Job Overview

Summary

Are you ready to contribute to matters of national importance that promote a competitive and productive American economy? The Antitrust Division has an opening for a Paralegal Specialist to join our dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working in the public interest to protect the competitive process.

The Division's work ranges over the entire spectrum of the U.S. economy. Its merger and civil enforcement cases can affect the structure and performance of an entire industry, and its criminal enforcement detects and punishes white-collar antitrust crimes that rob American consumers.

The Antitrust Division is seeking to fill an entry-level, trainee paralegal specialist position. Entry-level paralegals within the Division perform legal duties in support of attorneys engaged in antitrust cases and matters.

Duties

The incumbent performs legal and factual research and closely related duties of a complex nature in support of attorneys engaged in antitrust cases and matters.

Representative duties:

  • Perform research using files, library reference materials, corporate records, private and governmental studies, computer databases, and other pertinent sources, to supply needed factual information for inclusion in memoranda, briefs, and similar documents.
  • Perform preliminary screening of substantive materials prior to review by attorneys.
  • Maintain an accounting system for all materials to be used as exhibits in grand jury proceedings and trials.
  • Prepare and organize charts, graphs, and other material used as exhibits in court.
  • Prepare tables of content, indexes, and tables of authorities for legal briefs, memoranda, and other such documents, reviewing and researching citations, footnotes, textual references, and other entries for accuracy.
  • Assist attorneys in conducting interviews with investigative sources and prospective witnesses.
  • Travel to the site of trial, grand jury, discovery, etc. and there provide similar paralegal duties as described above.

 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No