Paralegal - ANDA Litigation

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 625 attorneys and 1,000 employees firm-wide, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is currently seeking a paralegal to serve our ANDA Litigation team in Taft’s Chicago office.

We are seeking a Paralegal with 8+ years of experience in both simple and complex patent litigation to support our ANDA Litigation team in the Chicago office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Sample Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drafts common pleading and discovery templates.
  • Drafts answers/counterclaims.
  • Prepares requests for production, interrogatories, and subpoenas.
  • Manages discovery document collection and production, interfacing among Firm discovery group, clients, and third-party vendors.
  • Timely enters, reviews, and corrects time charges.


  • At least 8 years’ experience with simple and complex patent litigation, including trial experience and case management, as well as experience with related Patent Office proceedings.
  • Experience with Relativity software and patents is required; experience with Docket Navigator, ANDAs, Lexis, Lex Machina,, the Orange Book, and Drugs@FDA is preferred.  
  • Must have paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of experience.
  • Position requires familiarity with the Hatch-Waxman paradigm for the approval of generic drugs in the United States.
  • Must have proficient command of the English language and the application of standard grammar rules.
  • Must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must continuously show an ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities.
  • Must maintain client confidentiality.
  • Must demonstrate thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Must exhibit collegial interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.