Overview

Burg Simpson seeks an experienced litigation paralegal (5+ years) for its Commercial Litigation department.  Successful candidate will work on all aspects of Burg Simpson’s complex commercial cases.  The position requires: Proficiency in applying the rules of civil procedures in both state and federal courts;Experience in reviewing and analyzing business, financial, and other case-related documents and records;Proficiency in viewing, annotating, and organizing documents in a litigation support software environment (i.e., Concordance, Summation, Eclipse, etc.);Well-developed writing and research skills;Experience drafting pleadings, discovery and routine correspondence;The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people;The ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships;The ability to work with limited supervision;The ability to effectively instruct and direct administrative staff;The ability to anticipate attorney needs, identifying problems and finding solutions;Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize a high volume workload;Experience in managing electronic and paper filing systems;Experience preparing for and attending arbitration, mediation, and trial. Trial experience is preferred.  Qualified candidates should submit resumes detailing applicable skills, abilities, and experience, including salary requirements to: Careers@BurgSimpson.com