Law Clerk

Washington, DC
Full Time
09-06-2017
Job #: 134578
Description:
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works under the direction of a supervisory paralegal or a project supervisor.
  • Performs complex legal research for the trial staff.
  • Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.

Required Qualifications:
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOJ MBI clearance.
  • Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Financial background with securities and/or Residential Mortgage Backed Securities experience.
  • Document review experience performing in-depth, substantive review and analysis of financial data.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate complex financial information and present findings in a succinct, logical manner.
  • Drafting reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
  • Organizing material and preparing synopses.

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