Current Opportunities


Senior Paralegal

4/16/21 | Milwaukee, WI

Wilson Elser's Milwaukee office is looking for a Senior Paralegal to join our expanding Paralegal Service Center. This Paralegal Service Center supports a wide variety of practice areas, in all of our 40 national offices.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual who is interested in training and mentoring new paralegals as they join our Paralegal Service Center. This position will involve training, mentoring, and quality control as well as actively working on litigation defense matters.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 40 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

  • Must have a bachelor's degree; Paralegal Certificate or paralegal courses are a plus
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience working on complex litigation defense matters 
  • Experience training or mentoring others
  • 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
  • Prepare summary of deposition transcripts
  • Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents, including medical records
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, 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
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
  • Assist in document productions
  • Draft subpoenas, notices of deposition and pattern discovery requests
  • Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses
  • Manage documents and organize case files
  • Train others on all tasks above
  • Review work product of other paralegals for quality control
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 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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