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• Starts Jun 23

Legal Practice Assistant - Labor and Employment

💼 Graduate Job

San Francisco +5

🤑 $52.9K - $84.6K

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least one year of internship or professional experience preferred. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to work independently and in a team. Must be adaptable, able to meet deadlines, and proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Flexibility to travel and work evening hours as needed.
  • The Legal Practice Assistant in Labor and Employment will support attorneys in case management, document organization, brief drafting, research, client communications, and administrative tasks to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.

Graduate Job

LegalSan Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York

Description

  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Legal Practice Assistant in our Labor & Employment practice, reporting to the Manager of Legal Practice Support The position will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative and substantive legal support to the Labor & Employment team in an environment where collaboration and exceptional client service is emphasized.  
  • Legal Practice Assistants are part of ML LawPath®, a comprehensive program that combines substantive law firm experience with practical, hands-on training and professional development opportunities. It is designed to provide the experience, connections and continuous learning to fast track your career, with an opportunity to form client relationships, routinely engage with Practice Group attorneys and legal professionals, and gain significant analytical and project management skills. ML LawPath® endeavors to help Legal Practice Assistants develop a well-rounded skill set and best practices that will foster their success as legal professionals and beyond. 
  • This position can reside in the following offices: Chicago, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington D.C. It offers a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule. A two- to three-year commitment is expected. 
  •  All new Legal Practice Assistants must start no later than June 24, 2024.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required;
  • Minimum one (1) year of internship or professional experience preferred; professional services industry experience a plus.
  • Independent, self-starting, and self-motivated.
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment are a must.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to meet stringent deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and balance multiple tasks while operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexibility to travel and work evening hours at times as needed. 

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Establishes, organizes and maintains case and client files.
  • Manages case and client information manually and digitally using electronic databases.
  • Coordinates the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports, and evidence necessary to respond to discovery.
  • Assists with the compilation, drafting, proofreading, editing, and gathering of factual support for briefs and dispositive motions.
  • Supports the development and management of case and practice group timelines.
  • Participates in the research and analysis for class actions and other matters.
  • Coordinates communication and planning across attorney teams who are handling multiple client matters.
  • Assists attorneys with the preparation and review of various pleadings, discovery and document production materials.
  • Distributes draft documents to attorneys and clients.
  • Participates in fact investigation, witness interviews, and research into publicly available documents.
  • Provides administrative support, including, but not limited to, document production, conflicts checks for new matters, business intake materials and expense forms/paperwork.
  • Interfaces with clients and may serve as a point of contact for clients.
  • Drafts and assists in the preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates and participates in day-to-day client management.
  • Participates in supervised client communications to exchange information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Start date

Jun 23, 2024

Location

San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, New York

Salary

52904 - 84647 USD