Legal Staff Assistant

Wilson Elser
White Plains
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 26, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Wilson Elser's White Plains office currently seeks a Legal Staff Assistant.This is an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.Qualifications• Must have a bachelor's degree• Must be able to think analytically, take direction well, and work independently• Extremely detail-oriented and able to prioritize a heavy workload• Interest in the legal field• 1+ years of work experience in a professional office setting preferred• Legal internship experience is a plus• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)• Experience with databases and data entry• Must be well organized, a self-starter with good communications skillsResponsibilities• Proofreading of documents• Document management, including filing, indexing and drafting of simple correspondence.• Maintenance of document logs, trial notebook indexes, and document organization• Processing and following up on authorizations for the receipt of medical, employment, tax, FOIL and other records.• Scheduling• Processing business and vendor expenses• Professional client interaction• Additional administrative tasks as neededIf your background and experience align with these qualifications and you want to advance your career with one of the nation's leading law firms, please apply online. Our professional staff plays an important role in the firm's continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, student loan refinancing programs, opportunities for advancement, and a collaborative, friendly firm environment.Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (), serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 30 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.

Company Description:

Wilson Elser is a full-service law firm with nearly 800 attorneys, representing more than 50 service areas in 30 offices throughout the United States. Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is listed in the Top 50 by The National Law Journal. With a full-service office in London and a network of affiliate firms in France, Germany and Mexico, Wilson Elser routinely provides legal advice and representation throughout the world.

While Wilson Elser's heritage and primary focus is insurance defense, it increasingly has expanded into the corporate and transactional realms in order to better serve its clients. Along these lines, the firm currently has a broad range of practice areas, members of which will often work on multidisciplinary and/or multijurisdictional teams in order to identify sound, comprehensive and innovative solutions to complex legal issues.