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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Discovery Communications, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 05,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will assist in organizing and collecting documents for document productions and subpoenas, including searching for, reviewing, numbering, redacting, and preparing the documents for production (under the guidance of an attorney). Wwill organize and maintain internal litigation files, including electronic files for correspondence, pleadings, discovery documents, and witness interview notes. Assist in the management of the legal hold process, including implementing, maintaining, and tracking legal hold notices. Aid in gathering information internally to respond to discovery requests. Draft correspondence in response to various third-party subpoenas and claims, including claims for idea theft, defamation, and invasion of privacy (under the guidance of an attorney). Prepare summaries of new matters for Discovery’s insurers. Perform routine legal research using LexisNexis. Maintain and search Discovery’s internal case trackers and databases, as needed. Act as an internal liaison within Discovery’s legal team by organizing and collecting monthly international litigation reports from Discovery’s lawyers located internationally. Act as a liaison across Discovery’s departments and outside law firms, as needed. Assist in tracking and preparing litigation and claims charts for Discovery’s auditors. Performing administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, etc.), as needed. Bachelor’s degree is required. Should have 3-5 years of relevant paralegal experience. Strong familiarity with the U.S. litigation process, U.S. court systems, PACER, and a general knowledge of various types of pleadings and motions are needed. Strong communication and organizational skills are needed. Excellent computer skills a must (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, knowledge/experience setting up databases, tables, knowledge of redlining software) is needed. Must have the legal right to work in the United States is essential.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 19874

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Discovery Communications, Inc
One Discovery Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910