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Paralegal/Senior Paralegal

Alaska Airlines
Posted Jan 31
Full Time
On Site
Seattle, Washington

The Team

Guided by our purpose, core values, and leadership principles, we are creating an airline people love. Our corporate teams set the strategies and operational plans to ensure the success of our company. Whether we use our expertise in accounting, human resources, finance, planning, legal, marketing, or any of our operational divisions, our shared passion for travel and our guests is what motivates us to achieve excellence each day. If you share our passion for creating an airline people love, we want to hear from you.

 

Role Summary

Alaska Air Group is seeking a Paralegal to join the Legal team. This individual will provide legal and administrative support to the team for Alaska Air Group (AAG). The role will assist on one or more practice areas, including labor and employment litigation, commercial litigation and regulatory matters and corporate and commercial matters.

 

Key Duties

  • Paralegal (P2) is responsible for assisting attorneys with complex litigation matters, all phases of the discovery process and trial and arbitration preparation for Alaska Air Group (AAG). As an individual contributor, this role supports attorneys and other legal professionals in internal investigations, responding to demand letters and agency charges, general project management and other tasks as assigned.

  • Senior Paralegal (P3) is a subject matter expert in assisting attorneys in managing complex legal matters from start to finish, including labor and employment and commercial litigation (e.g., class actions and complex commercial and regulatory disputes) at Alaska Air Group (AAG). As an individual contributor, this role exercises considerable judgement in assisting attorneys with propounding and responding to discovery and motions, draft and issue document preservation notices, conduct complex document searches and fact research, assist in large-scale and time sensitive document productions, and serve as focal point for all e-discovery related activities. This role also Investigates administrative agency charges, conduct interviews and draft responses/position statements with minimal attorney oversight.

 

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills

Paralegal

  • Required

      • 2 years of paralegal experience.

      • Bachelors degree, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

      • A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited program.

      • Resourceful and capable of working independently, prioritizing work, and demonstrates strong discernment skills in using discretion when working with confidential information.

      • Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, particularly senior leadership.

      • Ability to manage ambiguity and adapt to various work styles, risk and change in direction of projects and strategies in high pressure situations that require sound decision making.

      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook), as well as litigation-related programs (e-discovery, invoicing and billing, matter management).

      • High school diploma or equivalent.

      • Minimum age of 18.

      • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Sr. Paralegal

  • Required

      • 4 years of paralegal experience.

      • Bachelors degree, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

      • A paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited program.

      • Ability to manage ambiguity and adapt to various work styles, risk and change in direction of projects and strategies in high pressure situations that require sound decision making.

      • Resourceful and capable of working independently, prioritizing work, and demonstrates strong discernment skills in using discretion when working with confidential information.

      • Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, particularly senior leadership.

      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook), as well as litigation-related programs (e-discovery, invoicing and billing, matter management).

      • High school diploma or equivalent.

      • Minimum age of 18.

      • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Salary Range

$72,600-$121,400 / year

Pay Details

Paralegal: $72,600 - $108,800

Sr. Paralegal: $81,000 - $121,400

 

Salary Details

Pay will be based on multiple factors,includingand not limited to relevant experience/level, level of the role and skillset while balancing internal equity relative to other Alaska/Horizon employees. Alaska/Horizon is committed to fair, unbiased compensation along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate.

 

Total Rewards

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.

  • Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

  • Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Generous 401k match program

  • Quarterly and annual bonus plans

  • Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.


Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. If you’d like to view a copy of our affirmative action plans, please fill out an AAP Inspection Request Form. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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