Paralegal

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Paralegal in its Newark office.

Job Description

  • Manage multiple Product Liability and Toxic Tort matters through entire defense litigation cycle for busy practice group
  • Assist attorneys in all phases of litigation lifecycle, ranging from pre-compliant investigation through trial and appeal
  • Review documents for privilege and draft privilege logs for attorney review
  • Prepare and maintain expert witness binders
  • Organize and maintain physical and electronic files; coordinate document productions including but not limited to bates-stamping, redaction, duplicating and indexing documents
  • Interact with clients, court officials, experts and all levels of the organization
  • Perform jury research and communicate with experts and fact witnesses
  • Analyze medical records and prepare comprehensive medical chronologies
  • Drafting, revising and finalizing pleadings, motions, briefs and discovery responses
  • Basic knowledge of standard litigation terms
  • ECF filings with Federal and NY/NJ State courts
  • Knowledge of eDiscovery and prior experience with document review databases, such as iPro and Relativity is preferred, but not required.

Job Requirements
  • 5-10 years of litigation and toxic tort experience
  • Paralegal certificate preferred, but not necessary
  • Experience with document control and e-filing with state and federal courts
  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions, and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to perform legal research, in-depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles
  • Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy
  • Exceptional organization, writing and communication skills
  • Interact professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff, and other representatives outside of the firm
  • Positive attitude
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Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm nearly 350 lawyers strong, with 20 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, California, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut). We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 Best Medium Workplaces in the United States and to earn, across our office footprint, continual placement in regional and statewide rankings of the best places to work. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.