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Paralegal Litigation

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Property Name:  Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way
Req Id:  16559

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is now seeking a Paralegal Litigation to join our team at the Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way location in ParsippanyNew Jersey.

Job Summary

The Paralegal – Litigation position is responsible for opening, organizing, indexing, maintaining and closing case files associated with franchise litigation, personal injury matters (vicarious liability and managed liability matters) and commercial matters, along with assisting in the management of such matters, and will be responsible for various other litigation and general legal related tasks, including as set forth in the responsibilities below.

The Paralegal – Litigation reports to the Group Vice President – Litigation.

 

Responsibilities

    Responsible for opening, organizing, indexing, maintaining and closing case files associated with franchise litigation and personal injury litigation matters (vicarious liability and managed liability matters). 
    Under attorneys’ supervision, handle and resolve escalated guest complaints referred to the Legal Department, which includes investigating claims, gathering information from various Company resources, and corresponding with the complaining party to resolve the complaint.
    Under attorneys’ supervision, assist with the handling of responses relating to subpoena requests.
    Prepare litigation hold notices and electronic discovery requests. 
    Under attorneys’ supervision, coordinate with outside counsel and Company personnel to gather information for pleadings, motions and affidavits.
    Direct involvement in fact gathering in connection with the discovery process in litigation matters. 
    Correspond with adversaries to seek dismissal of claims.
    Correspond with indemnifying parties to secure indemnification commitments and insurance coverage.
    Under attorneys’ supervision, prepare legal documents including releases and responses to discovery requests.
    Under attorneys’ supervision, review outside counsel work product for conformity with company standards.
    Responsible for creating and maintaining dockets to monitor litigation and other regulatory issues.
    Perform basic computer legal research and general support responsibilities.
    Other projects as needed.
 

Education & Experience

    Bachelor’s degree with Paralegal certificate 
    Experience providing litigation support management in law firm (preferably) or corporate law department 
    Excellent written and oral communication skills 
    Experience with Lexis and Westlaw 
    Strong interpersonal skills for dealing directly with clients and outside counsel 
    Strong computer skills (e.g. Word and Outlook)
    Experience with spreadsheet and data base management programs helpful

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: Parsippany - 22 Sylvan Way22 Sylvan WayParsippanyNew Jersey  07054
Employment Status: Full-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark