Special Counsel is currently seeking an experienced Senior Paralegal with experience in Intellectual Property - Patent Litigation. This is a phenomenal direct hire opportunity located in New York, with the opportunity to work remotely.


The role entails working independently with minimal supervision, communicating effectively, and performing daily case management tasks to support a dynamic team of attorneys. Our ideal candidate has a demonstrated history with a reputable firm with a strong focus on IP litigation. This position regards more patent litigation work than trademark litigation. If you have an interest in expanding your career in IP litigation - apply online today!


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  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Perform daily case management tasks, including organizing and saving key case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, expert materials, and client documents;
  • Assist attorney team with organization and maintenance of case documents, and routine monitoring of case dockets and patent activity;
  • Assist with factual research in internal and external databases and coordinate with research services staff;
  • Assist with deposition, hearing and trial preparation;
  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  •  5+ years of Litigation Paralegal experience (Intellectual Property Litigation experience required);
  • Hatch-Waxman experience (preferred);
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate (preferred);
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred);
  • Fundamental proficiency and understanding of the lifecycle of a litigation and working knowledge of key documents related to a litigation including, but not limited to, case correspondence, pleadings, discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial and appellate documents;
  • Advanced proficiency in software including, but not limited to, MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, Acrobat Adobe, MS PowerPoint, LiveNote, Case Notebook, Relativity and FTP software (FileZilla);
  • Skills:

  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to manage competing deadlines and assignments;
  • Assembly and preparation of formal legal documents;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Experience:

  •  5+ years of Litigation Paralegal experience (Intellectual Property Litigation experience required);
  • Hatch-Waxman experience (preferred).
  • Employment Type:

  • Full-time
  • Direct Hire
  • Compensation:

  • Min: $120,000.00
  • Max: $130,000.00
  • Per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act the salary range for this position is $57.69 - $62.50 per hour depending on experience
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and PTO.
  • Work Hours:

  • Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (overtime as required)

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