Seeking Legal Administrative Assistant/Paralegal
to Join Litigation Boutique
Kirsch & Niehaus, PLLC is a growing litigation boutique in Midtown Manhattan. We are looking to hire an administrative assistant /paralegal who will work closely with the firm’s senior partners on all aspects of litigation and legal representation. This position is a perfect opportunity to gain hands-on experience and exposure to the legal field if you are considering law school. A good attitude, willingness to learn, and team player orientation are essential. Our team is small, and we strive for a collegial environment built on learning, growth, and collaboration. The successful candidate will have initiative and the ability to take ownership of his/her responsibilities.
Job responsibilities include:
· General administration: Word processing, calendaring, scheduling, correspondence, interaction with vendors, clients and opposing counsel, filing, billing, basic office management tasks.
· Bookkeeping: Very basic bookkeeping, including tracking expenses and revenues; familiarity with Quickbooks a plus.
· Paralegal Work: Preparing court papers for filing, preparing exhibits, managing e-filing, firm case-filing, docketing and calendaring deadlines, variety of e-discovery tasks, managing e-discovery platforms, and cite-checking.
· Marketing: Support occasional basic marketing initiatives and keep website current.
In addition to these core duties, we firmly believe in providing our employees with as much responsibility as they can handle, and in providing as-needed education in the fundamentals of litigation and legal practice. We fully expect that many candidates will be seeking real-world exposure to the practice of law before committing to law school, and we believe this position is uniquely suited to provide that experience.
Flexible start date.
Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter to:
Kirsch & Niehaus is focused on complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, employment, and financial services disputes as well as government regulatory and enforcement issues. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies, to entrepreneurial startups, to high net worth individuals, and span a variety of industries including asset management, professional services, real estate, technology and education, to name a few. Our clients all recognize and require first rate legal service and advice from excellent listeners, thinkers and strategists.