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Litigation Paralegal

Wilson Elser's Midtown office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your paralegal career by developing an understanding of the anatomy of defense litigation through hands-on experience in a growing general liability practice group. This position requires the ability to meet the rigors associated with litigation and the opportunity to work in a team oriented professional environment. 

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 39 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

Qualifications

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree; paralegal certificate preferred.
  • 1+ years’ experience as a litigation paralegal in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, discovery and trial preparation.
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Strong computer skills with proficient in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical.
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive.
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, summarize medical records and deposition transcripts, and trial preparation.
  • Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc) to obtain public information.
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants.
  • Review file for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, pleadings, depositions and trial preparation.
  • Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review.
  • Assemble chronologies of key documents.
  • Manage documents and organize case files.

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.

Diversity Statement
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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