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Legal Assistant

Location: NY / JC Region
Category: Administrative
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: Adminnyad@addisongroup.com

Are you looking for a growth opportunity for a reputable company with a positive work environment? Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their team. Please contact us today to discuss this opportunity!

 

Legal Assistant

NYC

Contract

 

Legal Assistant

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Legal Assistant is responsible for assisting in drafting and preparation of various legal documents, such as routine notices, filings, and letter preparation
  • Legal Assistant compiles, reviews and organizes documents for meetings, legal work, and filings
  • Under direction of counsel, the legal assistant conveys routine info to client management regarding legal or contractual issues
  • Legal Assistant performs legal and factual research as assigned by attorneys
  • Assists in the preparation of PowerPoint presentations and supports legal and compliance team in their use of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Assists in the processing of contract reviews, working with other departments as needed
  • Legal Assistant makes process improvement and implements recommendations
  • Legal Assistant maintains inventory of office supplies
  • Establishes and maintains litigation and other files, correspondence, records, certificates and other documents
  • Legal Assistant provides administrative support such as scheduling meetings, setting up video conference calls, assisting with travel arrangements, and performing other executive administrative functions as needed.

 

Requirements

  • Legal Assistant must possess 3 or more years of relevant experience
  • Legal Assistant experience preferred. Paralegal certification/training or some college is a plus.
  • Strong experience and expertise with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  • Legal Assistant must possess the ability to work independently while managing changing priorities and projects
  • Legal Assistant must have experience writing effective and diplomatic correspondence
  • Legal Assistant must have excellent attention to detail, organization and planning, confidentiality and problem solving abilities