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Paralegal (Securities Litigation / Plaintiff)

New York, New York

SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Paralegal in a prominent plaintiffs’ law firm specializing in plaintiffs’ securities class actions and corporate governance.

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience for immediate hire.
  • Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Must be flexible with overtime. Remote Fridays.
Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • Provide high quality paralegal support to attorneys.
  • Prepare and complete various state and federal court filings.
  • Edit and proofread correspondence and legal documents for content, grammar, spelling, and formatting.
  • Ability to create and edit legal pleadings, including but not limited to developing table of contents/table of authorities, PDF to Word conversions with quality-control-checking and applying firm styles/formatting,
  • Blue Book citation procedure.
  • Legal research using Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, LexisNexis, PACER, and SEC EDGAR.
  • Case initiations in various federal and state courts: filing and service.
  • Draft attorney appearances, including motions to appear pro hac vice in various federal and state courts.
  • Check and apply courts’ local rules and judges’ individual rules to daily preparation and filing of legal pleadings.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a very fast paced environment
  • The ideal candidate exhibits independent thinking and can utilize creative problem-solving skills to generate results.

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