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Litigation Paralegal

Wilson Elser's Washington D.C office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 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 is a plus
  • 3+ years litigation paralegal experience in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, medical record analysis, discovery, and trial preparation required
  • Experience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive
  • Experience with e-discovery and using Relativity or other document review platforms is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, and trial preparation
  • Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the same
  • Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case information
  • Prepare summary of pertinent transcripts
  • Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Determine, prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness review
  • Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses
  • 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.

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