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Senior Labor and Employment Paralegal

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our biggest asset and we’re constantly looking for talented individuals who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Labor and Employment Paralegal, you will be assisting with litigation, labor issues, benefits counseling and training. We want to leverage your skills and experience in all facets of the employer/employee relationship. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee new matter intake and maintain/update the electronic database, including Labor and Employment (L&E) litigation, charges, status reports, trainings, major projects and budgets
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and implement new practices/processes as appropriate
  • Manage discovery and e-discovery issues including legal hold process and document preservation, collection and production for L&E litigation docket; coordinate fact gathering and draft responses to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas
  • Assist in witness interviews and investigations, trainings and other presentations
  • Manage processes for case tracking, forecasting and analyses across the entire L&E function
  • Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports and presentations 
  • Provide miscellaneous administrative support as needed, including maintaining calendars and preparing expense reports 

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies or related field
  • 8 years of litigation paralegal experience including broad substantive L&E experience (e.g., ADA, EEOC, Title VII, discrimination and/or harassment)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Westlaw or LexisNexis; ability to create complex formulas in Excel
  • Familiarity with e-discovery issues and related computer technology

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Combination of law firm and in-house experience
  • Familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system; able to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Exceptional organizational skills and experience implementing organizational systems
  • Self-motivated work style; able to work well with minimal direct supervision and/or as part of a team 
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Be part of something big. #LI-SR1 #ZR6

 

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury