This position is in support of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Division of Investment Management, 100 F Street NE, Washington, DC. The period of performance is through August 7, 2019 with a possible one-year extension through August 7, 2020.
Supervisory Paralegal - Primary point-of-contact for all contract activities. Directs, supervises, and manages daily supervision of contractor staff activities, tasks, and logistics. Monitors work and reports on progress; responsible for ensuring that work meets Division of Investment Management requirements and are delivered on time. Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks. Formulate administrative and technical procedures for completing all work assignments. Perform tasks described in Section 3. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, also responsible for preparing memoranda and other legal documents; following established guidelines, gathering, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys and/or other office professionals; reviewing documents and cross-checking information; entering data into computerized systems, updating databases and spreadsheets; obtaining documents from paper and electronic files; assisting with responding to information sharing requests; performing document review and research and summarizing findings; drafting and editing internal and external documents and/or correspondence; assisting with document productions; maintaining, organizing, and filing office records and documents; performing initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests; drafting internal reports; drafting notices, orders and action memos for exemptive applications; researching and collecting data and one-off projects; performing complex data-base searches related to filings (e.g., Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches (e.g., basic WestLaw and/or LEXIS); maintaining chronological/searchable databases of office precedent (i.e., comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy “significant outcomes” memoranda); and preparing and maintaining database monitoring and tracking status (e.g., track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software or database applications).
Must have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and passed the bar exam in one of the 50 U.S. States or the District of Columbia. Must have at least two years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects. Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. Requires thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS/NEXIS, CLEAR, Westlaw, Concordance or Recommind, Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents. Role also requires knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources. Must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs, and Adobe Professional or newer program, to include redacting and redlining expertise. In addition, must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain a clearance.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.