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Legal Secretary

Company: Wilson Elser
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

9/6/22 White Plains, NYWilson Elser's White Plains office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.The FirmWilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.The PositionQualificationsMust have 2+ years Litigation experienceMust have prior experience with litigation procedures and processesMust be familiar with drafting, preparing, and formatting of pleadingsFamiliarity with New York State and Federal court procedures and rulesAbility to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneysOpen to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasksExcellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environmentExcellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)Strong written and verbal communication skillsResponsibilitiesPrepare and draft all types of correspondence as well as format documents, proofread documentsOpen new mattersDocument management and organization, saving to network, indexing for file roomBecome familiar with court rules and filing proceduresPrepare cover letters for attorney billsInput billing information into billing softwareSchedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendarsManage and schedule travel arrangementsManage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accountingWhy Should You Apply?Excellent Benefits including a 401k matchGenerous PTO planExcellent growth and advancement opportunitiesCorporate Discount PlansInterested?Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "White Plains Legal Secretary" in the subject line.We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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