RIVA is seeking a Legal Clerk III supporting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC.
Performs complex legal research; 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.
Is expected to work independently on tasks without the need for continuous input from SEC staff.
Must have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and passed the bar exam in one of the 50 U.S. States or the District of Columbia.
Must have at least two years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects.
Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills to successfully
Interact with clients and attorneys. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and
State court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
Requires thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS/NEXIS, CLEAR, Westlaw, Concordance or Recommind, Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents.
Role also requires knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
Must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs, and Adobe Professional or newer program, to include redacting and redlining expertise.
In addition, must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.