Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Wilson Elser
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 04, 2021
Ref
238023821
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Litigation Paralegal11/30/21 | Washington, DCWilson Elser's Washington DC office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.The FirmWilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 41 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.The PositionQualificationsMust have a bachelor's degree; Paralegal Certificate is a plus3+ years litigation paralegal experience in a fast paced environmentExperience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, medical record analysis, discovery, and trial preparation requiredExperience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systemsAttention to detail and organizational skills are criticalClear and effective communication skills both orally and in writingMust be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands dailyMust be able to work independently and be proactiveExperience with e-discovery and using Relativity or other document review platforms is a plusResponsibilitiesPrepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, and trial preparationContact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the sameSearch and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case informationPrepare summary of pertinent transcriptsAssemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documentsReview, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendantsDetermine, prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness reviewConduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnessesManage documents and organize case filesWhy Should You Apply?Excellent BenefitsGenerous PTO planExcellent growth and advancement opportunitiesCorporate Discount PlansInterested?Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to Careers@ and putting "DC Paralegal" in the subject line.We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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