Legal Assistant/Paralegal with Litigation Experience

November 6, 2022
New York, New York
Job Type


Trustpoint One is pleased to partner with a leading global law firm representing clients in a variety of practice areas. The firm is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide support to lawyers throughout the litigation and arbitration process.

Legal Assistant Responsibilities:

 -             Gather initial information; provide support with preparation of pleadings and correspondence, discovery (including assistance with the retrieval, review and production of documents)

-             Assist with document retrieval, review, organization, and production.

-             Maintain case pleadings, correspondence, discovery and research.

-             Manage case calendars.

-             Support trial, hearing and arbitration preparation and assist in related proceedings.

-             Compile document collection, production and privilege logs; prepare exhibit lists.

-             Coordinate depositions and prepare witness kits.

-             Support attorneys with court filings, including adherence to strict deadlines and local / individual court practices.

-             Support preparation of documents in accordance with federal and state court rules.

-             Conduct legal research using Bloomberg, Lexis, Westlaw Next, Pacer, etc.

-             Coordinate work with outside document and litigation vendors.

-             Cite-check, Shepardize and Bluebook briefs; prepare tables of contents and authorities, assemble accompanying exhibits.

-             Prepare and release daily diaries and weekly timesheets.  Prepare audit response letters.

-             Assist with special projects, e.g., monitor topics of interest to attorneys, coordinate meetings, etc.


-             BS/BA degree.

-             3-5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal.

-             Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.

-             Trial experience.

-             Experience in cite-checking and the Bluebook.  Experience in preparation of audit response

letters is preferred.

-             Organized and proactive, willing and able to take ownership of tasks, and must deliver work product of the highest quality.

-             Superior written and verbal communication skills.

-             Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

-             Ability to take ownership of tasks and think creatively.  Ability to work independently and as a team player. Ability to analyze information and solve problems.

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume for immediate consideration.

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