Practice Assistant
Senior Legal Secretary | Legal Executive Assistant
For Partner, Sr Partner or Managing Partner Desk

 

Base salary & Benefits $68,000 to $100,000 commensurate with your years of legal experience, plus well-paid overtime, very generous bonus, medical and dental benefits, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, generous PTO, 401K with a firm match and all the Firm's amenities.  Beautiful offices in one of America's most respected law firms with a history of career stability and security.  Noted as one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

 

The Organization Major U.S. Multinational Law Firm

Location New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan

 

Summary  The Practice Assistant or Legal Executive Assistant will provide high-quality client and attorney support, performing administrative tasks, coordinating events and responding to inquiries from Firm clients.  This person should have the confidence and technical skills to support a fast-paced Associate, Partner or Senior Partner desk.  Someone who has a willingness to work hard as a member of a great team and work well-paid overtime.  A desire to take your career to the next level, in a top firm that rewards employees who are dedicated. 

 

Key Responsibilities 
 

  • Provide executive level legal support to Associate, Partner, Senior Partner or Managing Partner level attorneys based on your prior legal experience

  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects with each case and client

  • Handle complex Legal Assistant activities that may be highly confidential and require discretion

  • Interface and establish ongoing positive business relationship with clients

  • Communicate effectively on busy, multiple telephone lines

  • Assist with time entry and billing as needed; set up invoices and statements, enter and track attorney’s billable hours, create reports and maintain records 

  • Draft and proofread correspondence, court papers and other legal and non-legal documents; perform blacklining and redlining; create table of contents and table of authorities 

  • Coordinate travel for Clients, Witnesses and Experts; research cost-effective travel and alternatives

  • Type, format, edit and finalize legal documents

  • Compose routine letters and memoranda and prepare reports

  • Assist in the preparation of time-keeping, travel, expense reports and other personnel records;

  • Schedule and arrange meetings and conferences

 

Required Skills & Experience
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 1 to 7+ years of legal secretarial, practice assistant or executive legal assistant level support in a law firm or financial institution based on the attorney you will be partnered with.  Must have experience working with very senior level attorneys or financial executives.  

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to remain calm and function under pressure in a constantly changing environment

  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically

  • Excellent attendance, punctual and flexible to work well-paid overtime

  • Ability to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments

  • Detail oriented with strong day-to-day organizational skills

  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously

  • A person seeking long-term career stability, security and growth with a large noted multinational law firm. 

 

 

Contact to Apply

Mary Suneetha | 
Managing Director
Filcro Legal Staffing 
295 Madison Avenue | New York, NY  10017


Resume Submission Link

 

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