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Litigation Paralegal

8/13/19 | Stamford, CT

Wilson Elser's Stamford office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to support our exceptional 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 nearly 800 attorneys, across 39 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
  • 1 - 3 years of paralegal experience
  • Must have a bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certification
  • Must be familiar with CT calendar markings
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office Suite
  • Able to quickly learn proprietary software systems and databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to integrate into a fast paced environment

Responsibilities
  • Drafting standard pleadings including answers, third party summonses and complaints, combined discovery, disclosures, stipulations, general motions, proposed orders and notices.
  • Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, tax, FOIL and other records
  • Reviewing and summarizing medical records
  • Conduct asset searches 
  • Summarize transcripts
  • Document review, redactions, privilege logs and productions
  • Trial assistance and preparation
  • Communications with clients, experts and opposing counsel
  • Creating and maintaining medical record charts
  • E-filing court documents with State Court, Federal Court, Superior and District Court and Appellate Court in CT and various jurisdictions.

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 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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