Legal Assistant

Company Details

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Legal Assistant supporting litigators that have a high volume of work at our Newark, NJ office.

Job Description:

Provide administrative and secretarial support to assigned attorneys and provide backup to other attorneys as requested. Assist with administrative tasks as it relates to the specific office and attorneys.
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  • Ability to handle pressure, interruptions and multiple projects with frequently changing priorities and deadlines
  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Perform administrative duties, including proofreading and editing all materials for extreme accuracy and clarity
  • E-filing knowledge in preparation to file all types of discovery requests, responses to opposing counsel, and motions
  • Knowledge of legal documents and terminology
  • Knowledge of expense reporting, billing and dictation
  • Assist with calendar calls and deposition scheduling, as needed
  • Assist with travel plans, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the Regional Director of Human Resources


Requirements/Skills:

  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in a law firm.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Teamwork oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

Goldberg Segalla is a national civil litigation firm with offices spanning major metro markets across the U.S., providing strategic coverage wherever our clients do business. As a firm of experienced litigators and trial attorneys, Goldberg Segalla’s capabilities span business and commercial disputes, employment and labor, insurance coverage, product liability, and more. Today, our more than 400 attorneys are trusted counselors to public and private clients in key sectors and industries including construction and energy, transportation, manufacturing, retail and hospitality, and insurance.

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