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Litigation Paralegal

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #188
  • Salary: $70,000

Litigation Paralegal (remote to start)

Location: Chicago, IL

The Organization: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm

Salary & Benefits: Base salary up to $80K, plus generous paid overtime and bonus after 37.5 hours; Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life Insurance; exceptional culture.

Summary: Top-ranked law firm is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to provide support to a group of partners in multiple litigation departments, with an emphasis on litigation. Having the confidence and skills to support a fast-paced environment is essential. Someone who has the desire to work as a member of a respected firm, with experience working with federal and state courts.


  • Review documents regarding incoming and outgoing production and discovery
  • Perform document production and review including but not limited to organizing documents
  • Assemble and collate exhibits and legal documents to assist with preparation of motions
  • Assist with trial preparation, including, organizing and preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks and binders; scheduling, coordinating and communicating with clients, experts and fact witnesses.
  • Draft and proofread correspondence, court papers and other legal and non-legal documents
  • Prepare documents and materials for trial and arbitration
  • Assist attorneys with all patent litigation matters
  • Prepare and organize produced and privileged documents with bates numbers
  • Assist with projects, including preparation of State and Federal Court documents
  • Prepare legal articles and memorandums regarding recent reported law decisions
  • Research local rules relating to procedure for various court venues and research precedent from other cases in those venues (ex. judge’s bio, research prior decisions and opinions, etc)
  • Analyze, research and summarize legal information
  • Interview and advise clients and witnesses, under attorney supervision
  • Directly interact with legal and compliance professionals


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate required
  • 2+ years of litigation experience, with a desire to learn patent law
  • Strong proofreading, editing and formatting skills
  • Prior experience working with at least one of the following litigation softwares preferred: iManage, Relativity or Concordance
  • Proficiency using MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiar with DeltaView; Westlaw, LexisNexis, Blue Book and PACER preferred