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Legal Specialist

Company name
Burlington Coat Factory Direct Corporation

Burlington, NJ

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If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team! Are you a data-driven professional with strong attention to detail? Would you be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where precision and accuracy are top priorities? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

Within his or her practice area, the Legal Specialist – Litigation has the following major duties:

**• Conduct and Manage Discovery and Electronic Discovery**

Conduct interviews and investigate issues, where appropriate. Provide for document production and responses and ensure that the information is provided in an accurate and timely manner consistent with the regulatory and legal framework. Conduct the numbering, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Work with outside vendors to establish, maintain, search, and code electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts. Create and maintain discovery files.

**• Assist in Preparation of Court Filings**

Compile and organize affidavits, declarations, exhibits, and any other necessary documents for filings, bluebook and proofread all motions, confirm filings comply with relevant rules, create document indices in the preparation of motion filing. Create and maintain pleading files.

**• Prepare for and attend depositions**

Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare relevant documents, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding. Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation. Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation.

**• Prepare for and attend trials/arbitrations**

Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house counsel as necessary.

**• Research**

Legal research and analysis, interact with senior level management and others to gather facts, present findings, and make recommendations on necessary next steps.

**• Monitor and Maintain Litigation Calendar**

Monitor all filings served on the Company, route filings to appropriate personnel, and calendar response dates. Docket and calendar all deadlines for all litigation matters.

**• Other Responsibilities**

Work with outside legal counsel to manage correspondence expectations; participate in, and often manage, special projects; assist counsel with other matters as assigned.


Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience in a large firm or an in-house counsel team.

Trial/arbitration support experience.

Strong attention to detail

Exceptional organization skills, ability to multitask and prioritize work activity based on need, , initiative and follow-through skills

Proactive mindset with strong deadline orientation

Ability to learn difficult concepts quickly while creating and implementing creative solutions

Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, document management systems, litigation and discovery databases (i.e. CaseMap and Summation), trial databases (i.e. Trial Director and similar), and e-billing

Ability to work in a team and independently


At a minimum, a Paralegal Certificate. A four-year college degree or a Paralegal certificate.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

**Posting Number** _2018-81351_

**Location** _US-NJ-Burlington_

**Address** _1830 Route 130 North_

**Zip Code** _08016_

**Position Type** _Regular Full-Time_

**Career Site Category** _Corporate_

**Position Category** _Legal_

**Evergreen** _Yes_

Company info

Burlington Coat Factory Direct Corporation
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Company Profile
The roots of Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corporation go back to 1924 when we started as a wholesaler of ladies coats and junior suits. In 1972, we opened our first outlet store in Burlington, New Jersey. Coats were the primary offering at the original Burlington Coat Factory, but over time the concept has evolved into a one-stop shopping experience. Extensive selections of men's and women's suits, sportswear, shoes, and accessories were developed and then highly successful baby and youth departments were created. Later, a linens department was added.

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