Paralegal – IP Litigation

April 26, 2022


We are currently seeking a paralegal to support the IP Litigation attorneys in our Boston office. This position requires a flexible individual with IP litigation or general commercial litigation experience working on complex matters in a large firm environment. The paralegal will work closely with associates, staff attorneys, contract attorneys, paralegals, and partners as part of our case teams. The  paralegal will be play a central role in discovery matters including document collection, review, production assist with deposition preparation; support case filings; and work with case teams on various aspects of trial preparation and trial support. The successful candidate must have hands-on experience with Relativity and familiarity working with litigation technology and in-house and outside litigation support professionals. The paralegal must have exceptional client service skills, strong communication skills, attention to detail/accuracy, and the ability to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment working on multiple matters.


  • Assist with preparation for depositions, court hearings and trial.
  • Read and analyze case documents and assisting with preparation of timelines.
  • Assist with document collection and production.
  • Maintain and organize electronic and hard copy case files and workrooms.
  • Assist with preparation and electronic filing of court documents.
  • Coordinate the translation of documents.
  • Monitor the status of court and agency proceedings.
  • Utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint and dedicated litigation support software and technology.
  • Perform discrete research projects and additional tasks as requested by legal team.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


Education, Skills & Experience:

  • 7+ years of litigation experience in a major U.S. law firm.
  • Prior experience with patents/IP Lit preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of Relativity and citation checking
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated organizational, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with legal and business services staff at all levels.


  • Flexibility to work outside standard business hours as needed, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work independently and consistently meet deadlines.

How to Apply

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