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Legal- Litigation Department, Paralegal III- Chicago

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.
 
The Litigation Department, part of the JPMorgan Chase Legal Department, is a dynamic group of legal professionals that provides legal advice concerning existing and threatened litigation against JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its subsidiaries.  This position primarily will focus on litigation matters involving retail consumer and business banking.  Some litigation is handled in-house entirely, while in many cases attorneys and paralegals work with outside counsel.  The Litigation Department works with the business to assist it in identifying and assessing issues and understanding litigation.  There are matters which reach across lines of business and attorneys and paralegals work together across lines of business to defend the case.
 
We seek a skilled paralegal familiar with all aspects of litigation support, including assistance with subpoenas, locating and analyzing documents and information related to existing or threatened claims, assistance with responding to discovery, including analyzing discovery requests and researching customer relationships, customer files, documents, correspondence and other media to identify discoverable information, processing settlements, assistance with internal reporting regarding pending litigation matters, independently handling and resolving small claims, and other litigation related tasks.  A successful candidate is a self starter who requires little supervision and has the ability to handle competing time demands.
  • Minimum of 5 years of paralegal/litigation related experience
  • Strong PC skills (knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Preferred - working knowledge of LexisNexis and/or Westlaw
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Tact and good judgment in handling confidential information
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally at all levels, including with senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including excellent telephone etiquette
  • High level of dependability
Req #: 160013148
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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