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Legal Staff Paralegal in Philadelphia, PA

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Company name

Assigned Counsel Incorporated

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Posted on

Jan 18,2018


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Temporary Paralegal The candidate will review service agreements and work with attorney and internal clients to resolve any legal or drafting issues regarding same. Will prepare and/or review service agreement filing packages and assist in filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Review and/or prepare consents to assignment and agreements to amend. Track status of service agreement filings and prepare all related communications and documentation regarding the same. Maintain files and facilitate and assist in the management of FERC legal proceedings. Provide legal support for counsel in the stakeholder process, and in litigation and regulatory proceedings both at the state and federal levels. Assist in administering the filing system for the Law Department. Assist in FERC filings by organizing relevant governing agreement and tariff controlling document sections, assisting counsel in drafting filing letters. Assist attorneys in the preparation and filing of pleadings and Motions. Manage service and postings of filed documents. Monitor FERC technical conferences and hearings and prepare summaries/documents as requested by counsel. Undertake legal research and analysis on regulatory matters at the federal level. Prepare research memos and other legal documents. Prepare, maintain and update various reports used both internally and externally, including upcoming filings, regulatory reports and status reports. Prepare and circulate summaries of various pleadings in legal proceedings of interest. Prepare informative or explanatory material on laws, federal regulations, and federal agency policy for general use by counsel. Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits, affidavits and execute other tasks as assigned by counsel in the preparation of motion filings. Compose letters, memos, agendas, minutes, charts, pleadings and other material of more complex nature as directed. Must possess a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program, or, have graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from an ABA approved paralegal program. Should have 5+ years of experience as a law clerk or paralegal in a law firm, corporate legal department or governmental agency. Must be highly-proficient with desktop applications such as MS-Word, MS-Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience using document management systems is required. FERC experience a plus.

Additional info

Send cover letter and start and target hourly rate. Job ID: PH010218P

Company info

Alisa Austin
Hiring Coordinator
Assigned Counsel Incorporated
100 Park Avenue, 16th floor
Suite 1600
New York City, NY 10016
Phone: 301-924-0368