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Litigation Paralegal

Wilson Elser Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Wilson Elser's Los Angeles office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to join the team.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications
•Must have a bachelor's degree; Paralegal Certificate is a plus
•5+ years litigation paralegal experience in a fast paced environment
•Must have insurance defense litigation experience
•Experience with preparing records, assembling exhibits, pleadings, summarizing transcripts, medical record analysis, discovery, and trial preparation required
•Experience drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc.)
•Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems
•Attention to detail and organizational skills are critical
•Clear and effective communication skills both orally and in writing
•Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
•Must be able to work independently and be proactive
•Experience with e-discovery and using Relativity or other document review platforms is a plus

Responsibilities
•Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medical records, and trial preparation experience a plus
•Contact outside sources (government agencies, etc.) to obtain public information and review and analyze the same
•Search and retrieve information from court-related databases as well as other online sources of case information
•Prepare summary of pertinent transcripts
•Assemble chronologies of pertinent facts and key documents
•Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants
•Determine, prepare and organize materials needed for expert witness review
•Conduct investigative research on opposing parties and expert witnesses
•Manage documents and organize case files

Why Should You Apply?
•Excellent Benefits
•Generous PTO plan
•Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
•Corporate Discount Plans

Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Los Angeles Litigation Paralegal" in the subject line

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

Company Description
Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 40 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world.

While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.

Wilson Elser

Why Work Here?
Excellent Benefits, Professional development programs including in-house CLE and National Attorney Training, Generous PTO plan

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 40 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world. While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.

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