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Job Details

Senior Law Clerk

Company name
Chenega Corporation EH&F

Salary
Hourly USD 50

Location
Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Legal

Posted on
Apr 02, 2024

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The Law Clerk III Senior Division of Enforcement, Trial Unit shall provide legal research and litigation support to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Enforcement, Trial Unit. The SEC’s Division of Enforcement utilizes a variety of data that contain current, historical and futures information about sensitive public company data, mutual fund data, and trade/quote data.


Responsibilities
 

  • Assists attorneys with all phases of the litigation process.
  • Performs complex legal research for trial staff.
  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege
  • Compiles case materials.
  • Assists in the preparation or prepares draft legal documents such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law.
  • Organizes information for legal forms and documents including complaints, declarations, discovery requests, responses, and other pleadings.
  • Conducts complex legal research and analysis for trial staff.
  • Reviews evidence, takes witness statements, and assists in trial preparations and investigations.
  • May oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications
 

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Passed the bar exam in one of the 50 U.S. States or the District of Columbia
  • Minimum six (6) years of relevant experience to include litigation and trial
  • Ability to provide a favourable credit history

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proificient legal software such as LexisNexis and/or Westlaw
  • Possess exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Possess knowledge of federal and state court systems
  • Litigation and trial experience to include interviewing witnesses
  • Experience drafting and reviewing various legal documents such as motions, briefs, subpoenas, legal memoranda, and correspondence for attorneys with the ability to interpret and apply laws, rules, and regulations
  • Experience proofreading and cite-checking briefs and other materials
  • Knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources
  • Experience conducting various types of research related to laws, legal articles, and other information relevant to a case using Lexis Nexis or Westlaw
  • Possess a keen sense of accountability and taking ownership over projects
  • Must be a critical thinker who displays a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in preparing work product
  • Ability to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects, flexibility in shifting focus

Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Any estimated salary provided by this job board may not align with Chenega's compensation program. Please apply to connect with a recruiter who can provide more details.

Company info

Chenega Corporation EH&F
Website : http://www.chenegaehf.com

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