Paralegal - Practice Ops & Supt

Job Info

May 9, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Jun 9, 2023

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $80000

Maximum Salary: $100000

Organization: Practice Operations

Department: Center of Excellence

Section: Prac Opers Practice Ops & Supt

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys in the preparation of pending litigation actions; prepare draft pleadings and responses to discovery demands served on or by the Company.
  • Handle extensive document production and coordinate the preparation of information in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Create and maintain case files.
  • Coordinate with and advise management personnel providing documents in response to discovery requests.
  • Analyze documents and catalog exhibits.
  • Perform legal research and cite check briefs.
  • Prepare all required legal documents.
  • Monitor cases and handle other tasks related to litigation support.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.
  • Initiate and maintain legal holds (via software).
  • Knowledge of court deadlines; review of CPLR and other court and procedural rules related to deadlines, submission requirements, and calendaring deadlines.
  • Maintain electronic document repositories, document review platforms and software.
  • Handle e-filing of documents on PACER and NYSEF.
  • Prepare tables of contents and authorities, perform in-brief linking.
  • Responsible for providing paralegal support to the attorneys.
  • This is a hybrid role.
  • Assist the company during system emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment. This may require off-hour and weekend emergency response.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years relevant legal experience. or
  • Associate's Degree with a minimum of four years paralegal or legal experience.

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A Paralegal Certificate or a degree in legal studies and experience in commercial litigation and/or property damage claims or lawsuits.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Minimum 2 years paralegal or legal assistant experience. Required
  • Must be able to work well independently or in a team environment. Required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint. Required
  • Must be detail-oriented with good analytical skills and ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Required
  • Must have excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and handle internal and external contacts professionally with tact and sensitivity. Required
  • Must be disciplined and have excellent time management skills. Required
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills as well as exemplary follow-up skills and ability to work effectively with employees at all levels. Required
  • Must be a self-starter and take initiative on assisting attorneys and following up on tasks, without being asked to do same. Required
  • Must review work to ensure accuracy. Required

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Other: Notary License - Must be willing to obtain Notary License within 6 months of employment. Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.