Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 20, 2017
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms firm with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Litigation Paralegal reporting to the Paralegal Manager. This position will reside in the Washington DC office and will be responsible for supporting a national team of attorneys and paralegals.Responsibilities: * All aspects of asbestos case management including the discovery process, trial preparation, tracking and communicating case related dates/deadlines and information. * Database maintenance. * The review and preparation of documents, reports and correspondence. Experience/Qualifications: * A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. * Prior paralegal experience in a litigation environment, including experience with client intake and case management skills, is highly desired. * Asbestos litigation experience strongly preferred. * Detail-oriented, motivated, creative and capable of managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines in a demanding, but rewarding, environment. * A strong team player, as well as the ability to work on independent projects. * The ability to adapt to change; work independently with minimal supervision; and work under strict deadlines. * Self-motivated, exercising sound judgment, demonstrating good time-management and teamwork skills. * A commitment to providing excellent client service, and effectively interact with clients as well as staff at all levels. * The flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines. * Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, required. * Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting "Careers." 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.