The New York office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, a Washington DC based law firm, has an opening starting immediately for a full-time entry level paralegal/project assistant to work on cutting-edge issues involving law and technology. The paralegal is responsible for maintaining our subscription-based compendium on international laws and regulations governing the import, export, sale, and use of encryption. Unlike most paralegal jobs, this one involves extensive writing and interaction with foreign lawyers. The paralegal is responsible for research, editing, and updating reports on relevant international developments concerning encryption based on their own research and input from local counsel and other sources worldwide. We are seeking a candidate who can give us a 2-year commitment, has strong initiative, excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, facility with computer applications, and outstanding communication skills. A four year degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 required. Excellent writing skills are a must. Foreign language skills are a plus, though not required. Full benefits package.
Must submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and 2 to 3 short or mid-length writing samples.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an Equal employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any basis proscribed by applicable statutes. Principals only.