PAE, Inc Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



This position supports the SEC Office of Enforcement at their Home Office in Washington, DC. The responsibilities and duties include:

  • Performs tasks while complying with established procedures: 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

  • Maintains case files

  • Performs simple 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.

  • Prepares exhibit cross-references.

  • Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria

  • Perform compilations of documents for FOIA, production requests, Congressional inquiries, etc

  • May have a role involving special knowledge and skills, such as litigation, document analysis or accounting.

  • Litigation specialty supports attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations.

  • Expected to work independently on tasks without the need for continuous input from SEC staff


  • Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.

  • Requires Paralegal Certificate and 2 years of experience in the required specialty, such as litigation, document analysis, or accounting. Equivalent or more advanced education may be substituted for a Paralegal Certificate, such as a Certificate of Legal Assistance or any level of accredited program or degree in Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Science, or similar program provided that the curriculum emphasizes legal research and the drafting of legal documents.

  • Litigation specialty experience in trial support, cite checking legal motions and memoranda and automated litigation support is required.

  • Must have and use excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Requires thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS/NEXIS, CLEAR, Westlaw, Concordance or Recommind

  • Experience documenting Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents.

  • Knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources required.

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs and Adobe Professional, or newer program, to include redacting and redlining expertise

  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.