Legal Secretary (2599)
This position will support attorneys and consultants who work in the Wine Beer & Spirits (Alcohol Beverage Control), Political Law Reporting and Civil Litigation practice sections including Labor & Employment. Representative duties will include word processing, organizing and prioritizing daily workload and full administrative support. A litigation background is required including knowledge of various court rules and requirements for filing and service of documents, calendaring of all legal documents and coordinating input with the firms' docket system. Additionally, knowledge of administrative law practice and the ability to prepare simple pleadings, deposition notices, requests for subpoenas is a plus. This position also includes working with various governmental regulatory agencies and direct client communication.
A minimum of five to eight years experience in civil litigation and related field. The successful candidate will be able to handle a wide variety of legal support requiring organization skills, extreme accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent proofreading skills are essential. The position requires an individual who presents a professional demeanor and regularly demonstrates initiative and continually multi-tasks and prioritizes tasks and requests. Knowledge of MS Office Suite and experience with document management and integrated computer applications is required.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.