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Paralegal Ipcommercial Litigation

Company name

Abbott

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 11,2018

Posted on

Nov 23,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Abbot, IL
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal - IP/Commercial Litigation
The candidate: Assists attorneys to resolve routine and moderately complex to complex legal matters that involve various functional areas or divisions within with minimal supervision; Independently identifies problems, performs analysis and proposes solutions to a more experienced paralegal or attorney; Possesses solid knowledge of firm’s businesses supported and knowledge of the broader business impact; Represents Legal Division internally to clients; and Reviews invoices associated with payment for services, ensuring costs are reasonable, in scope of work performed and meet outside counsel billing guidelines. Assists with initial fact investigation for potential and pending litigation; Prepares and sends out legal holds to the appropriate employees within the company and manages legal hold compliance and questionnaire responses; Schedules and attends witness interviews; Identifies relevant document and data sources, coordinates collection of company documents for discovery and other requests; Assists in deposition preparation of company witnesses by analyzing the information and determining relevancy; and Assists counsel with trial preparation. Responds to subpoenas and requests for information with minimal supervision, including identification, collection, review and preparation of documents for production. Manages outside counsel, outside paralegals and vendors and eDiscovery vendor budget for assigned matters. Provides support on periodic and special projects. Coaches and directs assigned support staff (may include junior paralegals and legal assistants) in their responsibilities. Serves as role model for paralegals and legal assistants. Assists in selecting and recruiting staff members. Typically reports to Paralegal Supervisor or an attorney. Executes core job responsibilities in a timely manner. Assigned matters generally have a significant impact on business activities and operations. Interacts across all levels of management within the Company. Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant legal education (Paralegal Certificate). Must have 2+ years of paralegal experience, including direct experience in intellectual property litigation and commercial litigation.

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JOB ID: 30905318

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Abbott
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbot, IL 60064-3500

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