Chicago Litigation Paralegal

Chicago Litigation Paralegal

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi and Rudloff PC, an international litigation firm with nine offices, seeks Paralegal with 5 years of experience, preferably in insurance defense, for our Chicago office.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with all aspects of discovery, including but not limited to:
    • Initial drafting of disclosures
    • Discovery requests and responses
    • Document productions
    • Litigation holds
    • Privilege logs
    • Subpoenas
    • Deposition notices
    • FOIA requests
    • Correspondence with involved parties, including clients, vendors and witnesses
  • Organizing case files
  • Researching corporations, witnesses and out-of-state civil procedures
  • Deposition prep including exhibits and binders, drafting demand packages and creating PowerPoint presentations for mock trials, arbitrations and mediations

Prior trial experience is strongly desired, including drafting and maintaining witness and exhibit lists, jury instructions, notebooks, witness management and scheduling, trial subpoenas, coordinating with trial vendors and courts and organizing travel arrangements as needed. Paralegal may also be expected to attend trials. Limited travel may be required.

Qualified candidates must have a Paralegal certificate. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) proficiency, Relativity (or other e-Discovery tools), Adobe Pro and Westlaw experience is required. Candidates must be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent internet research and organizational skills and be dependable team players with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Our ideal candidate is professional, resourceful, proactive and dependable.

This position is full-time, 35 hours/week, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with a one-hour unpaid daily lunch period. Compensation is based upon level of experience. In addition to base compensation, this position is eligible to participate in the Firm’s benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with discretionary profit-sharing and enrollment without any premiums in the firm’s short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance policies.

Please e-mail your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to: careers@fgppr.com

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status or veteran status. All staffing decisions are based solely on the qualifications of each candidate. We do not discriminate in working conditions or privileges of employment, including transfer, compensation, termination, training and promotion.

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