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Legal Executive Assistant

  • Location: New York, NY, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #478

Legal Executive Assistant


THE ORGANIZATION: Elite International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary up to $115K, commensurate with experience, plus paid overtime, very generous bonus, medical benefits, tuition reimbursement, gym membership, PTO, 401K, etc and more!

SUMMARY: Top-ranked international law firm is seeking Corporate & Litigation Practice Assistants to provide legal executive assistance support to Associates within the Firm’s practice groups.


  • Provide executive legal personal assistance support to Firm, Partners, Associates and Administration
  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects with each case and client
  • Schedule and arrange meetings and conferences
  • Communicate regularly with service departments, attorneys and clients at offices across the world
  • Interface and establish ongoing positive business relationship with clients
  • Communicate effectively on busy, multiple telephone lines
  • Create, edit, proofread and finalize correspondence and legal documents for content, grammar, spelling and formatting
  • Track and maintain case deadlines; maintain and update accurate client and counsel contact information; oversee document filing system in accordance with firm records policies
  • Establish and maintain office files and records materials
  • Assist in the preparation of time-keeping, travel, expense reports and other personnel records
  • Other duties as assigned


  • College degree preferred
  • Microsoft Office proficiency is required
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat is a plus
  • 2+ years in a legal secretarial/assistant experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically
  • Excellent attendance, punctual and flexible to work overtime
  • Detail oriented with strong day-to-day organizational skills
  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously