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ProfileLitigation Support - Case Manager The candidate will be coordinating workflow for one Partner team, often serving in the role of team leader. Will be using both skills and experience to manage team matters and effectively deploy Firm standard processes and procedures. Mentoring new legal assistants and paralegals in developing skills and knowledge required to perform their jobs and maintain standardized team procedures. Meeting regularly with managers to discuss staffing and resource needs in order to meet deadlines. Reviewing and analyzing documents for production, categorizing documents by subject, preparing chronologies of facts, and reviewing transcripts during the discovery phase. Prioritizing and delegating assignments among multiple team members. Working closely with the attorney team and Technical Litigation Support in managing and tracking complex document productions. Possessing an advanced understanding of the discovery applications used to effectively support our litigation teams. Managing the processes related to document organization and production. Preparing for and attending depositions, hearings and trials by organizing and filing exhibits and all other supporting documents, making arrangements for transporting and setting up case materials at location. Working with multiple stakeholders to assure that all logistical and case management needs are met at trial. Preparing motions by pulling relevant documents, proofreading, putting together exhibits and indexes documents for table of contents. Assisting with cite checking. Conducting various document searches and factual research, including searches on computerized system when applicable. Assisting managers with interviewing legal assistant and paralegal candidates. Assisting with mentoring and training Litigation Legal Assistants and Litigation Paralegals and responsible for reviewing their work product. Performing other duties as assigned. Bachelorâ€™s degree with high academic standing is required. Should have 3+ years of experience as a Litigation Paralegal. Excellent organizational and communication skills are needed. Advanced knowledge of technology and database applications are needed.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
825 Eighth Avenue
New York City, NY 10019
Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017
It would be helpful if there was some sort of database that could track cases and lawyer specialties better than the way they're allocated right now. Make sure you have the right person in the right area.Pros : This firm has been around for nearly 200 years and is one of the most prestigious in the country. A job here means you have achieved a measure of success and credibility. You can learn about many different areas and for such a large firm the upper level lawyers are really very helpful and approachable.