Latitude is seeking a Senior Litigation Paralegal for an exciting full-time engagement opportunity at a busy Manhattan-based law firm. Applicants should have at least 10+ years of experience as a litigation paralegal handling complex commercial litigation. Successful candidates must have knowledge and experience handling cases in New York state and federal courts and must have extensive trial experience, including prior in-court experience.
Requirements for the Senior Litigation Paralegal:
10+ years of litigation paralegal experience handling complex commercial litigation, including claims involving breach of confidential relationship, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, civil conspiracy, fraud, negligence, and tortious interference with business relations
Prior experience in New York state and federal courts
Extensive trial experience, including prior in-court experience
Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate
Strong written and oral communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with attorneys, staff and clients
Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines
Team-oriented individual with ability to take initiative and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Strong working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, etc.
Position Details of the Senior Litigation Paralegal:
Type of Role: Engagement or Engagement to Permanent
Location: New York, NY
Pay: The salary range for this role is $90,000 - $120,000. Pay is based on multiple factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location.
Benefits: In addition to pay, a competitive benefits package is also provided, including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) and generous leave policies.
Confidentiality Latitude will not propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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