Litigation Paralegal – Chicago office

Litigation Paralegal – Chicago office

Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC, a fast-paced litigation law firm, seeks a Paralegal with 5 years of experience, preferably in general tort, products liability and/or insurance coverage, defense, or subrogation matters.

Responsibilities include assisting with all aspects of discovery, including but not limited to the initial drafting of disclosures, discovery requests, discovery responses, document productions, litigation holds, privilege logs, subpoenas, deposition notices, FOIA requests and basic correspondence. Responsibilities also include organizing case files, researching corporations and witnesses, deposition prep – including exhibits and binders, drafting demand packages, and assisting with trial and mediation preparation. 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.

Qualifications: candidates must have a Paralegal certificate. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) proficiency, Relativity, 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.

Compensation will be set 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, vision, and pet insurance, 401(k) with discretionary profit-sharing, Employee Assistance Program, transit benefit program, subsidized gym membership, and enrollment without any premiums in short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage.

For consideration: please submit résumé, salary requirements, and cover letter to

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