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Paralegal - Silicon Valley



Date: 2/28/2023

Department: Litigation, Employment

Job Title: Paralegal

Work Schedule: Full Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Location: Silicon Valley, CA






OVERVIEW: Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 800+ attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets.


SUMMARY: We are seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to help support Employment and Labor law matters. The ideal candidate must have strong organization skills— and the ability to prioritize multiple task with minimal direction. Experience navigating federal and state courts is required.



  • Handle subpoena responses
  • Review documents and create fact chronologies
  • Draft potential damages exposures (Excel)
  • Prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, or appeals, etc. for use by attorney.
  • Coordinate requests between multiple parties involved in litigation by way of consistent communication with client.
  • Categorize and interpret data; review and analyze reports, responses and records produced by opposing counsel.
  • Drafts, review, analyze & organize documents in litigation and transactional matters.
  • Conducting pre-claim investigation, legal research and initial case assessments.
  • Monitors on-going matter activity and pending deadlines in litigation and transactional matters.



  • Prior experience as a litigation paralegal; Employment and Labor law expertise strongly preferred
  • In-depth understanding of all pertinent legislation and precedent
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Must have experience working with federal and state courts
  • Strong knowledge of California’s employment and labor laws
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word





  • Certification or associate’s degree in paralegal studies (bachelor’s degree is preferred)
  • Minimum of 3- 5 years’ experience as a Litigation Paralegal



  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Commuter, HSA and FSA Spending Accounts
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability and Life Insurance Coverage
  • 401k and Pension Plans
  • Up to 27 PTO Days, 9 Paid Holidays and 2 Floating Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)
  • Professional Development Training
  • Fertility Support Benefits
  • Back-Up (Family) Care Advantage and Employee Assistance Program


PAY TYPE : Hourly

ANNUAL PAY RANGE: $44.00-$60.00




Please Note: The hourly and/or annual salary amount is based on a *good faith* compensation analysis in pursuant of California Bill 1162, Section 432.3. Final starting salary/wage is dependent on the candidate’s experience level, industry expertise, skills and other factors that are defined in the job description.









EEO STATEMENT: Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact HR Assistant, Shawn Tato, at 215-979-1224.




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