Legal Assistant


Salary:

$60,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year

Location:

New York, NY

Date Posted:

October 06

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

02940-9500824571

Staffing Area:

Legal


Description
Our client is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers. Our client is widely recognized for producing outstanding results in corporate transactions and securing significant litigation victories from the trial level through the United States Supreme Court. Our client is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant with three (3) or more years of experience. The legal assistant, working under the supervision of both the Paralegal Coordinator and the Senior Manager will take direction from and operate in supporting several lawyers. This candidate will be supporting two (2) partners, two (2) junior associates and one (1) litigation attorney. Candidate will be responsible for all billing each month and must be able to input time and create monthly billing and reports. Candidate must be personable, high energy and assertive.
Requirements
Responsibilities
- Creating and maintaining case files
-Assist with trial preparation and document production
-Pull case citations in WestLaw and Lexis and conduct preliminary research
-Perform calendar and contacts management for attorneys
-Assist with the preparation of presentation materials for firm and client audiences
-Open new matter engagements and commence conflicts check process
-Prepare invoices for clients
-Handle Telephones calls from internal and external sources
-Prepare Word documents and proofread memoranda, factual and legal documents
-Arrange travel schedules and reservations as required and prepare expense reports
-Prepare Excel spreadsheets for client engagement budgeting and assist with ongoing client and matter analyses
Requirements
-Bachelor Degree
-Database experience
-Proficient in Computer application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888.798.2974 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

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