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Legal Staff Paralegal in Pasadena, CA

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Company name

CIT GROUP INC.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Banking
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

4-6 yrs required

Location

Pasadena, CA

Date Last Verified

May 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 13,2018

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Profile

Mortgage Litigation Paralegal Responsibilities: Assist and provide a range of legal support and administration to legal counsel on litigation, supporting subpoena/discovery responses related to commercial and consumer banking litigation researching loan origination and servicing files and transactions. Assisting legal counsel with the management of litigation matters, projects, document reviews, and related matters; Managing third party subpoena intake and responses, including opening new matters in the matter management/e-billing system, drafting responses and collecting documents in response to subpoenas, and coordinating witness testimony as necessary; Researching, investigating, analyzing and ensuring timely responses to claims, complaints, subpoenas and other legal process served on the bank; Assisting in the processing of new complaints and creating opening new matters in the matter management/e-billing system, so they may be adequately tracked, updated and reported; Supporting the response to discovery demands; Supporting the research, collection, and preparation of responses to audit, due diligence, regulatory exams, investigations, and other information requests and inquiries; Preparing and processing of legal settlements and disposition reports; Interfacing with outside counsel, internal clients, and customers; Providing assistance with certain aspects of matter management/e-billing; including calendaring events and deadlines; Preparing initial draft legal hold notices for attorney review, releasing legal hold notices, and assisting with legal hold management; Supports the Chief Litigation Paralegal.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Paralegal Certificate and/or 4-6 years of equivalent legal experience. Prior experience working with the financial services industry or mortgage industry. Prior in-house experience a plus. Knowledge of civil litigation and legal processes preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with electronic matter management and invoicing systems. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to work independently but take direction as required. Advanced organizational and multitasking skills. Excellent problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills.

Additional info

Job ID: 30071

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CIT GROUP INC.
74 N. Pasadena Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103