Job Details

Paralegal - Commercial Litigation

Company name

AbbVie Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Nov 18,2019

Valid Through

Mar 02,2020

Posted on

May 14,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

North Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal - Commercial Litigation
The candidate will independently manage all facets of discovery for routine matters and matters with increasing complexity in compliance with Federal and State Rules and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, performing all tasks within strict deadlines, having substantial impact to the Company if deadlines are not met. Will initial fact investigation for pending and potential litigation. Preparation, distribution and management of Legal Holds, including responses and questionnaires. Identify relevant document and data sources, coordinate the collection of and analyze Company documents and data for discovery and other requests. Identify documents for privilege logs. Assist in deposition preparation of Company witnesses. Assist counsel with trial preparation. Respond to Company subpoenas, wage loss verification and requests for information with minimal supervision. Negotiation of the scope of the subpoena. Identification, collection and review of documents for production in compliance with Federal and State Rules. Manage outside law firm paralegals and vendors, including determination and implementation of cost containment. Assist in managing eDiscovery vendor budget for assigned matters. Assist in handling, preparation and processing of general administrative matters, including bates labeling, copying, redacting and filing; responsible for updating various contact lists and verifying/updating data in various databases. Create and provide monthly, periodic and special request reports. Must have 2 years-experience within a law firm or Legal Department of a corporation, preferably in a litigation setting. Familiarity with research tools: Lexis and Pacer is required. Bachelor’s Degree and ABA approved Paralegal Certificate, preferred.

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Ref 1800375

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
AbbVie Inc.
1 N Waukegan Rd
North Chicago, IL 60064

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