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Labor & Employment Paralegal

Cozen O'Connor

Cozen O'Connor

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024
Labor & Employment Paralegal - (2400005U)


The Houston office of Cozen O’Connor is seeking an experienced paralegal to support the attorneys in the Labor & Employment Department. The candidate must be well organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must be a skilled communicator and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Strong analytical and computer/technical skills required. Ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, high intensity environment and is willing to work flexible hours and overtime as needed. The ideal candidate has 3+ years of labor & employment experience which will include a litigation/trial background.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Document management - including but not limited to, review of documents for responsiveness, bates labeling, organization of documents and compiling information for discovery responses/pleadings/motions, depositions and trial preparation
  • Draft discovery requests and responses
  • Witness interviews
  • Draft Rule 26 disclosures
  • Create damage models for wage/hour cases
  • Electronic filing in state and federal courts
  • Facilitate document production (hard copy and electronic formats)
  • Management of litigation databases and support of electronic discovery processes
  • Review documents for privilege and compile privilege logs
  • Prepare, serve and follow up on subpoenas
  • Assist at trial, including tracking exhibits and coordination of courtroom equipment to present electronic evidence and exhibits
  • Strong working knowledge of E-discovery, including the technical aspects of collecting, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information (state and federal court). Proficiency in Relativity, LiveNote, Case/Time Map, Summation, Adobe Acrobat, and Trial Director preferred.

A bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate required.

Cozen O’Connor is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Cozen O'Connor actively welcomes applicants who have previously left the workforce and are looking to return to their careers. Gaps in experience are not penalized.

Cozen O’Connor is committed to employing a diverse complement of attorneys and staff, and to fostering greater inclusion in the legal profession. We understand the organizational effectiveness that comes from welcoming and valuing differences within the firm, and we know that assembling a team with a rich diversity of perspectives and experience is necessary to provide the highest quality legal service. We encourage candidates to apply and join us in this effort.

Primary Location

: US-TX-Houston

Work Locations

LyondellBasell Tower 1221 McKinney, Suite 2900
Houston 77010


: Paralegal


: Labor & Employment 06


: Regular


: Experienced

Job Type

: Full-time
Day Job

Job Posting

: Jun 5, 2024, 2:22:56 PM