APTIM Paralegal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Summary:

  • The Labor and Employment Litigation/Corporate Compliance paralegal works together with our labor and employment lawyer/corporate compliance counsel to investigate facts, to gather, review and organize responsive documents needed in litigation and agency discovery, to maintain accurate records of litigation matters, maintain a compliance hotline database, and to communicate clearly and accurately with human resources professionals and other internal clients, outside counsel and governmental agencies regarding litigation.

Responsibilities:

  • Together with attorneys, conducts internal investigations, including document gathering and review, needed to respond to agency charges and employment litigation matters.

  • Prepares strong, factually accurate case summaries, position statements, witness lists, legal hold memoranda, and other legal documents for use by internal and external attorneys in defending claims.

  • Assists with witness preparation for testimony and responding to formal discovery requests.

  • Interacts professionally with outside counsel, federal, state and local agencies, Human Resources professionals and other internal clients.

  • Manages compliance hotline and related databases, including reporting, tracking and trending, and substantive review of investigation materials.

  • Conducts legal and factual research for in-house lawyers with respect to labor and employment law matters.

  • Assists attorneys in preparation and delivery of training for internal clients on labor and employment and human resources matters.

  • Provides other support to attorneys with respect to litigation and administrative proceedings.

  • Works under the direction of an attorney to assess and resolve routine legal issues.

  • Responsible for calendaring, tracking, and meeting deadlines.

  • Works on special projects as requested.

Skills and Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience in litigation of labor and employment matters required. Law firm paralegal litigation experience strongly preferred.

  • Relies on extensive experience and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Must work independently and proactively to perform a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others.

  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

  • Works with moderate supervision/ guidance; accountable for individual results and impact on team. Works with others to achieve team goals.

  • Experience in discovery (including e-discovery) and case management functions.

  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft office (Word, Excel); matter management software (TyMetrix experience or the ability to quickly learn TyMetrix functions); SharePoint.

  • Bachelor's degree is preferred

  • Paralegal certification is preferred

  • Louisiana notary in good standing is preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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