Outgoing person seeking new sales opportunity
||New York, NY
Brian Regan Giglio
Career Objective: To pursue a challenging career with an organization that will utilize my strong communication, negotiation, interpersonal and writing skills.
Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP â€“ New York, New York
Litigation Paralegal / Case Manager (2009 â€“ June 2012)
Served as a lead senior paralegal during the David Boies-led trial of a $13 billion matter in the Southern
District of New York, supervising a team of six paralegals in all facets of discovery, hearing preparation,
and post-trial work.
Worked directly with partners & associates; shared suggestions/opinions via â€śroundtableâ€ť discussions.
Lived and worked out of a hotel during trial (April-May, August-November 2010). This interim arrangement
required extreme work hours and dedication to the tasks at hand.
Gained experience with financial terms and vocabulary while also establishing relationships with high-profile clients.
Recently assigned the responsibility of case manager for DuPontâ€™s Environmental litigation based on
strong organizational skills and ability to manage all aspects of the case while maintaining genial client
communications. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of upcoming trial preparation and organization.
General responsibilities include researching/reviewing/formatting legal documents, preparing materials for client meetings, maintaining electronic files, drafting legal memos and maintaining direct lines of communication with the client.
Derry News - Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Interned as a Field Reporter and Column Journalist (Summer of 2008)
Wrote and published several investigative articles and editorials. This experience evinced my technical writing abilities & exemplified aptitude to conduct research and meet tight deadlines.
Conducted in-depth interviews with residents & business leaders focused on the life and culture of the
people of Northern Ireland. The articles were published weekly in the newspaper.
Worked in a professional news publication environment involving daily planning meetings with the editor
in chief & fellow columnists to discuss and select topics for articles and set deadlines.
Final article submission was selected as a cover story.
Hunterdon Developmental Center - Clinton, New Jersey
Teacher (Summers of 2002 â€“ 2006)
Instructed clients with special needs at NJ state residential facilities. Worked collaboratively with a team
of specialists to meet the educational, physical, psychological & medical needs of clients.
Provided instruction to adults with disabilities in the areas of language arts and math.
Developed and composed comprehensive/technical patient evaluations. Reviewed with psychologists & other specialists before incorporating into the clientsâ€™ Individual Habilitation Plans (IHP).
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
B.A. English (Literature and Writing) with a concentration in International Studies (May 2009)
Business Attributes, Personal and Technical Skills:
Excellent written/oral communication skills; express thoughts clearly and succinctly; acute attention to details. Writing skills range from technical to creative. Scored in the 95th percentile of GMAT Verbal exam and 91st percentile of GMAT Essay section.
Strong interpersonal skills with a preference for collaborative work environments. Effective negotiator with persuasive speaking and presenting abilities.
Experienced in PC and Mac platforms, Microsoft Office Suite (completed a company course in Excel formulas), iWork, iMovie, basic web design in html code, and Lexis-Nexis, WestLaw, Pacer, Stratify, Xerox-XLS, Discovery Partner, Academic OneFile, & WorldCat databases; experienced with legal cite checking and Blue Booking.
Activities and Interests:
Tennis, Golf, Fishing, Exercising, Playing Guitar
Music - College acappella group member/lead singer, band member/lead singer
Travel - National and International