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Legal Staff Paralegal in Greenwich, CT

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Company name

XPO Logistics, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

USA Greenwich, CT

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018

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Senior Litigation Paralegal Specialist The candidate will support the litigation group at XPO’s corporate headquarters and will manage a busy litigation docket, including commercial, class action, general liability and labor and employment cases. Will also be a key part of managing various internal processes, including e-billing, legal holds, and e-discovery. Oversee new matter intake and maintain/update electronic matter management system (Serengeti Legal Tracker), including litigation calendars, status reports, and budgets. Identify opportunities for improvement and implement new practices/processes as appropriate. Manage discovery and e-discovery issues, including legal hold process and document preservation, collection, and production. Coordinate fact-gathering and drafting responses to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas. Assist in managing e-billing system and overseeing outside counsel and legal vendors. Prepare regular and ad hoc litigation reports and related presentations. Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis. Provide miscellaneous administrative support as needed, including maintaining calendars and preparing expense reports. Must have Bachelor’s degree from a nationally-recognized university in legal studies or related field. Should have 8+ years of litigation paralegal experience, including complex commercial litigation. Must have paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience. Should have proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Project; ability to create complex formulas in MS Excel. Should have proficiency in Westlaw or LexisNexis. E-discovery certification and computer related technology is desired. A combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred; familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system.

Additional info

Requisition Id: 36103

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
XPO Logistics, Inc.
Five Greenwich Office Park
Greenwich, CT 06831