Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Paralegal Department in our Washington office as a Paralegal Manager.
Position Summary: Supervise direct and indirect reports, manage the operation of the Paralegal Department, and work with the Director of Administration and the partner in charge of the Washington paralegal program to formulate policies and procedures which will enhance the department.
Specific Technical Skills: Working knowledge of cite checking and Bluebooking. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of law firms, general corporate housekeeping, conducting and closing a variety of corporate transactions, making of SEC and other government filings. Working knowledge of databases including Relativity, Concordance, Case Map, Westlaw Case Notebook and Box.com. Experience using document management software, Lexis, Westlaw, Edgar, Pacer, electronic discovery management database/tools, and work with Docket's Compulaw and Courtlink applications.
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 25 lbs. Normal office environment requiring extensive use of typical business equipment (e.g., computer, telephone fax, copier, security system). Ability to navigate the office environment for meetings and to visit departmental staff at their work locations. Ability to travel on short notice when necessary.
Education/Training/Certifications: Bachelors Degree required.
Minimum Years of Experience Required: Minimum 5 years paralegal experience required. Minimum 5 years supervisor/manager experience required. Law firm experience required.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/ vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on https://jobs3-mayerbrown.icims.com/jobs EOE m/f/d/v