International Trade Litigation Paralegal or Project Assistant
Greenberg Traurig (GT), a global law firm, has an exciting full-time employment opportunities for an International Trade Litigation Paralegal or Project Assistant in our Washington, DC office.
GT is seeking an International Trade Litigation Paralegal or Project Assistant for our rapidly growing International Trade practice. Candidates should either have paralegal experience or have a bachelor’s degree and an interest in international trade law and policy. Applicants who are considering either entering law school or a similar professional graduate program are welcome but should be prepared to make a two-year commitment to GT. Foreign language skills are a plus.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Finalize and submit case filings before the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission in cases related to trade remedy, antidumping and countervailing duties.
- Prepare and submit court filings before the Court of International Trade and other courts related to trade remedy litigation.
- Conduct research for attorneys, collect and analyze data to prepare reports and documents, and retrieve documents from court and agency websites.
- Prepare and edit legal documents, evidentiary submissions, and other documents
- Responsible for conducting economic research and analysis in support of trade remedies, trade policy, and litigation matters.
- Ability to interact with outside agencies (court, government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors) and coordinate activities as needed in support of case.
- Participate in the creation and management of databases, including coordination with outside vendors and internal resources
- Identifies, calendars and complies with regulatory agency or court-imposed schedules and orders in accordance with local, state and federal rules and regulations, including coordinating and negotiating scheduling of case events
- Assist with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
Skills & Competencies:
- Strong problem-solving skills, takes initiative and uses good judgment, excellent follow-up skills
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and collaborate well in a team
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), professional demeanor and presentation
- Ability to work independently as well as with a team and be comfortable with demanding deadlines, including overtime as case demands.
- High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively
- Provide outstanding client service, meet high quality standards for services and meet or exceed client expectations. Proactive in seeking innovative ways in which to help others
- Recognize confidential, sensitive, and proprietary information and maintain such information as confidential
Qualifications & Prior Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution preferred
- Paralegal certificate from an ABA certified paralegal program preferred
- Experience in International Trade practice preferred. Compensation commensurate with experience.
- Experience with trade remedy proceedings preferred, specifically, AD/CVD proceedings before the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission
- Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Docket Navigator and internet search engines for research purposes preferred
- Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures preferred
- Computer proficiency in Windows-based software and Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
- Exceptional computer skills with the ability to learn new software applications quickly
Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.