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Senior Paralegal (IP Litigation)

New York, New York

SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Senior Paralegal with experience in Intellectual Property Litigation for our top client’s New York office.
The Senior Paralegal applies: Litigation knowledge of legal procedures to provide fundamental assistance to lawyers.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work;
  • Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Perform daily case management tasks, including organizing and saving key case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, expert materials, and client documents;
  • Assist attorney team with organization and maintenance of case documents, and routine monitoring of case dockets and patent activity;
  • Assist with factual research in internal and external databases and coordinate with research services staff; Assist with deposition, hearing and trial preparation;
  • Coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services; Work overtime as required; and Handle additional projects as assigned.
What You'll Bring:
  • 5+ years of Litigation Paralegal experience required;
  • Intellectual Property Litigation experience (preferred);
  • Hatch-Waxman experience (preferred);
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred);
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred);
  • Fundamental proficiency and understanding of the lifecycle of a litigation and working knowledge of key documents related to a litigation including, but not limited to, case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial and appellate documents;
  • Advanced proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and Acrobat Adobe;
  • Fundamental proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS PowerPoint, LiveNote, Case Notebook, Relativity and FTP software (FileZilla);
  • Fundamental proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to manage competing deadlines and assignments;
  • Fundamental knowledge of Firm and Intellectual Property Litigation practice-area-specific procedures and terminology;
  • Fundamental to Advanced knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures, including knowledge of Federal court practices, local rules and deadlines;
  • Fundamental knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications.

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