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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Energy Transfer Partners, LP

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Jun 25,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Senior Paralegal The candidate will assist and monitor outside counsel performance and cost on litigation matters. Assist with compiling reserve information and prepare status updates to all current litigation matters and pending disputes. Assist with the contract management and regulatory functions of the midstream business. Manage legal matter management system including updating litigation/disputes and transactional matters, tracking cost and budget information, and entering new matters. Acknowledge and track service of process for all entities and ensure proper assignment internally and to outside law firms. Prepare responses and objections to subpoenas and collect, review, potentially redact, and produce documents including phone and in person interviews. Liaise with IT regarding the preservation and collection of information to be held for anticipated litigation. Manage custodian interviews for the collection of electronic and hard copy documents for responses to subpoenas. Manage discovery/document requests by outside counsel and collect and provide documents. Review internal documents before sending to outside counsel. Manage with IT eDiscovery software/program for the collection, culling, and production of documents. Manage hold process for litigation including the initiating and releasing holds after conclusion of matters. Proof read and edit documents. Assist attorneys in legal department. Manage document vendor selection, performance, and cost on legal matters. Manage document review for smaller teams of document reviewers. Manage and prepare litigation report to auditors. Prepare indemnification demands to the contractor and insurance company. Prepare litigation hold memorandums. Prepare the engagement letters for outside counsel. Perform initial investigations, interviews, and due diligence etc. with the project teams. Attend meetings, depositions, mediations, or hearings as needed. Perform contractor pre-qualifications by requesting financials, project resumes, and any other documents needed for quality control. Coordinate with various departments (credit, safety, engineering, etc.) regarding contractor qualifications. Should have 8+ years of paralegal experience in a law firm or a publicly traded company. Previous experience in a law firm or company providing engineering, regulatory permitting, and/or construction services preferred. Paralegal Certification required, degree preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, etc., and with various legal related sites is essential.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 8515-323

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Energy Transfer Partners, LP
711 Louisiana
Ste. 900
Houston, TX 77002