Legal Assistant – Defense Litigation

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 Legal Assistant supporting the Products Liability, Business and Commercial and General Defense practice groups.

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.  
  • The ability to type approximately 65 – 75 words per minute.
  • Familiarity with electronic filing in Federal and State Court.
  • 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
  • 5 or more years of experience in Defense Litigation
  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Team work oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and principles.
  • Ability to analyze legal documents and ensure accuracy
Please send inquiries (with resume and salary history) to:

Goldberg Segalla is a growing law firm nearly 350 lawyers strong. Our 20-office footprint reaches from Los Angeles to London, with teams based in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, St. Louis, and other major business and economic centers across 10 states. We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 Best Medium Workplaces in the United States and to earn, across our office footprint, continual placement in regional and statewide rankings of the best places to work. 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.