Paralegal - Litigation

Washington DC Legal
About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

This is a fully remote role. We will only consider applicants based in eastern US due to time zone limitations.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Assist the Legal Department with preparing for transactional closings, depositions, hearings, trials and conferences; completing many administrative tasks, including, working on individual cases or transactions.
  • Draft correspondence to potential targets, attorneys, courts, third parties, etc.
  • Draft and file pleadings.
  • Prepare initial drafts of discovery to propound and discovery responses.
  • Conduct manual and electronic document reviews.
  • Prepare hearing, deposition, mediation and trial notebooks and exhibits.
  • Perform legal research.
  • Maintain deadlines calendar.
  • Schedule meditations, depositions, schedule court reporters/videographer, conference calls, etc.
  • File and serve pleadings.
  • Conduct e-filing on the state and federal level.
  • Accomplish organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Prepare meeting materials, i.e. PowerPoint Presentations and schedule conference calls and web-based meetings.
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as a litigation paralegal
  • Experience with Federal filings and litigation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently with little or no supervision
  • Good organization and attention to detail
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to get things done on time
  • Capability for organizing and prioritizing a large number of competing assignments to meet deadlines and corporate needs
  • Versatility, flexibility, ability, and willingness to work within an organization with constantly changing priorities and deadlines with enthusiasm
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Strong IT skills (we are a remote first company)
  • Arbitration experience is a nice to have
  • California arbitration experience is a major plus

  • Kraken

    Kraken is one of the largest and most successful bitcoin exchanges in the world, and we’re growing faster than ever. We’re looking for people who constantly push themselves to think differently and ch...

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