McGuireWoods LLP

Labor & Employment Litigation Paralegal

Job Location US-TX-Dallas
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The firm's Labor & Employment practice group has a need for an experienced litigation 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 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.

 

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Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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

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