Paralegal - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: April 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: 52649-en_US





Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  



In January 2016, MetLife announced a plan to pursue the separation of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail segment. Once separated, the new business will be called Brighthouse Financial.

Brighthouse Financial will serve customers the way they want, need and deserve. It will focus on eliminating the complexity, confusion and cost that can get in the way of many Americans who are seeking financial security. We will bring products to the market that add value to our customers’ lives, and will be guided by a common set of values that focus on the customer and drive accountability.

Brighthouse Financial is seeking high-performing team members who are passionate about the company’s mission.  We are laser-focused on adding value to our customers and minimizing complexity in every decision and action. We are building high performing teams who set the bar high and hold each other accountable.


Successful incumbent will join the Law Group Operations team at Brighthouse Financial (or, the “Company”) and will be expected to contribute to one or more of the following activities in support of the Company’s Law Group Operations:  Litigation Intake & Matter Management data entry, eDiscovery and Legal Hold support, Subpoenas & Garnishments support, Legal IT Portfolio Management and Project Management.



  • Assist attorneys with cases and legal matters; coordinates information, correspondence and files for assigned attorneys
  • Conduct research of increasing complexity (primarily factual, sometimes legal); analyzes findings and prepares written or oral summaries for attorneys’ use.  May interview clients for fact- gathering; may discuss issues with clients relating to facts
  • Respond to requests from clients, external examiners, governmental agencies, regulatory authorities and/or other parties to lawsuits
  • Respond to third-party subpoenas
  • Assist with the issuance of litigation hold notices and e-discovery
  • Prepare reports for management
  • Create and maintain files and databases
  • Develop materials for meetings
  • Coordinate and communicate with outside counsel
  • Draft and finalize legal documents incorporating attorney comments 



  • Undergraduate or Associate’s Degree highly preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience within a law firm or legal department preferred
  • Able to work independently and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple assignments and prioritize.
  • Experience in reviewing records for privilege and responsiveness.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in using computers and software, including  Microsoft Office Application (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)


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MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 52649 

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