Best Practices Paralegal

Goldberg Segalla, a dynamic and rapidly growing law firm with a national and international practice, seeks a highly motivated and organized individual to join its team as a Best Practices Paralegal in its Albany office.

Description:
  • Conduct the review/audit of invoices from outside law firms for compliance with the guidelines and for reasonable and appropriate billing practices consistent with industry standards as established by the ABA.
  • Ensure that law firm practices comply with Company litigation management guidelines.
  • Assist other departments with corrective measures in their dealings with the customer and or law firms, regarding billing issues.
  • Review appeals of invoice deductions from outside law firms.
  • Coordinate payment and approval of invoices from outside law firms.
  • Direct and oversee the audit examination of law firm's legal files, accounting, financial/billing records, etc., to ensure compliance with guidelines as assigned.
  • Maintain a database, which reports audit compliance results
  • Update and maintain standard operating procedures for litigation management program pertaining to position functions.
  • Analyzing audit data and preparation of reports
  • Assistance with staff training and calibration
  • Assistance with electronic billing systems
  • Maintain strict ethical, legal adherence and confidentiality at all times
Requirements/Skills:

Ideal candidate should be motivated with the goal of becoming a long term asset within the organization.

  • Experience in auditing, claims management, and litigation management is helpful
  • Experience as a litigation paralegal helpful
  • Experience billing time helpful
  • Knowledge of claim processes and systems
  • Knowledge of legal processes
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, analytical and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Motivated, detail-oriented team player with positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs. Excel experience is required

This position offers a very competitive salary, bonuses, and a full benefits package. Qualified applicants should email their resume with salary history and requirements to: resumes@goldbergsegalla.com.

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm more than 300 lawyers strong, with 19 offices in the United States (spanning New York, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut) and in Europe (in London, where we operate as Goldberg Segalla Global LLP). We look to hire only those people who are excellent at what they do and are dedicated to the pursuit of client service and quality representation within a Best Practices framework. We value team spiritedness, collegiality, and interpersonal harmony within our working community. We are a firm that believes in diversity in the workplace and we offer a professional and positive work environment to each and every member of our team.