APTIM Paralegal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- The Labor and Employment Litigation/Corporate Compliance paralegal works together with our labor and employment lawyer/corporate compliance counsel to investigate facts, to gather, review and organize responsive documents needed in litigation and agency discovery, to maintain accurate records of litigation matters, maintain a compliance hotline database, and to communicate clearly and accurately with human resources professionals and other internal clients, outside counsel and governmental agencies regarding litigation.
Together with attorneys, conducts internal investigations, including document gathering and review, needed to respond to agency charges and employment litigation matters.
Prepares strong, factually accurate case summaries, position statements, witness lists, legal hold memoranda, and other legal documents for use by internal and external attorneys in defending claims.
Assists with witness preparation for testimony and responding to formal discovery requests.
Interacts professionally with outside counsel, federal, state and local agencies, Human Resources professionals and other internal clients.
Manages compliance hotline and related databases, including reporting, tracking and trending, and substantive review of investigation materials.
Conducts legal and factual research for in-house lawyers with respect to labor and employment law matters.
Assists attorneys in preparation and delivery of training for internal clients on labor and employment and human resources matters.
Provides other support to attorneys with respect to litigation and administrative proceedings.
Works under the direction of an attorney to assess and resolve routine legal issues.
Responsible for calendaring, tracking, and meeting deadlines.
Works on special projects as requested.
Skills and Experience:
5-10 years of experience in litigation of labor and employment matters required. Law firm paralegal litigation experience strongly preferred.
Relies on extensive experience and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Must work independently and proactively to perform a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Works with moderate supervision/ guidance; accountable for individual results and impact on team. Works with others to achieve team goals.
Experience in discovery (including e-discovery) and case management functions.
Strong computer skills: Microsoft office (Word, Excel); matter management software (TyMetrix experience or the ability to quickly learn TyMetrix functions); SharePoint.
Bachelor's degree is preferred
Paralegal certification is preferred
Louisiana notary in good standing is preferred
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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