Lewis Brisbois Bisgarrd & Smith LLP Paralegal in New York, New York
Lewis Brisbois offers legal practice in more than 40 specialties, and a multitude of sub-specialties. Our attorneys have broad knowledge, experience, and sensitivity to our clients’ unique needs. Through interaction among our practice groups, Lewis Brisbois provides a wide range of legal services to each client with a continuity of representation across multiple disciplines. We have built longstanding relationships with corporate and institutional clients based on our ability to provide comprehensive service on a national scale.
With offices from Los Angeles to New York and Seattle to Miami, our attorneys reflect the communities in which they live. Lewis Brisbois' culture has fostered a diverse group of professionals committed to promoting the best interests of our clients, our communities and the legal profession. We support diversity in communities across the nation through new and ongoing relationships with minority and women-owned businesses.
This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a 401K with employer contribution. Compensation ranges are for qualified candidates with relevant experience.
The primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, calendaring deadlines, document management, review of documents for responsiveness, organization of documents and compiling information for discovery responses/pleadings/motions, depositions and trial preparation.
As Litigation Paralegal, you will:
Prepare documents for attorney review, including letters, forms, presentations, charts and spreadsheets
Coordinate with local office services for large copy and binder creation requests
Assist with trial preparation including assembling deposition summaries and updating trial exhibits
Organize, index and maintain case files
Draft various legal documents including transmittal letters, subpoenas and case summaries for attorney review
Conduct legal research
Gather case related materials including contracts, witness and expert files, and exhibits
File documents with government agencies and courts
Maintain departmental docketing calendar to ensure timely filings
Prepare trial work spaces, including coordinating with IT and outside vendors regarding war room equipment
Provide administrative trial support, including maintaining exhibit lists and filing court documents
Bachelor’s degree or Paralegal Certificate (certificate may be requireed base on region, state or client requirements).
At least five (5) years of litigation work experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word)
Strong Excel skills required
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to work with large data sets
Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
Ability to work flexible and/or fluctuating work hours
Meet the billable expectation of 1,600 hours per year
Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
Requisition ID: 2023-1639
External Company URL: https://lewisbrisbois.com/
Street: 77 Water Street Suite 2100