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Paralegal IP

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Washington, DC
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation General
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Paralegal (IP) The candidate will provide paralegal support to a team of attorneys handling pharmaceutical litigation and must be able work in a multidisciplinary team environment. Primary responsibilities include: monitoring IP Litigation dockets; assisting with litigation filings and various jurisdictions; performing document production and creating binders with indices for pleadings; establish and maintaining calendar/docketing reminders and systems for IP team; proofreading all work; cite checking and formatting; conducting research and analysis; and other duties assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate will possess a BA/BS degree, be highly organized and motivated to follow through with assignments, have strong interpersonal skills and solid computer skills. Must have trial preparation experience in district court. A background in biology or chemistry is preferred. A paralegal certificate is a plus. Proficiency with MS Word Office Suite is useful. Must have flexibility to work overtime, be self motivated, dependable and have the ability to work well under pressure while handling varied tasks within a busy legal environment. Punctuality, accuracy, attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills are essential.

Additional info

Ref. R00194

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
1200 Seventeenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037


"Poor work-life balance but nice pay."

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 21, 2017

I would like to advise management that they should create staff positions for long-terms and growth opportunities should be provided on the basis of merit.

Pros : Pay is above market average and perks are also good. Other positive things are Friendly staff, good benefits and nice working environment. The firm has a great culture that promotes diversity and inclusiveness, which is rare to find these days.
Cons : Poor management and lack of confidentiality within management. They expect you to work 12 hours a day and six days a week. So work-life balance is very poor and workload is very high.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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