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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Feb 08,2018

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Analyst, Business Development - Litigation Duties: Work with Associate Director, Litigation BD team, and partners to contribute to development of overall Business Development strategy, processes, and work product in support of the Firm, Litigation practices, and individual attorney initiatives. Working with the Associate Director, manage and improve the daily docket monitoring and stock-drop assessment programs in order to develop actionable short-term leads. Working with attorneys, draft, revise, and refine practice and matter descriptions for use in pitches, on the website, and in attorney biographies, among other collateral materials. Draft and finalize tailored pitch materials, RFP responses, and other client requests or portions thereof, as well as other marketing collateral, such as brochures and event invitations, and log and track related developments and return on investment in internal databases. Oversee day-to-day management of and updates to Litigation Matters experience database. Liaise with BD Team, attorneys, PR/Communications team, Creative team, and CRM team, to prepare newsletters and other communications for distribution to clients and social media channels, and maintain, update and improve client contact and distribution lists. Utilize major external data analysis tools (e.g., CapitalIQ, PACER, Westlaw, LEXIS, Bloomberg Law, etc.) to execute and complete research assignments. Working with BD Team and collaborating with Events team, Creative team, CRM Team, and attorneys, plan and coordinate Firm-sponsored and third-party events, including developing invitations and invitee lists, drafting and producing hard-copy collateral and presentations, working with internal A/V and IT staff to arrange webinar access, and procuring CLE accreditation. Observe confidentiality of all Firm and client matters. Any other responsibilities or special projects as assigned by Associate Director or Management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, preferably in a liberal arts or a marketing- or business-related discipline, such as business administration. 2 years of experience in a major law firm or professional services company; experience supporting litigation practices (e.g., Securities Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation, White Collar/Investigations) is preferred. Strong writing, editing, analytical and research skills, with proven ability to synthesize data and accurately present it in a narrative. Writing test required. Experience utilizing legal and other third-party databases (e.g. CapitalIQ, Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, Bloomberg, Monitor Suite, etc.) preferred. Experience using PACER required. Ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced and high pressure environment; must have very strong attention to detail and a professional demeanor. Willingness to work outside normal business hours and on weekends as required. Self-motivated, with excellent time management skills, project management skills and sound judgment required. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel in particular) is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Additional info


Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
767 Fifth Avenue
New York City, NY 10153
Fax: 212-310-8007