Paralegal - Employment Law Firm

Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. - Chatham, NJ

Full-timeEstimated: $49,000 - $64,000 a year

Nukk Freeman & Cerra, P.C. Job Description

Title: Paralegal

Hours: Full-Time (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Reports to: Paralegal Manager


  • Objective: This position is responsible for providing litigation, administrative and legal support to NFC’s attorneys. NFC expects that this position will be held by a highly motivated individual who excels in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that values top-quality work and positive contributions to the workplace.
  • Essential Functions:
  • Organize and coordinate document productions (Bates Stamping, Redaction, etc.)
  • Prepare Indexes and Chronologies of Events of produced documents (Plaintiff, Defendant, Third-Party)
  • Prepare and maintain Privilege Logs
  • Prepare documents needed for Depositions and summarize Deposition Transcripts for use by attorneys
  • Review and gather relevant documents for Motions and other Court submissions
  • Organize exhibits for Pleadings and other Court submissions
  • Research relevant information on public records, witnesses, adversaries, arbitrators, mediators, etc.
  • Coordinate and file Pleadings with the Court (knowing associated rules: Superior Court NJ, District Court NJ, EDNY, SDNY, Appellate, ECF, etc.)
  • Draft Interrogatories, Document Requests, Requests for Admissions, Subpoenas, etc.
  • Draft Answers to Complaint
  • Filings and updates to electronic document systems maintained by clients
  • Draft letters to clients
  • Draft Settlement Agreements
  • Prepare Mediation Submissions
  • Organize and track documents received from clients and the Court
  • Conduct computerized research (Internet, Westlaw)
  • Format documents
  • Conduct E-Discovery searches and uploads
  • Format Table of Contents/Table of Authorities
  • Proofread and edit documents for grammar, content and redactions
  • High level Trial preparation and support, as needed. (i.e. organize and index trial exhibits and other supporting documents, etc.)
  • Litigation Secretarial support as needed
  • Unplanned activities – other duties as assigned by direct supervisor
  • Skills Required
  • At least 5 years of Paralegal experience
  • Strong understanding of law firm procedures and requirements
  • Strong understanding of relevant court rules
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and plan
  • Highly organized
  • Strong research skills (including Westlaw, internet, etc.)
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Monday to Friday