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Litigation Paralegal

Litigation Paralegal

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The Firm's Tax & Employee Benefits Litigation practice group has a need for a Litigation Paralegal to join its team in Richmond, VA. This paralegal will work primarily with the tax controversy and tax litigation lawyers of the Tax & Employee Benefits Department. The Paralegal is relied upon as a subject matter expert in the management of federal and state court filings, case files, discovery, depositions and trial preparation for large litigation cases pending in jurisdictions within and outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia.



McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit


  • Assist attorneys with preparing and cite-checking legal documents to include pleadings, briefs, motions, subpoenas, and discovery
  • Managing and maintaining case files through web based document management system
  • E-filing large documents in federal and state court
  • Assist attorneys with discovery phase to include discovery requests, issuing subpoenas, and coordinating/preparing for depositions
  • Assist attorneys and outside document vendors with large-scale document production and review through various platforms, i.e. Relativity and Concordance




  • Four year degree preferred, or one to three years of relevant work experience
  • Experience assisting with large case filings preferred
  • Paralegal Certification from an ABA accredited program preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and proficiency with document management systems and cloud based data management systems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat and other legal support software as appropriate



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