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Legal Assistant

Company: Raines Feldman LLP
Location: New York
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Legal Assistant to support litigation attorneys in our New York office.
This is a great opportunity to work in a positive collaborative environment where employees are valued, and work is challenging. Maintains positive working relationships with clients, attorneys and support staff. Adheres to strict confidentiality, timeliness and accuracy of all related work. -Primary Responsibilities - - - - - - - -File documents with court/administrative related agency and maintain related deadlines. - - - - - - - -Format and proofread pleadings, letters, memos, charts, tables, graphs and other documents. - - - - - - - -Open and close new matters, including conflicts submission. - - - - - - - -Maintain accurate and up-to-date related databases. - - - - - - - -Schedule meetings, arrange for conference rooms and related logistics for meetings. - - - - - - - -Meticulously maintain attorney calendars; plan and schedule conferences, teleconferences, depositions, and travel arrangements. - - - - - - - -Prepare documents for discovery in response to opposing counsel requests. -Qualifications(Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) - - - - - - - -Must exhibit a high degree of initiative in managing multiple prioritiessimultaneously in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, detail-oriented workenvironment utilizing excellent judgment, and decision-making skills. - - - - - - - -Must be a team player and willing to do any project big or small. - - - - - - - -Excellent written and oral communication skills. - - - - - - - -The ability to manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology. - - - - - - - -Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements. - - - - - - - -Knowledge of Prolaw, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes. - - - - - - - -Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures. - - - - - - - -Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. - - - - - - - -Flexibility, ability to work late with advance notice.

Keywords: Raines Feldman LLP, New York , Legal Assistant, Legal , New York, New York

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