Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Legal)
Katten is a full-service law firm with approximately 700 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to Katten for counsel locally, nationally and internationally. The firm's core areas of practice include corporate, financial markets and funds, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, structured finance and securitization, transactional tax planning, private credit and private wealth. Katten represents public and private companies in numerous industries, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals.
Commercial Litigation Paralegal
Under the general direction of supervising attorney(s) and the Firmwide Paralegal Manager and according to established firm policies and procedures, the Paralegal will provide support and assistance to attorneys in the coordination, management, and supervision of all aspects of international arbitration proceedings and/or litigation, involving disputes across a variety of industries. Responsibilities include maintaining case files, preparing written submissions, and assisting at hearings. The Paralegal maintains professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and firm matters.
Katten offers a hybrid work model, allowing the flexibility to work both on-site and remotely on a regular basis (KattenFlex).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, the following. Other duties may be requested and/or assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position. Essential functions are primary job duties that an individual must be able to perform successfully with or without a reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Client billable hour requirement: 1,700 hours annually (142 client billable hours average per month).
On a case-by-case basis, may supervise the work performed by Project Assistant and/or Paralegal I and II staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the firm's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, training, and providing input into the performance appraisal process.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The annualized salary range for this position is $72,000 to $115,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.
We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental/vision, 401k with employer contribution; transportation fringe benefit program; back-up care option; generous paid time off policy; and long-term and short-term disability policies.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA-M/F/SO/Disability/Veteran.See Job Description