IP Litigation Secretary - Palo Alto, CA

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
IP Litigation Secretary - Palo Alto, CA
Top-notch law firm has an immediate opening for an experienced Litigation Secretary in its Intellectual Property group.  This position will support two (2) partners and two (2) associates.  General responsibilities include: competent management of all litigation secretary specific tasks as summarized below; preparation of documents and correspondence, including engagement and occasional audit response letters; extensive client contact; scheduling appointments; time entry; travel arrangements; expense report preparation; creation and maintenance of files / e-files; plus other administrative support required by assigned timekeepers. 
Requirements:
Qualified candidates must at least 7 years of experience as a litigation secretary and be knowledgeable and proficient in the handling of procedures for and filing of documents in Federal Courts (nationwide), International Trade Commission as well as the Patent and Trademark Appeals Board; court filings (ECF) in United States District Courts; preparing case documents, maintaining litigation binders/logs/case files and rolodexes (case contact lists) and providing trial support; searches within PACER; calendaring litigation dates through Cooley’s Docket Department and as well as maintain attorney trial calendars; the deposition process; document processing including identifying, marking and creating Table of Authorities and the ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks while satisfactorily meeting deadlines and desired outcomes.  A familiarity with Inter Parte Reviews (“IPRs”) is desirable.  In order to be successful in this role, candidates must possess excellent communication skills (both orally and in writing); exhibit confidence in carrying out their litigation responsibilities and maintain absolute confidentiality regarding discussions, records, files, documents and information.  Overtime will be required, occasionally on short notice.  Professional presentation and demeanor is required at all times.  The ideal candidate will have strong MS office skills; excellent communication, proofreading and phone skills; and extraordinary attention to detail. College degree preferred. 

To Apply: Please email your resume for immediate consideration to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
3050 Rue D'Orleans #317
San Diego, CA 92110
858-829-7747
cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com
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