Litigation Paralegal (R5592)


At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Reporting to the Head of Litigation & Employment, we are hiring an experienced, highly motivated Litigation Paralegal who will support all areas of litigation (including IP) to join our Legal Department in this fast growing, truly globally distributed company! This position is ideal for a self-sufficient and resourceful individual located anywhere in the United States. This is a growth position in a fast-paced technology company covering SaaS, Licensing and Managed Packages.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Support all aspects of litigation, case management, internal investigations, and special projects, including subpoena responses, eDiscovery (legal holds, data collection and processing, productions to outside counsel), and vendor coordination.
  • Support Elastic IP team by coordinating with outside intellectual property counsel to manage IP prosecution dockets, filing date and signature requirements.
  • Organize, manage, and update case management systems and case materials.
  • Do enjoy teamwork? This role is for someone who enjoys working cross-functionally, acting as liaison across various internal teams as well as with outside vendors and outside counsel.
  • Conduct special research, fact gathering, and data analysis as necessary.
  • Manage data collection and data entry; ensure data accuracy.
  • Prepare and facilitate signature and delivery of legal documents.
  • Maintain appropriate chain of custody and other documentation throughout the lifecycle of matters in accordance with accepted protocols.
  • Perform other legal and operational tasks as required; learn and grow with our growing team!

What You Bring Along:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2-4 years of experience in a corporate, law firm, or government environment.
  • Proficiency using Google Suite (Gmail and Google Drive, Documents, Sheets, and Slides), Adobe Acrobat and similar document editing and management software.
  • Experience managing document gathering and review efforts, including facilitating collection of company records, preparing and coordinating production of such records, and drafting correspondence to custodians.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to flexibly prioritize in a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for cross-functional collaboration and teamwork.
  • Paralegal certificate and notary certificate preferred.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $74,200 and $102,000, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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