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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 04,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018

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Profile

Senior Litigation Paralegal Duties: Assist with the management of a heavy patent litigation docket with an emphasis on disputes that encompasses the complete range of a litigation life cycle. Managing the initial organization of a case and advising junior members of the department on best practices relating to the documents, workflow and the case team. Interacting with internal Paul, Weiss departments and external vendors regarding technology issues, database customization and electronic productions. Serving as lead paralegal in document collection efforts. Delegating work to junior paralegals and supervising their activities with respect to document collections, document productions and database management. Leading projects relating to privilege and redaction logs. Serving as point person between case teams and paralegal team and coordinating activities of junior paralegals in accomplishing deposition and witness interview preparation goals. Leading paralegal team in gathering and preparing documents relevant to witnesses, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition, and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding. Collecting documents and data, conduct fact investigations and assist with witness interviews, coordinate and oversee document collections, and ensure appropriate handling of electronic discovery materials and compliance with legal discovery obligations. Facilitate orderly case administration and reporting through implementation of internal matter management tools and systems. Take lead in working with attorneys and the Managing Attorney's Office in the preparation and filing of all court documents. Attend trials as lead trial paralegal.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. 7-10 years of litigation experience, including extensive prior trial experience. Ability to lead junior paralegals. Self-motivated and willing to accept responsibilities outside of initial job description. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and independently. Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks. Excellent organizational, computer and documentation skills and an ability to prioritize effectively. Proficient in MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio and related software. Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment.

Additional info

Tracking Code: 1026-159

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1285 Avenue of The Americas
New York City, NY 10019-6064