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Paralegal

Sports Equipment


Location: Anoka Distribution Center, MN
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 06-08-2017

Job Description:

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Our Anoka, MN location is seeking a Paralegal to work within its Office of General Counsel in Anoka, MN. The Paralegal will support a several attorneys in multiple practice areas with a principal focus on product liability and litigation discovery.

Responsibilities

• Manage litigation discovery, including drafting responses to discovery requests, interviewing document custodians, collecting documents, organizing productions, and interacting with e-discovery vendors
• Litigation file management, including opening matters in Serengeti, interacting with insurance carriers and outside counsel, maintaining electronic files, e-billing, status updates, monthly reporting, and data analytics
• Create, disseminate and manage litigation holds
• Assist in retaining and managing outside counsel
• Manage occasional employment-related matters (litigation, EEOC charges, pre-litigation disputes); an understanding of HIPAA and privacy laws is a plus, but not required
• Records management, including training business partners on document retention obligations, assisting with document destruction and managing document storage
• Support other legal issues as assigned by group attorneys and other group paralegals.
• Administrative duties as assigned including filing, preparing correspondence, budgeting, financial tracking, travel and expense reports, monthly reporting, etc.

Qualifications

• A paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree or combination of equivalent education and work experience
• Five to eight years of paralegal experience focused on document collection and production in litigation
• Experience with product liability litigation is a plus, but not required
• Strong working knowledge of the discovery process, including obligations around the preservation and production of documents
• Exceptional organizational and project management skills, particularly with respect to document collection and production
• Good interpersonal skills; can-do, positive approach to daily tasks
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Skill with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products; Serengeti experience a plus
• Open to working in different areas of law
• Motivated with ability to work and self-start under general supervision
• Ability to handle numerous matters simultaneously under tight deadlines and pressure


 

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