General Information

Req #
WD00062212
Career area:
Legal
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
North Carolina
City:
Morrisville
Date:
Thursday, March 7, 2024
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville

Why Work at Lenovo

 We are Lenovo. We do what we say. We own what we do. We WOW our customers. 

Lenovo is a US$62 billion revenue global technology powerhouse, ranked #217 in the Fortune Global 500, employing 77,000 people around the world, and serving millions of customers every day in 180 markets. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, Lenovo has built on its success as the world’s largest PC company by further expanding into growth areas that fuel the advancement of ‘New IT’ technologies (client, edge, cloud, network, and intelligence) including server, storage, mobile, software, solutions, and services. 

This transformation together with Lenovo’s world-changing innovation is building a more inclusive, trustworthy, and smarter future for everyone, everywhere. To find out more visit www.lenovo.com, and read about the latest news via our StoryHub

Description and Requirements

Lenovo is looking for an experienced Senior Paralegal, Commercial Litigation to join our litigation team in either Morrisville, North Carolina or Chicago, Illinois.

Job Overview

This position will assist the in-house litigation team in many aspects of legal matters and cases including performing legal research, organizing documents, assisting with and preparing basic pleadings, responding to discovery requests and production of documents, and working with witnesses to gather relevant information and documents for case preparation.

Job Duties

  • Interfaces with outside counsel, foreign and domestic business units, and other sources to collect, compile, and summarize legal, factual, and technical documents and files, including documents received from witnesses and business units for use in legal matters by our outside counsel or other sources and vice versa.
  • Tracks and monitors active cases as needed. Manages calendars, docket and tickler systems, and assists in meeting deadlines.
  • Drafts and/or proofreads legal documents including, but not limited to, basic correspondence, declarations, subpoena responses and other discovery-related materials.
  • Assists in the identification of relevant subject matter experts within the company and the collection of information and documents from such individuals for use in case matters and responding to discovery requests.  
  • Manages and works with outside vendors such as e-billing and matter management software vendors.
  • Prepares for participates in witness meetings, collecting relevant information from such meetings.
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities and projects, as needed by the organization.

Job Requirements: 

  • Associate degree (in paralegal studies preferred) or a paralegal certification. 
  • At least 6 years of complex commercial litigation experience in a law firm or in-house setting.
  • Advanced technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, as well as willing to learn and become proficient with internal case management and e-billing systems like Legal Tracker and TyMetrix. 

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with e-billing systems like Legal Tracker and TyMetrix. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter and team player.
  • Collaborative style with colleagues and outside counsel.
  • Superb attention to detail, as well as organizational, planning and multi-tasking skills, particularly with case files/document management to keep and maintain current dockets and tracking systems for internal reporting purposes.
  • Follow-through with minimal supervision and direction are critical to be successful in this role.
  • Must have experience handling caseload of fast-paced/multi-party litigation matters.

Location:

           Morrisville, NC or Chicago, IL preferred, but US remote may also be considered.

The base salary budgeted range for this position is $76.5 - 104K.  Individuals may also be considered for bonus and/or commission. Lenovo’s various benefits can be found on www.lenovobenefits.com

In compliance with Colorado's EPEWA, the expected application deadline for this position is May 15, 2024. This applies to both external and internal candidates.


Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10% travel required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Additional Locations
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago
* United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville
* United States of America
* United States of America - Illinois , * United States of America - North Carolina
* United States of America - Illinois - Chicago , * United States of America - North Carolina - Morrisville