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Job #: R-00107014-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824
Location: Washington, DC
Category: SCA Paralegal
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

This position can be fully remote, but will require access to the customer site as needed or as requested.

Leidos is looking for highly-motivated, first-class Law Clerks III in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to join a document review team supporting the Litigation Program of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. This position can be fully remote, but will require access to the customer site as needed or as requested. For this reason, only individuals in and around the Washington, D,C. area will be considered.

In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner with internal and external colleagues of all levels.  If you are well-organized and able to manage multiple critical tasks under tight deadlines, have good customer service skills, and thrive in a fast-paced and diverse environment, read more …

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This position is fully remote, but with a requirement to come into the office as needed (subject to change).

  • Assists attorneys with all phases of criminal litigation, including pretrial discovery, motions, hearings, trials, and appeals.

  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials to locate information and evidence relevant to investigative actions or responsiveness to grand jury subpoenas.

  • Conducts legal research and analysis regarding privilege issues.

  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials for privilege.

  • Serves on filter teams to review seized and other materials to identify and assess attorney-client or other privilege issues prior to the release of the documents to case teams.

  • As review projects progress, makes recommendations to attorneys for additional document tagging and coding properties to improve review efficiencies.  May serve in a team leader role.

  • Uses electronic databases to perform litigation support tasks, including reviewing, organizing, indexing, tagging, and summarizing documents, files, and other materials.  Conducts database searches for documents and information.

  • Assists attorneys in preparing for, and conducting, interviews with prospective fact witnesses, investigative sources, and expert witnesses.

  • Identifies privileged documents and reviews and prepares privilege logs.
     

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a law degree.

  • Must have three to five years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.

  • Experience in electronic document review – particularly experience working in Relativity database or equivalent eDiscovery relational database.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. 

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. 

  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. 

  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.

  • Must be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Requires a reliable, high-speed Internet connection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently have a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance, preferred

This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $42.76/hr for Washington, D.C.

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth consecutive year.

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Pay Range:

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The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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