Basic Information

Job Category: Legal

Location: Miami, Florida, United States

Date published: 27-Jul-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Paralegal 

We are currently seeking an experienced, well-cultural, and challenged individual to be our next German Speaking Paralegal / Legal Assistant to join our team in our Miami, FL 33130 location. 
 
Who We Are:
DRRT is a multicultural, globally operating law firm with its main office in Miami and further offices in Frankfurt and back-office operations in Mumbai. DRRT is one of the leaders in the global investor loss recovery industry (US class actions/opt-outs, and opt-in group actions in the rest of the world). DRRT has a uniquely qualified and experienced team of legal and analytical experts, whose members are constantly researching, preparing, and filing multi-party cases in jurisdictions all over the world. DRRT is also constantly evaluating upgrades and quality additions to its workforce. We are currently looking for a German Speaking Paralegal / Legal Assistant.

What you’ll do:
Core duties and responsibilities include the following.  
  • Support team of lawyers with daily tasks such as preparing retention documents such as PoAs, retainers, funding agreements, case memos & case alerts and send out case related Email Blasts
  • Save legal & corporate documents, case related media articles and client correspondence in the office filing system
  • Organize exhibits, documents, briefs and appendices
  • Redact information from documents
  • Provide bi-lingual customer service to the company´s clients
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Investigate corporate structure of clients to prepare retention documentation
  • Conduct research of facts or local formalities to support legal proceedings
  • Act as the liaison among internal departments, clients, and other external partners
  • You will be dealing with the world’s largest investors, custodian banks and foreign attorneys in various time zones and with sometimes unknown documentation standards
Our Perfect Candidate
Education and Experience:
  • Paralegal Certifications are welcomed
  • Minimum 5 years of experience is required, with previous proven experience as a paralegal or other legal field
  • Must have experience assisting Partners or C-level executives
  • If fluent in English and other languages such as German, Portuguese, Italian, French, Dutch huge plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe PDF writer required for document preparation and digital handling/filing of documentation
  • Experienced with Pacer and Bloomberg is a plus
  • Previous experience as a paralegal
Required Abilities and Skills:
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills in English and German is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented
Company Offers: 
  • Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and education. (Range- 45-55K)
  • Exceptional benefits package available: (100% health insurance, dental, vision,401(K) plan, short-and-long-term disability plans, PTO and generous firm holiday schedule, and corporate retreats)

To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter, and resume
via the ‘Apply Now’ button!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!