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Boston - Assistant - Business Law

The Boston office is seeking an Assistant for our Business Law department. In this role, you will perform advanced-level legal and administrative support duties and work requiring sound judgment, critical thinking skills, project management skills, advanced organizational skills, strong proofreading and formatting skills and also provide other support for the Business Law department as requested. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, document production; scheduling and coordinating meetings; managing and maintaining calendars; coordinating travel arrangements; processing prompt invoice and expense requests; maintaining and managing electronic and paper files; creating presentations, reports and proposals; opening new client matters; representing the department in all interactions; maintaining a professional demeanor; and demonstrating excellent customer service skills to internal and external clients. Successful candidates will have superior communication skills; strong technical proficiency in Microsoft Office, document management and expense report programs; ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment; along with excellent judgment and problem solving skills. We are seeking a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston - Legal Assistant - Litigation

We are seeking a legal administrative assistant for our Litigation department. In this role, you will provide complex executive assistant support to a team of attorneys. You will become an integral part of the department and its successful operation as you perform daily tasks including, but not limited to, creating, filing, styling and formatting various documents; opening new client matters; inputting attorney time on a daily basis; maintaining client files; preparing expense reports and disbursement forms; coordinating meetings and events; maintain calendars, scheduling meetings; producing documents; coordinating travel arrangements; and creating presentations, reports and proposals. Interacting internally with firm members as well as externally with vendors and clients, you will demonstrate a professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills. This role is a fit for you if you have exceptional communication and administrative skills, accurate typing skills and proficiency in all Microsoft office products. You must possess excellent judgment, critical thinking skills, high level grammar and proofreading skills as well as technological proficiency to learn technology systems and software utilized through the firm (Carpe Diem, Relativity, NetDocs, Chrome River, EMS, etc.). Previous legal assistant experience is preferred, however, other work experience or an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree may be substituted. You must be a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Previous assistant experience in Litigation support is also a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee or Washington, DC – Financial Systems Trainer (Limited Term Employment)

The Financial Systems Trainer provides a variety of learning courses and software to attorneys and staff at multiple sites using a variety of delivery methods which include coaching, group demonstrations, e-learning, classroom, and one-on-one sessions. This position will develop lesson plans and class schedules for new and existing attorneys and staff. This position will develop training standards and materials; will act as a change agent and catalyst of enthusiasm to create positive energy in student, co-workers, and peers; participate on project teams; create and manage the training timeline and deliverables to ensure positive training outcomes and on-time implementation; responsible for conducting web conferences and tracking attendance through the Learning Management System. Qualifications include a minimum of two (2) years of experience training end users on business intelligence tools or business application software; knowledge of adult learning methodologies; demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills; ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; ability to work with different types and ages of people. A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Training and Development, Human Resources, or Business Administration strongly preferred. Experience in legal services preferred. Candidate must be willing to travel and work a flexible schedule. This is a limited term employment opportunity to support several projects within our Accounting & Finance department for a two year period. A full benefit package is offered with this position. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Assistant - Litigation

The Chicago office is seeking a Litigation assistant for three litigation attorneys including one partner. The Litigation assistant will provide secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys and/or paraprofessionals in the daily operation of practicing law by providing quality work product for clients; performing executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks; producing documents relating to specific functions and requirements as set forth within the litigation practice group using firm standard software. Responsibilities include but are not limited to creating and formatting litigation briefs for filing; providing document production services, including styling and formatting of litigation documents; filing briefs using e-filing system; scheduling appointments and making arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel; and performing administrative duties as assigned. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, minimum of 3-5 years litigation or high-level executive secretarial experience and familiarity with litigation, research tools and publications. Specialized or technology training beyond high school is desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Assistant - Litigation/Bankruptcy

The main role of the Litigation and Bankruptcy Assistant is to provide executive level secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy Bankruptcy partner and chair of the firm’s national bankruptcy group, litigation attorneys and/or paraprofessionals in the daily operation of practicing law as well as administration of practice group matters and the handling of significant client relationships. This position will also provide exceptional service and high quality work product for clients. The assistant will perform executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks. This position requires the assistant to produce documents relating to specific functions and requirements as set forth within the litigation practice group using firm standard software. A minimum of 5-7 years of high-level executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications. Specialized or tech training beyond high school is desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Marketing Systems Coordinator

The Marketing Systems Coordinator will be a member of the firm’s Marketing Systems & Operations Team within the Business Development & Marketing Department. The Marketing Systems Coordinator will perform a variety of administrative tasks related to the firm’s marketing systems including, but not limited to, the following: act as a primary point of contact for queries relating to the firm’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM system; research and update contact and company data in the firm’s CRM system; act as the primary point of contact for mailing list queries, including importing contacts to lists and running reports on list usage; perform advanced searches in CRM to provide reports to attorneys and members of the BD & Marketing Department; perform searches in CRM and respond to “who knows whom” queries; write training guides for the various marketing systems; deliver training on various marketing systems to members of the BD & Marketing Department; act as a primary point of contact for queries relating to the firm’s Event App; and act as a backup for creating, editing, and sending eMarketing campaigns. Qualifications include 3+ years of professional services marketing, business, or related experience. Previous experience with CRM systems, electronic marketing campaigns, and familiarity with reporting on data and analytics is required. A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or a related field preferred. Additionally the position requires the ability to learn technology systems and processes quickly; strong attention to detail and familiarity with best practices of updating data; excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and the use of pivot tables. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago or Milwaukee - Financial Systems Administrator

The Financial System Administrator (FSA) is responsible for effective security, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of financial systems software and related integration. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the finance infrastructure. This individual also ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff and attorneys to work in an effective and efficient manner. The FSA will assist project teams with technical issues including the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing, and rolling-out the solutions. This individual is accountable for Windows systems that support Finance infrastructure and cost recovery. Responsibilities on these systems include engineering, operations and support, maintenance and research, and development to ensure continual innovation. Qualifications include four to six (4-6) years of system administration or related experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field preferred. Systems Administration/Systems Engineer certification in Microsoft and Elite 3E or legal system administration also preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager ensures the compliance of firm policies and procedures regarding all Accounting and Billing related matters for the Texas offices and oversees daily operations of the Accounting and Billing departments; ensures that proper and accurate accounting records are kept; reviews requests and coordinates the processing of accounting data in a timely manner; and works closely with the director of finance, attorneys, legal secretaries, paraprofessionals and staff to resolve any accounting issues. Qualifications include a minimum of 3-5 years of accounting management experience, preferably in a law firm and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related area; CPA is preferred. Expertise in the application of sound accounting principles and procedures; proven success in assessment and management of workflow processes; demonstrated strength in leadership with the ability to motivate, train and develop a staff of 5 - 10 people in a team environment; excellent skills in verbal and written communication, negotiation, decision-making, organization, mathematical processes and attention to detail; and high level of personal motivation and independent self-management. Additionally, proficient user of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Access, including various databases, spreadsheets, electronic mail and Internet. Familiarity with Elite and/or 3E Accounting Systems preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Assistant - Litigation/Bankruptcy

The Dallas office is seeking a Bankruptcy Assistant to provide executive level secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy Bankruptcy group in the daily operation of practicing law as well as the handling of significant client relationships. This position will also provide exceptional service and high quality work product for clients. The Assistant will perform executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks, legal document production, creating and formatting various legal documents, opening new client matters, maintaining client files, billing tasks, preparing expense reimbursement and check requests in Chrome River, organizing meetings, travel arrangements and monitoring calendars. Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills. A minimum of 3-5 years of executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Intellectual Property Assistant

The Dallas office is seeking an IP prosecution secretarial assistant with experience and knowledge of IP software, USPTO procedural requirements and experience in all phases of U.S. patent prosecution. The primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, managing attorney dockets and handling all administrative aspects of U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. Additional responsibilities include reviewing, scanning and saving incoming mail (documents, e-mails and facsimiles) to NetDocs/Outlook, conflict checks, opening new matters, managing production of project and monthly billing, making travel arrangements, and preparing reimbursements using Chrome River. In addition, IP technology licensing and other IP transactional experience preferred. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years IP experience with a strong background in patent prosecution and docket maintenance in a law firm or in-house position. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ideal candidate will be a self-motivated team player who is extremely detail-oriented, technically savvy and able to handle multiple competing priorities simultaneously. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Paralegal - Bankruptcy

The Dallas office is seeking a paralegal whose primary responsibilities will involve supporting attorneys in commercial bankruptcy and restructuring practice involving chapter 11 cases as well as related litigation. Required qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Litigation; a minimum of three years of experience; and a strong background in commercial bankruptcy. The candidate must also have the following skills and abilities: demonstrated knowledge of legal terminology, legal documents, the legal process, electronic case filing, BestCase and electronic research technology (LexisNexis, Westlaw, PACER,, etc.); proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Relativity, Textmap, Trial Director, Power Point and Outlook, and various other software and databases; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and high level attention to detail and organization skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Paralegal - Business Law/Corporate Transactions

The Dallas office has an excellent opportunity available for an experienced corporate paralegal, who will provide support to attorneys with corporate transactional matters, including entity formations, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and corporate compliance. Responsibilities include preparation of entity formation packages, assembly and maintenance of electronic corporate records, preparation of stock ledgers and related documents, management and organization of transaction documents and client data rooms, compilation of transaction closing binders, searches across public records, preparation of Securities and Exchange Commission filings, due diligence in support of transactions, audit responses, and related duties. Qualified candidates must have a minimum of three years of paralegal experience, with a Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification a plus. Other required skills include: demonstrated organizational and analytical abilities; knowledge of corporate law and business regulations; strong communication skills, advanced writing ability to convey clear, concise information; high level of motivation; ability to work independently and as an integral part of a dynamic team. Must have advanced computer software skills, a strong work ethic and ability to demonstrate follow-through in completing projects and meeting tight deadlines. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas - Receptionist

We are seeking a Receptionist for our Dallas office. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, answering calls for the firm; greeting clients and visitors, informing attorneys and/or staff of guest arrival; monitoring the EMS meeting room software program; and processing conference room and visiting attorney office requests. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of one year of work experience in a professional services firm, preferably as a receptionist. Candidate will also possess the ability to deal courteously and effectively with a diverse group of people, operate a multi-line telephone and have basic working knowledge of office equipment and Microsoft Word. Candidate must have excellent communication skills and a professional business appearance and demeanor. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Firmwide - Director of Real Estate

The Director of Real Estate has overall responsibility for the firm’s real estate & facilities program which includes the strategic oversight of the design, construction and management of projects for the firm’s 21 U.S. offices. Specific responsibilities include lease negotiation/administration, property searches, vacancy reporting, managing brokers, budget creation and management, identifying and selecting designers and contractors, contract negotiation, working with office leadership for capital purchases as well as management and supervision of the small facilities and real estate team. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Business Administration or a related field, a minimum of 10 years of related construction project management or real estate experience and previous management/supervisory experience. Previous professional services experience is strongly preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Firmwide - Research Librarian

The Research Librarian is responsible for successfully meeting the online research needs of the legal staff. This includes execution of comprehensive database searches to support all practice groups and expanding knowledge of legal database resources. The Research Librarian is also responsible for monitoring Research & Information Services (RIS) requests and communicating with staff in order to help manage departmental workflow across time zones. Additional responsibilities include assisting with additional billable research, as needed; assisting other RIS staff with library orientations and marketing of services; and assisting with research seminars for legal staff, upon request. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree is Library Information Science preferred and a minimum of one year of work experience in a Library or Legal setting which includes experience with Legal business and science/technology research concepts and resources. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Houston - HR Specialist

The Human Resource Specialist will report directly to the Office Administrator and work closely with National HR to plan, coordinate and manage employment matters for all non-exempt staff, as well as some specific matters for exempt staff and attorneys in a growing and dynamic office. Specific responsibilities will include managing staff, recruitment and employment processes; maintaining personnel files; coordinating and conducting onboarding and new hire orientation; managing new hire data and paperwork; performance appraisal and salary recommendations; managing employee relations issues and policy and procedure administration; and coordinating office wide events to maintain and foster a culture of positive engagement. This role will also handle HR related tasks for the Austin office. Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of Human Resources management experience including recruiting, performance management, employee separation, compensation, benefits and employment law; prior professional services firm experience preferred. This individual will also have excellent communication skills; proven leadership, decision making and problem solving skills; the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous priorities; proficiency with MS Office and HR databases and the ability to adapt to and work with various personalities and levels of staff within the organization. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Houston or Dallas - Electronic Billing Specialist

The Electronic Billing Specialist is responsible for handling, implementing, and resolving ebilling (electronic billing) for the firm. This position works closely with other Accounting & Finance staff, especially with Billing Coordinators, the Billing & Collections Manager, and Accounting Managers within a national structure to handle the firm’s ebilling operations. Qualifications include a minimum of three years of law firm billing and ebilling experience. An Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field and Elite Enterprise or 3E experience preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Los Angeles - Billing Coordinator

The Billing Coordinator will perform complex billing on a monthly and weekly basis, including system file maintenance. In addition, this person will manage the production of reports upon request, and help monitor the WIP and A/R inventory for their assigned attorneys. Qualifications include a high school diploma; an associate’s degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years of billing experience desired, preferably in a professional services or law firm environment. Experience working in Elite and 3E billing systems preferred. Successful candidate will have a working knowledge of submitting electronic billing through e-billing systems and thorough knowledge of billing procedures. Candidates must have an excellent attention to detail; strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment; analytical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to work in a team environment; strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills; and proficiency in MS Office. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Los Angeles - Litigation Assistant

Selected Candidate will support four litigation and bankruptcy attorneys. Duties include assisting with overall case file maintenance by completing routine administrative tasks that may include copying, indexing, labeling, and the overall management and organization of large amounts of data, both in paper and electronic formats; preparation of draft pleadings, memos, correspondence with accuracy and attention to detail; type, edit, and proofread briefs (including, redlining, comparing documents, advanced formatting, TOA and TOC creation and manipulation); manage deadlines by prioritizing and handling multiple projects with competing time constraints in a fast-paced environment; gather and organize relevant material for use in legal proceedings; electronic filing and service of documents in bankruptcy cases and other jurisdictions; docketing and maintenance of calendars; and communicate with courts, clients, and attorneys. Must be conversant with general court and local court rules regarding filing, including electronic filings, particularly, bankruptcy court, USDC and LASC and have familiarity with Best Case, Relativity, Casehomepage, LexisNexis and OneLegal websites. The ideal candidate must possess at least five years of litigation/bankruptcy secretarial experience; type 65 wpm with proficiency in MS Word 2010, Excel, and PowerPoint; possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including spelling, grammar, attention to detail and proofreading ability; good organizational skills; be able to prioritize work; possess ability to turn-around of workflow; must be a self-starter, be able to multi-task and be a team player. Candidate must have a strong work ethic. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - Business Law Assistant

Assistant needed to work within a team in the Business Law Department in our Madison location. The primary responsibilities of this position includes, but are not limited to, manage and prioritize the workflow assigned by multiple timekeepers to meet deadlines and provide excellent client service; maintain physical and electronic client, research and administrative files; manage incoming and outgoing mail and e-mail; enter new client and matter information in FLOW; transcribe or draft, revise, proof and finalize documents and correspondence for distribution via mail or email; file and efile documents with courts and administrative agencies; schedule and calendar meetings, appointments, conferences, conference rooms; use Internet and other resources to obtain information for timekeepers relating to corporate information, UCCs, maps, etc. make travel arrangements; prepare expense reimbursement and check requests in Chrome River; assemble hard copy and electronic closing and/or pleading binders; enter timekeeper time in CD Entry for timekeepers who do not enter their own time; monitor CLE hours for attorneys and enter completed hours online with Wisconsin Bar; obtain documents for, organize, copy and collate closing bound volumes; communicate effectively with colleagues, clients and all other business contacts. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Madison - Estates & Trusts Paralegal

We currently have an excellent opportunity available in our Estates & Trusts Practice Group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of estate and trust administrations. Responsibilities include providing a wide range of estate and trust administration services, including obtaining and maintaining beneficiary information; identifying and collecting estate and trust assets; verifying and paying estate and trust expenses; scheduling and making distributions; preparing accountings; processing gifts and the receipt of new trust assets; researching fiduciary income tax, estate tax and probate issues, and preparing estate and fiduciary income tax returns; preparing documents to probate and administer estates; attending client meetings; and maintaining frequent client contact for administration matters. Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and estate and trust administration experience (equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree). A CPA or income, estate and gift tax return preparation experience preferred. Other qualifications include working knowledge of fiduciary, income, estate and gift taxes; the ability to work independently and in a team setting; the ability to work within defined timeframes with minimum supervision; excellent oral and written communication, organizational and problem-solving skills; and proficiency in MS Office products including: Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Assistant - Business Law/Litigation/Intellectual Property

We recently added several Assistant opportunities in our Business Law, Litigation and Intellectual Property Departments. Selected candidates will provide administrative and secretarial support to our attorneys. Responsibilities include performing complex executive assistant duties and clerical tasks. Other duties include creating, filing, styling and formatting various documents, opening new client matters, inputting attorney time on a daily basis, maintaining client files, preparing expense reports and disbursement forms and other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of the applicable department. Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills and accurate typing skills with proficiency in all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent grammar and proofreading skills coupled with previous legal secretarial or administrative assistant experience in a legal or comparable environment. (An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for previous work experience.) Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Previous assistant experience in Litigation, Business Law or Intellectual Property a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Estates & Trusts/Tax Paralegal

We currently have an excellent opportunity available in our Estates & Trusts practice group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of estate and trust administration. Responsibilities include providing a wide range of trust administration services, including maintaining beneficiary information, scheduling distributions, processing gifts and the receipt of new trust assets; researching fiduciary income tax, estate tax and probate issues; preparing documents to probate and administer estates; preparing estate and fiduciary income tax returns; administering trusts and non-liquid trust assets; and attending client meetings and maintaining frequent client contact for administration matters. Successful candidate will have a four (4) year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of three (3) years of estate and trust administration experience (equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree). A CPA or income, estate and gift tax return preparation experience preferred. Other qualifications include experience with OneSource Trust Tax and GoSystem tax software. Working knowledge of fiduciary, income, estate and gift taxes; ability to work independently and in a team setting; ability to work within defined time-frames with minimum supervision and excellent oral and written communication, organizational and problem-solving skills are essential. Proficiency in MS Office suite software including: Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook are required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - IT Support Specialist

The IT Support Specialist will use technical troubleshooting skills to aid in the operational support of law firm technologies. This role will have regular interaction with attorneys and numerous legal and administrative staff and is responsible for client service and support. Responsibilities include responding to written and verbal requests for technical advice and support; documentation; setup and configuration of AV equipment; routine maintenance and repair of computers, printers, and peripherals; installs software, hardware, and other equipment; administers telephone and voicemail systems including adds, moves, and changes; and tracks network servers and UPS components as needed. This position requires travel and evening/weekend work on occasion. Qualifications include experience supporting technology for end users working in a network environment; strong technical skills troubleshooting hardware and software applications; experience with network connectivity, wiring closets, equipment and inventory management, audio visual equipment, office equipment moves, email management, document and spreadsheet creation; and must have experience setting up computers, printers, and installing and configuring software. Preferred qualifications include an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and technical certifications, such as HDI Desktop Support Technician, A+, Net+, Security+, Microsoft Desktop Support Technician. This position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

San Diego - IP Litigation Paralegal

The IP Litigation Paralegal provides paralegal services to Intellectual Property attorneys and acts as a liaison between the attorney and the case files throughout all stages of litigation including pre-suit, investigation and case development, mediation, arbitration and trial. This individual handles arbitration demands, consolidations and final hearing preparation and management; is responsible for managing the workflow of caseload to ensure that statutory, court and arbitration deadlines are met; coordinates and manages bulk multi-party mediations, from scheduling through the execution of settlement agreements and payments; communicates with insurance adjuster and insurer representatives, providing requested documents and confirming coverage details; has the ability to problem-solve, create and implement best practices for workflow of team; coordinates trial or hearing logistics; works with litigation support specialists and attorneys on electronic productions; and performs other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will have strong time management skills; ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects; willingness to work overtime and travel occasionally; self-motivation and the ability to work independently; ability to work effectively on a team and with all levels of personnel; excellent oral and written communication skills; superior knowledge of legal terminology, documents and the legal process; excellent research and analytical skills; and high-level attention to detail. A Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in IP Litigation, and a minimum two years of IP litigation experience is required. Experience in Blue-Booking/Cite-Checking, Relativity, and Case Map a plus. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

San Diego - IP Paralegal (U.S. and International)

The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients. The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Candidate must have at least two (2) years’ experience in international and/or U.S. prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

San Francisco - IT Support Specialist

The IT Support Specialist will use technical troubleshooting skills to aid in the operational support of law firm technologies. This role will have regular interaction with attorneys and numerous legal and administrative staff and is responsible for client service and support. Responsibilities include responding to written and verbal requests for technical advice and support; documentation; setup and configuration of AV equipment; routine maintenance and repair of computers, printers, and peripherals; installs software, hardware, and other equipment; administers telephone and voicemail systems including adds, moves, and changes; and tracks network servers and UPS components as needed. This position requires travel and evening/weekend work on occasion. Qualifications include experience supporting technology for end users working in a network environment; strong technical skills troubleshooting hardware and software applications; experience with network connectivity, wiring closets, equipment and inventory management, audio visual equipment, office equipment moves, email management, document and spreadsheet creation; and must have experience setting up computers, printers, and installing and configuring software. Preferred qualifications include an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and technical certifications, such as HDI Desktop Support Technician, A+, Net+, Security+, Microsoft Desktop Support Technician. This position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm and will also travel to the office in Silicon Valley. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Silicon Valley - Business Transaction Assistant

Our Silicon Valley office is seeking an experienced assistant for the Business Transactions Practice Group. This position requires motivation, discretion, flexibility, and organization. Qualified candidates will have strong Microsoft Office skills and be highly skilled at document editing, providing administrative support, making travel arrangements through our preferred vendor, preparing correspondence, engagement letters and running conflicts. To be successful in this role, candidates must have the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding discussions, records, files, documents and information. The assistant must also be able to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks while satisfactorily meeting deadlines and desired outcomes. The ideal candidate will have extraordinary attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities include proofreading, running comparisons, and editing correspondence, memoranda, agreements and other legal and business documents from notes, templates, or drafts under time sensitive deadlines; maintaining attorney and client records, email, and electronic records; opening new client and new matter files; scheduling and coordinating appointments, meetings and conference calls and maintaining Outlook calendars; answering, screening, and responding to phone calls; preparing and submitting expense reimbursement reports and check requests; and checking in regularly with attorneys to ensure all aspects of any project are under control. Professional presentation and demeanor is required at all times. Candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years in business transactions experience within a law firm environment. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Clerical Assistant

The Clerical Assistant is responsible for copies/scans, fax, and processing other office services requests in a timely and efficient manner covering front desk when needed and performing other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a high level of attention to detail, ability to work at a fast pace independently and as part of a well-functioning team, outstanding comprehension and communication skills to communicate courteously and effectively, strong follow up and follow through abilities to gather information needed for meeting deadlines, and computer software and organizational skills to master daily tasks and responsibilities. The Clerical Assistant will provide quality service to all Tampa office staff and attorneys as needed. This position requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of work experience in an office. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Legal Assistant

The Tampa office is looking for an Assistant to support and assist multiple attorneys by providing support such as: scheduling and coordinating appointments, meetings, conference calls and maintaining Outlook calendars; answering, screening, and responding to phone calls; making travel arrangements and handling expense reimbursements; preparing, proofreading and editing correspondence and documents; drafting engagement letters and running conflicts; opening new client and new matter files; and checking in regularly with attorneys to ensure all aspects of any project are under control. Qualified candidates will have strong Microsoft Office skills and will possess a minimum of three years’ experience as an Assistant in a law firm or professional services environment. Candidate must be highly organized; proactive, result-oriented; skilled in coordinating and managing multiple projects/assignments/priorities simultaneously while working with attorneys to set priorities; keen eye for detail; excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and work effectively within a team environment. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Litigation Assistant

We are looking for an assistant to support three or more attorneys in our busy litigation department (construction defect experience, a plus) by providing support such as: coordination with firm’s Docketing department to ensure proper and timely calendaring of deadlines, meetings, trials, depositions and hearings; filing documents with the courts electronically or in paper form; creating and maintaining client files; scheduling appointments, making travel arrangements and handling expense reimbursements; typing documents, as well as, interacting with clients and other parties to obtain information and respond to their questions. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Assistant (preferably with some litigation experience) in a law firm. Candidates must have a willingness to learn, excellent written and oral communication and solid organizational skills. Candidates should also be detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks and work effectively within a team environment. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Litigation Paralegal

The Litigation Paralegal provides paralegal services to attorneys and acts as a liaison between the attorney and the case files throughout all stages of litigation including pre-suit, investigation and case development, mediation, arbitration and trial. This individual handles arbitration demands, consolidations and final hearing preparation and management; is responsible for managing the workflow of caseload to ensure that statutory, court and arbitration deadlines are met; coordinates and manages bulk multi-party mediations, from scheduling through the execution of settlement agreements and payments; communicates with insurance adjuster and insurer representatives, providing requested documents and confirming coverage details; has the ability to problem-solve, create and implement best practices for workflow of team; coordinates trial or hearing logistics; works with litigation support specialists and attorneys on electronic productions; and performs other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will have strong time management skills; ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects; willingness to work overtime and travel occasionally; self-motivation and the ability to work independently; ability to work effectively on a team and with all levels of personnel; excellent oral and written communication skills; superior knowledge of legal terminology, documents and the legal process; excellent research and analytical skills; and high-level attention to detail. A Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Litigation, and a minimum three years of Florida litigation experience is required. Construction litigation experience a plus. Experience in Blue-Booking/Cite-Checking, Relativity and Case Map a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Office Services Assistant

This individual is responsible for mail, messenger/facility, hospitality, copies/scans, fax, and processing other office services requests for internal customers in a timely and efficient manner including performing internal and external deliveries, maintaining utility hubs, conference rooms and kitchens, covering front desk when needed and performing other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a high level of attention to detail, ability to work at a fast pace independently and as part of a well-functioning team, outstanding comprehension and communication skills to communicate courteously and effectively, strong follow up and follow through abilities to gather information needed for meeting deadlines, and computer software and organizational skills to master daily tasks and responsibilities. The Office Services Assistant works with the Office Services Supervisor and other Office Services Assistants to provide quality service to the Tampa office staff and attorneys. Requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two years of work experience in an office. Seeking Full-Time or Part-Time candidates. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Real Estate Paralegal

We have an excellent opportunity available in our Real Estate Practice Group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions and finance transactions. Primary responsibilities include reviewing, analyzing, coordinating and preparing title and survey matters, real estate documents and instruments to acquisitions and dispositions, including Purchase Agreements, banking and loans, foreclosures and work-outs; preparing and analyzing UCC, bankruptcy, litigation and lien searches; e-filing and electronically recording documents with Simplifile; producing title commitments, policies, endorsements and calculation, collecting and remitting agent and underwriter premiums; filing and maintaining corporate documentation with Florida Department of State; coordinating document execution; coordinating and attending real estate closings; maintaining electronic client files; and managing all real estate post-closing documentation. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree or paralegal designation preferred. A minimum of three (3) years work experience as a Florida paralegal is required. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.) Candidates should be proficient in MS Office and electronic recording software. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Washington, DC - Assistant-Litigation/Business Law

The Washington, D.C. office currently has an opportunity available for an Assistant in the Litigation and Business Law practice areas. The candidate selected will provide legal assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of both practice areas. The Assistant will perform advanced-level legal and administrative support duties requiring sound judgment, critical thinking, project management and advanced organizational skills, as well as strong proofreading and formatting skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, legal document production, creating and formatting various legal documents, opening new client matters, maintaining client files, billing tasks, preparing expense reimbursement and check requests in Chrome River, organizing meetings, travel arrangements and monitoring calendars. Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills and be highly organized, confidential, proactive, detail oriented; have a willingness to learn and work effectively within a team environment. Candidates should also be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks. A minimum of three years previous legal secretarial or legal assistant experience in a law firm or comparable environment required. Accurate minimum typing speed of 55 wpm desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Washington, DC - IP Patent and Trademark Coordinator

The DC office is currently recruiting for a Coordinator in the Intellectual Property Department. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Regional Patent and Trademark Manager, monitoring workflow and work assignments of DC paraprofessionals, while providing back-up coverage for absences. The Coordinator handles U.S., International, and Trademark filings as needed, performs research for attorneys and paraprofessionals regarding complex intellectual property issues, provides cross-training to paraprofessionals, provides guidance to paraprofessionals regarding best practices and firm policies, and mentors newly hired paraprofessionals. The Coordinator will also perform other duties and assist with cross office client responsibilities and special projects as assigned. This is a position with an annual 500 billable hour requirement. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in Intellectual Property Prosecution with leadership experience and/or project management experience. A College degree and/or paralegal certificate, combined with extensive Intellectual Property experience is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements at the USPTO, PCT and foreign patent practices required. Some Trademark experience preferred. All candidates must have excellent organizational skills, a superior attention to detail, the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment, and work with a wide range of constituencies in a polite, professional manner. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Washington, DC - IT Support Specialist

The IT Support Specialist will use technical troubleshooting skills to aid in the operational support of law firm technologies. This role will have regular interaction with attorneys and numerous legal and administrative staff and is responsible for client service and support. Responsibilities include responding to written and verbal requests for technical advice and support; documentation; setup and configuration of AV equipment; routine maintenance and repair of computers, printers, and peripherals; installs software, hardware, and other equipment; administers telephone and voicemail systems including adds, moves, and changes; and tracks network servers and UPS components as needed. This position requires travel and evening/weekend work on occasion. Qualifications include experience supporting technology for end users working in a network environment; strong technical skills troubleshooting hardware and software applications; experience with network connectivity, wiring closets, equipment and inventory management, audio visual equipment, office equipment moves, email management, document and spreadsheet creation; and must have experience setting up computers, printers, and installing and configuring software. Preferred qualifications include an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and technical certifications, such as HDI Desktop Support Technician, A+, Net+, Security+, Microsoft Desktop Support Technician. This position is scheduled to work Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Washington, DC - Litigation Project Assistant

The DC office seeks a Project Assistant to work in the Litigation Center. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented, highly organized and will work well as a team player. Responsibilities of this position include supporting the paralegal department in general office duties including page checking, organizing files, circulation and distribution of case information and maintenance of electronic correspondence and pleading files. The Project Assistant also delivers filings to courts and government agencies, and performs computer research using the internet and law-related software. This position will require the ability to work overtime when needed as well as strong typing and computer skills. All candidates must have excellent organizational skills, a superior attention to detail, the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment, and work with a wide range of constituencies in a polite, professional manner. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Project Assistants have the opportunity for advancement to other positions in the paralegal department. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 

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