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
NY, NY  10017

 

Resume Submission Link

 

 

This Job URL  https://www.filcrolegalstaffing.com/litigation-paralegal-rm 

 

 

Filcro Legal Staffing and the law firms we represent are equal opportunity employers. We recruit for Litigation Case Managers and Litigation Paralegal Jobs in New York City law firms and corporations that employ, train, compensate and promote Litigation Paralegals in New York City regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status and we comply with all federal and state laws. 

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