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Litigation Paralegal

Wilson Elser White Plains, NY

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Job Description

Wilson Elser's White Plains office is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to support our exceptional team with an active and expanding practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, independent, and self-starting recent college graduate or legal professional looking to advance his or her career while working in a rewarding and team oriented environment.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who 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 preferred
·1 - 3 years general litigation experience, with both State and Federal courts preferred
·Experience with medical malpractice defense strongly preferred
·Strong written and verbal communication skills
·Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities
·Pulling case law cited in briefs
·Conducting legal research using Westlaw / LexisNexis
·Assembling motions and other pleadings (including assembling of exhibits, transcripts and other pertinent documents)
·Drafting standard pleadings (answers, RJIs, bills of particulars, etc)
·Drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc)
·Assist with medical record retrieval and document management.

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 our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

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 39 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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