Senior Litigation Paralegal (Hybrid Remote and In-office)

Web ID: SF223040




Local Location: Financial District

Compensation: $115,000 ++

Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. A certificate from an ABA-approved Paralegal training program shows a commitment to the profession but is not required.

Benefits: Excellent benefits including comprehensive, medical, dental, vision, generous PTO, educational reimbursement and charitable contribution matching.


A leading Northern California law firm is seeking an experienced paralegal to join its Paralegal Department. The Senior Litigation Paralegal supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing tasks that require the regular exercise of advanced judgment as to the method and manner of performing services, significant substantive knowledge and specialization in their areas of expertise, delegation skills, advanced organizational and issue identification skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and advanced computer skills. The ideal candidate should have at least five years of paralegal experience. This position is based in San Francisco, CA but the firm is open to a hybrid position working remotely and in their offices, as needed.

Job Description:

The Day-to-Day:
• Manages IP and other litigation matters from intake through trial.
• Takes the lead in organizing case materials; prepares chronologies and casts of characters.
• Drafts routine pleadings and discovery.
• Assists in preparing IP-specific documents including claims construction, invalidity contentions, and IPR filings.
• Prepares filings drawing upon familiarity with the filing process in California
and Federal courts.
• Cite checks and proofreads documents confirming validity of legal cites, facts, and quotations. Prepares tables of authorities; drafts declarations. Draws upon strong familiarity with Bluebook procedures and legal research software.
• Conducts investigative and factual research.
• Assists in all phases of written discovery including interrogatories and requests for admissions.
• Assists in all phases of document productions: reviews client documents for responsiveness and privilege; prepares privilege logs; reviews incoming productions; conducts searches of online document databases for relevant documents.
• Supports remote and in-person depositions: identifies relevant documents and potential exhibits; prepares exhibit set. Reviews and issue-codes deposition transcripts.
• Assists in the preparation of expert witness reports; sends and tracks documents provided to expert witnesses.

Job Requirements:


Senior Litigation Paralegals are required to have at least five years of experience as Litigation Paralegal. Up to two years of Litigation Case Clerk experience may be credited towards this requirement.


Bachelor’s Degree required. A certificate from an ABA-approved Paralegal training program shows a commitment to the profession but is not required and does not take the place of case clerk/paralegal work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Significant substantive knowledge of the procedures, terminology, and documents relating to complex litigation matters; high degree of specialization in areas of expertise.
  • Familiar with the filing process in California and Federal courts.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, interpersonal skills, delegation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to both understand the “big picture” and pay attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Outlook, Excel), Westlaw, and code-based retrieval systems.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand and summarize case-related documents.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and to work proactively.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.

To Apply: Complete the form below and upload your most current resume. You may also include a cover letter or an additional document.