneys in all phases of the litigation lifecycle, ranging from pre-complaint investigation through trial and appeal. This is interesting and stimulating work for a paralegal who enjoys litigation and working with a dedicated team that shares knowledge and promotes career advancement. The ability to maintain confidentiality on high-profile matters.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Create and oversee exhibits for trial

  • Utilize Relativity, DISCO, Concordance, etc.

  • Actively participate in document collection and production, deposition preparation, hearings and trials

  • Set up war rooms and attend trial as needed

  • Organize and maintain case files using a variety of automated procedures

  • Employ databases for searches and document retrieval

  • Conduct cite checks and case pulls using LexisNexis and/or Westlaw databases

  • Draft pleadings, motions, and discovery in preparation for and participation in trial

  • Review and analyze large volumes of data to be produced in litigation

  • Review documents for privilege and draft privilege logs for attorney review

  • Provide ongoing communication between an international network of counsel and clients to assist and expedite case settlements for the maximization of collections

  • Finalize, file and service briefs, motions and other filings

  • Prepare for trials in State and Federal Court; manage trial support

  • Assemble materials and files necessary for conferences, depositions or court

  • Meet the Firm’s standards of excellence in supporting attorney teams

  • Play an active role in helping the Firm to provide legal services of the highest caliber to the clients

  • Organize and maintain case files using a variety of automated procedures


Skills and Experience Required

 

  • 2 years of litigation paralegal experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree 

  • Well skilled with legal research, cite-checking, bluebooking and shepardizing

  • Thorough knowledge of the discovery process, including preparation of privilege logs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a talent for developing a rapport with clients, attorneys and co-workers. This is a great environment to work in with an upbeat, positive and social culture that everyone enjoys.

  • Proficiency with e-filing, e-discovery, including Relativity, Summation, Concordance, Documatirx, Live Note, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Microsoft Office, PC Law, Worldox, etc.

  • Excellent communication skills to convey thoughts in a concise manner.

  • The ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at once

  • The initiative to problem-solve

  • The capacity to meet strict deadlines

  • Strong research skills

  • Proficient using computer software and the internet

  • The flexibility to work a considerable amount of very well-paid overtime

  • A person seeking a career with a substantial firm that is dedicated to their employees and their careers as the Firm's employees are equally devoted to the Firm.

 

Contact

 

Mary Suneetha 
Managing Director

Filcro Legal Staffing

295 Madison Avenue | NY, NY  10017

 

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