1+ months
2018-06-152018-09-09

Legal Assistant

LeClairRyan
New York, NY

 

As a trusted advisor, LeClairRyan provides business counsel and client representation in corporate law, litigation, and intellectual property. In this role, the firm applies its knowledge, insight and skill to help clients achieve their business objectives while managing and minimizing their legal risks, difficulties and expenses. With 25 national offices, the firm has approximately 325 attorneys representing a wide variety of clients throughout the nation.

 

ULX Partners is a strategic business entity that empowers member law firms with true end-to-end client solution capability, capital to ensure pricing predictability and flexibility, and the ability to improve law firm economics. Founded in 2018 by enterprise legal services provider UnitedLex with LeClairRyan as the first member firm, the ULX Partners constellation comprises more than 400 professionals in 26 countries who provide a full range of legal, finance, human resources, IT, pricing, procurement, and knowledge management support services to its member law firms. By fusing the business and the practice of law, ULX Partners helps law firms better align the scope, staffing, and pricing of services with clients legal and business needs.

 

In partnership with LeClairRyan, we are excited to announce that we are currently seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant in our New York City office who will contribute to overall success and help secure the bright future of our organization.

 

Our New York City office is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan in one of New Yorks architectural landmarks, the Lipstick Building, which sits at 885 Third Avenue, between 53rd and 3rd. Our New York City location was established in 2008 and is home to approximately 30 attorneys and over 20 professional support staff. With a broad range of practice areas, the New York City team provides client service in corporate and litigation matters including professional liability, bankruptcy and creditors rights, financial institutions and services litigation and labor and employment. While strengthening our nationwide reputation in the legal community, the New York City office continues to provide high quality service and professional performance.

 

This Legal Assistant will support up to four attorneys on our busy Products Liability & Transportation who have particular experience supporting clients in the aerospace, aviation and insurance industries.

 

The Legal Assistant will contribute to the success of the team by completing duties that include but are not limited to:

 

  • Performing secretarial duties utilizing legal terminology, procedures, and documents.
  • Preparing legal papers and correspondence, such as summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas
  • Creating tables of contents and tables of authorities.
  • Coordinating and managing routine administrative work, such as opening matters, maintaining electronic and physical files, scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reports, and time and data entry.  
Required Skills

 

  • Litigation secretarial experience is preferred.
  • Bachelors degree required.
  • Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Elite time entry and billing software is preferred.
  • LeClairRyan uses Nuance pdf Converter, Adobe Pro/Reader, WorkSite/FileSite document management system, and Westlaw so proficiency with these programs is preferred or experience with similar legal programs required.
  • Successful candidates must have superior organizational skills, display great attention to detail, possess professional client interaction skills, and be able to prioritize multiple assignments while meeting last minute deadlines.
  • Solid telephone skills required.

 

LeClairRyan does not accept unsolicited resume submittals from contracted or non-contracted agencies. LeClairRyan is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Location
New York, New York, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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