San Francisco, California
$75600 - $86300
Assist in negotiations, arbitrations, trials, and settlement discussions; create trial and witness notebooks, identify and organize exhibits, coordinate witness schedules, maintain trial calendars, set up trial spaces, and travel for trial as needed.
Organize and prepare pleadings and discovery documents and support litigation by reviewing, finalizing, and compiling documents.
Assist and manage the discovery process, prepare for depositions, and prepare for expert discovery.
Speak with clients and potential clients to pursue investigations and facilitate case administration.
Assist in case investigations and development by conducting factual and legal research.
Draft, proofread, and format routine correspondence and litigation documents and conforming to applicable rules of federal court, CA courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration forums.
Perform cite-checking, Shepardize case law, confirm case quotes, and proofread briefs and other legal documents.
Maintain electronic case files and manage large document discovery databases.
Interact and liaise with clients and vendors.
Train more junior members of the Litigation Operations team.
Assist with administrative tasks and ad hoc assignments for attorneys.
Proactively assume other duties as necessary.
Education and Experience:
You have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a paralegal or case manager at a law firm, and be fully compliant with the laws set forth in the California Business and Profession Code: §6450. You have a strong familiarity with federal and CA state court litigation procedures. Experience with trial technology (e.g., CaseMap, TextMap, Sanction) is a plus. You have a proven track record of supporting attorneys in all aspects of litigation in a highly collaborative environment. Paralegal certification or equivalent preferred.
You have experience building, mentoring, and developing a team and cultivating a respectful work environment. You lead by example.
Clear Communication and Attention to Detail:
You express yourself clearly and concisely, always highlighting the most important information. You proactively communicate the status of your work and share updates with colleagues when necessary. You ensure that your work is mistake free.
You must be able to adhere to Firm policies regarding the protection of confidential data and demonstrate sensitivity to (and good judgment in connection with) confidential attorney, personnel, and Firm matters.
Flexibility and Organization:
You are versatile and able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. You are comfortable in an environment where your responsibilities may vary from day to day. You demonstrate a “no job too big, no job too small” attitude, and take a collaborative, team-focused approach to rejuggling priorities and contributing to Firm tasks. You are comfortable balancing tasks of varying levels of urgency and complexity and work well under pressure with tight deadlines.
Ownership, Initiative, and Teamwork:
You take ownership of your projects and follow through on their completion. You proactively anticipate, communicate, and work to independently resolve obstacles you encounter in your work. You possess a strong client-service orientation and ability to work well individually and as part of a team.
You are enthusiastic and passionate about our commitment to advocating for employee rights. You want to work in an organization where the commitment to DE&I is about more than a statement, and to know that your work is part of ongoing efforts towards progress. You thrive when your work is connected to purpose.