Senior Paralegal, Trial Specialist

Senior Paralegal, Trial Specialist

Senior Paralegal, Trial Specialist




New York

Employment Type



$110000 - $120000

Job Description:


 Facilitate and coordinate logistics during 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, NY courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration forums.

 Perform and oversee 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 in aspects of trial support.

 Assist with administrative tasks and ad hoc assignments for attorneys.

 Proactively assume other duties as necessary.

Job Requirements:


Education and Experience:

You have a minimum of 10 years of experience as a paralegal or case manager at a law firm.

You have a strong familiarity with federal and NY state court litigation procedures and experience with trial technology (e.g., CaseMap, TextMap, Sanction). 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. ibilities may vary from day to day.