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  • Chenega Corporation
  • 11/05/21
  • Chicago, IL
  • 60604
  • NA / Hourly
  • Full-Time

Chicago, IL

The Paralegal II shall provide legal research and litigation support to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Enforcement. The SECs Division of Enforcement utilizes a variety of data that contain current, historical and futures information about sensitive public company data, mutual fund data, and trade/quote data


Compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs, and other legal documents.
Summarizes depositions and other transcripts.
Compare and reconcile financial statements and related information of public companies
Conduct comparative analysis and other trend analysis.
Review routing documents and verify the accuracy of data.
Maintains case files; performs simple or compiles legal research; indexes, tracks, and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery).
Indexes, tracks, and controls exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.
May synopsize transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use.
Reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation.
Writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence.
Prepares exhibit cross-references.
Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.
Record keeping and scheduling of rulemaking process using SharePoint system.
Compiling documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc.
Prepare spreadsheets, charts, and other summaries of financial and other data under the direction of attorneys and accountants
Other duties as assigned


Bachelors Degree in a related labor category field such as Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, or Criminal Justice from an accredited college, university, school or educational institution that has been accredited by accrediting bodies or organizations recognized by the US Department of Education.
At least four (4) years of Paralegal experience with a specialty in litigation (candidate must have trial and courtroom experience).
Paralegal Certificate (Certificate not required if degree is in Paralegal Studies)
Ability to provide favorable credit history.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidate must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills.
Experience in litigation support during trial, including courtroom and interviewing witnesses.
Candidate typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given project and performs all functional duties independently.
Must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills.
Must be proficient with Microsoft 2010 or newer programs.
Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision
Required to adhere to all government agency guidelines as it applies to COVID vaccine Attestation/Restrictions

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