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Intellectual Property Paralegal (Litigation)

Posted Jul 06
Full Time
West Palm Beach, Florida

Job Details

Description

 

Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking a Paralegal with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience for our West Palm Beach office. Experience in litigation related matters, including Intellectual Property matters, as well as matters pending before the International Trade Administration and/or the Department of Commerce strongly preferred.
 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Participate in due diligence, privilege and other reviews of client records and files.
  • Assist with organization of client materials and attorney work product, including use of databases, imaging systems and other computer-based technology.
  • Assist with statutory, regulatory or factual research with respect to client matters, including investigation. of federal or state laws and regulations, relevant markets, corporate participants and industry standards and practices.
  • Compiling, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery.
  • Indexing, tracking, and controlling case related materials including maintaining project activity in chronological order.
  • Reviewing documents for relevance and inclusion in case file.
  • Assist with the preparation of court filings, including cite and fact checking legal briefs, cross-reference checks, confirming proper Bluebook citation, proofreading, and assembling of exhibits and appendices.
  • Tracking and controlling document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery).
  • Working closely and directly with attorneys and clients during all phases of active matters.
  • Additional responsibilities include supporting attorneys during trial, including assistance with creation of demonstratives and courtroom presentation/support.

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both in oral and written form.
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to maintain highest level of confidentiality and provide outstanding customer service to internal and external clients/contacts.  
  • Working knowledge of office accounting methods and techniques, including: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, as well as the ability to learn other programs.
  • Proven ability to conduct independent research.
  • Compose and disseminate correspondence as required.

Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree strongly preferred.
  • Associate's degree or paralegal certificate with ten years of comparable work experience required.
  • Ability to multitask using analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate flexibility regarding client and legal team requests.
  • Achieve high level of productivity.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 

DISCLAIMER

Fox Rothschild LLP is under no obligation to provide sponsorship for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities, or requirements the employee may be required to perform, and the employee may be required to perform additional duties. Additionally, management reserves the right to review and revise the job description at any time. Employment with the firm is at-will.  Employees must be able to satisfactorily perform all of the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  If an accommodation request would cause an undue hardship or a safety concern, the individual may not be eligible for the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)