Environmental Regulatory Litigation Paralegal

Web ID: SFLS421070

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Compensation: To $170,000

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Paralegal Certificate from ABA-accredited paralegal program preferred.

Benefits: Medical, dental, life, long-term disability insurance, and a competitive 401(k) plan in which all employees are welcome to participate from day one of their employment. The firm also provides an Employee Assistance Program, 10 national paid holidays, and generous paid vacation days.

Job Description:

The SF office of global law firm is currently seeking an experienced environmental regulatory litigation paralegal on a full-time basis to provide support for all levels of the litigation process. Relevant experience would include in-depth understanding of the full litigation life cycle as well as  experience with regulatory federal agencies such as EPA, USDA, CPSC, DOT, FAA, DOE, FTC and similar state entities.

Salary up to $170K depending on experience. The firm also provides medical, dental, life, long-term disability insurance, and a competitive 401(k) plan in which all employees are welcome to participate from day one of their employment. The firm also provides an Employee Assistance Program, 10 national paid holidays, and generous paid vacation days.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work as fully integrated member of team supporting multiple types of incident response, litigation, and enforcement matters from inception through trial (including on-site support).
  • Prepare first drafts of discovery requests and responses, subpoenas, deposition notices, cover motions, declarations, proposed orders, exhibit appendices and correspondence.
  • Manage and maintain a current and complete electronic client/matter file.
  • Perform factual and legal cite checking of motions and briefs utilizing the Blue Book and other key cite checking authorities.
  • Perform and report on litigation history research regarding opposing parties and counsel.
  • Analyze and report on metrics regarding parties, Courts, Judges, motion outcomes, dispositions, and litigation milestones.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Paralegal Certificate from ABA-accredited paralegal program preferred.
  • Minimum 6 years of litigation experience in a large law firm environment, preferably within a regulatory, environmental and/or real property practice.
  • Relevant experience to these areas as well as work with regulatory federal agencies such as EPA, USDA, CPSC, DOT, FAA, DOE, FTC and similar state entities.
  • In-depth understanding of the litigation life cycle.
  • Proficient with procedural rules, including California state court Rules of Civil Procedure and related Local Rules, Washington state court Rules of Civil Procedure and related Local Rules, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, and Rules of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Familiarity with investigations, regulatory enforcement, and incident response processes at the federal and state level preferred.
  • Engaged with current litigation events, cases, decisions, and updates to rules.


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