FINRA - Washington, DC
We Work to Protect Investors. Join our Team. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Paralegal, Litigation & Policy opening in Washington, DC.
The Litigation Paralegal performs a variety of job duties which generally includes applying analytical skills to research, review, analyze and process legal documents such as briefs, pleadings and appeals. This is a position in which incumbents are learning their assigned roles, attaining newly-learned skills and working under direct supervision.
Essential Job Functions:
Applies project management skills to review, organize, and track files, documents, and cases. Researches legal and regulatory sources to locate articles, codes, decisions, and regulations. Drafts correspondence and legal documents, such as summaries, motions, records, exhibits, and briefs for the review, approval, and use by staff. Assists with investigating facts and preparing and interviewing witnesses. Proofread, edit, format and finalize legal documents. Categorizes, maintains, and stores legal records and information. Maintain documents and electronic files. Assembles, organizes, duplicates, and disseminates legal materials. Receives and responds to inquiries from internal and external constituents regarding cases handled by the department.
Work in a team environment where the incumbent may be asked to support a broad group of staff on a variety of projects with competing deadlines.
Qualifications Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate, or the equivalent. One year of legal office experience. Familiarity using a desktop computer with the full suite of electronic office product applications and electronic legal libraries. Strong writing and editing skills.
Standard office environment. Some travel outside the local area. Some overtime may be required.To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission. The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.
FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws as appropriate, or upon the protected status of the person’s relatives, friends or associates. FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
Job Type: Part-time