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Litigation Paralegal

Legal Staff    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

The New Orleans office of Ogletree Deakins, a premier, global, labor and employment law firm representing management in all types of employment-related matters for employers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies, has an exciting full-time opportunity for an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join the firm’s expanding practice.  The ideal candidate will enjoy a fast-paced work environment; be experienced in trial preparation in state and federal courts, including cutting-edge and class and collective action litigation, self-directed, and highly organized, have a strong attention to detail, and embrace technology.   In addition to strong academic credentials, candidates must have superior writing, analytical, organizational, and time management skills.

As a member of our team, you will assist with all aspects of the discovery and litigation process; investigate facts, propound and respond to discovery, prepare third-party subpoenas and documents for filing in both federal and state courts; conduct legal research and cite-check briefs; review, redact and prepare documents for production; maintain and organize documents; prepare calendar deadlines, and assist with all aspects of pre-trial and trial preparation.

Essential Functions


Please note, we are not using outside recruiters for this position. 


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.