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Title : Paralegal, Litigation Group

Location : Virginia - Reston
Refer to Job # HHZO850395

Paralegal, Litigation The candidate will be organizing and preparing pleadings and discovery documents and supporting litigation by reviewing, finalizing, and compiling documents for attorneys. Conducting factual and legal research. Drafting, proofreading, and formatting routine correspondence and litigation documents and facilitating filing (including e-filing) and service in federal court (district courts and the Federal Circuit) or the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and/or arbitration forums in accordance with applicable rules. Maintaining electronic case files and managing large document discovery databases, and Assisting with various administrative tasks and ad hoc research assignments. Scheduling and tracking depositions and filing deadlines. Assisting attorneys with pre-litigation matters, including reviewing/monitoring incoming correspondence and preparing outgoing correspondence. Assisting attorneys with responding to requests from clients to prepare for corporate agreements including conducting searches on state business entity databases and preparing draft agreements for review. Should be able to work in a fast-paced primarily electronic environment, and independently and proactively prioritize workload to meet filing due dates and other deadlines. Should have excellent communication (oral and written) skills, organizational skills, the ability to work in an environment with due dates, and attention to detail are required. Must be reliable regarding attendance and willing to work overtime and/or on weekends when necessary. Bachelor's degree preferred; Paralegal Certificate a plus. Should have 5 years or more of experience in federal/district court litigation, with trial experience strongly preferred; experience in patent litigation strongly preferred. Should have Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), document management, file management, calendaring, Adobe, and other software.

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