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.


  • 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,, 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,

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.