Current Opportunities

     

Paralegal

Wilson Elser's White Plains office currently seeks a Paralegal.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, independent, and self-starting recent college graduate or litigation paralegal looking to advance his or her career while working in a rewarding and team oriented professional environment. 

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree; paralegal degree or certificate preferred
  • 0 - 2 years’ experience working in a professional office setting
  • Prior experience as a paralegal assisting with the defense of personal injury matters preferred 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook on a daily basis
  • Ability to assist multiple attorneys with a variety of tasks on an a daily and ongoing basis
  • Ability to accept direction while also being capable of working without supervision on any assigned tasks 
Responsibilities
  • Drafting pleadings including Answers, and Third Party Complaints, as well as discovery demands, stipulations, and motions to compel discovery, EBT notices, and orders
  • Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, worker's compensation, disability, tax, union, educational and other records
  • Reviewing and summarizing medical records
  • Assist with trial preparation
  • Communications with experts, including IME doctors, in particular the selection of materials to be sent to experts 
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
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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