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Paralegal - Litigation

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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Description

RKT Holdings is a centralized hub that delivers thoughtful and innovative solutions for Rocket Companies®. We are the center of operations, technology, marketing, HR, legal, strategy and more that propels our companies forward. Here, we’ll give you the opportunity to launch your career and work with various companies, spanning multiple industries from fintech, to auto and real estate. We offer you the tools you’ll need to succeed, no matter what stage you’re at in your career. You’ll be able to master your craft here by working on complex problems in a collaborative culture and challenging yourself to make a real impact.

Apply today to see all that Rocket Companies has to offer!

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in paralegal studies, legal studies, or a related field
  • At least three (3) years of experience in the litigation, mortgage, or financial services industry
  • Strong knowledge of legal research tools, legal billing software, document management systems, and office software
  • Ability to function effectively in a demanding and time sensitive environment
  • Collaborative “team first” approach

Job Summary

You will support the Litigation team across myriad functions, including case and discovery management, legal research, subpoena processing, factual investigations and due diligence, and comprehensive support of litigation strategies for the entire portfolio of RKT litigation.

Responsibilities

  • Draft, prepare, organize, maintain, and file legal documents
  • Prepare factual background and case summaries for prospective and active cases
  • Prepare, process, and manage litigation hold notices
  • Perform legal research and analysis including, but not limited to, statutes, caselaw, and legal articles to support development of case strategy
  • Coordinate internal due diligence, document identification, and discovery management to ensure proper coordination for in-house and outside counsel
  • Conduct initial case research and factual background summaries compiled from internal systems
  • Title claims review, initiation and management
  • Manage portfolio of cases with outside counsel, including delinquent dues, taxes, code violations, eminent domain petitions, and lien foreclosure
  • Discovery management and processing of document productions
  • Assist in management of third-party subpoena review and processing
  • Provide administrative and docketing support to support litigation team across the litigation portfolio

Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.

Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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