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Burlington Legal Specialist/Paralegal - Employment in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Overview

Bring your skills as an experienced employment paralegal to a growing Fortune 500 retail company and certified Great Place to Work!

Burlington is seeking a skilled employment paralegal to join the in-house legal team as a Legal Specialist/Paralegal - Employment in our corporate office.
This role requires a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience as a Paralegal in a large firm or on an in-house legal team. Employment law experience is preferred, including trial/arbitration support experience. Paralegal Certificate required, as are excellent writing, communication, and computer skills, including MS Office, document management systems, litigation, discovery and trial databases, and e-billing.

Major responsibilities include:

• Play a lead role in responding to employment matters before federal, state, and local administrative agencies

• Support internal and external counsel in all matters related to employment arbitrations and employment litigation, including but not limited to: assisting with the preparation of legal documents, pleadings, discovery responses, and other filings; assisting with all matters related to discovery, electronic discovery, witness interviews, document gathering, review, and production, deposition and witness prep, and trial and arbitration prep

• Assist with investigations and make recommendations on necessary next steps

• Assist with company projects and initiatives that involve potential employment issues

Burlington is committed to being an employer of choice. We offer a competitive wage and benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work through various social responsibility initiatives. As a growing company, we offer high-performing, motivated associates a variety of professional development and career growth opportunities.

Posting Number 2019-114167
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Legal
Evergreen Yes

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