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Senior Legal Secretary | Legal Executive Assistant
For Associate, Partner, Sr Partner or Managing Partners


New York  NY - Midtown Manhattan


Practice Assistants are highly skilled legal secretaries who are seeking the next step in their career.

The Practice Assistant | Legal Executive Assistant will provide high-quality client and attorney support, performing administrative tasks, coordinating events and responding to inquiries from Firm clients.  Must have the confidence and technical skills to support a fast-paced Associate, Partner, Senior Partner or Manging Partner desk.  Someone who has a willingness to work hard as a member of a great team and, work well-paid overtime.  A desire to take your career to the next level, in a top firm

"One of the most respected law firms in the world."

This  international global leader is noted for corporate, intellectual property,  litigation, tax, international and other practice areas. The firm offers over  80 years of stability in a growth oriented environment for those who are seeking  a career within a special law firm. Your offices are convenient to all  transportation in one of New York City's finest office buildings. This is a positive  and upbeat work environment in one of the most desirable law firms or corporations to  work for in the United States.


$55,000 to $100,000 base, commensurate with experience
Well paid OT and Bonus -  see benefits below


Full health, dental, pension, 401K and match plan, profit sharing, life, disability, transit, personal days, sick days,  swap days, all paid holidays, vacation, Flex OT plan, company cafe,  company car home for overtime, internal posting for advancement, direct deposit,  360 program, in house advanced training, single and family plan, EAP, wellness,  "healthy program" corporate upbeat work environment, beautiful offices and all firm amenities and more.  Ideal to all mass transit.


  • Provide executive level legal support to Associate, Partner, Senior Partner or Managing Partner level attorneys based on your prior legal experience
  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects with each case and client
  • Handle complex Legal Assistant activities (may be highly confidential and require discretion)
  • Interface and establish ongoing positive business relationship with clients
  • Communicate effectively on busy, multiple telephone lines
  • Assist with time entry and billing as needed; set up invoices and statements, enter and track attorney’s billable hours, create reports and maintain records
  • Draft and proofread correspondence, court papers and other legal and non-legal documents; perform blacklining and redlining; create table of contents and table of authorities
  • Coordinate travel for Clients, Witnesses and Experts; research cost-effective travel and alternatives
  • Type, format, edit and finalize legal documents
  • Compose routine letters and memoranda and prepare reports
  • Assist in the preparation of time-keeping, travel, expense reports and other personnel records;
  • Schedule and arrange meetings and conferences


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1 to 7+ years of legal secretarial, practice assistant or executive legal assistant level support in a law firm
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and function under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically
  • Excellent attendance, punctual and flexible to work overtime
  • Ability to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments
  • Detail oriented with strong day-to-day organizational skills
  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong Microsoft Word and PC skills
  • Ability to work closely on all matters with your senior attorney
  • A desire for career stability & growth with a global law firm
  • A minimum of two checkable references
  • Maintain highly confidential information
  • Ability to work in a polished and professional office
  • A person who enjoys working in a friendly, social and sophisticated work environment


Shannon Kay
Vice President
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY  10017
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Practice Development Administrative Assistant


New York, NY - Downtown Manhattan


This position will provide administrative support to the Global Practice Development department in the New York office and to other members of the Firm. The Practice Development Assistant will work closely with the Knowledge Management Team and the Director of Global Library and Information Services.


Base salary to $75,000; well paid OT, generous bonus, comprehensive medical benefits, PTO, 401K, All Firm Amenities, exceptional firm culture and work environment. Noted for a history of career stability, security and growth.


  • Manage Global PD director and manager calendars
  • On-board new staff and manage databases, systems and subscriptions for Global PD team
  • Coordinate cross-office and cross-team meetings and events for the PD department, including scheduling rooms, video conferences, and catering
  • Book travel arrangements and processing expenses
  • Liaise directly with attorneys and legal support personnel
  • Assist with vendor relationships including setting up meetings, conference rooms and calls
  • Setup outside visitors in the building access system
  • Manage out-of-office calendars to track team member locations
  • Assist the Global PD directors and managers on other department administrative tasks and ad-hoc projects


  • Minimum of (2) two years of related legal administrative assistant or legal secretarial experience
  • College Degree Preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Understanding of computer technology and aptitude for quickly mastering new computer applications
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; Microsoft Access or other databases a plus
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Willing to accept a wide variety of tasks, a can do attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Able to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision and reminders
  • An eye for detail and ability to avoid data entry oversights and errors


Mary Suneetha
Recruitment Associate
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017

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