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Legal Practice Assistant - Asbestos Litigation

  • ... Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 84647 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 04, 2024       Expires on: Mar 20, 2024

Legal Practice Assistant - Asbestos Litigation   

JOB TITLE:

Legal Practice Assistant - Asbestos Litigation

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Boston Massachusetts United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Legal Practice Assistant in our Litigation Practice Group, reporting to the Manager of Legal Practice Support.
Part of the firm's ML LawPath® program.
The selected candidate will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative and substantive legal support to the Asbestos Litigation Practice Group in an environment where superior client service is emphasized.
This position is designed to provide the experience, connections and continuous learning to fast track your career, with an opportunity to develop client relationships, routinely engage with Practice Group attorneys and legal professionals, and gain significant analytical and project management skills.


This position will reside in either our Boston, Houston, New York, Philadelphia or Washington, D.
C.
office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.


Key Responsibilities Of This Position

  • Establishes, organizes and maintains case and client files.
  • Manages case and client information manually and digitally through the use of electronic databases.
  • Coordinates the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports, and evidence necessary to respond to discovery.
  • Assists with the compilation, drafting, proofreading, editing, and gathering of factual support for briefs and dispositive motions.
  • Assist in the preparation and conduct of law and motion hearings, settlement conferences, arbitrations and trials.
  • Supports the development and management of case and practice group timelines.
  • Participates in the research and analysis for class actions and other matters.
  • Coordinates communication and planning across attorney teams who are handling multiple client matters.
  • Assists attorneys with the preparation and review of various pleadings, discovery and document production materials.
  • Distributes draft documents to attorneys and clients.
  • Participates in fact investigation and research into publicly available documents.
  • Provides administrative support, including, but not limited to, document production, conflicts checks for new matters, business intake materials and expense forms/paperwork.
  • Interfaces with clients and may serve as a point of contact for clients.
  • Drafts and assists in the preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates and participates in day-to-day client management.
  • Participates in supervised client communications to exchange information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Experience/Qualifications

  • A cover letter and resume is required as part of the application
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Professional services industry experience a plus.
  • Independent, self-starting, and self-motivated.
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment are a must.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to meet stringent deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and balance multiple tasks while operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Flexibility to travel and work evening hours at times as needed.


For positions in New York, NY, the salary range for this job posting is $52,904.
00 - $84,647.
00.


The base salary or hourly wage range for this position will be determined during the interview process and will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to prior experience, relevant expertise, current business needs, and market factors.
The final salary or hourly wages offered may be outside of this range based on other reasons and individual circumstances.
Additionally, salary or hourly wages may be only part of the total compensation package.
The total compensation package for this position may also include a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered.
Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.
If hired, the employee will be in an "at-will position" and the firm reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, firm or individual department/team performance, and market factors.


Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.
We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information.
CCPA Privacy Notice for Candidates

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If You Are Interested In Applying For Employment With Morgan Lewis And Need Special Assistance Or Accommodation To Use Our Website Or To Apply For a Position, Please Call Or Email The Following Contacts

  • Professional Staff positions: Please call 888.
    534.
    5003 or email talent.
    acquisition@morganlewis.
    com
  • Lawyer/Summer Associate positions: firmattorneyrecruiting@morganlewis.
    com

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP reasonably accommodates applicants and employees who need them to perform the essential functions of the job because of disability, religious belief, or other reason protected by applicable law.
If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at talent.
acquisition@morganlewis.
com

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Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 04, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

84647 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707368940-b21a8dd27b16394fc4767c5af1cd0df3

LOCATION:

Massachusetts United States

CITY:

Boston

Job Origin:

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Legal Practice Assistant in our Litigation Practice Group, reporting to the Manager of Legal Practice Support. Part of the firm's ML LawPath® program. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative and substantive legal support to the Asbestos Litigation Practice Group in an environment where superior client service is emphasized. This position is designed to provide the experience, connections and continuous learning to fast track your career, with an opportunity to develop client relationships, routinely engage with Practice Group attorneys and legal professionals, and gain significant analytical and project management skills.

This position will reside in either our Boston, Houston, New York, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

Key Responsibilities Of This Position

  • Establishes, organizes and maintains case and client files.
  • Manages case and client information manually and digitally through the use of electronic databases.
  • Coordinates the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports, and evidence necessary to respond to discovery.
  • Assists with the compilation, drafting, proofreading, editing, and gathering of factual support for briefs and dispositive motions.
  • Assist in the preparation and conduct of law and motion hearings, settlement conferences, arbitrations and trials.
  • Supports the development and management of case and practice group timelines.
  • Participates in the research and analysis for class actions and other matters.
  • Coordinates communication and planning across attorney teams who are handling multiple client matters.
  • Assists attorneys with the preparation and review of various pleadings, discovery and document production materials.
  • Distributes draft documents to attorneys and clients.
  • Participates in fact investigation and research into publicly available documents.
  • Provides administrative support, including, but not limited to, document production, conflicts checks for new matters, business intake materials and expense forms/paperwork.
  • Interfaces with clients and may serve as a point of contact for clients.
  • Drafts and assists in the preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Coordinates and participates in day-to-day client management.
  • Participates in supervised client communications to exchange information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience/Qualifications

  • A cover letter and resume is required as part of the application
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Professional services industry experience a plus.
  • Independent, self-starting, and self-motivated.
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment are a must.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to meet stringent deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and balance multiple tasks while operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Flexibility to travel and work evening hours at times as needed.

For positions in New York, NY, the salary range for this job posting is $52,904.00 - $84,647.00.

The base salary or hourly wage range for this position will be determined during the interview process and will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limited to prior experience, relevant expertise, current business needs, and market factors. The final salary or hourly wages offered may be outside of this range based on other reasons and individual circumstances. Additionally, salary or hourly wages may be only part of the total compensation package. The total compensation package for this position may also include a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, the employee will be in an "at-will position" and the firm reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, firm or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information. CCPA Privacy Notice for Candidates

Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If You Are Interested In Applying For Employment With Morgan Lewis And Need Special Assistance Or Accommodation To Use Our Website Or To Apply For a Position, Please Call Or Email The Following Contacts

  • Professional Staff positions: Please call 888.534.5003 or email talent.acquisition@morganlewis.com
  • Lawyer/Summer Associate positions: firmattorneyrecruiting@morganlewis.com

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP reasonably accommodates applicants and employees who need them to perform the essential functions of the job because of disability, religious belief, or other reason protected by applicable law. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at talent.acquisition@morganlewis.com

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