16 days old


Newark, New Jersey 07101


Newark office of McCarter & English, LLP seeks a paralegal to work in the Intellectual Property & Information Technology Practice Group. If you have relevant experience, we would like you to consider joining our team.  Please send your resume and cover letter to Christine Lydon, Director of Human Resources, at recruiting@mccarter.com.


Minimum experience: 2–5 years in intellectual property litigation (including patent infringement litigation) in the federal courts.

General Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate paper and electronic document collection from clients
  • Coordinate with litigation support to design, populate and maintain document databases
  • Manage document production and coordinate with vendors as needed
  • Maintain and organize electronic case files for all assigned matters
  • Summarize depositions as requested by attorneys
  • Coordinate logistics and assist attorneys during court appearances and trial
  • Attend client meetings, depositions, court or administrative hearings and trials with attorneys as warranted
  • Maintain attorney calendars for case deadlines
  • Conduct due diligence for intellectual property owned by clients
  • Perform legal, factual and Internet research as requested by attorneys
  • Perform records research as requested by attorneys
  • Organize and analyze information
  • Cross-check and validate information
  • Prepare correspondence for attorneys
  • Prepare written status reports for clients
  • Finalize litigation documents and electronically file them with the Court
  • Proofread documents for accuracy
  • Organize and track case files
  • Coordinate activities such as subpoena delivery and service of process
  • Interact with clients at the direction of attorneys
  • Conduct document review in coordination with attorneys

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or certificate in paralegal studies program.  Previous trial experience preferred.


Note:   While the list of essential duties is intended to be as inclusive as possible, there may be other duties, which are essential to particular positions within the class.



  • Legal Services
Posted: 2019-01-30 Expires: 2019-03-01

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