Paralegal - Litigation in Pittsburgh, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    201 Isabella Street
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/3/2019

Job Description

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.

Arconic is currently in search of a Paralegal - Litigation to join the Legal Department in Pittsburgh, PA.  We are seeking qualified candidates who possess professional experience as a legal assistant/paralegal with litigation and litigation support background while working in a law firm or corporation.  This position reports to Arconic’s Chief Litigation Counsel.

Major Activities/Key Challenges:
  • Assist with the coordination of service of process, assignment of outside counsel, case and budget management, fact investigations, and discovery preparation.
  • Assist with the coordination of eDiscovery process, including drafting legal holds, identifying and interviewing custodians and review of documents potentially discoverable in litigation.
  • Assist with the coordination of third-party subpoena responses, including fact investigation with business and resource units, records coordinators, legal department attorneys and others with relevant knowledge.
  • Assist with the coordination of the Company’s quarterly reserves process.
  • Assist with the coordination of audit letters requested by the Company’s outside auditors/accountants, including compilation of materials from the Company’s outside counsel.
  • Assist with the compilation and preparation of materials to be presented at meetings of the Company’s Board of Directors.
  • Own responsibility for maintaining the litigation database, including opening new and closing resolved matters, tracking case updates, and preparing periodic reports.
  • Assist with the compilation and preparation of periodic litigation reports, audit materials and other reporting materials.
  • Attend and act as a legal department liaison at various litigation information sharing meetings.  Assist in communicating material litigation developments to Group, Business Unit and Resource Unit Counsel on issues that relate to their areas of responsibility. 
 
Essential Knowledge& Skills/Education:
  • Paralegal certificate or comparable relevant experience.
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office.
 
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ professional experience as a legal assistant/paralegal focusing on litigation and litigation support while working in a law firm or corporation.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • In-house/corporate experience preferred.
  • Paralegal certificate or comparable relevant experience.
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Accounting background beneficial.
  • Presentation skills, including preparation of PowerPoint slides, Microsoft Excel, etc., preferred.