Litigation Paralegal

Wilson Elser
White Plains
Oct 05, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Wilson Elser's White Plains office currently seeks a Litigation Paralegal to support a Municipal Litigation and Appellate practice team with an active and expanding practice.This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to advance their paralegal careers.Qualifications•Must have a Bachelor's degree; paralegal certificate preferred•2 - 4 years general litigation experience, with both State and Federal courts preferred•Research experience with Westlaw and LexisNexis•Experience with municipal litigation and appellate practice is a plus•Strong written and verbal communication skills•Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environmentResponsibilities•Preparing records on appeals (assembling all of the exhibits, pleadings, transcripts)•Pulling case law cited in briefs•Assembling motions and proofreading briefs•Drafting standard pleadings (answers, RJIs, bills of particulars, etc)•Drafting and responding to standard discovery demands (interrogatories, requests to produce documents, etc)•Conducting legal research using Westlaw / LexisNexisIf your background and experience align with these qualifications and you want to advance your career with one of the nation's leading law firms, please apply online.Our professional staff plays an important role in the firm's continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, opportunities for advancement, and a collaborative, friendly firm environment.Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (), serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 30 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

Company Description:

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 30 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.