Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
PARALEGAL , Office of the General Counsel (OGC) , to support litigation attorneys with a broad range of projects, which may include assisting with lawsuits, internal investigations, and administrative agency proceedings; legal and factual research; managing the litigation hold process; responding to subpoenas and other legal processes; organizing and maintaining litigation files; coordinating and managing paper and electronic document collection, review, and production; working with document custodians, information technology personnel, and other litigation-technology support professionals including third party e-discovery vendors. Will also assist transactional attorneys when needed, staff committees as requested by the vice president and general counsel, and handle other special projects as assigned. Will report to the vice president and general counsel, with oversight and guidance by the legal operations manager.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; at least five years of experience in a law firm or an in-house legal office; expertise and experience assisting busy lawyers with complex legal matters, specifically with all types of dispute resolution matters and assigned tasks or projects and doing so with little supervision; ability to organize and manage multiple projects and prioritize competing needs; experience with electronic discovery; excellent oral and written communication skills; and strong computer skills, including proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience using the FileSite database management system preferred. Job #18320-8
Internal Number: 18320
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