Evening Legal Assistant - Anti-trust

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Legal



Firm Summary

White & Case is an eliteglobal law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions andgovernments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we areperfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legalchallenges wherever they may be.With lawyers operating from morethan 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we haveinvested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing atthe top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence inthe world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complexcross-border work. It’s not just about our globalnetwork of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that ourpeople, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographicand practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retaincross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people. Our lawyers are globally minded,enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a corevalue of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and toprankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80languages. 

Position Summary

The evening legal assistant is responsible for providing a widerange of technical and administrative support to partners, associates and legalassistants in both the corporate and litigation departments. Primaryresponsibilities include trial preparation, cite checking, IP searches, closingset assembly, maintaining databases and files, organizing and tracking casefiles, and general research. The candidate must be highly organized,technically proficient, handle pressure well, and understand the importance ofdeadlines. The evening legal assistants are scheduled to work from 4pm tomidnight, and beyond if necessary.

Our Team

White & Case employs over 2000 lawyers and more than 200 legalassistants located in 38 offices around the world. We thrive on innovation anddiversity and the benefits that such qualities afford our clients andourselves. Clients choose to work with us because we have unparalleledexpertise and passion to solve the complex issues that affect the success orthe very survival of their organizations. Our open door policy promotes candidcommunication among partners, associates, legal assistants and staff.We attract dynamic people with formidabletalents and we encourage them to be both generous with their knowledge andforthright with their questions.

Duties andAccountabilities

  • Provide direct support for partners, senior associates, technical advisors, paralegals and other designated firm personnel
  • Hearing and trial preparation
  • Case calendar updates/docket checks
  • Cite check and bluebook briefs/table of authorities preparation
  • Copyright, trademark and patent searches
  • Data room organization and maintenance
  • Notarize documents
  • Filing and indexing
  • Records research
  • Closing document assembly
  • Communicate clearly and accurately any issues with workload to the assigned attorneys
  • Show excellent attention to detail
  • Qualifications

  • Four year college degree with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.3
  • Strong academic background
  • Clear and concise writing skills
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Demonstrate to be a team player
  • Knowledge of word processing software
  • Ability to follow through on projects
  • Ability to work under pressure and with a variety of personalities
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime and long hours
  • Excellent professional references
  • Good judgment
  • High ethical standards
  • Location andReporting

  • This is role based in New York
  • TheFirm may modify and amend this job description at any time at its solediscretion. Nothing herein creates a contract of employment or otherwise modifiesthe at-will nature of employment. The above is a general description of the essential duties associated with this position and does not represent an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all duties. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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