Paul Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Litigation Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

Under the general direction of the FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) Practice Support Attorney, Counsel, Associates and the Library & Legal Support Director, performs research and related information services to support the FCPA Practice Group, and the PTAB (Patent Trademark Appeals Board) group, and other practice groups as necessary. This is a mid-level career position that requires independent thinking, attention to detail and excellent research, verbal and written communication skills. The qualified individual will also have the ability to work well in a collaborative environment.

  • Performs research to assist partners, counsel, associates and other firm personnel to include tracking of FCPA enforcement actions and data and research on current or potential clients
  • Provides support to the FCPA practice group to include managing filing of all relevant FCPA documents in the various FCPA internal databases, to include updates to Desksite
  • Monitors news via our standard news alerts and via general internet searching
  • Organization of department files for individual attorneys
  • Provide support to the PTAB group to include assistance with preparation of filings, cite checking of briefs and other documents to be filed, and assistance with electronic filing
  • General litigation paralegal duties to include binder preparation, research, electronic file maintenance, etc.
  • Work on special projects and performs other departmental duties as assigned

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university of college

  • 3-5 years relevant work experience
  • Excellent research, written, interpersonal and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to digest and distill information from various sources and compile written summaries
  • Ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands and to maintain a professional demeanor under stress
  • Ability to work overtime as requested
  • Strong Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other common business application skills as well as cite checking experience

Tracking Code: 988-159

Job Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular