This Job Description outlines the basic requirements, duties and general responsibilities of the position of Litigation Manager and Liaison. This position is “at-will,” which means the Firm may terminate the employment relationship without notice at any time for any or no reason. Similarly, the employee may terminate the employment relationship without notice at any time for any or no reason.
About Wagstaff Law Firm
Wagstaff Law Firm is a National Personal Injury/Mass Tort law firm that specializes in helping those who have been injured by defective and dangerous products as well as defective medications. Depending on the circumstances, the manufacturer or distributor of the product can be held accountable for the defect that resulted in injury. Similarly, prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications can do a lot of good; they can also cause serious injuries. Even FDA-approved drugs have been known to cause dangerous side effects, leading to mass recalls. Throughout the history of the free market, there have been cases of defective products, dangerous drugs and manufacturing defects that have led to the unfortunate injury to or death of many people. It can be incredibly difficult for one plaintiff to fight the legal counsel wielded by large corporations and entities due to the enormous amounts of money and resources available to them. In our increasingly interconnected society, we can easily share stories of being injured by a defective product and can mount group litigation against these negligent corporations. When many plaintiffs face repercussions and injuries due to the same defective product or act of negligence, it is most likely in their best interest to take part in a mass tort litigation to increase their legal power and ability to fight monstrously large corporations and businesses. Mass tort lawsuits can involve up to thousands of individual clients who are seeking compensation for their injuries.
Innovative and dynamic personal injury law firm seeks articulate professional to work as a Litigation Manager and Liaison to help with our growing business. Join our wonderful legal team and have a great opportunity to manage the mass tort process while being part of a team of professionals. In order to succeed in this firm, you must have a strong work ethic, possess excellent writing and communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, good time management and be as committed as we are to providing the best service for our clients. You will collaborate with attorneys/paralegals/leads in the mass tort process, work closely with clients, develop client case specific proof required to sustain a claim, assist clients with understanding the litigation and claims resolution process, relay the advice and counsel of the attorneys to clients, and prepare and file complaints on behalf of clients. WLF is a professional work environment with a casual dress code. Medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits are offered including a 401k plan.
Essential Job Functions
- Supervise a team of Legal Assistants
- Direct and lead mass update communication to team and clients
- Extensive communication with clients, vendors, and outside counsel
- Prepare correspondence and legal documents
- Organize case files and address any issues that may arise with particular cases
- Answer questions and concerns from clients and direct reports
- Work with attorneys on case status updates
- File cases for attorneys
- Collect case evidence and documentation
- Keep clients informed by relaying case developments
- Maintain case management information in law database
- Manage and follow up with team on plaintiff fact sheets and/or questionnaires
- Review and pull expenses for clients to prepare for settlement
- Calendar court deadlines and meet strict deadlines
- Assist in interviewing potential legal assistants
- Serve as a liaison between the firm and Epiq
- Assist attorneys with creating and maintaining projected injury categories for torts
Qualifications & Requirements
Position requires two years of experience working in an office setting. Law firm or medical industry experience preferred. High school diploma required and Associate's degree or paralegal certificate preferred. Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English. Scheduled work hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Able to work overtime if needed.
We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation paid biweekly and an extensive benefits package including Medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits are offered including a 401k plan.
Salary: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year
Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Wagstaff Law Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WLF provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law applicable federal, state or local law.