Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal

New York Permanent
  • Top ranked global AM Law Firm
  • Rapidly growing team with opportunity for fast promotion

About Our Client

A leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune 500 Companies.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Description

* Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified); * Perform daily case management tasks, including organizing and saving key case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, expert materials, and client documents; * Assist attorney team with organization and maintenance of case documents, and routine monitoring of case dockets and patent activity; * Assist with factual research in internal and external databases and coordinate with research services staff; * Assist with deposition, hearing and trial preparation; * Coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; * Work overtime as required; and * Handle additional projects as assigned.

The Successful Applicant

5+ years of Litigation Paralegal experience (Intellectual Property Litigation experience required); HatchWaxman experience (preferred); * ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred); Bachelor's Degree (preferred); * Fundamental proficiency and understanding of the lifecycle of a litigation and working knowledge of key documents related to a litigation including, but not limited to, case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial and appellate documents; * Advanced proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat Adobe; * Fundamental proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS PowerPoint, LiveNote, Case Notebook, Relativity and FTP software (FileZilla); * Fundamental proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw); * The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to manage competing deadlines and assignments; * Fundamental knowledge of Firm and Intellectual Property Litigation practice-area-specific procedures and terminology; * Fundamental to Advanced knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures, including knowledge of Federal court practices, local rules and deadlines; and * Fundamental knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications.

What's on Offer

The compensation and benefits structure reflects the Firm's long-standing commitment to providing a highly competitive package.

Contact
Alyssa Bonavita
Quote job ref
1549727

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Alyssa Bonavita
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1549727