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Paralegal I

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Posted May 14
Full Time
Cleveland

Overview

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a growing commercial insurance holding company, has an immediate need for an in-house paralegal to work in our litigation department’s Cleveland office as an e-discovery paralegal.

Responsibilities

  • Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions and legal articles to better understand how to respond to subpoenas served upon any entity in the AmTrust group of companies.
  • Collect, reviewed, redact, categorize (e-tag) and produce documents using AmTrust’s in-house e-discovery platform in response to subpoenas or in connection with other legal matters.
  • Communicate with clients, witnesses, adversaries, and team members in connection with the e-discovery needs of AmTrust.
  • Interact with people at all levels of the company as a member of the litigation department.
  • Manage multiple priorities in a deadline-oriented setting.
  • Handle confidential information in a discreet manner.
  • Manage and prioritize completing deadlines.
  • Maintain data integrity in computer platform.
  • Support multiple attorneys and non-attorneys across many facets of AmTrust’s business, including responding to subpoenas, litigation discovery requests, internal investigations, regulatory and compliance matters, special investigations, and corporate due diligence.
  • Keeps current with market trends and demands.
  • Performs other functionally related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • * 1-3 years of experience as a paralegal 
    
    • Formal paralegal certificate
    • 1+ year demonstrated experience in litigation
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience with document review and production
    • Basic understanding of rules concerning responding to discovery requests generated as part of litigations (subpoenas and document demands)
    • Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work independently and multi-task required
    • 3 + years of experience with an e-discovery system, in connection with litigation

This job description is designed to provide a general overview of the job and does not entail a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that will be required in this position. AmTrust has the right to revise this job description at any time.

What We Offer

AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities. Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.

AmTrust strives to create a diverse and inclusive culture where thoughts and ideas of all employees are appreciated and respected. This concept encompasses but is not limited to human differences with regard to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, culture, religion or disabilities.

AmTrust values excellence and recognizes that by embracing the diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives of its workforce, it will sustain a competitive advantage and remain an employer of choice. Diversity is a business imperative, enabling us to attract, retain and develop the best talent available. We see diversity as more than just policies and practices. It is an integral part of who we are as a company, how we operate and how we see our future.