McGuireWoods LLP

  • Paralegal

    Category Paralegal
    Job Location
    US-VA-Richmond
  • Overview

    The Firm's Products, Environmental & Mass Tort Litigation practice group has a need for a Paralegal to join its team in Richmond, VA. 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.  The ideal candidate will be technologically savvy, have strong data management skills, and work well in a fast paced litigation environment.

     

    McGuireWoods is a full-service firm providing legal and business solutions to corporate, individual and nonprofit clients worldwide for more than 184 years. Our law firm has earned the loyalty of many longstanding clients with deep understanding of their businesses and broad skills in corporate transactions, high-stakes disputes, and complex regulatory and compliance matters. People come here to do great, challenging work and we provide the resources and training for them to succeed and develop professionally. Working together from offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia, McGuireWoods is dedicated to diverse perspectives, impeccable service, and innovative delivery of practical, business-minded solutions. For more information, 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
    • Assisting attorneys with discovery, including discovery requests, depositions, and issuing subpoenas
    • Assisting with document review and analysis through various platforms, e.g., Relativity, Concordance, etc.
    • Prepare attorneys for depositions and attend trials out of town on an as needed basis

    Qualifications

    • Three or more years of litigation experience
    • Four year degree required.
    • Strong work ethic with willingness to work overtime when needed
    • Well-honed interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on teamwork
    • Experience with document review software such as Relativity, Concordance, etc. 
    • Experience with ECF with Federal Courts
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills, particularly with case files/document management

    Have more questions? Connect with a recruiter directly. 

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