Litigation Paralegal

New York, NY 10166

Job Type: Paralegal Job Number: 6681 Salary Range: $72,100-$101,800

Job Description

Our New York office has an opening for a Paralegal in our Litigation Department.

The Paralegal applies Litigation knowledge of legal procedures to provide fundamental assistance to lawyers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Perform daily case management tasks, including organizing and saving key case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, expert materials, and client documents;
  • Assist attorney team with organization and maintenance of case documents, and routine monitoring of case dockets and patent activity;
  • Assist with factual research in internal and external databases and coordinate with research services staff;
  • Assist with deposition, hearing and trial preparation, in addition to electronic case filings;
  • Coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services;
  • Work overtime as required; and
  • Handle additional projects as assigned.

  • Fundamental proficiency and understanding of the lifecycle of a litigation and working knowledge of key documents related to a litigation including, but not limited to, case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial and appellate documents;
  • Advanced proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat Adobe;
  • Fundamental proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS PowerPoint, LiveNote, Case Notebook, Relativity and FTP software (FileZilla);
  • Fundamental proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to manage competing deadlines and assignments;
  • Fundamental knowledge of Litigation practice-area-specific procedures and terminology;
  • Fundamental to Advanced knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures, including knowledge of Federal court practices, local rules and deadlines; and
  • Fundamental knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications.

  • At least 2 years of Paralegal experience (required);
  • At least 2 years’ litigation experience (required); General/Complex Litigation (preferred);
  • Experience with Managing Clerk’s office (required); and
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred); Bachelor’s Degree (preferred).

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AJ Townsend

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