Sr. Litigation Paralegal - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta / Georgia / United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Sr. Litigation Paralegal - Atlanta, GA


1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

Sr. Litigation Paralegal - Atlanta, GA
The opportunity:

  • The Paralegal will ultimately report to the Associate General Counsel, Litigation with local management and supervision by Senior Counsel, Litigation.  

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Assist attorneys in managing all aspects of litigation and regulatory practice with a focus on matter support, i.e. managing deadlines, tracking substantive matter developments; case investigation and support, interaction with in-house and/or outside counsel.
  • Oversee and manage responses to subpoenas and other service of process as assigned.
  • Assist litigation and employment counsel in various areas of compliance, including training programs, compliance hotline and affirmative action plans.
  • Assist with other legal support activities, such as employment agreements, reimbursements, collections, etc.
  • Create and manage matters in matter management and e-billing database (Legal Tracker experience is a plus).
  • Manage litigation holds, custodian interviews, document collection and production working with outside counsel and e-discovery vendors and internal IT resources. 
  • Work is performed in an office setting during general office hours of 8:30 – 5:30.
  • Limited travel.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required.
  • Paralegal Certificate from an accredited Paralegal Program and NALA certification is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience with wide range of subject matter areas (significant personal injury experience is a plus)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced environment; well-organized and able to manage multiple and changing priorities.
  • Strong internal and external communications skills and ability to work with remote managers and business leaders. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team environment.
  • Energized by change and interested in creating solutions through use of technology resources.
  • Excellent written and analytical skills.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint, Excel, Skype and PowerPoint.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence.
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities.
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential.
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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