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March 29, 2024
Washington, DC


Great opportunity for an experienced Arbitration Paralegal to join the Washington DC office of an international law firm on a direct hire hybrid basis.  The Senior Arbitration Paralegal is a highly skilled and objective-oriented and utilizes a combination of practical experience and cutting-edge technology to provide clients and attorneys with creative and cost-efficient solutions.  Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The paralegal will be part of the International Disputes practice group supporting lawyers in the group in Washington DC and elsewhere.
  • Work with the team to meet deadline-driven projects for international arbitration disputes (commercial and investor-state).
  • Manage and maintain a current and complete client/matter file, including maintenance of case files, databases, and data entry.
  • Prepare materials for and provide support during case filings and hearings, including potentially assisting with research.
  • Prepare cover letters, exhibit appendices and indices, and correspondence.
  • E-file documents with various arbitration agencies and tribunals.
  • Coordinate and perform factual and legal cite checking and proofreading of briefs and other supporting documents.
  • Maintain shared servers and repositories, including but not limited to share files and FTP sites, and upload documents as necessary.
  • Coordinate with external vendors to source competitive bids and negotiate contracts.


  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in a large law firm environment, preferably within an international arbitration practice.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • In-depth understanding of the arbitration life cycle.
  • Proficient with procedural rules applicable to international arbitration proceedings.
  • Experience using Microsoft productivity tools (Intermediate/Advanced): Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word. Proficient with software including but not limited to document management software such as iManage, Exhibit Manager, Opus 2, or similar case management tools, and document review tools such as Relativity.
  • Ability to proofread materials for contextual, grammatical, typographical, or spelling errors.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computer, photocopiers, scanners, and fax.
  • Must be reliable and a self-starter.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure environments.
  • Ability to manage teams and coordinate with teams of lawyers to meet deadlines and deliver excellent work product.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and manage large volumes of data.
  • Ability to self-manage, anticipate, and delegate responsibilities as necessary.
  • Ability to work well with internal and external clients and build relationships with individuals at all levels of an organization.
  • Strong organizational skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Willingness to take full ownership of assignments.
  • Flexibility to work overtime and travel when necessary.
  • All candidates must be able to work at a computer screen for a sustained amount of time.

If you would like to learn more about the Senior Arbitration Paralegal position available in Washington, DC, then please submit your resume, in Word format, by clicking the Apply Now button. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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