Paralegal Openings

Insurance Defense Paralegal- $$$ DOE

Our client a regional law firm with offices in NY and NJ is seeking highly organized candidates with excellent communication skills and 3 - 5 years of paralegal experience in insurance litigation, for their Hackensack office. Applicants must be proficient with using Microsoft Excel, Word and Adobe, as well as document management software.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The paralegal’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with motion prep; e-filing documents in both state federal courts; deposition and trial preparation; use of various electronic document review databases such as Summation, Lextranet, and Concordance; organization and assembly of medical records for the creation of review binders.

Performing redactions, applying Bates-stamps, creation of shared files and hyperlinks.

Other responsibilities may entail supporting attorneys and team members as necessary, managing multiple on-going assignments, effectively communicating with external parties (clients, court officials, opposing counsel offices, etc.), and participating in office-wide projects as needed.

Candidate Qualifications:

• The applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree, and/or the successful completion of an accredited paralegal program, or comparable work experience.

• Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision, multi-task effectively and perform ECF related duties.

• The candidate should have an understanding of local, state and federal rules of procedure.

Interested candidates should email resume to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Due Diligence/Corporate Paralegal – Work Remotely

Our client is an industry leader that provides pharma services, e-prescribing network services, retail pharmacy and commercial payers to deliver healthcare affordability and adherence solutions excellence, is looking to hire a seasoned Project Manager/Attorney/Paralegal for a temporary, contractor role in the Legal Department with responsibilities for a confidential project, including planning, prioritization, and execution status. It is possible to work remote in this position!

Responsibilities include:
• Support certain members of the Legal and Finance teams with project intake and project prioritization. Includes keeping a detailed project backlog inventory that is reviewed weekly with the teams to evaluate project readiness and needed implementation timeframes
• Document collection and organization
• Project tracking and status reporting
• Issue escalation and risk evaluation for delivery timeframes

Knowledge
• Fluent in legal terminology; strong legal or paralegal background with familiarity with financial documents and terminology
• Strong M&A experience in due diligence, document and contract review and organization
• Help ensure quality and process improvements and manage required reporting
o PMP Certification highly desirable
o 5-8 years of experience as a project manager
Skills
• Strong communication skills – business and client facing
• Strong working knowledge of Excel
• Experience with Microsoft Project and other project development tools
Experience
• Effective time management and organizational skills
• Strong interpersonal management skills
• Strong communication and problem resolution skills
• Strong understanding of process models and methodologies

Core Competencies
• Manage project development from initiation to closure
• Accountability for project results
• Partnership with business project sponsors to ensure project readiness
• Resolve issues and mitigate risks throughout the project life cycle
• Effectively manage project scope and project backlogs

Interested candidates should email resume to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

PATENT LITIGATION PARALEGAL
Immediate Hire – Comp. $55K to $85K DOE

DESCRIPTION: A Midtown law firm is looking for a Patent Litigation Paralegal with 3-5 years of litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must have trial experience and must be very familiar with claims as it pertains to the International Trade Commission. Must have a stable background coupled with a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, must be open to travel nationally, if needed.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create and maintain case schedules and calendars.
• Create, maintain, and organize electronic litigation files.
• Prepare for trial and attend trials, if needed.
• Draft and prepare legal documents appropriate to practice area.
• Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines.

Please email your resume in confidence if you meet the requirements outlined above to: lglorig@roberthadleyassociates.com.

LITIGATION PARALEGAL $68K+ DOE

Our client a regional law firm with offices throughout PA, NJ and NY has an opening for an experienced NY defense litigation paralegal for their New York City, NY office. Qualified candidate must possess at least three to five years’ experience and must be familiar with daily time entry billing requirements, strong communication skills and ability to work independently. Must have experience with New York law. Willing to work on cases from start to finish and meet all court deadlines. Experience with trial preparation preferred. Ability to work with other attorneys, paralegals, clients and experts with a team approach. Ability to perform research through Lexis is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required. A Certificate in Paralegal Studies from an ABA approved organization or a bachelor’s degree is also required. Firm offers a pleasant work environment and excellent compensation and benefits package.

Requirements
• BA/BS Degree and Paralegal Certificate
• At least 3 years of defense litigation experience
• Familiarity with time entry billing
• Trial preparation experience
• Lexis research experience a big plus

Interested candidates should email resume to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com

Jr. In House Corporate Paralegal - Transactional & Housekeeping
Midtown - $90K

Our In House client is currently recruiting for a Junior Corporate Paralegal to join their highly regarded legal department. Ideal candidate will come from a top rated school, with strong academic credentials, and have 1-3 years experience working in the Corporate Department of a top law firm. Mix of Corporate Housekeeping and Transactional knowledge a big plus. Candidates must have Bachelor's Degree and have had formal law firm experience handling various types of corporate work. Candidates should be familiar with general corporate work including maintenance of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships and be able to perform an array of tasks including establishing corporate names, obtaining the EIN, preparing organizational docs, registration forms, minute books and capitalization tables. They should also be able to review, edit and track various corporate filings. Should be familiar with formations, liquidations and dissolution, gathering closing materials and attending pre-closings and closings.

REQUIREMENTS

- 1-3 Years of Corporate Paralegal experience from large respected law firm
- BA from top school with strong GPA
- Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner
- Experience with formations, dissolution, reviewing and editing corporate documents, overseeing filing deadlines
- Oversee Corporate records for company and it's subsidiaries

Contact: Amanda Weintraub at aweintraub@roberthadleyassociates.com

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Paralegal
Midtown- Law Firm
Pay to $65K DOE

Our client a busy and growing personal injury law firm in NYC has an immediate need for an experienced paralegal. Candidates should have at least 4 years of personal injury litigation experience. Must be able to hit the ground running -- responsibilities include under the supervision of an attorney --drafting, preparing interrogatories, deposition preparation, trial preparation, handling settlement documents, and the ability to do E-filing. Familiarity with Trialworks software. Bi-lingual Spanish is a big plus. Firm offers a very pleasant working environment and great benefits.

Requirements
• 4 plus years of Personal Injury Litigation experience
• Experience drafting, depositions and preparation and E-filing exp.
• Handle large caseload
• Spanish language skills a big plus
• Paralegal Certificate preferred

Candidates should email resume and salary requirements to lglorig@roberthadleyassociates.com.

Corporate Compliance Paralegal
In-House Opportunity
Immediate Hire- $$$ Open-DOE

Our client, a public equity firm, located in Midtown, NYC is seeking a Corporate Compliance Paralegal. If you are a career Paralegal who is looking to take on more responsibilities, then this is the right opportunity for you! Candidates must have 3+ years of previous corporate housekeeping experience coupled with strong communication and organizational skills. This person will assist attorneys in preparation of SEC filings under the Securities Exchange Act and interface with Board Members along with forge relationships as their trusted point of contact.

Responsibilities:
• Assist in the preparation of SEC filings under the Securities Exchange Act and the Investment Company Act, including 10Q, 10K, 8K, N-Q, N-CSR, N-SAR, N-2, Section 16 filings, etc.
• Assist in the preparation of D&O questionnaires
• Coordinate NYSE and NASDAQ filings
• Coordinate annual shareholder meeting and proxy voting process
• Prepare board books and memoranda for board meetings
• Attend board meetings and draft resolutions and minutes
• Attend investment committee meetings and assist in governance matters related thereto
• Proactively update materials including disclosure documents
• Maintain calendar of events and filings
• Review marketing materials
• Perform general legal research
• Prepare and maintain corporate records
• Assist in insurance program management and corporate governance matters
• Conduct remote office reviews of major service providers
• Assist with annual compliance testing
Requirements
• 3 + years of Corporate House Keeping experience
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Self-motivated and detail oriented
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Possess effective verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment
• Must be available to work overtime

Qualified candidates should email resume and salary requirements to lglorig@roberthadleyassociates.com.

Bankruptcy Paralegal - Chapter 7 & 11 - $ DOE
Midtown

Our prestigious international law firm client is seeking a skilled Bankruptcy Paralegal for their midtown office. This is a phenomenal opportunity to work with a group of top notch Attorneys and take full ownership of your work. Ideal candidates will come from a large law firm environment and strong Corporate Bankruptcy (Chapter 11 and Chapter 7) experience.
Requirements:
- 3-7 years of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy experience in a law firm environment
- Prepare and file proof of claims
- Order and organize lien searches and certificate of good standings

- Proficiency with cite checking and blue book

- Maintain case calendar and oversee docket
- Database and file maintenance experience
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Strong technical skills including PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel and Lexis Nexis/Westlaw

Contact: Amanda Weintraub at aweintraub@roberthadleyassociates.com

JUNIOR RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL

Our client a busy abstract company is seeking a junior level residential real estate paralegal. Ideal candidate should have at least 6 months of real estate law experience. Great job for someone with a little experience who wants to learn title work. Candidate will learn how to prepare documents for residential real estate closings. Candidate should have excellent communication skills and be proficient in MS Office Suite. 4 year degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred but not required.

Requirements
• At least 6 months of real estate experience in a law firm
• Proficient in MS Office Suite
• 4 year degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred

Candidates should email to smartin@roberthadleyassociates.com