Legal Secretary, Labor and Employment Group 8/30/2016
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
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Legal Secretary, Labor and Employment Group
Morgan Lewis is currently seeking a Legal Secretary who will be resident in our Boston office and support the Labor and Employment practice. The qualified candidate will provide a broad range of secretarial, document processing and administrative support to attorneys and clients in an environment where superior client service is emphasized and practiced. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, producing documents, assisting with preliminary drafts, binder preparation, marking Word documents for auto cross-referencing, processing new business intake and expense forms, scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, entering time, preparing travel itineraries and arranging travel, monitoring incoming mail, e-mail, and answering phones.
Qualified candidates must possess:
* A high school diploma, post high school education preferred.
* Minimum of five years of legal secretarial experience, with a litigation background.
* Experience with court rules and filing procedures with Federal and State courts, proficiency with filings, calendaring litigation dates and identifying, marking and creating Table of Contents and Table of Authorities preferred.
* Demonstrated proficiency in MicroSoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
* Solid organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
* The ability to understand and meet crucial deadlines and manage confidential information with discretion is also required.
* Excellent written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team are a must.
* Experience with Elite billing system, Worksite or similar document management system.
* Flexibility to work overtime is required.
Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.