Stephen Hitt

Stephen Hitt is a Senior Paralegal at JFB Legal.  Stephen brings over five years of paralegal experience having previously worked in both large and boutique firms on a diverse range of civil and criminal matters. Stephen enjoys solving complex logistics problems as they arise in litigation, from case initiation through to trial and appeal.

Education

  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., Dual Major in English & Music, summa cum laude, 2015

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York, NY (2018 – 2020)

  • Litigation Paralegal – Participated in all aspects of the litigation lifecycle including investigation, briefing, discovery, trial, and appeal; produced documents to government agencies on behalf of financial institutions; coordinated appellate submissions for large joint defense groups; analyzed client cost projections and prepared monthly bills

The Rosen Law Firm, P.A., New York, NY (2017 – 2018)

  • Litigation Paralegal – Investigated claims of alleged fraud for individuals and institutions trading complex financial instruments; explored issues in recent securities fraud cases and presented findings to team; analyzed investor subscription documents and calculated losses; drafted pleadings and motions, discovery requests and responses

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York, NY (2016 – 2017)

  • Legal Assistant – Prepared client memoranda, engagement letters, and agreements; liaised with institutional and individual clients, opposing counsel, and international offices; scheduled meetings on behalf of leadership committees with global partnership

  • The National Association of Legal Assistants

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