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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Lenovo

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 04,2018

Posted on

Mar 06,2018

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Senior Litigation Paralegal The candidate will act as liaison between the Litigation Team, outside counsel, and internal employees. Will assist with litigation (with a substantial focus on patent litigation), including preparing and coordinating document preservation instructions, internal document collection, discovery responses, and filing of pleadings as required. Assist with incoming service of complaints including small claims matters and wage garnishments, third-party subpoenas, and warranty claims. Assist with preparation and editing of draft pleadings and declarations, as well as nondisclosure, settlement and license agreements. Assist with maintaining databases and other internal spreadsheets/files. Conduct research on projects as directed. Bachelor’s degree is needed. Should have 5+ years of corporate or law firm legal assistant experience. Must have 3+ years of paralegal experience, preferably at a law firm or in a corporate litigation department. Understanding of litigation / legal dispute processes and related documents is needed. Experience with office document and database applications for PC, including spreadsheets are essential. Paralegal Certification (IL preferred) is preferred. Background in or familiarity with intellectual property, computer science, mobile technology, and/or information technology is preferred. Familiarity with Google Docs, cloud storage, metadata, file systems, and other technical discovery concepts, as well as experience in internal data and document collection is preferred. Previous work experience in the electronics or technology industrie is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lenovo
1009 Think Place
Morrisville, NC 27560