Paralegal - ANDA Litigation

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with over 600 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.

We are looking for an energetic, customer-service focused paralegal to serve our ANDA Litigation team in Taft’s Chicago office.

We are seeking a Paralegal with 8+ years of experience with simple and complex patent ligation 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. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drafting common pleading and discovery templates.
  • Drafting answers/counterclaims.
  • Preparing requests for productions, interrogatories, and subpoenas.
  • Managing document collection and production, interfacing between clients and third-party vendors.
  • Enters, reviews, and corrects time charges timely.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years’ experience with simple and complex patent litigation, including trial experience and case management, as well as related patent office proceedings.
  • Experience with Relativity and patents is required; experience with Docket Navigator, ANDAs, Lexis, Lex Machina, paragraphfour.com, the Orange Book, and Drugs@FDA is preferred.  
  • Paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of experience.
  • Familiarity with Hatch-Waxman paradigm for the approval of generic drugs in the United States.
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.


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.