McGuireWoods LLP

  • Litigation Paralegal

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Category Paralegal
  • Overview

    The Firm's Business & Securities Litigation practice group has a need for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join its team in Washington, DC.  The Paralegal is relied on to help manage federal and state court filings, case files, discovery, document productions, depositions and trial preparation for litigation cases.

     

    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 www.mcguirewoods.com.

    Responsibilities

    • Assisting attorneys with preparing legal documents, including pleadings, briefs, motions, subpoenas, and discovery-related materials
    • Managing case files and matter documents through e-Rooms and docketing systems
    • Ensuring filings are in compliance with court rules and filing and e-filing documents therein, especially in D.C., Virginia, and Maryland state and federal courts
    • Assisting attorneys with discovery, including discovery requests, depositions, and issuing subpoenas
    • Assisting with the compilation, organization, and review of documents and analysis through various platforms, e.g., Relativity, Concordance, etc.
    • Managing and tracking deadlines for dockets and case portfolios
    • Preparing for and attending depositions and trials

    Qualifications

    • Three or more years of litigation experience
    • Experience with document review software such as Relativity, Concordance, etc. 
    • Experience with Thomson Reuters Legal Tracker (formerly known as Serengeti Tracker)
    • Experience preparing for and attending depositions and trial
    • Experience with ECF with Federal Courts
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, particularly with case files/document management

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