Job: Litigation Paralegal 85K

Title Litigation Paralegal 85K
Categories Paralegals
Salary 85K
Job ID 2127
Location Newark, NJ
Job Information

A dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Paralegal in its Newark office.
Job Description
Manage multiple Product Liability and Toxic Tort matters through entire defense litigation cycle for busy practice group
Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation lifecycle, ranging from pre-compliant investigation through trial and appeal Review documents for privilege and draft privilege logs for attorney review
Prepare and maintain expert witness binders
Organize and maintain physical and electronic files; coordinate document productions including but not limited to bates-stamping, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents
Interact with clients, court officials, experts and all levels of the organization
Perform jury research and communicate with experts and fact witnesses
Analyze medical records and prepare comprehensive medical chronologies
Drafting, revising and finalizing pleadings, motions, briefs and discovery responses Basic knowledge of standard litigation terms ECF filings with Federal and NY/NJ State courts
Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred, but not required.
Job Requirements
5-10 years of litigation and toxic tort experience
Paralegal certificate preferred, but not necessary
Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts
Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy
Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills
Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm

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