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Legal Assistant

New York, NY

We are looking for a skilled Legal Assistant to join our New York office. This position requires top-notch litigation skills to perform a variety of secretarial and administrative functions, providing essential support to assigned fee earners in the preparation of legal documents, research, and general administrative tasks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Document Production: Draft, revise, and proofread legal documents and correspondence.
  • Administrative Support: Manage attorneys' schedules, coordinate travel arrangements, handle phone calls, and liaise with clients and external partners.
  • Meeting Coordination: Arrange and coordinate meetings and events, take meeting minutes.
  • File Management: Maintain and update client and office files, ensuring confidentiality and security.
  • Expense Management: Handle reimbursement of expenses and enter attorney timesheets.
  • Billing: Prepare, edit, and mail client invoices.
  • Reception Coverage: Provide backup reception coverage as needed.



  • Associate’s degree preferred.


  • Minimum of 3 years as a Legal Assistant, preferably with a litigation background.
  • Document management experience, ideally with NetDocs.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
  • Strong administrative skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Professional demeanor and conduct.
  • Flexibility for overtime and weekend work as needed.

Personal Attributes

  • Initiative and proactive work ethic.
  • Calm under pressure with the ability to manage competing demands.
  • Thorough and detail-oriented.
  • Adaptable and flexible with work hours.

This role offers a dynamic and supportive environment, requiring a proactive self-starter who can work well without close supervision and is receptive to receiving instructions. If you have strong litigation skills and a passion for providing top-notch legal support, we encourage you to apply.

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