Job type full-time number of hires for this role 2
Full job description
If you are a highly skilled legal assistant/paralegal, like working with smart people, and want to work on high-profile litigation to stop corporate misconduct and obtain justice for consumers, come join us!
We are a boutique plaintiffs' class action law firm with an outsized influenceWe have initiated some of the biggest cases of recent times, including the nationwide case against juul for hooking minors on nicotine vapingWe have successfully attacked food mislabeling (bertolli extra virgin olive oil), unlawful membership fees (ticketmaster's entertainment rewards program), undisclosed charges (at&t international roaming tariffs on unanswered calls), advertising fraud (netflix's unlimited dvd rental campaigns), and much morePlease visit our website for further information about our work before submitting your application.
We would prefer a candidate with 3-8 years of litigation experience at a top tier law firm or public interest group and superior academic credentialsExperience in consumer class actions is especially welcome.
If hired, you will have direct involvement in all aspects of our practiceIn cooperation with our other paralegals and attorneys, your tasks will include the followingPlease do not apply to this position unless you feel confident in your experience and abilities to perform all these tasks:
Factual research on new case ideas, including collecting evidence of deceptive marketing materials, consumer complaints, and information about market size. Managing intake of new clients, including interviewing and vetting prospective class representatives and making recommendations to attorneys. Drafting initial case documents using firm templates, including demand letters, complaints, document preservation letters, stipulated protective orders and discovery requests. Preparing draft discovery responses, including gathering information and documents from clients and creating document production sets. Reviewing and coding documents produced by defendants. Formatting and filing pleadings, including creating tables of contents and tables of authorities, and online filing and service. Assisting in maintaining the firm calendar, facilitating and taking notes at semiweekly firm meetings, and coordinating projects within the firm and among co-counsel firms.
You must be self-motivated, responsible, organized and confidentYou must be adept with microsoft office (particularly ms word) and a quick learner on web-based services.
Our offices are in san francisco, but this is a remote work positionWe use cloud-based communications and storage systemsWe support flexible schedules.
Persons of color are especially encouraged to applyWe are an equal opportunity employer.
We are looking to fill a full-time positionWe are open to part-time work for a short period, to see if it is a good fitHowever, please apply only if you would be interested in taking a full-time position.
To apply, please provide your resume and a cover letterPlease highlight your experience in each of the areas bullet-pointed aboveBe as specific as possible.
Job type: full-time
Monday to friday
Covid-19 considerations: All work is virtual/remote.
Paralegal/legal assistant: 1 year (required)
Class Action Litigation Paralegal
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