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Immediate Need - Business Litigation Associates needed ASAP for exciting and rapidly growing trial based practice: We are looking to hire a full time, partner track litigation associate attorney for work in some or all areas of business litigation, IP infringement litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith matters, cybersecurity and data breach response, and employment/trade secret/DTSA litigation work. Applicant must be licensed at minimum in Pennsylvania and we would prefer someone living in the Western Pennsylvania region. Additional admission in West Virginia would be beneficial but not required. Work location is flexible and could be sometimes remote with perhaps some personal meetings with lead counsel or clients in downtown office. Need is immediate due to workload and we prefer someone with at least 3-6+ years of commercial litigation experience in business litigation, IP litigation, employment and trade secrets litigation or insurance coverage defense (some or all are relevant). There is existing litigation work available immediately for someone with high level and complex research and writing skills, experience in helping senior lawyers with hearing, trial and courtroom preparation and other litigation support.  Good training, mentoring and benefits and flexible work arrangement. Send resume and writing sample to Henry Sneath at sneathhm@hh-law.com.

Requirements

Law licensure in Pennsylvania at minimum. 3-6+ years experience in some or all of business litigation, IP infringement litigation, employment and trade secrets litigation, cybersecurity and data breach, insurance coverage, bad faith and insurance defense litigation. Need strong research and writing skills and good understanding of Pennsylvania state and federal law and litigation strategies. This is exciting and complex work with lots of client contact, deposition and courtroom experience, and business development opportunities. We support business development efforts by young lawyers and promote social media, blogs, podcasts, pro bono work and community activities.

Litigation Paralegals – Immediate Need for one or more – Complex business, intellectual property and insurance litigation paralegal support including: Assist attorneys in case and document management, preparing legal documents; and assisting in ensuring compliance with federal laws, court and administrative rules, and court procedures; conduct factual and legal research; prepare witness files; assist in all phases of discovery and court hearings/trials; prepare relevant documents for exhibits and other materials for, and attend depositions, hearings, and trials; gather, review and organize documents for discovery; prepare and produce documents; review records produced by other parties; prepare, review and edit pleadings and discovery requests; summarize deposition and trial transcripts; prepare and arrange for service of subpoenas.

Candidate should have experience in creating, managing, loading and converting document formats and working in litigation databases such as Concordance, Relativity and outside vendor databases for large-scale litigation, privilege review and document coding.  Candidate should also have experience necessary to prepare and file court documents; be familiar with electronic filing (particularly ECF) protocol in Federal , State and Appeals Courts.   Paralegal shall be able to calculate filing dates for court and other filing deadlines; incorporate information into the scheduling calendar to monitor deadlines; and notify attorneys and staff of any updates to electronic court dockets. Some work can be remote, but we prefer a candidate living in the Western Pennsylvania region.

Resumes by email only to Henry Sneath, Esq. at sneathhm@hh-law.com


Houston Harbaugh is a law firm which is located in downtown Pittsburgh and has 40 lawyers and 30 non-lawyer staff practicing in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.  The firm was founded in 1975 and has earned and enjoyed a great reputation as a law firm and as one of the best places to work in Pittsburgh.  We invite you to learn more about the firm at our website, www.hh-law.com.

Requirements

  • 2-5+ years of experience performing the work listed in Responsibilities above;
  • Paralegal Certificate and or a Bachelor’s Degree;
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to monitor deadlines and interact with multiple attorneys;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral);
  • Proficient in litigation management databases such as Concordance, Relativity and outside vendor database systems;
  • Responsive and courteous interaction with clients;
  • Ability to operate with a minimum of supervision, including consistent follow through on assignments;
  • Proficient in most Microsoft Products.