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Senior Litigation Paralegal Specialist
GREENWICH CT 06830
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89772554

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XPO Logistics, Inc.

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Senior Litigation Paralegal Specialist
Senior Litigation Paralegal Specialist












Requisition Id:
36103








Business Unit:
Corporate








Location:
Greenwich, CT, US, 06831









Logistics done differently.


XPO Logistics provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies and we're always looking for top-level talent to keep our operations running smoothly. As a Senior Litigation Paralegal Specialist, you will support the litigation group at XPO's corporate headquarters and will manage a busy litigation docket, including commercial, class action, general liability and labor and employment cases. The individual will also be a key part of managing various internal processes, including e-billing, legal holds, and e-discovery. This role will have a significant amount of independent decision-making and will need to assess case load and recommend action steps to the corporate legal team.


Pay, benefits and more.


We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.


What you'll do on a typical day:



+ 30% Oversee new matter intake and maintain/update electronic matter management system (Serengeti Legal Tracker), including litigation calendars, status reports, and budgets. Identify opportunities for improvement and implement new practices/processes as appropriate


+ 30% Manage discovery and e-discovery issues, including legal hold process and document preservation, collection, and production. Coordinate fact-gathering and drafting responses to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas


+ 20% Assist in managing e-billing system and overseeing outside counsel and legal vendors


+ 10% Prepare regular and ad hoc litigation reports and related presentations


+ 5% Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis


+ 5% Provide miscellaneous administrative support as needed, including maintaining calendars and preparing expense reports



What you need to succeed at XPO:


At a minimum, you'll need:



+ Bachelor's degree from a nationally-recognized university in legal studies or related field


+ 8 or more years of litigation paralegal experience, including complex commercial litigation


+ Paralegal certificate or equivalent work experience


+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and MS Project; ability to create complex formulas in MS Excel


+ Proficiency in Westlaw or LexisNexis


+ Ability to learn quickly and achieve proficiency in new software applications as needed



It'd be great if you also have:



+ E-discovery certification and computer related technology


+ A combination of law firm and in-house experience preferred; familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system



Be part of something big.


#LI-MY1


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.










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