Legal Assistant, Corporate, Buffalo, NY

June 14, 2022

The Buffalo office of Lippes Mathias LLP is seeking a Legal Assistant to join our Corporate team. The successful candidate will support the team in drafting and reviewing letters, exhibits and legal documents, and will be key to supporting the administrative functions of the group. The ideal candidate is highly organized, quick to learn, and has strong proofreading skills.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Prepare memoranda to open new matters
  • Assist in the drafting, formatting, and proofreading of legal documents
  • Assist with calendaring critical dates
  • Create and maintain schedules for client meetings
  • Create, maintain and organize electronic and hard copy files
  • Prepare transmittal cover letters
  • Save, print, and file document submissions
  • Prepare and track delivery requests as needed
  • Create accounting bills and expense reports as needed
  • Maintain closed files

Our ideal Legal Assistant will have:
  • At least 2 years of experience in a law firm environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of ProLaw or similar document management systems
  • Experience with editing, revising, and drafting legal documents
  • Exemplary organizational skills and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm
  • Ability to multitask and to complete projects with little direction
  • Ability to use discretion and handle confidential information
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work products

Lippes Mathias is a growing law firm with over 135 attorneys and 225 total employees located in 10 offices (Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Jacksonville, Washington D.C., Chicago, New York City, Long Island, San Antonio, and Burlington, Ontario). We rely upon and promote teamwork among staff, paralegals and attorneys to meet the expectations of our clients. We look to hire people who are excellent at what they do and have a positive attitude of serving our clients’ needs. We are a firm that values a diversity of ideas and experiences in an atmosphere that is collegial and open.

Please submit your resume to careers@lippes.com

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