Job Details

Legal AssistantCorporate Practice Group

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Aug 08,2018


Buffalo, NY
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Assistant/Corporate Practice Group Candidate will handle merger and acquisition transactions, private equity and venture capital investments, commercial financings and general corporate matters. Industries in which clients participate include heavy manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, software licensing, healthcare services, franchising and food services, among others. Will support the team in all stages of corporate transactions and in the conduct of business activities. Will include: Maintaining Time Entry for billable hours. Formatting/Drafting legal documents and agreements. Monitoring and updating attorney calendar(s). Transcribe dictations. 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.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law firm environment experience a plus. Accurate typing speed of 65+ wpm required. General office and computer experience required. Ability to maintain composure under pressure. Reliable attendance a must. Experience with editing, revising and drafting of legal documents. Knowledge of local, state and federal court rules. High proficiency in Microsoft word, Excel and Outlook. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 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. Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

Company info

Gerald S. Lippes
Senior Partner
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP
665 Main Street
Suite 300,
Buffalo, NY 14203


"Fantastic Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 18, 2017

Reworking the compensation package would be at the top of my list of things to improve. It's not too bad as it stands, but it could use some work.

Pros : The work environment at this firm is spectacular. The partners are very engaged and it's obvious that they care about their associates. Team building events are common, as are gatherings and parties. There is a feeling of camaraderie around the office that is very fulfilling.
Cons : I don't want to complain about pay, but that is ultimately the reason we come to work isn't it? The pay here could stand to be better. The benefits are fine; it's just that the salary is a bit low.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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