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Senior Litigation Paralegal

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #91
  • Salary: $75,000 Yearly

Senior Litigation Paralegal

Location: Chicago, Illinois – Near Grant Park

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

Salary & Benefits: Base salary up to $128K, plus generous paid overtime and bonus; 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 Paralegal to provide support to a group of partners in multiple litigation departments. 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.


  • Review documents regarding incoming and outgoing production and discovery

  • Perform document production and review including but not limited to organizing documents, create and maintain privilege logs and performing bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents

  • Assemble and collate exhibits and legal documents to assist with preparation of motions and trials 

  • Assist with trial preparation, including, organizing and preparing trial exhibits, trial notebooks and binders; scheduling, coordinating and communicating with clients, experts and fact witnesses.Oversee junior paralegals and provide case management guidance

  • Draft and proofread correspondence, court papers and other legal and non-legal documents

  • Prepare documents and materials for trial and arbitration

  • Assist attorneys with high complex litigation

  • Prepare and organize produced and privileged documents with bates numbers

  • Assist with projects, including preparation of 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

  • Directly interact with legal and compliance professionals


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 8+ years of complex litigation experience required

  • Strong proofreading, editing and formatting skills; ability to create TOC/TOAs and conduct document comparisons

  • Prior experience working with at least one of the following litigation case management and e-discovery software: Relativity or Concordance 

  • Proficiency using MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Adobe

  • Familiar with DeltaView; Westlaw, LexisNexis, Blue Book and PACER