Law Clerk II in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Law Clerk II


Job Description: (To support Division of Economic Risk and Analysis-Supplement, Securities & Exchange Commission)

Performs complex legal research for SEC staff.

Assists in preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc. reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation.

Is expected to work independently on tasks without the need for continuous input from SEC staff.


Must have law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and passed the bar exam in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Must have at least two years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects.
Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.
Requires thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as Lexis/Nexis, Clear, Westlaw, Concordance, Recommind, Table of Authorities, and Table of Contents.
Role also requires knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.
Must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer programs and Adobe Professional or new 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.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be able to obtain a USA government security clearance to include an extensive background investigation.


100 F Street, NE,

Washington, D.C.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our 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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