Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Midtown) to 100K

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560365

LITIGATION PARALEGAL- MIDTOWN MANHATTAN/ TIMES SQUARE

 

  • 80-100K base salary plus excellent benefits and many perks.
  • Newer offices, close to train lines and Times Square
  • Supportive, friendly boutique environment
  • Larger firm presence with national reach

 

Seeking Litigation Paralegal with 5-10 years of experience to provide general support to commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice groups:

  • Document Discovery: Organize documents and coordinate document productions.

Conduct the redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.

  • Depositions: Prepare for and attend deposition proceedings.

Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.

  • Motion Practice.

Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing; Shepardizing/case citations.

  • Court Filings.
    • Work with attorneys to prepare and file court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
    • Bankruptcy filings to include Notices of Appearance, Schedules and Statements of Financial Affairs, Proofs of Claims and Fee Applications (involving reviewing, categorizing, describing and revising attorney time and costs in accordance with local rules).
  • Internal/External Communication: Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.

Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.

  • Trials: Prepare for and attend trials.

Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.

  • Managing Clerk/Court Calendaring Duties.
    • Intake and internal filing of court documents, discovery, and other litigation documents. Calendaring hearings and pleading deadlines, including understanding how to read notices and court pleadings to calculate time limits and deadlines and knowing how to find rules for response deadlines.
    • Working knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, along with willingness and ability to learn local rules for jurisdictions outside of New York.
    • Review pleadings and motions to assure they conform to rule requirements. File hard-copy papers at court in non-electronic cases. Serve copies on all parties.
    • Monitoring, filing and retrieving of documents and court dockets through Pacer and ECF, distribution of the dockets accordingly, reviewing the dockets for deadlines and hearing dates.
    • Active monitoring of new cases filed in local courts.

 

Please email resume for immediate and confidential consideration to mwolfe@lucasgroup.com  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

LITIGATION PARALEGAL- MIDTOWN MANHATTAN/ TIMES SQUARE

 

  • 80-100K base salary plus excellent benefits and many perks.
  • Newer offices, close to train lines and Times Square
  • Supportive, friendly boutique environment
  • Larger firm presence with national reach

 

Seeking Litigation Paralegal with 5-10 years of experience to provide general support to commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice groups:

  • Document Discovery: Organize documents and coordinate document productions.

Conduct the redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.

  • Depositions: Prepare for and attend deposition proceedings.

Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.

  • Motion Practice.

Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing; Shepardizing/case citations.

  • Court Filings.
    • Work with attorneys to prepare and file court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
    • Bankruptcy filings to include Notices of Appearance, Schedules and Statements of Financial Affairs, Proofs of Claims and Fee Applications (involving reviewing, categorizing, describing and revising attorney time and costs in accordance with local rules).
  • Internal/External Communication: Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.

Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.

  • Trials: Prepare for and attend trials.

Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.

  • Managing Clerk/Court Calendaring Duties.
    • Intake and internal filing of court documents, discovery, and other litigation documents. Calendaring hearings and pleading deadlines, including understanding how to read notices and court pleadings to calculate time limits and deadlines and knowing how to find rules for response deadlines.
    • Working knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, along with willingness and ability to learn local rules for jurisdictions outside of New York.
    • Review pleadings and motions to assure they conform to rule requirements. File hard-copy papers at court in non-electronic cases. Serve copies on all parties.
    • Monitoring, filing and retrieving of documents and court dockets through Pacer and ECF, distribution of the dockets accordingly, reviewing the dockets for deadlines and hearing dates.
    • Active monitoring of new cases filed in local courts.

 

Please email resume for immediate and confidential consideration to mwolfe@lucasgroup.com  We look forward to hearing from you!