Senior Labor and Employment Paralegal - posted 7/27/19

Senior Labor and Employment Paralegal - posted 7/27/19

Company Name: 
XPO Logistics
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Greenwich
CT
Salary Range: 
Job Summary: 

At XPO Logistics, we believe our employees are our biggest asset and we’re constantly looking for talented individuals who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Labor and Employment Paralegal, you will be assisting with litigation, labor issues, benefits counseling and training. We want to leverage your skills and experience in all facets of the employer/employee relationship. On our team, you’ll have the tools and support to build a career you’ll be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee new matter intake and maintain/update the electronic database, including Labor and Employment (L&E) litigation, charges, status reports, trainings, major projects, and budgets
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and implement new practices/processes as appropriate
  • Manage discovery and e-discovery issues, including legal hold process and document preservation, collection, and production for L&E litigation docket; coordinate fact gathering and draft responses to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas
  • Assist in witness interviews and investigations, trainings and other presentations
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports and presentations related to the L&E function
  • Manage processes for case tracking, forecasting, and analyses across the entire L&E function
  • Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis
Requirements or Qualifications: 

What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in legal studies or related field
  • 8 years of litigation paralegal experience, including broad substantive L&E experience, e.g., ADA, EEOC, Title VII, Discrimination and/or Harassment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project), Westlaw or LexisNexis; ability to create complex formulas in Excel, and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Familiarity with e-discovery issues and related computer technology

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Combination of law firm and in-house experience
  • Familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system
  • Exceptional organizational skills and experience implementing organizational systems
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal direct supervision or in a team environment; consult with team members and management as needed
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Application Process: 
To apply, click here or email your resume to Elizabeth.Parija@xpo.com
Selection Criteria: 
Application Due Date: 
September 23 2019
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