Posted June 28, 2016
The Government Contracts Paralegal is a dedicated resource for the Government Contracts group, in which the Paralegal will use current skills and acquire new ones to complete tasks that are invaluable in the support of work performed for clients of the firm. Paralegals have a minimum billing requirement of 1600 hours per year.
Crowell & Moring participates in the E-Verify program.
-Manage the bid protests at the U.S. General Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims.
-Manage trials at Federal and State Court.
-Organize, manage, and update case files/pleadings (electronic and paper copies) including documents subject to protective order restrictions.
-Coordinate and provide guidance on case and project workflow for paralegals and project assistants.
-CiteCheck, Blue Book, and proofread pleadings, briefs and other documents as required.
-Coordinate and prepare legal teams in for bid protest hearings both at GAO and at Court.
-Review and analyze client files, data and documents to assist in the investigation off acts and allegations involved in discovery.
-Assist with preparing documents for production and witness files to be used at depositions, hearings or trial.
-Draft,edit, and proofread cover letters, internal and administrative memos, and Word documents.
-Assist with witness interviews including drafting and editing of witness interview memos.
-Track filing deadlines, and maintain bid protest calendars.
-Coordinate discovery and/or filings with courts or government agencies.
-Perform legal and factual research (including electronic and paper copies).
-Prepare trial, witness, or briefing notebooks (electronic and paper copies).
-Work under and adhere to terms of GAO and Court Protective Orders.
-Moderate knowledge of Government Contracts law and practice.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
-Ability to provide quality client service to both internal and external contacts, regarding matters of a routine nature requiring ordinary tact and courtesy.
-Demonstrated ability to manage workflow for Project Assistants and junior level Paralegals.
-Ability to apply technical knowledge or guidance, analyze and interpret data from several sources to solve problems by applying precedent.
-Strong attention to detail, including superior spelling and grammar.
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a cooperative, enthusiastic, and friendly manner to accomplish position functions and participate in team efforts.
-Ability to interact effectively and professionally with attorneys and clients.
-Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
-Demonstrated records management skills.
-Ability to safely lift, move and carry boxes without assistance, weighing up to 50 pounds.
-Ability to travel and work overtime as necessary.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree. Directly relevant knowledge and experience in the specified area of law may substitute for educational requirement.
The position requires a minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible, directly related experience during which knowledge, skills and abilities applicable to the position were demonstrated.
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