Washington DC

Litigation Legal Assistant

CM Legal

Litigation Legal Assistant
The Washington, DC office of our client is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant. This individual will support the attorneys with all facets of the litigation process


  • Maintain correspondence and pleadings, and index as appropriate.
  • Utilize litigation software such as Relativity.
  • Assist with document productions, including coordinating attorney reviews for relevant and privileged documents and coordinating efforts with eDiscovery and Litigation Support.
  • Maintain deposition files and deposition exhibits’ indices.
  • Assist in the preparation of documents for witnesses’ depositions.
  • Assist with court filings.
  • Docket litigation due dates.
  • Work overtime or travel, if required.
  • Participate in the supervision and training of litigation clerks

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent litigation experience required; Paralegal certificate preferred.
  • Two to four years litigation experience (IP Law)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of litigation software such as Relativity and Sharepoint is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including meeting platforms such as Teams and Zoom, and the ability to learn the software and databases used by the firm and its clients.
  • Solid experience with case/matter management and/or other database tools and technologies used to manage data and information
  • Excellent research skills and proficiency in using various research tools, including the Internet and court websites.
  • Strong customer service skills, including written and verbal communication skills.

 Our client offers a variety of benefits and work/life programs, including medical, dental, and vision benefits, 401K/Roth and Profit-Sharing retirement programs for eligible employees, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, pet insurance, backup childcare/eldercare and pet care, tutoring, caregiving concierge, onsite/virtual therapists, generous leave, wellbeing incentive programs, hybrid scheduling for most positions, and much more. 

The salary range for this position is between $xx and $xx. The actual base salary offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.



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