Paralegal, Government Investigations & Litigation Group

Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick , NJ 08903

Posted 3 weeks ago

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. is recruiting for a Paralegal, Government Investigations & Litigation Group to be located in New Brunswick, NJ.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $81.6 billion in 2018 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Responsibilities

The Paralegal, Government Investigations & Litigation Group will act as a liaison between in house counsel, outside counsel and affiliate companies.

  • Consult, assist, and coordinate with in-house counsel on all aspects of case management including conducting case assessments; maintaining records and tracking pending investigations; coordinating distribution of investigation reports; tracking completion of remediation plans; responding to third party inquires and subpoenas; overseeing discovery responses, updates, and deadlines; gather and compile case materials; drafting and revising correspondence, and other litigation documents; interviewing clients for relevant case information.

  • Ensure compliance with corporate reporting requirements. Identify and coordinate interaction with key players (i.e. witnesses, document custodians, consultants and experts).

  • Educate outside counsel on corporate relationships, product information and company logistics.

  • Accept service of legal documents and ensure that proper service.

  • Duties specifically relating to discovery include overseeing collection of records and other information for dissemination to outside counsel; reviewing complaints/subpoenas to identify pertinent document categories to preserve; drafting and issuing document hold notices to proper entities; providing guidance to Records Managers; fielding inquiries from notice recipients; considering privilege issues; ensuring timely responses to discovery/subpoena demands; and ensuring appropriate timing for release of hold notices.

  • Analyze outside counsel and vendor bills.

  • Ensure adherence by outside counsel to billing and budgeting requirements.

  • Audit outside counsel invoices to identify non-compliance with billing guidelines and enforce reductions.

  • Review and monitor case budgets, including analysis of budget vs. spend.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of an Associate's Degree or a Paralegal certification is required.

  • A minimum of 3 years of full time experience as a litigation paralegal or similar experience is preferred.

  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required.

  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required.

  • The ability to set priorities and work under pressure to meet time deadlines is required.

  • Candidate must be a self-starter who is detail oriented, analytical, has strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently.

  • Candidate must maintain a high degree of confidentiality and be able to interface effectively with clients, attorneys and other professionals.

  • Experience with LawManager is preferred.

  • Database systems experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook and Excel) is required.

  • Travel up to 10% may be required.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick-

Organization

Johnson & Johnson (6067)

Job Function

Paralegal

Requisition ID
9728190318


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