Quest Diagnostics
Senior Paralegal - - REMOTE opportunity if live outside of NY/NJ
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Secaucus Map
Posted: 11/14/2021
Closing: 12/13/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Quest Diagnostics
Job description

Senior Paralegal - REMOTE opportunity if live outside of NY/NJ

 

Basic Purpose:

Quest Diagnostics is seeking a Senior Corporate Paralegal to work as part of our in-house legal team.  This position will work directly with Quest Diagnostics attorneys to assist with and manage a variety of tasks, projects and processes.  We’re looking for an experienced paralegal that brings excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic and great business sense.

 

Main functions/Job Requirements:


•         Provide pre-litigation and litigation support to internal clients of the Company, including management of patient complaints, claims and lawsuits.


•         Proactively work with in-house attorneys and outside counsel on professional liability cases, commercial and employment matters, government subpoenas and investigations and assigned special projects.


•         Coordinate responses to subpoenas and requests for records.  Negotiate with attorneys and other external parties on routine matters. 


•         Have strong working knowledge of technologies related to the paralegal role.


•         Independently manage projects and only require attorney supervision on complex matters. 


•         Independently work with outside counsel on more complex litigation matters. 


•         Be able to spot legal issues and identify areas of risk to the Company. 


•         Perform legal research.  


•         Be able to edit briefs, pleadings and other documents. 


•         Have strong writing skills. 

 

Required experience:
Minimum of ten years prior litigation experience with either a law firm or in-house corporate legal department.

Special requirement:
Paralegal Certificate  

Senior Paralegal - - REMOTE opportunity if live outside of NY/NJ