Senior Paralegal - REMOTE opportunity if live outside of NY/NJ in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

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    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Senior Paralegal - REMOTE opportunity if live outside of NY/NJ


Basic Purpose:

Quest Diagnostics is seeking a Senior Corporate Paralegal to work as part of our in-house legal team.  This position will work directly with Quest Diagnostics attorneys to assist with and manage a variety of tasks, projects and processes.  We’re looking for an experienced paralegal that brings excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, a strong work ethic and great business sense.


Main functions/Job Requirements:

•         Provide pre-litigation and litigation support to internal clients of the Company, including management of patient complaints, claims and lawsuits.

•         Proactively work with in-house attorneys and outside counsel on professional liability cases, commercial and employment matters, government subpoenas and investigations and assigned special projects.

•         Coordinate responses to subpoenas and requests for records.  Negotiate with attorneys and other external parties on routine matters. 

•         Have strong working knowledge of technologies related to the paralegal role.

•         Independently manage projects and only require attorney supervision on complex matters. 

•         Independently work with outside counsel on more complex litigation matters. 

•         Be able to spot legal issues and identify areas of risk to the Company. 

•         Perform legal research.  

•         Be able to edit briefs, pleadings and other documents. 

•         Have strong writing skills. 


Required experience:
Minimum of ten years prior litigation experience with either a law firm or in-house corporate legal department.

Special requirement:
Paralegal Certificate