Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Paralegal - Litigation in New York, New York
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with almost 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is seeking a Paralegal for the litigation practice group reporting to the Paralegal Manager. This position will reside in the New York office and will be responsible for providing project assistance and case management to attorneys and trial teams as follows:
General litigation responsibilities include:
\* Document and database maintenance; analyzing data as required using computer-assisted review technologies\* Assisting with discovery requests and document productions
\* Assisting with drafting, proofing, editing, and filing court briefings
\* Cite-checking and Bluebooking briefs, memoranda, White Papers, etc.
\* Creating Tables of Authorities and Tables of Contents for court briefings
\* Calendaring all events/deadlines with the Calendaring Department
\* Tracking and communicating case-related dates and information
\* Assisting with pre-, daily, and post-trial travel, court, and vendor logistics
\* Witness preparation, creation of direct- and cross-examination binders
\* Daily trial attendance, exhibit logging/tracking
\* A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
\* A minimum of 2-4 years of litigation paralegal experience; experience in litigation matters strongly desired
\* Experience in filing requirements, cite-checking, and trial preparation/presentation is essential; experience with NY state hyperlinking requirements and local court filings a plus
\* The ability to handle the multiple responsibilities of case management and trial preparation in a fast-paced team environment and to be detail-oriented
\* Familiarity with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel is required; understanding of litigation support systems including Case Notebook, Relativity, and Sanction is strongly desired.
\* Proofreading and editing skills a plus
\* Excellent oral and written communication skills
\*\*Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration
You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by your hire date to be eligible for starting in the role. Proof of vaccination will be required. Morgan Lewis will provide reasonable accommodation(s) based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.
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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.