Legal Executive Assistant Supervisor

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #519

Legal Executive Assistant Supervisor

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Base salary up to $150K, depending on experience, plus generous paid overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, transit program, 401K, and more!

LOCATION: Downtown New York, NY

THE ORGANIZATION: Elite Law Firm

SUMMARY: Seeking a Legal Executive Assistant Supervisor to collaborate and interact with the Manager of Legal Administrative services and ensure that support functions are in place for each practice group. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and maintain daily staffing requirements of legal executive assistants 
  • Assess workflow with floor coordinators 
  • Manage workflow between floor coordinators and practice group centers
  • Inform manager of and document any potential issues 
  • Develop team efforts across all practice groups
  • Prepare and recommend training, mentoring and individualized assessment training for new and existing legal executive assistants
  • Develop and propose new strategies to improve upon cluster and practice group center procedures
  • Manage the integration process of new legal executive assistants with the procedures and fundamentals of their practice group
  • Educate attorneys on services provided by legal executive assistants
  • Communicate with attorneys and legal executive assistants to ensure administrative support standards are met
  • Assist manager in annual performance review process

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in a role providing legal administrative support, and/or coordinating/supervising such support, in a law firm
  • Experience as a supervisor is preferred
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs such as, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Excellent work ethic and strong teamwork skills in a high volume, high pressure environment
  • Must be flexible, organized, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines with a calm, pleasant demeanor
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with attorneys, staff and clients
  • Able to keep matters confidential