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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP New York, NY

Company
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
839BR
AJE Ref #
575984878
Location
New York, NY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Auto req ID
839BR

Posting Title
Paralegal - Asbestos

Job Location
New York

Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description
Morgan Lewis is currently seeking a Paralegal for the Litigation Practice Group who will be resident in either our Boston, Houston, New York or Washington, DC office. This position reports to the Paralegal Supervisor. In order to assist in maintaining our standard of exemplary client service, the primary responsibility of the paralegal in this role is to support a national team of attorneys and paralegals through the use of various applications, databases and established best practices.

Experience
Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Prior paralegal experience in a litigation environment, including experience with client intake and case management skills, is highly desired. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, motivated, creative and capable of managing multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines in a demanding, but rewarding, environment. You must flourish as a contributing member of a team, as well as while working on independent projects. Asbestos litigation experience strongly preferred.

Qualified candidates must also possess the ability to adapt to change; work independently with minimal supervision; and work under strict deadlines. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, exercise sound judgment, demonstrate good time-management and teamwork skills, provide excellent client service, effectively interact with clients as well as staff at all levels, and have the flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines.

Working knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting Careers.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.