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Litigation Paralegal- Washington DC / Irving TX / San Francisco CA / Atlanta GA

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5-10 yrs required

Washington, DC

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Position Description

The Legal Specialist (Paralegal) role will include the following:

  • Identifies, analyzes, and researches complex legal and business process issues;
  • Provides recommendations on the law under guidance of manager or attorney;
  • Communicates with internal business partners;
  • Manages and prioritizes simultaneous projects in an efficient and timely manner within a fast paced, dynamic environment; and,
  • Works closely with and under the supervision of responsible attorney and exercises independent judgment in escalating issues within broadly defined practices and policies.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage full case load from inception to resolution in conjunction with in-house and outside counsel – including performing factual and legal research, building case strategy, managing discovery processes, engaging with outside counsel, and participating in mediations and other court proceedings;
  • Contribute to pre-litigation dispute resolution efforts;
  • Respond to subpoenas, government inquiries, and field requests – including collecting, reviewing and producing documents, filing objections, negotiating scope, work with outside counsel when necessary;
  • Identifies key legal and business issues and reports up appropriately; and
  • Project Management on key litigation initiatives. 

Join our team to begin a rewarding career!

Minimum Requirements

2 years AA degree and/or Paralegal Certificate with 7 to 10 + years related work experience, or 4-year degree with 5 to 7 + years’ work experience.


Critical Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience in litigation and case management background
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize
  • High competency with Microsoft Office, Office 365, and Net Documents or other document management system.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience working directly with internal client contacts (if at an outside law firm) or working in an in-house environment;
  • Ability to work in and lead teams and projects;
  • Effective, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills;
  • Self-starter, ability to identify necessary tasks, plan projects and bring to completion;
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to multitask; and
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external clients and promote the reputation and integrity of the Law Department and McKesson.
  • Experience working in pharmaceutical and healthcare regulatory environment, or in another highly regulated industry a plus

Benefits & Company Statement                                  
We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer –

minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement: No agencies please

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