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Paralegal Ii Litigation

Company name

Resurgent Capital Services, LLC

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 21,2019

Valid Through

Sep 03,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Greenville, SC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal II, Litigation
The candidate will provide support with litigation matters assigned by management or in-house counsel. May also provide assistance or guidance to other paralegals under supervision of management. Will be the main contact for external law firms and servicers for class actions, direct complaints, counterclaims, or pre-litigation demands. Provide support as a record’s custodian in witnessing, in mediations, in depositions, in trials, in arbitrations, and in discovery requests. Perform substantive and procedural legal work as authorized by law and by in-house counsel. Investigate and perform account level reviews and provide recommendations to management and in-house counsel based upon those investigations. Manage several matters as assigned by management within the litigation inventory including receiving, reviewing, investigating, and analyzing each matter and seeking guidance and escalating any issues to management and in-house counsel. Settle matters with minimal supervision within given settlement authority parameters including ensuring account level obligations are met post settlement. Research pertinent points of law asserted by opposing counsel or that may affect recovery efforts. Monitor all matter deadlines in a timely manner. Process all requests by assigned outside attorneys for media issues, settlement authority, check requests, etc. to bring a suit to resolution. Witness for law firms as a records custodian at telephonic or at live trials, mediations, arbitrations and depositions. Part of the records custodian function requires the Litigation Paralegal II to comprehend and articulate policies and procedures under oath as needed. Work with attorneys to schedule or decline appearances. Evaluate which matters justify travel costs. Work directly with outsourced attorney during briefings to prepare for witness appearance and prepare travel packets for yourself or other witnesses. Coordinate efforts directly with the firms for efficient and effective responses to all requests for discovery to include interrogatories, admissions, disclosures, and production of documents. Also, coordinate with servicers throughout indemnification procedures and processes as required. Review discovery responses, affidavits, and verifications for other paralegals if asked by management. Investigate and research through utilizing various systems within Resurgent, through contacting various business lines and subject matter experts within same, and through exploring and examining “holes” that may exist within a process, policy, or procedure that generated a cause of action or could lead to another cause of action. Research accounts or portfolios for the complete ownership assignment chain from purchase bill of sale through current owner. Identify and escalate to Manager any issues that cause liability or are above authority level. Identify and escalate to Manager any trends that could be systemic or become problematic in future suits. Collect and process all correspondence received on accounts placed with assigned attorneys. Ensure that all actions, discovery and witness requests are tracked through case management software, CounselLink, per defined processes. Assist on any special projects assigned by management and in-house counsel to include training within the legal department. Accept special tasks as necessary and assume responsibility for successfully achieving objectives. A two-year or four-year college degree strongly preferred. National certification by either NALA or NFPA strongly preferred but years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of certification. Must have 5+ years of litigation experience as a litigation paralegal either in a corporate legal department or in a law firm, or a combination of the two. Should have ability to quickly and accurately evaluate new matters and assess the applicability of relevant statutes, codes, and regulations.

Additional info

Ref. #: R0000153

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Resurgent Capital Services, LLC
15 South Main st.
Suit 700
Greenville, SC 29601

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