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Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
- Reviewing and negotiating title insurance commitments and coverages and reviewing and summarizing exceptions for potential problems - Reviewing and negotiating surveys - Ordering and reviewing UCC and tax lien search reports - Reviewing Purchase/Sale Contracts  - Review of Commercial Leases, estoppel certificates and SNDAs - Preparing and maintaining closing checklists and timelines - Coordinating and organizing documents for multi-state and multi-asset transactions - Preparing and negotiating escrow closing instructions
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte | US-GA-Atlanta
- Assist Manager of Partner Recruiting in scheduling interviews, maintaining databases and conducting research. - Work with Recruiting Managers to keep all forms, charts and other content (marketing materials, website and portal information, etc.) consistent and up to date. - Assist with preparation of firm-wide recruiting data, reports and statistics, and presentations. - Post all lateral positions - maintain existing lists and research sites for postings. - Research innovative sourcing techniques and utilize social media to promote McGuireWoods as an employer of choice. - Assist with both internal and external recruiting related surveys.
Category
Attorney Recruiting & Development
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
- Collaborate with the Healthcare department and Healthcare Life Sciences industry team to develop business plans, marketing strategies and drive client targeting. - Provide strategy for, and drive business development activities surrounding:  - Client Opportunities (RFP’s, pitches and targeting) - Business Plans & Healthcare Driven Initiatives - Client Relationship Management/Account Management - Conferences/Seminars, Webinars and Receptions - Marketing Collateral, Bios and Representative work - External and Internal Visibility inclusive of thought leadership, blogs, profile series, etc. - Budget planning & forecasting - Serve as a mentor and team lead to junior colleagues.
Category
Administrative
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
- Manage all office operational functions including delivery of support services by practice assistants (secretarial), conference center staff and office services (mail, document reproduction and hospitality) - Plan and conduct regular staff meetings and office events including client and business development events and charitable-related activities - Oversee facility maintenance; serve as liaison with local property management and working with building personnel and appropriate internal contacts - Conduct new hire orientation and assess staff training needs - Assist in budget preparation and forecasting; report monthly variances - Maintain office security protocol and ensure office meets proper business continuity obligations of the firm - Member of firm-wide administrative operations team (projects and initiatives) which enhance service delivery to internal and external clients
Category
Administrative
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
- Organizes, labels and files case materials as directed - Prepares materials for shipment, including preparation of shipping labels - Organizes document productions and prepares indices of document productions - Maintains and organizes supplies to support client matters, including distribution of supplies and case files for special projects/events such as trial and on-site document reviews, collections and productions - Maintains and retrieves case files as requested and prepares closed matters for off-site storage - Processes production letters and other case correspondence and pleadings
Category
Legal Support
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
- Using a consultative approach, partner with hiring managers and attorneys throughout the recruiting process around our internal process, the external market and recruitment best practices providing guidance and recommendations - Direct all recruiting activities to ensure an acceptable candidate pool is readily available for all assigned positions - Develop and execute sourcing strategies to identify and attract potential candidates - Qualify candidates via resume screening, phone and video interviewing - Present offers of employment to candidates
Category
Human Resources
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
- 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
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Houston
- Writes new patent applications for filing at USPTO.  - Analyzes and revises patent agreements and assists with appeals, inferences, reexaminations, interviews and reissues.  - Negotiates and drafts patent agreements; prepares documents for filing and processing.  - Drafts responses to USPTO office actions.  - Performs patentability and freedom-to-operate searches, publication clearance reviews and assists in maintaining an active prosecution docket.
Category
Legal Support
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
- Prepares, edits and formats legal documents and correspondence from draft or dictated text - Assemble exhibits and hearing binders; prepare document productions; schedule depositions - Manage documents: upload documents to e-rooms and the DMS; scan, save to DMS and distribute matter-related hard copy correspondence, court and agency filings; maintain pleading and document indices when appropriate - Organize and maintain case files, retrieve case files, and prepare files for closing in accordance with Records Department procedures - Coordinate day-to-day workflow of attorneys’ matters and serve as the primary point of contact for attorneys - Communicate with clients, vendors, courts, agencies and firm personnel in a professional manner via telephone, email and in person
Category
Legal Support
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles (Century City)
- Organizing and maintaining databases and spreadsheets to track and manage the status of transactional matters and projects - Working directly with Partners and Senior Attorneys to assist in the categorization of various legal projects as required by client billing standards - Monitoring and calendaring pay points and milestones of legal projects - Interfacing between and among Partners, Senior Attorneys and McGuireWoods billing department to ensure projects are properly categorized and billed - Working with attorneys to request Purchase Orders utilizing client-established software programs and databases
Category
Legal Support
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles (Downtown)
- Assisting attorneys with preparing legal documents, including pleadings, 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, specifically in California state and federal courts - 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.
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
- 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
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Assist the Attorney Recruiting Manager with the coordination and execution of all phases of recruiting efforts for summer associates and attorneys.  - Coordinate and plan the summer associate program and social activities.  - Conduct pre-summer planning/informational meetings, in conjunction with the manager, prior to the start of the summer program.  - Facilitate orientation for summer associates. Continually monitor and hone the orientation program to ensure it effectively and accurately relays pertinent Firm and new hire information.  - Prepare mid and final summer review materials for Summer Program Committee. - Develop and leverage relationships with career services departments at liaison law schools and coordinate all outreach efforts throughout the year.  - Facilitate On Campus Interviewing and Coordinate Callback Interviews.  - Assist the Attorney Recruiting Manager with preparation for Recruiting Committee Meetings.
Category
Attorney Recruiting & Development
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Handles all aspects of new client and matter intake - Enters new client and matter information into the Elite Enterprise Billing system - Processes client/matter information for all offices to include linking related party names and preparing bar-coded folders and/or inserts - Contacts legal staff when client/matter information is inaccurate or incomplete and obtains correct information; Corrects data entry errors (client numbers, matter numbers and principal names) in Elite - Receives calls and e-mails placed to the Records Helpline and makes changes to the data in Elite as requested - Assists in completing conflict-of-interest searches for clients, principals and related party names as requested by attorneys - Assists in closing client/matter records according to procedures
Category
Accounting & Finance
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Reviewing title insurance commitments, including analyzing title exceptions for potential problems, requesting revisions to eliminate or modify exceptions, requesting and reviewing appropriate endorsements, and preparing title objection letters - Reviewing plats of survey, including comparing to title insurance commitments, analyzing survey matters for potential problems and requesting revisions to eliminate or reflect title exceptions - Preparing and maintaining closing checklists and timelines - Ordering and reviewing entity certificates and lien search reports - Preparing escrow closing instructions - Computing recording taxes - Reviewing closing statements - Handling post-closing matters
Category
Paralegal
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Answers questions and provides excellent customer service to the attorneys and legal staff regarding conflicts and new client/matter intake procedures - Ensures proper submission of conflicts data on conflicts request forms - Conducts thorough and accurate searches of companies, agencies and individuals listed as parties to new business, add-party, matter re-open, and information-only conflicts checks, as well as hire requests, using the Elegrity conflicts software - Submits conflicts search results for clients, principals and related party names to the conflicts analysts and the requesting attorneys - Performs corporate affiliate research via a variety of reference programs (e.g., D&B Family Tree, business reference website and corporate/agency websites)
Category
Administrative
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Work with attorneys and administrative staff to build analytical solutions for our clients and the firm - Analyze client and firm data, using statistical techniques including machine learning to develop/validate/improve/implement predictive models to optimize outcomes and reduce unpredictability - Help execute the firm's strategy around developing innovative ways to serve our clients - Provide data analytical expertise and guidance to key stakeholders - Work collaboratively on the McGuireWoods Data Analytics team, and respond quickly to time-sensitive requests - Develop data structures and pipelines as necessary to support analytical efforts
Category
Information Technology
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Incident Response - Participate in and lead Security Incident Response Teams, as needed. - Lead troubleshooting effort on all security related problems. - Provide on-going communications to staff on potential threats to the information security environment and mitigation steps.  - Training - Participate in the delivery of a firm-wide security awareness program. - Assessments/Audits - Assess system and network vulnerabilities and work with responsible groups to address them. - Respond to audit findings and present remediation steps to management. - Conduct formal risk assessment reviews to determine the critical points of business exposure. - Analyze security violation reports for suspicious activities and patterns.  - Security Operations - Review and monitor firewall, end-point protection, IDS, data loss prevention, vulnerability assessment, and system logs and investigate trends as needed. - Administer day-to-day operations of security controls, including end-point protection, data loss prevention, two-factor authentication, vulnerability assessment, and web filtering systems. - Lead firm-wide security patching process.  - Product/Service Evaluation - Evaluate and recommend security products and services. Represent the firm with outside vendors / organizations and recommend new products/technology to improve security and address business needs.  - Policies and Procedures - Participate in the development, implementation, and performance of a comprehensive IT Security program for multiple platforms and diverse system environments. - Present security status and project status to management. - Recommend controls to ensure the appropriate level of protection and adherence to the goals and overall information security strategy.
Category
Information Technology
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Provide proactive and engaged leadership on key projects designed to increase revenue, enhance business efficiency, and improve client relations - Liase with multiple stakeholders to aggregate, prioritize and document requirements for system modifications, enhancements and implementations - Research competitive landscape to provide fact-based recommendations to the stakeholders - Stay current with customer needs utilizing formal and informal written communication methods (for example, emails, surveys, focus groups, portal updates etc) - Analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes - Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and decompose high-level information into details - Conduct COTS product assessments, demonstrations, costs analysis and prepare executive level presentations of findings - Create business cases including definition of project objectives, KPIs, requirements and priorities - Elicit and document requirements using interviews, document analysis, focus groups, surveys, business process descriptions, use cases, task and workflow analysis
Category
Information Technology
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
- Manage firm-specific programs contracted from designated key suppliers.  Identify and communicate any new programs, products, etc. to maintain currency.  Serve as an escalation point for local office contacts as necessary.  - Participate in IT Focused project meetings to include working with designated managers and subject matter experts in identifying requirements and providing research and viable options/alternatives for goods and services.    - Obtain NDA’s from identified vendors as needed and continually develop and maintain relationships in order that they can provide information, services and products at competitive pricing and preferably on a national and/or international contract basis as necessary.   - Manage and serve as the main point of contact for both internal customers (IT  Department and associated stakeholders) and bidders in the preparation, distribution and award process of Requests for Proposals (RFP’s), Requests for Information/ Quotes (RFI’s/ RFQ’s) and Proof of Concept (POC) evaluations, each conforming to established guidelines.  - Coordinate the purchase or lease of goods and services as requested by internal customers using established guidelines to ensure competitive bidding and contract negotiation procedures.  - Assist in the preparation of  the annual budgets and/ or monthly variances for designated GL Accounts for review by the appropriate director or manager.  - Review and approve Purchase Orders, Project Invoices, Maintenance Renewals, and Subscriptions for payment; ensuring accuracy. 
Category
Business Services
Pos. Type
Regular Full-Time