Asbestos Litigation Paralegal
- Washington, DC
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is seeking a Litigation Paralegal reporting to the Paralegal Manager. This position will reside in the Washington DC or Boston, MA office and will be responsible for supporting a national team of attorneys and paralegals.
• All aspects of asbestos case management including the discovery process, tracking and communicating case-related dates/deadlines and information, and trial preparation.
• Database maintenance.
• The review and preparation of documents, reports and correspondence.
• A Bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited college or university.
• Detail-oriented, motivated, creative and capable of managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines in a demanding, but rewarding, environment.
• A strong team player, as well as the ability to work on independent projects.
• The ability to adapt to change; work independently with minimal supervision; and work under strict deadlines.
• Self-motivated, exercising sound judgment, demonstrating good time-management and teamwork skills.
• A commitment to providing excellent client service, and effectively interacting with clients as well as staff at all levels.
• The flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.
• Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, required.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.
• Prior paralegal experience in a litigation environment, including experience with claim intake and case management skills, is highly desired.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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