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Paralegal

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Paralegal
Wilson Elser's Philadelphia office currently seeks a Paralegal.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm. This position does not require billable hours.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm that faithfully serves our clients with more than 1100 attorneys, across 44 offices across the United States. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firm.

The Position

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 3+ years' experience as a litigation paralegal or insurance claims handler in a fast paced, high volume, team oriented environment
  • Insurance defense or personal injury experience is a plus
  • Experience with pretrial discovery, hearings, arbitration and trial preparations
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks for multiple stakeholders, including attorneys and clients
  • Must be able to multitask and successfully manage a variety of demands daily
  • Must have experience with litigation strategy from pre-suit claims handling through trial.
  • Analytical thinking, decision making, and multitasking skills are critical
  • Clear and effective communication skills both orally and written
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite and document management systems.
  • Must be able to work independently and be proactive
    Responsibilities
    • Initiate file opening and investigation of newly received claims and lawsuits.
    • Communications with client legal and operations teams to investigate incidents and obtain documentation to assist in defense of claim.
    • Review status updates, spot issues, and assist in developing strategy to move litigation forward.
    • Perform e-mail searches to identify documents responsive to discovery requests.
    • Determine and coordinate corporate representative depositions.
    • Review and monitor status of litigation files.
      Why Should You Apply?
      • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
      • Generous PTO plan
      • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
      • Corporate Discount Plans
        Interested?

        Wilson Elser is a firm focused on its commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting "Philadelphia Paralegal" in the subject line. #LI-AB1

        We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law. #wemed123

Keywords: Wilson Elser, Philadelphia , Paralegal, Legal , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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