Litigation Paralegal - Boston, MA

Job Description:

Provides support to attorneys in the daily management of multiple complex matters for numerous clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply practice-related knowledge and skills to complete projects and tasks; effectively identify, promote, and apply technologies to maximize efficiency in carrying out assignments.
  • Manage broad range of projects of varying degrees of complexity, adapting procedures as needed to meet business needs.
  • Leverage resources to efficiently gather data and to develop networks of relevant resources and services.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects and prioritize effectively.
  • Review documents and data; perform procedural and factual research with understanding of client and business needs.
  • Create and maintain, or oversee maintenance of, client files.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, critical thinking, and ingenuity to assess alternatives and to identify and recommend solutions.
  • Apply analytical skills to determine issues; proactively suggest appropriate solutions and recommendations to enhance final work product.
  • May oversee and provide guidance to other paralegals to ensure effective collaboration and consistency and accuracy in work product.
  • Comply with administrative requirements to meet billable expectations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Four years relevant experience in practice area or comparable work experience preferred.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and resolving issues proactively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow complex instructions with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects and work effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to research, synthesize, and communicate large amounts of complex data.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.