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Litigation Paralegal & Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant (1-5+ years)

We have an opening for an experienced Litigation Paralegal & Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant in our New York City office. The firm offers a friendly, business casual environment with a competitive salary and full benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Disability & Life Insurance. There may be flexible options for successful candidates, including hybrid opportunities.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree required and a Paralegal Certification a plus.
  • Extensive experience with the management of large multi-case dockets.
  • Management of multiple case deadlines, deposition coordination, drafting pleadings and discovery.
  • Client reporting and general support for attorneys and team members.


  • Extensive knowledge in preparing for expert depositions and trial preparation for toxic tort/MDL litigation matters.
  • Experience with toxic tort billing guidelines is a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter and team player.
  • Candidates should be familiar with the NY State and Federal Rules and Administrative Procedures.  Experience filing/serving out of State and in the Court of Appeals is preferred, but not required.  
  • Work independently on pleadings, discovery, motion preparation and e-discovery.
  • Successful candidates should have experience and knowledge with e-filing in state and federal court, case management, docketing, e-discovery, document review, exhibit preparation, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office products and previous Compulaw and iManage/Document experience is beneficial.
  • Candidates must have excellent analytical and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with Toxic Tort or Insurance Defense cases is a plus, but not required

Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant Requirements:

  • Manage calendar and coordinate travel for Partners & Associates.
  • Send approved communications on behalf of the Partner and Associates and a diverse range of administrative assignments.
  • Support work includes a high level of trust and gatekeeping of sensitive documents and external communication.
  • Candidate must maintain independent judgment, strong problem solving and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to organize and/or shift priorities in a consistently fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Associate’s Degree is preferred.
  • Law firm or Legal Department work history required.
  • Ability to e-file in NY required (both NY & NJ State and Federal a plus), as well as experience with handling paralegal tasks.

Salary Range $65,000 - $82,000

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to, with “the job title in the subject line.

No Recruiter or telephone calls please.

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani is an equal opportunity employer.