Experience: 5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Litigation
Senior Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal
The Sr. Litigation Paralegal will be responsible for, but not limited to, working with complex intellectual property matters, large scale case management, discovery processes, pretrial and trial activities, appellate proceedings, and litigation docket. Courtroom trial experience is required. The Sr. Litigation Paralegal must be a team player, effective communicator with internal and external clients, and well versed in the litigation management software and database platforms to efficiently review and prepare a broad spectrum of case services.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor's degree or paralegal certificate highly preferred.
5 plus years of IP litigation experience within a law firm setting is preferred.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
Ability to facilitate clear and concise communication with others in a positive manner
Ability to work with others effectively in a team that encourage diversity of thought and innovation.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, exhibit sound judgment, maintain confidentiality and use discretion.
Ability to exhibit problem-solving skills and demonstrate initiative and accountability.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced environment with fluidity amidst multiple projects, shifting priorities and competing deadlines.
Ability to adapt and accept changes in responsibilities aligned with strategic goals of the firm
Flexibility to adjust hours as necessary to satisfy the essential functions of the position.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We adhere to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.
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