Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

International Trade Paralegal — DC

Morris Manning & Martin, LLP is seeking a recent college graduate to work as an International Trade Paralegal for a dynamic International Trade practice in our Washington, D.C. office, which is located near the McPherson Square metro.  MMM’s International Trade practice represents foreign-based clients and U.S. importers in trade remedy proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Court of International Trade, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  The ideal candidate will commit to working at least two years at MMM, possess the following qualifications, and be able to complete the responsibilities listed below:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic background
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with Filesite a plus
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively juggle multiple priorities
  • Comfortable working with numbers
  • Foreign language capability an advantage, but not required
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong personal organization, work ethic, and flexibility
  • Ability to be proactive and take initiative
  • Quick learner by relating individual tasks to the "big picture"
  • Strong research and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities successfully
  • Strong service orientation
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion when dealing with sensitive or confidential matters
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor filings of trade-related actions in the U.S. agencies and abroad
  • Perform on-line and in-person filings before U.S. government agencies and in Federal Courts
  • Draft/file routine applications and transmittal letters 
  • Monitor public files at agencies and courts
  • Research and monitor trade-related news and proceedings
  • Maintain client case files
  • Maintain docketing calendar

The Firm offers a very competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401(k), and PTO.  Please apply at the link below and attach a copy of your resume and professional references.  A background check will be completed on final applicants to whom an offer is made.

Please Apply Here