Current Opportunities


Litigation Paralegal

1/3/19 | Chicago, IL

Wilson Elser's Chicago office is looking for a Litigation Paralegal to support a medical malpractice defense litigation team with an active and expanding practice.

This exciting role offers growth and learning opportunities for a motivated self-starter with defense litigation experience who is seeking to advance their paralegal career.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 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 Position


  • Must have a bachelor's degree; Paralegal Certificate is a plus
  • 3+ years of litigation experience 
  • Medical malpractice defense experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment


  • Drafting and responding to discovery demands
  • Prepare, submit and follow up on HIPAA and other record authorizations
  • Assisting with motions, deposition preparation and trial preparation
  • Summarizing transcripts and other legal documents

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.


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