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ProfileParalegal (Litigation and Employment) The candidate will be managing in-house case administration and reporting from firm's matter management system including case intake, categorization of new claims, and maintaining and updating a docket of all pleading/response deadlines and court obligations on all cases. Will be managing service of process across firm. Collaborating and coordinating with internal stakeholders, firm's attorneys and outside counsel on document collection and other information needed for fact investigation of claims/litigation and responses to third-party information requests and subpoenas. Assisting with preparation and revision of position statements in response to pending claims. Preparing and circulating legal holds. Preparing and coordinating E-discovery requests, while working closely with Information Technology Department or ESI vendors for submission to outside counsel’s data and document production management. Assisting with immigration related matters as assigned, including liaising with outside counsel and internal clients to secure necessary documents for visa processing. Undertaking other key projects as determined by legal department leadership.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree and 3+ years work experience as a litigation support paralegal in a law firm or corporate law department. Experience performing legal support duties including interacting with government investigators, opposing and outside counsel, internal business clients and vendor is required. Must have demonstrated experience with service of process and requirements in various states. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is required. Experience with legal research services (i.e. Lexis, Westlaw) and sources including online research tools and PACER is required. Solid knowledge and understanding of legal ethics rules and handle highly confidential information discreetly and professionally is required. Paralegal Certificate is preferred. Familiarity with in-house corporate law department is preferred.
Alight, 4 Overlook Point
Lincolnshire, IL 60069