Senior Litigation Paralegal at Law Firm in New York City, New York, United States — $75K-$90K
- Legal Support
- Law Firm
- New York City, New York, United States USA
- 11/28/20 2020-11-28
Job ID: 30282
Large midtown law firm seeks a Senior Litigation Paralegal to assist with the management of a heavy litigation docket with an emphasis on disputes that encompasses the complete range of a litigation life cycle. Manage the initial organization of a case and advising junior members of the department on best practices relating to the documents, workflow and the case team. Interacting with internal departments and external vendors regarding technology issues, database customization and electronic productions. Serving as lead paralegal in document collection efforts. Delegating work to junior paralegals and supervising their activities. Leading projects relating to privilege and redaction logs. Serving as point person between case teams and paralegal team and coordinating activities of junior paralegals in accomplishing deposition and witness interview preparation goals. Leading paralegal team in gathering and preparing documents relevant to witnesses. Collecting documents and data, conduct fact investigations and assist with witness interviews, coordinate and oversee document collections, and ensure appropriate handling of electronic discovery materials and compliance with legal discovery obligations. Facilitate orderly case administration and reporting through implementation of internal matter management tools and systems. Taking the lead in working with attorneys and the Managing Attorney's Office in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor's degree and at least 3+ years of litigation experience, including prior trial and large case management experience, preferred prior experince with intellectual property but not required, ability to lead junior paralegals, self-motivated, and ability to work in a fast paced environment. He/she is proficient in MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio and related software. Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment. He/she must be willing to work overtime and travel as necessary.