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Case Assistant Finance

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 10,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
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Case Assistant - Finance Candidate will be working closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals. Will perform a wide range of substantive case, matter and entity related duties by supporting attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and vendors. Will include assisting attorneys and paralegals in maintaining case files and creating and updating databases and web-rooms. You will also conduct research and analyze data from a variety of sources for incorporation into briefs and drafting summary reports. Compiling documents in support of briefs and witness interviews, organizing document productions, and preparing detailed indices for attorney review. Finally, you may assist with projects that use litigation software, including: Relativity, Concordance, and CaseMap.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High school diploma. Basic knowledge in MS Word and Excel. Preferred: Undergraduate degree and/or a paralegal certificate highly preferred. 1 year experience in a law firm supporting paralegals and/or attorneys. Experience supporting a litigation practice group. Excellent organizational skills and attention-to-detail. Proficient in MS Outlook. Database experience.

Additional info

Ref. 18000496

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
DLA Piper.
1251 Avenue of The Americas
New York City, NY 10020-1104


"I received great training here as an intern"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

I would like to see management really get on top of things and make sure that everyone is on the same page and I would like to get some of the rude attorney's get lectured or replaced.

Pros : I received a lot of help here while I was an intern and I greatly enjoyed my interactions with most of the attorneys here. There was always plenty of work to go around as well.
Cons : Unfortunately, there is a real lack of leadership at this firm. At times it can feel like a real free for all. I always felt as though some of the attorneys were really standoffish.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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