Litigation Legal Administrative Assistant (New York)

Offit Kurman, a growing full-service law firm, is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join its New York, NY office. Candidates must possess 5 years prior experience supporting litigation and have a strong ability to quickly learn new tasks and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • File Openings: drafting initial engagement letters, following up with New File for approval, emailing to client and returning executed documents to New File.
  • Complete and track expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and reimbursements.
  • Calendar maintenance.
  • File maintenance, both paper and electronic.
  • Filing documents with various courts.
  • Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems.
  • Prepare and draft a variety of legal documents.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years supporting litigation. Knowledge of litigation documents, e-filing, court rules and procedures.
  • Familiar with NY Court Systems and E-filing.
  • Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents.
  • Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when transcribing tapes, formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2017 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial, comfortable, and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching. We are a proud EEO employer and we are committed to a diverse workforce.