Current Opportunities



Wilson Elser's New York White Plains office currently seeks a Paralegal

This position entails being a part of a team oriented approach that consists of attorneys and paralegals in the coordinated evaluation and resolution of each matter addressed within a Legal Project Management approach.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate or individual who wishes to learn paralegal skills through working with experienced litigation attorneys. It is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience for developing paralegal skills in a very active team environment.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 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

  • Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate are preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience a plus.
  • Experience with communicating with outside vendors, maintaining records, organizing and maintaining a calendar, comfortable in team-work based environment. Summarizing transcripts, discovery and trial preparation plus.
  • 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
  • Obtain authorizations for medical records as well as medical records themselves
  • Draft discovery demands and responses
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, summarize medical records and deposition transcripts, and trial preparation
  • 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 including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $50,000 to $70,000.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "White Plains Paralegal" in the subject line.

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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