Job: Litigation Paralegal

Title Litigation Paralegal
Categories Paralegals
Job ID 1911
Location New York, NY
Job Information

A national law firm focused on complex and sophisticated commercial litigation is seeking a Litigation Paralegal for the NY office.

The Paralegal will report to the Paralegal Manager on the following job functions:

Job Description:

  • Familiar with case maintenance (organization of files such as correspondence, pleadings and discovery)
  • Know how to utilize ECF/Pacer.
  • Familiar with organizing documents for court filings.
  • Preparing PDF’s for electronic filings including but not limited to NY Supreme Court.
  • Must be experienced with large document productions including production logs and privilege logs.
  • Ability to assist in all aspects of depositions.
  • Ability to digest depositions.
  • Prepare cases for trial.
  • Proficient in utilizing Lexis/Nexis and Westlaw Next including sheperdizing and research.
  • Must have trial experience.
  • Proficient in Relativity, West Case Notebook or other databases.

Skills and Requirements:

 Must have 3-5 years of Paralegal work experience

  • Knowledge of litigation terms and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills, including an ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, be accountable and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong work ethic, positive, solution-oriented attitude
  • Travel and overtime required
  • Four-year bachelor’s degree required. Paralegal certificate a plus
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