Kobre & Kim is an Am Law 200 global law firm focused exclusively on disputes and investigations, often involving fraud and misconduct. Recognized as the premier firm for cross-border disputes, the firm has a particular focus on financial products and services litigation, insolvency disputes, intellectual property litigation, international judgment enforcement and asset recovery, and U.S. government enforcement and regulatory investigations. The firm has more than 150 lawyers and analysts located in multiple jurisdictions throughout its locations around the world. Kobre & Kim recognizes the value of incorporating diverse perspectives and professional disciplines to generate the most effective solutions for clients.
The Litigation Assistant position constitutes an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the legal industry and hands-on experience working with the firm’s attorneys. Litigation Assistants at Kobre & Kim join case teams upon arrival and, working in close collaboration with Analysts and Attorneys, are responsible for assisting their teams with various administrative tasks. General duties include, among others, organization and maintenance of electronic case files, preparation of documents for court proceedings and filings, development and implementation of organization systems on case teams, management of the production and receipt of case documents during discovery proceedings, review and analysis of primary and legal documents, preparation of attorney and client binders, assistance with pre-hearing and pre-trial materials, and coordination of in-person document delivery and collaboration with external vendors. Litigation Assistants develop a strong command of the practical and logistical foundations involved with legal work.
Litigation Assistants are typically high-performing college graduates. Candidates should possess a four-year college degree, a strong GPA, and excellent teamwork, communication, organizational, and creative and anticipatory thinking skills. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. Applications are encouraged from self-starting, highly-motivated individuals displaying an interest in exploring the legal industry and pursuing a career in law. Language skills, while not necessary, are a plus. Litigation Assistants are expected to remain with the firm for a minimum of two years.
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, transcript, and resume (including your GPA) to McCall.Huey@kobrekim.com.
Manager, Litigation Assistant Program
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