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Job #: R-00082694
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
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 Supervisory Paralegals in the Washington, DC, Chicago, and New York City metropolitan areas to join us in managing 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., Chicago, and New York City areas will be considered.

Please note: the period of performance is through May 31, 2023 with anticipated annual renewals thereafter through November 30, 2024.

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).

  • Provides direct supervision for the Senior Paralegals.  Provides subject matter and technical training to Senior Paralegals, as necessary.

  • Works with Division management, trial attorneys, and Division paralegals to manage tasks for Senior Paralegals.

  • Designs searches for privileged, responsive, or relevant documents using the advanced analytic tools available through the Division’s document review platforms.

  • Interfaces with the Division’s Litigation Support Section to coordinate on the technical/data processing aspects of matters.

  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials for responsiveness and to locate information and evidence relevant to investigative actions or responsive to requests for production, interrogatories, requests for admissions, and other discovery requests.

  • Identifies possibly privileged documents and reviews and prepares privilege logs.

  • Uses electronic databases and other electronic means 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, depositions and interviews with investigative sources, expert witnesses, and prospective fact witnesses.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study, an equivalent level of legal training or experience  or an equivalent level of education may be substituted   

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

  • At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience. 

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support. 

  • Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. 

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, 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. 

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

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • A reliable, high-speed Internet connection is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

  • Currently have a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance, preferred.

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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 2022, Leidos was ranked as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the fifth consecutive year.

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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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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