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Litigation Paralegal

$76,000- $144,000/ year
Posted Jun 29
Full Time
On Site
Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description:

 

Paralegal

 

Paralegal position in the Legal Department.  This role primarily supports the Litigation team of attorneys who work on cross enterprise litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters.   

 

As part of the Fidelity Legal Department, the paralegal supports the Litigation team of attorneys in defending the firm in adversarial legal and regulatory matters.  The paralegal will be a member of a larger paralegal team which serves as the Litigation group’s central resource for cross-functional needs, including but not limited to matter management, client and customer research, as well as supporting all phases of litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters.  The role exposes the paralegal to a variety of Fidelity business units, personnel, products and services.  The successful candidate will be capable of executing in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.

 

The Expertise You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 10+ years of paralegal experience

  • Paralegal certification a plus

The Skills You Bring

  • Your ability and willingness to work independently but also as part of a team where steady collaboration is critical

  • Your ability to understand business unit functions and engage Fidelity personnel in a productive and collaborative way

  • Your ability to analyze complex legal requests and research tasks

  • Your critical thinking skills with good judgment and initiative

  • Your strong attention to detail and ability to follow detailed and complex processes

  • Your ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • Your ability to function at a high level in a dynamic and challenging work environment

  • Your strong organizational skills to meet deadlines and accurately track voluminous records

  • Your ability to quickly adapt to and utilize new and changing technology

  • Your proficiency in MS Office products, particularly Excel for document tracking and data analytics

How Your Work Impacts the Organization

As a paralegal supporting the litigation group, you play a vital role in the litigation group’s success in defending Fidelity’s businesses. Your position is recognized by the litigation group as a key and valued member of their team.

 

 

The base salary range for this position is $76,000-$144,000 per year.  

Placement in the range will vary based on job responsibilities and scope, geographic location, candidate’s relevant experience, and other factors.

 

Base salary is only part of the total compensation package. Depending on the position and eligibility requirements, the offer package may also include bonus or other variable compensation.   

 

We offer a wide range of benefits to meet your evolving needs and help you live your best life at work and at home.  These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage and emotional well-being support, market-leading retirement, generous paid time off and parental leave, charitable giving employee match program, and educational assistance including student loan repayment, tuition reimbursement, and learning resources to develop your career.  Note, the application window closes when the position is filled or unposted.

 

 

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Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients’ money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you’ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples’ lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a top 10 Best Place to Work in 2024. And you don’t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity—we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you’ve always imagined.

Fidelity’s working model blends the best of working offsite with maximizing time together in person to meet associate and business needs. Currently, most hybrid roles require associates to work onsite all business days of one assigned week per four-week period (beginning in September 2024, the requirement will be two full assigned weeks).

At Fidelity, we value honesty, integrity, and the safety of our associates and customers within a heavily regulated industry. Certain roles may require candidates to go through a preliminary credit check during the screening process. Candidates who are presented with a Fidelity offer will need to go through a background investigation, detailed in this document, and may be asked to provide additional documentation as requested. This investigation includes but is not limited to a criminal, civil litigations and regulatory review, employment, education, and credit review (role dependent). These investigations will account for 7 years or more of history, depending on the role. Where permitted by federal or state law, Fidelity will also conduct a pre-employment drug screen, which will review for the following substances: Amphetamines, THC (marijuana), cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine.

We invite you to Find Your Fidelity at fidelitycareers.com.

Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations@fmr.com.