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Legal Admin Assistant

Swift Transportation

This is a Full-time position in Phoenix, AZ posted September 15, 2021.

WHY SWIFT?Let’s be honest, this is not your first time scrolling through a corporate website looking for a job.

So, why Swift?

We understand people leave companies if they are not offered rewarding, challenging work.

People look for new opportunities if they are not surrounded by coworkers and leaders they trust.

At Swift, we have some of the most amazing passionate hard-working people you will ever meet.

We have adopted the approach that everyone makes decisions based on the best interest of the company.Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To provide litigation support for Claims Department.Pay: $17-$20, DOEJob duties include but are not limited to: Work with adjusters, defense counsel, and other terminal personnel to place Swift equipment on Claims Litigation Hold.

Maintain and perform follow up communications regarding equipment hold log as necessary or required.Gather time-sensitive data for serious accidents.Schedule and coordinate corporate representative and current employees for depositions and trial appearances.Monitor discovery deadlines to ensure timely responses.Maintain Discovery Log, which lists outstanding discovery requests and pertinent information regarding the various requests including dash cam video footage.Maintain Swift Approved Defense Counsel Directory of counsel approved to handle Swift litigation matters.Create and maintain legal files and docket.Prepare and draft Swift responses to pretrial discovery; coordinate with and gather information from adjuster and defense counsel; investigate claim facts; identify and gather Swift documents relative to the discovery request as necessary or appropriate for supervisor’s review.Draft and prepare referral correspondence to defense counsel with respect to preservation requests and lawsuits.May prepare written reports to defense counsel regarding discoverable Swift material; organize and pattern discovery documents and responses in appropriate file format to make them available and easily accessible to Company personnel and outside counsel.

Monitor discovery deadlines.May review legal invoices submitted by defense counsel for reasonableness and accuracy and direct the process for payment.Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization’s objectives.Skills: Must be able to meet deadlines.

Must possess good understanding of legal terminology.

Must be able to research and investigate as needed.

Must be able to multi-task and solve problems.

Must be able to work well with others.

Must possess a high level of professionalism and interact with various members of the company and outside counsel.Education: High School diploma or GED required.

Associates’ or paralegal certification preferred.Experience Required: Two years’ litigation experience in a law firm or legal department for a corporation required.; computer systems and software.

Previous experience with MS Office required.

Exceptionally accurate and fast typing skills required.FULLY LOADEDSo far you seem to like us, let us tell you more about how awesome we are.

Our benefits are top notch.

Sure, we could wow you with the normal benefits plan, but we decided to kick it into overdrive and see if we can push the pedal to the metal.

These benefits are so hot, you need A/C on full blast to read this list.401(K) Retirement PlanMedical, Dental, and Vision CoverageEmployee Assistance ProgramFinancial Connect ®Legal Connect ®Estate Guidance ®GuidanceResources ®Flexible Spending AccountsLife and accidental death and dismemberment insuranceSupplemental BenefitsDisability InsuranceFinancial Wellness ProgramEmployee Stock Purchase PlanEmployee DiscountsTG123