Paralegal

Litigation Paralegal

Friedman Williams

Litigation Paralegal New York NY

Job ID: 16558

Our client, a top national litigation boutique law firm with offices in Washington, D.C.; Tampa, FL; Baltimore, MD, and New York, NY is seeking a Litigation Paralegal for their Washington, DC., office,  The Litigation Paralegal is a core member of our litigation, investigations, and trial teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Draft, review, and analyze legal documents as requested by attorneys.
  •  Maintain pleadings, files, calendars, and other case material in electronic databases.
  •  Gather and circulate case materials to the project team.
  •  Arrange filings, mailings, and service of process with appropriate courts, government agencies and other parties.
  •  Legal and factual cite checking, including creating a Table of Authorities, Table of Contents, shepardizing and editing briefs to Blue Book standards and applicable court rules. Expert-level cite-checking proficiency is preferred.
  •  Support all stages of litigation, including e-Discovery, e-filing, and trial preparation activities. Work in conjunction with others to create and maintain document review platforms (Concordance and Relativity experience preferred).
  • Interacts with clients and outside vendors, expert witnesses and other law firms to gather and share information or data.
  • Under attorney supervision, perform research (factual, legal, internet, and other) and analyze documents to identify issues and relevant information. Compile information and prepare documentation that details key findings.
  • Prepare for and attend depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitrations. Coordinate assembly of exhibits and appendices for pleadings, witness materials, depositions, and trials. Summarize deposition and trial exhibits and transcripts.
  • Obtain services from outside contractors, including court reporters and filing services. Process billing and disbursement paperwork in connection with those services.
  • Act as liaison for the project team with support departments and other offices in the firm.
  •  Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 Education and/or Experience:

  •  Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution is required.
  •  A minimum of two years of paralegal experience or paralegal certification is required

For immediate consideration please submit your resume directly to Amir Aly at aaly@grantmaxie.com



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