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Litigation Case Manager

New York, NY 10019

Posted: 12/28/2023 Category: Legal Assistant Job Number: 36659 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 95,000 Branch: Dallas Office Industry: Legal

Job Description


We are seeking a highly skilled Litigation Case Manager to play a pivotal role in managing a substantial litigation docket covering the entire spectrum of the litigation life cycle. As a seasoned professional, you will showcase expert competency in various paralegal functions, including case management, document collections and productions, deposition and witness interviews, court filings, and trial coordination.

Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently manage and prioritize a significant caseload, overseeing the paralegal workflow, and providing guidance to junior team members.
  • Conduct complex factual and legal investigations under attorney oversight, analyze data, and present succinct synopses.
  • Coordinate and supervise document collections and productions, ensuring compliance with legal discovery obligations and collaborating with the in-house E-Discovery team.
  • Lead paralegal teams during large, complex, and high-profile trials, overseeing all aspects of the trial "war room."
  • Establish and nurture strong working relationships with internal clients, in-house counsel, and external partners.
  • Interface with third-party vendors on document review/production and trial-related matters.
  • Implement and maintain best practices in processes affecting paralegal workflow, participating in beta testing of new databases and internal procedures.
  • Actively participate in initiatives to enhance the paralegal department, including training and mentoring junior colleagues and contributing to departmental improvement activities. Engage in the biannual paralegal evaluation process.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience handling complex litigation matters.
  • Extensive trial experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Professionalism in handling confidential information.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Organizational skills leading to consistent volume and quality of output.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Expertise in matter management systems, including Relativity.
  • Ability to work independently with limited attorney supervision.
  • Effectively collaborate with all levels of firm management, internal clients, and outside counsel.
  • Adaptability to and support for differing attorney and team work styles.
  • Hybrid role requiring in-office attendance based on the department's schedule.

Salary:

$95,000 - $140,000. Competitive compensation and benefits packages offered

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