1+ months

Paralegal 2

Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Unit Description

Are you looking for a company that values you and your work/life balance? Sodexo is looking for a Litigation Paralegal in our Corporate Legal department in Gaithersburg, MD!

The Litigation Paralegal supports three commercial litigation attorneys with the Corporate Legal department. The Paralegal assists the team with administrative case management of all commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. In addition, the Paralegal provides administrative functions to support the attorneys.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Administrative case management-  Approx. 70% commercial litigation and 30% bankruptcy cases 
  • Respond to subpoenas
  • Draft correspondence, litigation hold notices, routine pleadings, settlement agreements, and ad hoc reports
  • Identify, compile, and review relevant documents for discovery and other purposes
  • Assist with case investigation
    • Conduct factual and legal research
    • Assist in contract and other document review, including electronic review
    • Assist in witness interviews
  • Assume primary responsibility for managing low exposure cases and bankruptcies
    • Prepare and file claims in small bankruptcy matters
    • Track distributions
  • Under direction of an attorney, resolve routine legal issues

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys and outside counsel on special projects 
  • Assist with creation and/or updating of attorney database
  • Assisting with the creation of systems to help organize flow of paper/documents/legal bills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in Bankruptcy Law strongly preferred 
  • 3-10 years of litigation paralegal experience
  • Paralegal Certification required
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Familiarity with WestLaw or comparable research methodology
  • Experience using PACER required
  • Strong computer skills (familiar with Word and Excel, including how to create charts)
  • Experience with use of matter management system is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team


Keywords: litigation, paralegal, bankruptcy law, contracts


Position Summary

Assists the attorneys with administrative case management within specialty area. Conducts factual research using computer and traditional legal research methods. Documents and presents findings and opinions to attorneys . Maintains database. Coordinates quarterly case reports. Organizes files of important case documents for the department.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience - 2 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-12-06

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