Our client, a leading IP boutique law firm is seeking a senior paralegal with ten (10) or more years of experience to assist attorneys, other paralegals, and litigation technology professionals in various intellectual property litigation matters. This hands-on position provides support as an integral part of strategizing case files and process management through all stages of litigation. Ideal candidate will have Advanced knowledge, familiarity, or willingness to develop expertise relating to the management of United States Patent and Trademark Office Post Grant Proceedings and International Trade Commission 337 Investigations.
Essential Job Functions include oversight and management of all case files and logistics of a patent litigation, precomplaint through appeal. Manage all aspects of eDiscovery/document production processes, including collection tracking, quality control, service, and privilege logs. Manage trial site logistics, setup, and pretrial deadlines, including the supervision of legal support personnel, ability to effectively delegate responsibilities and tasks among other trial site support personnel.
Bachelor’s degree required. Ten or more years’ experience in a boutique IP litigation firm or large law firm IP group. Expert knowledge and/or strong familiarity with ECF filings, including the application of federal and Local rules. Proficiency with common legal research platforms, i.e., Westlaw, Lexis, etc. Expert at Bluebooking and legal and factual cite checking. Trial courtroom experience a must.
Competitive compensation (130K-170K+) commensurate with experience plus benefits and potential bonus. J. Sheppard Associates services New York’s top tier law firms and corporations.