Legal Administrative Assistant – Labor & Employment, IP Litigation

Winston & Strawn LLP - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.4


POSITION OVERVIEW

The Legal Administrative Assistant – Labor & Employment, Intellectual Property Litigation position will provide high-quality legal administrative support to busy Labor & Employment and IP partners. This position is responsible for a wide range of administrative, organizational, and legal document specific tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages attorney's calendar and correspondence.
  • Engages in professional and client-service oriented interactions with clients.
  • Retrieves court decisions using internet services such as Westlaw.
  • Serves as liaison between attorney and office and court services vendors.
  • Assists in coordination with Firm Learning and Development Department in tracking and ensuring attorney CLE compliance.
  • Manages records through LegalKey.
  • Creates and revises legal documents, correspondence and other materials using firm software.
  • Creates documents using firm templates (including, letterhead, memos, discovery and motion shells, etc.).
  • Files documents using court ECF systems; in state, federal and appellate courts.
  • Proofreads documents for quality verification
  • Reviews prebills and revises as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be specifically listed on resume in order to be considered for this position.

  • Minimum of five years legal administrative or legal secretarial experience in large law firm environment required.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Competencies:

  • Will be tested on Typing (65 WPM), and Proofreading.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Labor and Employment and IP litigation practice.
  • Knowledge of general legal and practice specific administrative processes and procedures, technology systems, and research tools.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word and basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel; strong technical skills and background in state and federal efiling.
  • Ability to prepare basic documents with minimal errors; good proofreading skills and attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for learning new applications.
  • Proactively demonstrate effective teamwork and communication with team members and all firm personnel.
  • Commitment to maintaining "big picture" awareness and ownership of client and practice needs.
  • Ability to anticipate attorney and case needs and act proactively to meet them; reliability, flexibility and adaptability in a team and service-oriented environment with ability to consistently provide high level of service both internally and externally.
  • Ability to produce high quality work product in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to follow instructions effectively and with enthusiasm from a diverse group of attorneys and staff; flexibility to work extended hours, as needed.

Clearance of firm standard background check required.

We value diversity in our workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Legal Assistant: 1 year (Required)