Senior Paralegal – Litigation

Senior Paralegal - Litigation

Senior Paralegal - Litigation




New York

Employment Type



$91800 - $119500

Job Description:

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;

* Coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services;

* Work overtime as required; and

* Handle additional projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:


* 5+ years of Litigation Paralegal experience (Litigation experience required);

* ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred); Bachelor's Degree (preferred);

* 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.