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  • Chenega Corporation
  • 06/02/22
  • Washington, DC
  • 20549
  • TBD / Yearly
  • Full-Time

Washington, DC

The Paralegal II shall provide legal support to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA). DERA provides impartial quantitative and qualitative economic analyses, accurate and reliable data, and insights from scientific research in support of the Commissions mission, including the agencys rulemaking, enforcement, and examinations functions.


Preparing memoranda and other legal documents
Following established guidelines, gathering, preparing, and summarizing relevant materials for use by attorneys and/or other office professionals
Reviewing documents and cross-checking information
Entering data into computerized systems, updating databases and spreadsheets
Obtaining documents from paper and electronic files
Assisting with responding to information sharing requests
Performing document review and research and summarize findings
Drafting and editing internal and external documents and/or correspondence
Assisting in the preparation of 508 compliant documents and materials
Assisting with document productions
Maintaining, organizing, and filing office records and documents
Performing initial compilation of documents for FOIA or production requests
Drafting internal reports; drafting notices, orders, and action memos for applications and filings
Researching and collecting data and one-off projects
Performing complex data-base searches related to filings (e.g. Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches (e.g. basic WestLaw and/or LEXIS); maintaining chronological/searchable databases of office precedent (i.e. comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy significant outcomes memoranda)
Preparing and maintaining database monitoring and tracking status (e.g. track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software or database applications)
Other duties as assigned


Bachelors Degree in a related category field 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 recent years of Paralegal experience.
Paralegal certification required if degree is not in Paralegal Studies.
Experience may be considered in lieu of education.
Ability to provide favorable credit history
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong comprehensive reading skills.
Comfortable and confident with repetitive work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
Demonstrate the ability to apply judgment based on guiding principles for legal and supplemental documents.
Possess strong organizational skills; attention to detail; ability to learn new systems and technologies.
Possess the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Possess a high level of professional ethics and integrity, strong team player.
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 is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and 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.

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