IP Litigation Assistant - Up to $80K

Boston, MA 02110

Posted: 06/21/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Specialty: Legal & Compliance Job Number: 83458

A leading law firm in Boston, MA is seeking an IP Litigation Assistant to join their team. You will assist attorney(s) with duties including but not limited to transcription, typing, filing and data entry. You will also provide calendar management support for assigned attorneys and may consistently interact with clients via the phone or in person. Apply today!

Compensation: Up to $80K

Responsibilities for the IP Litigation Assistant:
  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports
  • Assist with drafting and preparing documents such as petitions, motions and interrogatories
  • Assume accountability for all incoming and outgoing calls; answers phone, deal with routine inquires for both internal and external contacts
  • Maintain attorney(s) calendar and contact lists as requested
  • Coordinate all business related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys
  • Maintain familiarity with legal terminology, state and federal court filing rules, basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol
  • Ensure a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel and other related internal and external contacts
  • Maintain discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm
  • Operate standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, calculators, and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties
Requirements for the IP Litigation Assistant:
  • High School Diploma, college degree preferred
  • 3-4 years of administrative or secretarial experience in a fast paced organization, preferably a professional services setting
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, Internet, presentation and time and billing software
  • Professional experience with Carpe Diem, Elite, Outlook, MS Word
  • Typing speed of 70 WPM or more with a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to balance customer service while delivering high results and productivity
  • Effective oral and writing communication skills with strong knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology
  • Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to handle complex, multiple tasks for several individuals with different work styles
  • Openness to change pace quickly while maintaining strong organization and attention to detail
  • Team player and the willingness to support others and take on additional responsibilities as needed
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     
Benefits for the IP Litigation Assistant: 
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits program
  • Medical and dental plans
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) and profit sharing retirement plans
  • Generous paid time off
  • on-site child care
  • Focus on health and wellness of staff including free health screenings
  • Educational seminars

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