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Litigation Paralegal


Litigation Paralegal

8/20/21 | Philadelphia, PA

Wilson Elser's Philadelphia office currently seeks a Paralegal.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm. Wilson Elser is a billable environment and this role will be expected to meet monthly billable requirements.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we 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.

The Position

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required, Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 3+ years' experience as a litigation paralegal in a fast paced, high volume, team oriented environment
  • Insurance defense experience is a plus
  • Experience with pretrial discovery, hearings, arbitration and trial preparations
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks for multiple attorneys
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Must have experience preparing and answering Interrogatories, Request to Produce, Request to Admit, etc.
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and written
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive
Responsibilities
  • Drafting discovery requests and answers, stipulations, orders, motions to compel, motions for show cause, notices of IME
  • Redacting claim files
  • Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, worker's compensation, disability, tax, union, educational and other records
  • Reviewing and summarizing medical records
  • Communications with experts, including IME doctors, in particular the selection of materials to be sent to experts
  • Prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, and trial preparation
  • Review, analyze and organize document productions by opposing parties and co-defendants.
  • Review file for outstanding discovery in preparation for court appearances, pleadings, depositions and trial preparation
  • Determine, prepare and organize material needed for expert witness review
  • Assemble chronologies of key documents
  • 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 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.

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Company
Wilson Elser
Posted
08/21/2021
Location
Philadelphia, PA 19019, US