Open Position: Senior Litigation Paralegal

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Description:

Top New York area law firm is looking for a Senior Litigation Paralegal for their offices in midtown. The ideal candidate would be an experienced, career-track litigation paralegal with substantial work experience in AmLaw 100 firms or specialized boutique law firms, and who will contribute as the lead paralegal on large, complex cases and provide instruction and informal mentor-ship to junior paralegals at the Firm. This is a permanent full-time and the salary will range from 90-110k depending on previous experience.

Job Responsibilities

Perform all elements of litigation case management, including file management, case calendaring, discovery, and trial activities.
Utilize existing systems and procedures and/or establish new procedures to facilitate the organization and retrieval of documents by and for the attorneys on the case team.
On a case-specific basis, coordinate and oversee the tasks of more junior paralegals and other support staff as needed on large litigation matters and/or investigations in all phases of litigation from discovery through trial/arbitration.
Liaise between case team attorneys and support staff as needed to ensure that case-specific paralegal services are meeting the team’s expectations.
Interact with outside entities (e.g. courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors and other law firms) to gather information or coordinate activities as needed in support of firm activities, specifically trials and arbitration.
Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by attorneys; conduct legal research under attorney supervision.
Provide formal and/or informal guidance and training to more junior paralegals regarding firm and litigation procedures and best practices.

Qualifications

BS/BA from an accredited college or university is strongly preferred.
Paralegal Certificate preferred
Minimum 5 years work experience as a litigation paralegal in an AmLaw 100 firm or a specialized litigation practice firm.
Experience with all stages of litigation, including intake, discovery, and trial.
Experience preparing for and attending trials/arbitrations/hearings.
Experience coordinating trial/arbitration logistics, including negotiating for work space, setting-up remote office space, and coordinating with vendors.
Experience developing and maintaining processes to collect, store, and maintain paper and electronic case files.
Experience with court and administrative agency filings, including electronic or e-filings.
Experience using e-discovery databases (e.g. Concordance, Relativity, Ringtail).
Experience using litigation support software for managing files and transcripts preferred. (e.g. LiveNote, CaseMap, etc.)
Proficient with Microsoft Office software products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Proficiency using LexisNexis, Westlaw, and Adobe Acrobat in a legal setting.
Proficient with cite-checking and Bluebook rules.
Must be available for overtime work and travel as needed.

Date Posted:

08-06-2020

Location:

New York, NY

Salary:

USD 90k-110k

Employment Type:

Permanent

Organization:

The Aldan Troy Group