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Sr Paralegal - Litigation - (Hybrid Work)

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

DLA Piper LLP (US) has a COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence. Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable laws. 

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills. 

If you are a highly talented Sr. Paralegal interested in supporting our Litigation group, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Boston office and offers a hybrid work opportunity.

Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally and globally.

The paralegal team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate
  • 6 years' experience as a litigation paralegal 
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to draft complex legal documents
  • Thorough understanding of federal and local filing procedures (electronic and hard copy)
Preferred Requirements:
  • 6 years' experience as a litigation paralegal in a law firm 
  • Trial experience and mass tort experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with litigation technology including eDiscovery 
  • Experience with Relativity, Westlaw, and Lexis/Nexis 
  • Experience using Pacer and Courtlink
What will your day look like?
In this role, you will work on a team that manages large volumes of documents and data. You are responsible for reviewing, organizing, and maintaining document databases for case tracking discovery, and document production. You will draft standard and recurrent pleadings, e-file, and serve documents. You are responsible for assisting attorneys with preparing pleadings/motions for filing and service.

You will also assist attorneys in various offices across the firm in support of our clients. This will include assisting in the preparation of necessary documents for witness interviews, depositions, hearings, and trials. You will be responsible for locating and reviewing information applicable to a particular case, person, or subject through online research or document reviews. You will act as the lead paralegal by managing cases and guiding your teammates.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be accepted.