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Litigation Legal Assistant


Our client, a prestigious law firm in midtown Manhattan, is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to handle complex and specialized administrative and clerical support activities related to the specific work of the New York team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, revise, redline and proofread various pleadings, correspondence, memoranda, motions, briefs (Federal, State and local level, including appellate), generation of tables of authorities, tables of contents.
  • Heavy case management, correspondence and communication with courts, clients, witnesses, experts and opposing counsel regarding hearings, depositions, trials and various meetings.
  • Assist with the assembly, production and tracking of discovery requests and responses, deposition, exhibits, trial binders and trial preparation.
  • Working knowledge of e-filing procedures and requirements for Federal, State and local courts.
  • Create and maintain client and administrative files within the document management system.
  • Schedule appointments including meeting invites, video conference details, conference room requests, meal requests etc. and maintains attorney's calendar.
  • Enter and release attorney's billable time in accordance with firm guidelines.
  • Perform initial conflict checks and open/close client matters and prepare engagement letters.
  • Monitor case deadlines and work with Docket Department to ensure deadlines are entered and met.


Seven years of litigation experience, preferably with MDL or class action litigation. Must be able to handle multiple priorities at one time, work well with others and have excellent communication skills.

Comprehensive knowledge in:

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word),
  • TOC, TOA, Styles and PDF software.
  • Experience with InTapp Time, Intapp Open, Chrome River Expense Reporting, Aderant, Interaction, iManage are pluses.

This position is hybrid and will work 4 days in the office and 1 day remote. Office is midtown NYC.

The salary range for this position is $95K to $115K.

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