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Senior Litigation Paralegal

Playstation

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Senior Litigation Paralegal

Sony Interactive Entertainment

San Mateo, CA (hybrid)

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC (SIE), the company that brings PlayStation video game products to the world, has an exciting opportunity for a hard-working litigation paralegal. In this role, you will work with a seasoned team of attorneys and paralegals in our litigation group. This role will have exposure to the daily functions of a fast-paced international legal department. If you are highly organized, have experience supporting attorneys, a great teammate, have excellent communication skills, and have experience and passion for work as a litigation paralegal, then we’d love to hear from you.

The SIE Legal Department provides legal and business advice and guidance in a manner that supports and promotes the goals and business of Sony Interactive Entertainment, and that reflects the ethics and standards of Sony Group Corporation.

Responsibilities

  • Support attorneys and work with other paralegals focused on litigation, pre-litigation disputes, and law -enforcement data requests;
  • Collect and prioritize documents for production in litigation matters;
  • Assist in responses to document production requests, interrogatories, and subpoenas;
  • Assist with preparation for presentations and meetings;
  • Monitor and track outside counsel budgets using an Assist outside counsel in using an e-billing software solution;
  • Assist with litigation budgeting and accrual tracking;
  • Maintain a library of templates and legal resources;
  • Scan, copy, and mail documents;
  • Draft letters and basic agreements for attorney review;
  • Upload to and pull contracts from a contract -management database;
  • Mentor and train junior other paralegals staff as necessary;.
  • Various other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills

  • At least 8 years of litigation paralegal experience in a similar role, preferably involving patent, trademark, copyright, commercial, class action, regulatory and competition-related lawsuits at a law firm or corporate legal department environment;
  • Undergrad degree (e.g., B.A. or B.S.) or alternative relevant experience;
  • Strict confidentiality with internal information;
  • Extensive experience with document collection and production of emails and other electronic documents in complex litigation matters;
  • Strong organization and communication skills, both written and spoken;
  • Ability to manage multiple calendars and projects optimally and efficiently;
  • Extensive experience with ediscovery platforms, such as Relativity and Office 365 eDiscovery;
  • Extensive experience in Strong ability to using word-processing and email applications (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, G Suite Docs, Outlook);
  • Preferred: experience with Pacer, Lexis-Nexis, Conga Novatus, and SimpleLegal;
  • Preferred: paralegal certificate.

 

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United States, San Mateo, CA
Date found: 2022-11-13

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