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Senior Labor & Employment Paralegal

Requisition Id:  40144
Business Unit:  Corporate

Greenwich, CT, US, 06831

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know 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, benefits counseling, and training. We want to leverage your skills and experience in all facets of the employer/employee relationship. If you’re ready to grow your career—to go bigger and better—join us at XPO.

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 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 drafting responses to discovery requests and third-party subpoenas
  • Assist in witness interviews and investigations, trainings, and other presentations
  • Prepare regular and ad hoc reports and related presentations on the L&E function
  • Perform legal research and provide legal summaries on a project basis
  • 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 or more years of Labor & Employment Paralegal experience including broad substantive L&E experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Project) and Westlaw or LexisNexis; ability to create complex formulas in MS Excel, and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Familiarity with e-discovery issues and related computer technology

It’d be great if you also have:

  • A combination of law firm and in-house experience
  • Familiarity with Serengeti Legal Tracker matter management/e-billing system
  • Exceptional organizational skills and experience implementing organizational systems
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment; consult with team members and management as needed
  • Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Be part of something big. #LI-SR1

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