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Paralegal 2

Company: Sodexo USA
Location: Potomac
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description

Work for a company that cares for its people and offers opportunities for personal growth and work life balance.

Sodexo is seeking a Senior Paralegal for Corporate Legal Department located in Gaithersburg, MD. The Senior Paralegal for the Commercial Litigation Team supports three commercial litigation attorneys and assists them with case management of all commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters.The successful candidate will:

* Assist attorneys with case management * 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 * Documents and presents findings and opinions to attorneys * Assist in contract and other document review, including electronic review * Assist in witness interviews * Conduct e-discovery, document review, and document production * Assume primary responsibility for managing low exposure cases and bankruptcies * Prepare and file claims in small bankruptcy matters * Track distributions and monitor relevant pleadings * Under direction of an attorney, resolve routine legal issues * Maintain case management database * Update and coordinate quarterly case reports * Organize electronic files of important case documents

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates with experience in:

* Commercial or business/contract litigation experience * Prepared and implement litigation holds * Communicated with clients (verbally and in writing); communicate with external/local/opposing counsel, the Courts, etc. * Drafted pleadings and litigation-settlement agreements * E-filing (i.e. pleadings with the Court) * Reviewing and produce documents (in response to subpoenas or discovery requests); * E-discovery (or electronic document review and production); * Familiar with Pacer (Federal Court-filing database);

At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs, 401k, and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts. Click here for more information about Sodexo's Benefits.Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer positions that support a variety of career goals working in diverse business segments, including Corporate Headquarters, Corporate, Schools, Universities, Government and Agencies, Healthcare, Senior Living and Sports and Leisure locations across the United States. Continue your search today.Working for Sodexo:How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

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.

Keywords: Sodexo USA, Potomac , Paralegal 2, Other , Potomac, Maryland

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