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Legal Assistant

A wonderful entertainment law firm is seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their close-knit team in the New York office. This is a great opportunity for someone with fantastic interpersonal skills who loves the fast-paced legal environment.

$90-105k base DOE + OT eligible + discretionary bonus + benefits

ONSITE: 5 days a week in MIDTOWN, 9am-6pm ET

Some flexibility depending on what’s going on

The team consists of 2 Partners and 2 Associates. This role will prepare the attorneys and paralegals for mediations, arbitrations, and trials while providing general office support.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Preparing complex legal documents and court filings (TOCs/TOAs, exhibits, binders, etc.)
- Managing the firm’s calendar, determining schedules from court documents
- Scheduling appointments and meetings for attorneys
- Handling all email correspondence while maintaining paper and electronic contacts
- Rotating Reception coverage along with other assistants
- Processing expense reports and working closely with Accounting
- Assistance with special projects and team-wide objectives

- 5+ years of litigation experience
- Knowledge of state and federal court dynamics, procedures, and rules
- Demonstrated legal writing styles and formatting
- Excellent proofreading, editing, and redlining skills
- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- Trial experience is a plus

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