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Chenega Corporation Senior Paralegal Legal Support in Washington DC, District Of Columbia



Company Job Title: Paralegal III

Chenega Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Assistant II

Clearance: Background Check

Location: SEC Washington, DC

Reports To: Program Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 08-21-2019

Approved Date: 08-21-2019


The Paralegal III shall provide legal support to the Security Exchange Commission (SEC).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts; maintains case files; performs simple or complex legal research; indexes, tracks and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery); indexes, tracks, and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.

  • May synopsize transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence.

  • Prepares exhibit cross-references.

  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.

  • Compilation of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.

  • Litigation specialty supports attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations and may include experience in witness interviews.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Master’s degree, and/or certification(s) in a related labor category field from an accredited college, university, school or educational institution that has been accredited by accrediting bodies or organizations recognized by the US Department of Education

  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant technical experience.

  • Paralegal certification required

  • Ability to provide favorable credit history

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Special knowledge and skill in litigation support, document analysis and/or accounting, preferred.

  • Experience in litigation support during trial, including courtroom

  • Experience in interviewing witnesses

  • Must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.

  • Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft 2010 or newer programs.

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington DC

Strategic Business Unit: Environmental Healthcare and Facilities
Security Requirements: Public Trust/NACI
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Victoria Sparks
Req ID: 2000000776