Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Buffalo, NY

May 18, 2021

The Buffalo office of Lippes Mathias is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join our Corporate Practice Group. The Corporate team is primarily comprised of attorneys who handle merger and acquisition transactions, private equity and venture capital investments, commercial financings and general corporate matters. Industries in which our clients participate include heavy manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, software licensing, healthcare services, franchising and food services, among others.

The successful candidate will support the team in all stages of corporate transactions and in the conduct of business activities.

Our ideal Legal Assistant will have:
  • Minimum 3 years' Legal Assistant Experience
  • Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm required
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • General office and computer experience required
  • Ability to maintain composure under pressure
  • Reliable attendance
  • Experience with editing, revising, and drafting of legal documents
  • Ability to manage large projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to complete projects with little direction
  • Ability to use discretion and handle confidential information
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work products

Responsibilities will include:
  • Maintaining Time Entry for billable hours
  • Formatting/Drafting legal documents and agreements
  • Monitoring and updating attorney calendar(s)
  • Prepare Memorandums for opening new matters
  • Create/maintain electronic directories
  • Prepare and send out transmittal letters
  • Saving, printing, scanning and filing of all transmittal documents on each file

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with more than 130 attorneys and 210 total employees located in seven offices (Buffalo, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City and Greater Toronto Area). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

Please send your resume to careers@lippes.com 

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