Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP attorneys and non-attorney professionals reflect the broad diversity of our country. We offer you a stable organization as well as a comfortable and friendly work atmosphere.
Lewis Brisbois, a national law firm, currently has excellent full-time employment opportunities to help support our expanding New York City (Wall Street area) office for legal litigation secretaries in various practice groups.
The Legal Litigation Secretary performs complex and specialized litigation and administrative legal duties related to the work and function of the attorneys to whom assigned. Candidates must have strong legal and administrative secretarial skills with a positive attitude and professional demeanor.
Must have at least 3+ solid years of experience
Must have prior experience with litigation procedures and processes
Must be familiar with drafting, preparing, and formatting of pleadings, motions and communications
Knowledge of or ability to learn office procedures
Familiarity with New York State and Federal court procedures and rules
Familiar with electronic filing in New York State and Federal courts
Ability to work in a team-based setting with other secretaries
Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Prepare and draft all types of pleadings, motions and correspondence as well as format and proofread documents
Assist in opening new matters
Maintain good public relations and customer service with clients
Document management and organization
Filing and service of pleadings and other legal documents (e-filing with courts)
Manage bills for third-party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting and other firm departments when needed
Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain calendars
Please send your resume to NYRecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com if interested in a wonderful opportunity with a continuously growing and dynamic office in the New York City Wall Street area.