Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Litigation Paralegal - Summer 2019 Start

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    Cleary Gottlieb is recognized as one of the top litigation firms in the world. The Litigation Paralegals are able to work on a wide variety of matters, such as securities, derivatives, M&A, sovereign debt, investment treaties, antitrust, bankruptcy, white-collar crime, employment, executive compensation, intellectual property and general commercial disputes, giving them exposure to various federal, state, governmental and international agencies. Working closely with lawyers, the Litigation Paralegals are invaluable members of the teams assisting with challenging, newsworthy and law-effecting matters. In addition, Cleary Gottlieb offers an excellent educational experience. A Litigation Paralegal will obtain transferrable skills that can be applied in law school or any organization.


    • Maintain case documents
    • Assist attorneys with preparation of pleadings, filings and document productions
    • Proof-read and cite-check legal documents
    • Prepare for and attend depositions, hearings and trials
    • Perform LEXIS, Westlaw, internet and field research
    • Translate foreign language documents
    • Interact with clients, local counsel and our Washington, D.C. and international offices
    • Clients range from large international corporations to indigent pro bono individuals


    • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic background (minimum 3.3 GPA)
    • High motivation
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently and in a team
    • Eagerness to learn
    • Interested in the field of law
    • Willingness to work overtime
    • Two year commitment
    • Most positions require fluent Spanish, Portuguese, French, German or Italian language skills


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