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Paralegal III (Environmental)

  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Salary:
  • Posted: Aug 29

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
This position primarily provides legal support on environmental matters.  Under the direction of in-house attorneys, this role will assist with various compliance, permitting, remediation and litigation tasks.  The position will require direct interaction and consultation with all BNSF business units and departments, coordinating with multiple attorneys, and serving as liaison with outside counsel and discovery vendors.
Representative Tasks:
  • Research, identify, organize, maintain and summarize documents for the purpose of responding to governmental inquiries (e.g. 104(e) requests, NOVs) and/or any associated litigation matters.
  • Provide litigation support including: case management, general research, document management and discovery assistance.
  • Assist with management of Hold Orders.
  • Provide first level environmental review, analysis, edits and/or comments on various sourcing contracts and real estate documents.
  • Provide first level review of environmental audit reports.
  • Review and identify lease files for the purpose of prioritizing environmental claims and establishing a process for closure at “non-active” sites.  Under direction of supervising attorney and working together with lease manager, pursue cost recovery where appropriate.  Develop tracking tools, template letters, a database, etc. for this purpose.
  • Perform legal/general research and analysis.
  • Provide administrative support on outside counsel budgets and budget tracking.


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