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Title : Senior Litigation Paralegal

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # MYTC847208

Practice law in the London office of this powerhouse international New York firm. This firm’s client list reads like a “Who’s Who” of the world’s corporate big leaguers, and they have a full service practice that excels in virtually all areas of the law. This energetic, youthful firm blends polished professionalism with a bright, informal atmosphere. The combination is awesome! Associates are respected and are given early responsibility as well as good training and feedback. They are now seeking candidates of the highest caliber with excellent academics and experience.
Senior Litigation Paralegal The candidate will assist the manager/coordinator with staffing requests, distribution of workload, and development of training programs. Train and mentor less experienced paralegals. Participate in recruiting efforts in screening and interviewing candidates. Work efficiently with firm support services (i.e., Reprographics, LSS, etc.). Comply with Firms outside vendor policies. Provide and oversee support for attorneys during discovery, including document productions, deposition preparation, and privilege logs. Assist attorneys with preparation of briefs and memoranda of law, including fact-checking, cite-checking, blue booking, compiling, and PDF/A scanning of exhibits to declarations and affidavits. Assist with document collection and custodian interviews. Assist attorneys with fact, expert, witness depositions, and expert reports. Oversee document production processes and coordinate with LSS. Review and coordinate document productions and documents/materials for privilege and responsiveness. Maintain complete sets of production and privilege documents, drafts, and privilege logs. Manage day-to-day case activity and attorney requests. Maintain database records. Draft and prepare legal documents for attorney review. Set team priorities for filings and briefs to maximize efficiency, meet deadlines and avoid crises by anticipating requirements. Provide and oversee support for Attorneys during trial/hearing preparation. Plan for arbitrations, hearings, and trials. Organize and prepare files, notebooks, presentation materials, and trial aids. Organize and mark exhibits for trial. Take notes, gather documents referred by either counsel, track exhibit usage; interact professionally with witnesses. Oversee trial logistics: including hotel space, supplies, copiers, network set-up, transportation, set-up and break down of trial war room. Post-trial (arbitration or hearing), properly dispose of documents for archives, records retention, or destruction. Should demonstrate technical skills consistent with new and existing technology, including Adobe, SharePoint, Relativity, Case Notebook, Lexis, Westlaw, and Pacer Pro. Be proficient in document management, filing procedures, motion practice, etc.

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