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Supervisory Paralegal, Document Review/ Litigation Support, Antitrust Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Apr. 2022

Washington, D.C. · Legal
C & C International Recruitment Accepting Resumes For:

Supervisory Paralegal to assist in the work of the

Document Review/ Litigation Support Services
Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, D.C. 20530

---  Please review the Resume Requirements, Qualifications, and Responsibilities/ Duties for the position prior to providing resume with references.  ---

This is a supervisory position with required experience in Electronically Stored Information, ESI, tools, e-Discovery data analytics, processing, and productions with Relativity database or equivalent e-Discovery relational database. 

---  Qualified resumes with references in MS Word format reviewed as priority.  ---
Please email recruiting@ccintercomputers.com to request a resume template.

The federal contract project manager advises there are four (4) positions to fill.

Candidate resumes reviewed in order of preference:
1.  Local area candidate, for occasional on-site work operations/ meetings, with prior notification, in the following areas:
  • Washington, D.C.
  • New York, NY
  • Chicago, IL
2.  Resume format with references
3.  Preferred Qualifications/ Responsibilities/ Duties experience listed on resume

This position is exempt for the Service Contract Act wage determination. 
The pay rate is up to $34.75 an hour, based on candidate meeting qualifications, to include preferred, and experience listed in responsibilities and duties.

Service  Contract Act, or SCA, position pay rates are determined by the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division. 
More information is available at
https://sam.gov/content/wage-determinations


Upon completion of six (6) months of employment, the selected candidate can expect an annual salary of up to $75,000 as a permanent full-time employee with the federal contractor.


Period of Performance: 

Date of hire through May 31, 2023 with expected annual renewal through November 2024.

Position considered fully remote, with telework to be performed
in accordance with the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division policies and rules of behavior, including any applicable pandemicrelated telework policies.

For most staff, the vast majority of the document review work will be performed in ATR’s instance of Relativity v10.3, so a reliable, highspeed internet connection is an essential requirement to telework.

Selected candidates may be asked to work onsite on an occasional
basis, most likely on one of the core days set by the Antitrust Division sections.
The core days are currently set at every Tuesday and Thursday, but the
policy and the days are subject to adjustment upon periodic review.

Occasional onsite meetings may be held involving any or all positions, so it is
preferred that the contractor reside in the Washington, D.C. local area, National Capital Region.

Resume Requirements:

Full contact information is requested on the resume for security clearance procedures. 
Resumes without complete requested information may not be considered or reviewed.
 
  •  A one-paragraph overview highlighting qualifications for the position, software experience, and education  
-  Please clearly include software applications experience and certifications  -
-  Clearly state experience in e-Discovery software applications such as Relativity, iPro, Case Map, Trial director, Concordance, et cetera
 
  • Resume for each person in MS Word format, over all 1” margins, 12-pitch font, maximum two (2) pages, to include professional references
 
  • Please include the following contact information:  full name, home address, home phone number, mobile phone number, and personal email address
  • For each position and school attended, please list the following:

City and State
Dates of Employment (month and year)
Date of Graduation (month and year)
 
  • Optional: Please provide three (3) professional references in the following format:

Name of Reference:
Job Title:
Organization:
Phone:
Email:
Relationship to candidate during tenure:
 
Special Requirements:
 
-  Must be a U.S. citizen
 
-  Must obtain a U.S. government security clearance, Public Trust
(active clearance preferred)


Supervisory Paralegal
Document Review/ Litigation Support, Antitrust Division
Qualifications: 
 
  • Requires Paralegal certificate, or Juris Doctorate degree, or currently attending an ABAaccredited law school, having completed at least one year (1L) of study
(An equivalent level of legal training or experience or an equivalent level of education may be substituted.)
 
  • At least three (3) years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience
  • At least one (1) year of experience in automated litigation support
 
  • Experience in electronic document review – particularly experience working in Relativity database or equivalent eDiscovery relational database
  • Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys
 
  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw
  • Must have handson familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging
 
  • Must be able to obtain a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:
 
  • Familiarity with Electronically Stored Information tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred
  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important
  • Currently have a favorably adjudicated Public Trust Clearance, preferred

Supervisory Paralegal
Document Review/ Litigation Support, Antitrust Division
Responsibilities/Duties:

This position is fully remote, but with a requirement to come into the office as needed (subject to change).
Candidates required to have ability to work on-site/ in office with prior notification.
 
  • Provides direct supervision for the Senior Paralegals
  • Provides subject matter and technical training to Senior Paralegals, as necessary
  • Works with Division management, trial attorneys, and Division paralegals to manage tasks for Senior Paralegals
 
  • Designs searches for privileged, responsive, or relevant documents using the advanced analytic tools available through the Division’s document review platforms
  • Interfaces with the Division’s Litigation Support Section to coordinate on the technical/data processing aspects of matters
  • Reviews and analyzes documents, transcripts, files, and other materials for responsiveness and to locate information and evidence relevant to investigative actions or responsive to requests for production, interrogatories, requests for admissions, and other discovery requests
 
  • Identifies possibly privileged documents and reviews and prepares privilege logs
  • Uses electronic databases and other electronic means to perform litigation support tasks, including reviewing, organizing, indexing, tagging, and summarizing documents, files, and other materials
  • Conducts database searches for documents and information
 
  • Assists attorneys in preparing for, and conducting, depositions and interviews with investigative sources, expert witnesses, and prospective fact witnesses
  • Assists attorneys with all phases of civil litigation, including pretrial investigations and discovery, motions, hearings, trials, and appeals
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