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Labor & Employment Paralegal

Labor & Employment Paralegal

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The Firm's Labor & Employment practice group has a need for an experienced Paralegal to join its team in Dallas, TX.  The candidate will have a high degree of responsibility to the client and attorneys in the following areas: class actions and employment litigation support.  The Paralegal is relied upon as a subject matter expert in Labor & Employment matters, litigation technology, and employment-related litigation from discovery through trial.


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


  • Assists lawyers and works directly with clients with class actions
  • Manages various legal processes and litigation and trial support in federal and state courts and administrative agencies
  • Serves as the primary liaison with other firm departments
  • Prepares synopses, abstracts or summaries of complex legal issues requiring evaluation, originality and ingenuity
  • Ensures proficiency and reliability in communications with clients as appropriate
  • Has an increased level of communication with clients and takes responsibility for managing client costs and budgets
  • Seeks out and embraces new processes and incorporates new technology to meet client demands as they evolve



  • Extensive experience in and knowledge of labor & employment matters
  • Experience drafting, cite-checking, and correcting legal briefs (trial and appellate)
  • Four year degree preferred or a minimum of five years of significant and substantive litigation experience as a paralegal/legal assistant in a large law firm setting
  • Proficiency with Document Review Software (Summation, Relativity, Concordance, etc.), Excel, pivot tables and statistical analysis programs