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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Antitrust and Competition
Litigation - General/Commercial

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 11,2018

Posted on

Apr 04,2018

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Profile

Junior Paralegal - Antitrust, Competition and Trade The candidate is responsible for administrative case management and practice support. Will work closely with the ACT practice support manager and the ACT associates to manage electronic and hard copy documents, prepare filings, memoranda, and other work product and to facilitate a seamless flow of information to and from the Freshfields team and/or clients. Will have, or will quickly develop, the foresight to anticipate and respond to the needs of the attorneys, the clients and/or the case as necessary. Assist with preparation of agency filings, court filings, document productions, and other materials. Manage hard copy and electronic documents, including managing email and electronic files and preparing binders of hard copy documents. Perform substantive cite-checking and extensive Bluebooking of attorney written work product (client memoranda, court filings (including briefs), ABA publications, and scholarly articles). Proofread and edit attorney work product for accuracy (grammar, usage, and content). Research current events and perform key word searches on Lexis and other news databases. Follow ongoing cases and provide updates to attorneys as directed. Develop expertise in use of document review tools, including the ability to manage workflow to and from large document review teams, and the ability to perform keyword searches over the data. Liaise with other office support staff, to ensure efficacy of workflow. Travel to client sites to collect documents to respond to document requests in government investigations and/or litigation.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree. Must have strong attention to detail with exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities. Robust technological skills and a desire to learn related processes for greater efficiency. Ability to create a friendly and professional rapport with attorneys, staff, and external parties. Ability to work overtime as required.

Additional info

Ref : 18000041

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
700 13th Street, NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-3960