Responsibilities: - Participates in the substantive development of cases. Works under the direction of a supervisory paralegal or a project supervisor. - Performs complex legal research for the trial staff. - Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. - Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or Project Manager performing complex legal research; preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.; reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects. Responsibilities may include acting as primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff. Requirements: - Must have law degree or, for some tasks, comparable combination of education and experience may be acceptable. - Must have at least two to three years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. - Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. - Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. - Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. - Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.