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Senior Paralegal, Disputes

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 31, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 13, 2021

Posted on

May 26, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Paralegal, Disputes
Responsibilities: Assisting counsel in identifying and obtaining key factual information relating to legal disputes, including collection of hard copy and electronic information, identi?cation of witnesses, and key chronological materials related to the matter. Managing the electronic discovery process in litigation matters and coordinating e?orts by counsel, IT personnel, and e-discovery vendors regarding same. Preparing, monitoring, and maintaining legal hold notices to ensure the Company’s compliance with e-discovery and document management obligations. Maintaining electronic and hard copy ?les for legal disputes, as necessary, including use of legal matter tracking software. Preparing summaries of key corporate/business information, such as corporate or plant-speci?c summaries, to assist legal counsel in the handling of legal disputes. Assisting in the handling of and responding to document requests or other subpoenas. Monitoring and updating legal counsel on formal legal service upon the company and its a?liates Maintaining calendars for legal dispute matters, including answer dates, discovery response dates, trial dates, etc. Assisting in the preparation of discovery responses for legal counsel. Researching public records ?ling such as courthouse records and related information as relevant to particular legal proceedings; and. Input matter budgets in the electronic matter management tool and prepare budget reports.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required. Must have 5 years’ experience as a paralegal, ideally with experience at a major law ?rm or in-house at a public company. Must have 3 years’ experience with litigation support. Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment. Excellent time management skills, ability to support multiple internal clients, and e?ectively manage a large volume of work. Self-motivated and proactive, with the ability to meet and exceed position requirements under minimal direction and supervision. Ability to operate professionally, e?ectively, and ethically as an individual contributor and member of a team. Analytical, with strong problem-solving abilities and creative resolution skills. Consistently operate with the highest level of discernment and con?dentiality. Provide superior customer service, demonstrating sound logic and judgment. Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interface e?ectively with individuals at various levels, both internal and external. Demonstrate unquestionable ethics. E?ectively communicate deadlines and resource needs. Paralegal certi?cation/training or Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience working at a major law ?rm or in-house legal function at a public company.

Additional info

Req ID: 75415

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
LyondellBasell.
P.O. Box 3646
Houston, TX 77252-3646

   

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