Current IP, Legislative & Paralegal Opportunities

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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.