PAE, Inc Senior Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Senior Paralegal


Job Description:

  • Analyze and evaluate the relevance of particular technical evidence or questions which arise in case preparation;

  • Perform extensive and thorough legal research into legislative history, precedent cases, decisions, and opinions that may be applicable to particular legal matters; and

  • Investigate and become thoroughly familiar with subject matter details involved in a case or legal matter.

  • Communicating orally to obtain and coordinate responses for information, to conduct fact-finding, and to present findings and make recommendations;

  • Communicating in writing to reply to inquiries for information and to assist in editing and preparing documents;

  • Reviewing litigation hold requests in order to coordinate with component liaisons, compiling responses, notifying those subject to the litigation holds, maintaining a list of those subject to the litigation holds, and sending quarterly reminders, among other things;

  • Drafting and formatting subpoenas for Civil Monetary Penalty (CMP) investigations;

  • Preparing and archiving official case files;

  • Initial assessment of Integrity Agreements (IA) and Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIA) report review;

  • Drafting Activity Reporting System (ARS) reports for attorney review;

  • Preparing settlement authority memoranda;

  • Coordinating with the Department of Justice (DOJ) on case status and administration;

  • Assisting in the evaluation, development and litigation of cases by preparing proposed briefs defending the Department’s actions and positions;

  • Assisting with the intake and review of provider self-disclosures;

  • Creating and updating case information in Casetracker;

  • Reviewing data and performing clearances for both internal and external law enforcement partners;

  • Assisting OCIG attorneys in the preparation of court cases, administrative hearings, court actions or other legal proceedings for or in defense of the Department;

  • Participating in discussions, meetings, and conferences with representatives of the agency heads and other offices to gather facts, develop informative and constructive relationships, and to secure and provide information;

  • Reviewing and preparing written summaries of reports of investigation concerning Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) complaints filed by OIG employees;

  • Preparing agency case files to be filed with the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) concerning appeals filed by OIG employees;

  • Preparing and filing motions and other documents with the EEOC, MSPB and other administrative/judicial bodies related to litigation involving OIG employees;

  • Preparing discovery-related documents (including drafting objections and responses to written discovery requests, gathering and redacting documents for production, preparing privilege logs, reviewing and summarizing deposition transcripts, etc.);

  • Scheduling depositions, meetings and teleconferences related to ongoing litigation (including obtaining appropriate space, retaining a court reporter, etc.);

  • Reviewing and responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a government security clearance to include an extensive background investigation.

  • Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.

  • At least two years of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful.

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support.

  • 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 hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.

  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.