Experienced Patent Litigation Paralegal (DC)

Employer
Lucas Group - Search
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 07, 2018
Closes
Jun 15, 2018
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
EXPERIENCED PATENT LITIGATION PARALEGAL (DC) Responsibilities: Create, organize, review, and maintain litigation case files Manage litigation calendars using CompuLaw Compile, assist, and prepare court filings including, but not limited to, proofreading, cite checking, motions, briefs, and memoranda; and assembling exhibits and appendices at the District and Appellate courts (including the International Trade Commission (ITC)) Maintain proficiency with the mechanics of e-filing using USDC CM/ECF filing systems, and USITC EDIS filing system Perform factual and legal research in databases including Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, PACER, EDIS, and the USPTO Coordinate document collection, review, and productions in concert with litigation support and third party e-discovery vendors Conduct searches on production databases for relevant documents using IPRO, Relativity, and other document management software Proactively manage all phases of fact and expert discovery Manage day-to-day workflow and delegation of responsibilities to team members Prepare materials for depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitrations Attend and provide support to attorneys at court and agency proceedings (including the ITC) Mentor junior paralegals and temporary staff as needed Assist with special projects and assignments as necessary Must be flexible to work overtime on an as-needed basis Miscellaneous other responsibilities as assigned Willingness to support matters at any level required; possess strong communication skills. Must be capable of managing subordinates as well as "managing up"; flexible to respond quickly to shifting demands; and ability to work under tight deadlines; handle multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously, and prioritize appropriately. Must be a team player. Must deliver high-quality work product and work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential business information with the utmost discretion. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years patent litigation including Hatch-Waxman experience Trial experience is required Knowledge and understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery Experience with database management software, review, and production Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat; CompuLaw; Case Notebook; Relativity; IPRO (Eclipse); FileSite Trial experience is required. WHY LUCAS GROUP? Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked in top 5% on Forbes' list of Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017. Responsibilities: Create, organize, review, and maintain litigation case files Manage litigation calendars using CompuLaw Compile, assist, and prepare court filings including, but not limited to, proofreading, cite checking, motions, briefs, and memoranda; and assembling exhibits and appendices at the District and Appellate courts (including the International Trade Commission (ITC)) Maintain proficiency with the mechanics of e-filing using USDC CM/ECF filing systems, and USITC EDIS filing system Perform factual and legal research in databases including Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, PACER, EDIS, and the USPTO Coordinate document collection, review, and productions in concert with litigation support and third party e-discovery vendors Conduct searches on production databases for relevant documents using IPRO, Relativity, and other document management software Proactively manage all phases of fact and expert discovery Manage day-to-day workflow and delegation of responsibilities to team members Prepare materials for depositions, hearings, trials, and arbitrations Attend and provide support to attorneys at court and agency proceedings (including the ITC) Mentor junior paralegals and temporary staff as needed Assist with special projects and assignments as necessary Must be flexible to work overtime on an as-needed basis Miscellaneous other responsibilities as assigned Willingness to support matters at any level required; possess strong communication skills. Must be capable of managing subordinates as well as "managing up"; flexible to respond quickly to shifting demands; and ability to work under tight deadlines; handle multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously, and prioritize appropriately. Must be a team player. Must deliver high-quality work product and work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to handle sensitive, confidential business information with the utmost discretion. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years patent litigation including Hatch-Waxman experience Trial experience is required Knowledge and understanding of the litigation process and e-discovery Experience with database management software, review, and production Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat; CompuLaw; Case Notebook; Relativity; IPRO (Eclipse); FileSite Trial experience is required.

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