Litigation Paralegal

New York, NY 10022

Job Type: Paralegal Job Number: 6815 Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Litigation Paralegal to join our Dispute Resolution practice. In this role, you will play a crucial part in assisting our attorneys throughout all phases of litigation, encompassing both small and large-scale cases, as well as complex matters across state and federal jurisdictions. Your responsibilities will range from managing documents and preparing pleadings to coordinating with various stakeholders. We are looking for a detail-oriented professional with excellent organizational and communication skills, capable of working collaboratively within a dynamic team environment.
Primary Responsibilities and Functions:
  • Oversee the production of hardcopy and electronic documents, including those from clients, opposing counsel, and third parties, while maintaining chain of custody and handling document production logistics.
  • Maintain and organize case files, both electronically and in hard copy, using firmwide dedicated platforms.
  • Assist in preparing statements, declarations, and other court documents under attorney supervision.
  • Prepare legal documents and briefs for filing, including proofreading, cite checking, exhibit compilation, formatting, filing, and service of documents.
  • Conduct factual research and general internet research, including case retrieval from legal databases.
  • Manage case calendars and deadlines, utilizing firm operating systems for effective deadline tracking.
  • Prepare for depositions, conferences, hearings, and trials, including document compilation and logistical support.
  • Provide assistance in eDiscovery platforms as needed by the team.
  • Occasionally, travel to courthouses and agencies for document filing and retrieval.
Specific Skills Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Paralegal Certificate preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal.
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime when necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, iManage/FileSite, and Elite.
  • Familiarity with CS Disco, Casepoint, and eDockets is a plus.
  • Strong online research skills, including experience with Westlaw and equivalent platforms.
  • Ability to navigate various electronic databases and document repositories.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills with great attention to detail.
  • Extensive experience with multiple filings and document staging for attorney approval and electronic filing.
  • Familiarity with electronic filing systems such as the New York State Courts Electronic Filing (“NYSCEF”) System and PACER.
  • Strong research, drafting, writing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to build working relationships with colleagues.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent grammar, spelling, punctuation, form, and style.

$75,000-$90,000 Annually 

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Danielle Miele
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