Paralegal Clerks who work in the International Trade and Investment Practice Area provide support to lawyers across a variety of cutting-edge international trade matters, including trade litigation, trade and investment policy research, international arbitration, trade controls disclosures, filings before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, and customs disclosures and analyses. Strong computer skills, including MS Excel and other computer programming abilities, are required. Successful Paralegal Clerks take initiative to innovate solutions to everyday challenges, demonstrate strong attention to detail, exercise sound judgment, possess excellent communication skills, and are friendly and team-minded. They are adaptable in the office and at client sites, which may include international locations. Paralegal Clerks are vital team members of the International Trade and Investment group and take on significant responsibility to manage processes for projects alongside attorneys and clients.
- Manage large government filings, including redaction, editing of documents, management of data, and other case management responsibilities;
- Assist with document retrieval, review, organization, and receipt of materials received from co-counsel and client;
- Engage with clients regarding the preparation of filings to the U.S. Government, which may involve international travel;
- Assist attorneys with many aspects of their work to provide advice to client;
- Retrieve, organize, and index documents related to case files;
- Organize and prepare case and matter trackers;
- Coordinate work with outside document/litigation vendors, including adherence to strict deadlines;
- Maintain confidentiality of client information;
- Assist on pro bono matters;
- This position has a billable requirement of 1,650 hours per year;
- All members of the firm are encouraged to participate in our Global Citizenship program; and
- Other duties as assigned.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Excellent attention to detail;
- Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision;
- Strong Excel and other computer skills.
- BA/BS degree or equivalent experience preferred (Economics or Information Technology familiarity is a plus).
- Please submit unofficial transcript along with resume
Core hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., including one hour for lunch, with flexibility for overtime as needed.
This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.
Hogan Lovells is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by law.