Litigation Paralegal Specialist

Litigation Paralegal Specialist

Litigation Paralegal Specialist




San Francisco, California

Employment Type



$112300 - $162000

Job Description:

In this capacity, the Specialist Paralegal will:

* 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);

* Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret complex legal documents related to litigation matters; build and maintain relevant databases and files; file documents and provide copies to relevant parties;

* Organize, review, and maintain documents and case files; compile documents for filing with courts and agencies;

* Process and manage confidential client information using eDiscovery tools, extranets, and similar, including for source code review, document review, and document production;

* Conduct electronic document reviews, coordinate productions of documents with attorneys; conduct searches of production databases for relevant documents; and conduct other related eDiscovery tasks;

* Assist attorneys with preparation of materials for depositions;

* Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries;

* Coordinate trial preparation; attend trial and provide support to attorneys at court and agency hearings; coordinate logistics, including local/remote set-up and travel arrangements;

* Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services;

* Direct work and train team members;

* Coordinate with other areas/departments of the Firm where overlap exists to develop efficient procedures/communications to streamline processes and satisfy various department needs;

* Work overtime as required; travel as required, and

* Handle additional related projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:


* Bachelor's Degree (preferred);

* At least 10 years of Litigation Paralegal experience (required);

* Arbitration/trial experience (required); and

* Appellate practice experience (preferred).


* Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;

* Advanced proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications;

* Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications;

* Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;

* Advanced proficiency with transcript management applications (LiveNote);

* Advanced proficiency in online research and internet search resources (LexisNexis/Westlaw), as well as utilizing PACER, CM/ECF, and other electronic court and agency databases;

* Strong knowledge of and familiarity with litigation procedures and terminology;

* Strong knowledge of and familiarity with eDiscovery platforms and processes;

* Strong knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;

* Advanced proficiency with timekeeping and expense reporting applications; and

* Strong knowledge of legal billing processes.