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PARALEGAL Commercial Litigation (Privacy & Data Security)

Washington, DC 20004
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Assist lawyers with document and information management, factual and legal analysis, discovery and trial support. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Assist lawyers with all phases of litigation support in the areas of privacy, data security, compliance, document/information management, factual and legal research and analysis, discovery, briefings, hearings, and trial support. Maintain positive contact with clients, lawyers and staff, and observe confidentiality of client matters. Organize and maintain case files, pleadings, other documents and attorney notebooks. Navigate different technology platforms efficiently. Review and synthesize historical documents. Summarize articles, reports, witness statements, and depositions. Manage source code reviews with an understanding of protective orders and e-discovery orders/stipulations for input to attorneys to ensure all procedures are met per client instructions. Keep accurate time records. Coordinate and attend client conferences, hearings, and trials. Prepare material for in-house and outside distribution. Draft legal documents and correspondence. Train and coordinate workloads of subordinate paralegal assistants as needed. Keep track of case/matter deadlines and interface with partners on case teams regularly to ensure deadlines are being met. Maintain departmental form files and systems. Perform computer database input and retrieval with an emphasis on proficiency with e-discovery platforms including but not limited to Concordance and Relativity. A thorough knowledge of the e-discovery process and understanding of each phase is necessary to instruct and advise on an e-discovery litigation plan from early case assessment though the production phase. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and in the job position, consistent with the Firm's attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Thorough knowledge of all phases of litigation, discovery, and trial procedures. Demonstrated skills in document/information management. Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks, multiple concurrent deadlines, work well under pressure and independently. Possess or have the ability to pass and obtain a security clearance. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to exercise discretion and independent judgment. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires bachelor's degree and at least seven to ten years of paralegal experience. Paralegal certificate preferred. d.
Posted: 2022-06-09 Expires: 2022-07-10

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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PARALEGAL Commercial Litigation (Privacy & Data Security)

Perkins Coie LLP
Washington, DC 20004

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