Current IP, Legislative & Paralegal Opportunities

**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at  geri@capitolrecruiters.com.

International Trade Paralegal - for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. 

This position supports  International Trade Regulation and Litigation practices for this global firm. .

Some of the responsibilities for this position:

Finalize and submit case filings before the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission in antidumping and countervailing duty and other trade remedy proceedings and related matters.

Finalize and submit court filings before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in trade remedy litigation.

Conduct economic research and analysis in support of trade remedies, trade policy, and litigation matters.

Interact with outside entities such as courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, and other law firms, to coordinate activities supporting cases.

Draft/prepare legal documents supporting international trade filings.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree is required, prior paralegal experience in international trade, experience with Federal agency filings, a minimum of 2 years' experience as a paralegal in a large law firm or consulting firm specializing in international trade, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, strong service orientation, attention to detail, proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word, familiarity with the Department of Commerce’s ACCESS system and the International Trade Commission’s EDIS system, comfortable with demanding deadlines, including overtime as casework demands.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Litigation Paralegal - for top tier global law firm in Washington, DC.

The ideal candidate is a mid-level litigation paralegal with large law firm or specialized boutique experience working on complex litigation, investigation, and/or arbitration matters.

Duties for this position include:

This position works closely with senior paralegals and lawyers, conducting litigation case management, including document and file management, case calendaring, discovery support, and trial prep and logistic activities.

On case-specific basis, coordinate and oversee tasks of more junior paralegals and other support staff as needed.

Interact with outside entities (e.g. courts, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors, and other law firms) to coordinate activities as needed in support of assigned cases.

Draft or review routine legal documents as requested by lawyers; conduct legal research

Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, at least 2 years of litigation paralegal experience in an Amlaw100 firm or specialized litigation or dispute resolution firm. Experience with all stages of litigation, including use of current e-discovery database tools, e-filing practices, and trial prep required. Experience working at trial or arbitration proceedings strongly preferred.  Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to take ownership of projects.  Proven successful ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work well under deadlines of complex modern litigation, investigation, and arbitration matters. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Proficient with cite-checking, Bluebook rules, and California Style Manual preferred. Flexibility for overtime work and reasonable business travel as needed.