Senior Litigation Paralegal
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP - Los Angeles, CA

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The Los Angeles office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP is currently looking for a Senior Litigation Legal Assistant. Work schedule will be Sunday-Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., with flexibility to work overtime.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: database management; coordinating systems and methods of case organization; determining the need to use vendors and coordinating related vendor activities; coordinating teams in legal assistant systems and procedures; working in teams and communicating the status of cases with all parties involved, preparation of court papers; supporting documents and court forms; assisting in drafting, proofreading/editing of table of contents, table of authorities, and cite/fact checking of briefs, maintaining a knowledge of court rules and procedures for court filings, E-filings and service; factual and case research; document production and assisting with hearing, mediation, arbitration and trial preparation.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years' experience as a Litigation Legal Assistant, experience working on large scale trials, proficient in citechecking and bluebooking, E-filing, and transactional experience. Excellent written/verbal communication skills in addition to independent judgment and decision making, and ability to multi-task multiple priorities, strong technical, research (PACER, ProLaw, West LiveNote), and database skills required. Relativity experience a plus. Interested candidates should send their resume to larecruiting@skadden.com.
Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including , but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or stalking.

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