Litigation Paralegal
Discover Financial Services - Riverwoods, IL

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Assist in the management of litigation matters including:
- Working collaboratively with business unit staff, in-house and outside counsel to investigate and respond to claims and disputes
- Reviewing and assisting in the preparation of affidavits, settlement agreements and responses to discovery
- Preparation of reports, internal memoranda and external correspondence
- Keen focus on continuous process improvements and efficiencies


- Paralegal Certification
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- 5 year paralegal or related legal experience in litigation and corporate work preferred
- “Technology-savy,” including basic Windows applications (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint), familiarity with data-based programs, red-lining programs and good research skills
- Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
- Ability to efficiently and accurately analyze and summarize diverse and complex information within prescribed deadlines
- Must be articulate, with strong communication skills, and ability to prepare clean, concise and cogent internal and external correspondence
- Ability to work collaboratively with employees from all functional areas on a broad variety of legal matters, and prioritize and manage numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
- Ability to work without extensive supervision and operate in a fast-paced, result-oriented and highly confidential environment

- Flexibility to work after hours from time-to-time
- Prior consumer financial services industry experience a plus

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