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Title : Litigation Paralegal

Location : New York - Melville
Refer to Job # SFID736404

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Assist with preparation of pleadings and discovery in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings. Analyze, review and organize privileged documents and data from materials produced during discovery and prepare/coordinate document production and responses to discovery requests. Coordinate production of third-party records and summarize records; prepare deposition outlines and summaries. Trial preparation including management of trial exhibits and other trial-related assistance. Assist with preparation of federal and state administration filings. Cite-checking and shepardizing/assistance with motion preparation. Conduct Lexis and Pacer research and other research as needed. Draft investigative reports and summarize documents such as witness interview summaries and deposition or medical record summaries. Docketing. Prepare and distribute weekly reports to all attorneys notifying them of upcoming deadlines. Keep abreast of developments, procedures and rules in the forums where the office practices. Coordinate the electronic filing of pleadings in state and federal courts. REQUIREMENTS: BS/BA required. 3 years of law firm paralegal litigation experience preferred. Experience in labor and employment law and with Compulaw a plus. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal, organizational and project management skills. Proficiency with Word, Excel and other office tools, including document management platforms. Detail-oriented; ability to multi-task and work within deadlines. Knowledge of state court/agency rules. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

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