Job Details

Corporate Legal Assistant (corporate Restructuring Manager)

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 31, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

May 26, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)


Corporate Legal Assistant (Corporate Restructuring Manager)
The candidate will assist with representation of debtors and creditors in large, complex chapter 11 restructurings. Will manage teams on matters with complex hearings and filings. Develop internal workflows and timelines to meet external, often fast-paced, deadlines. Coordinate with clients, firm lawyers, local counsel, corporate service companies and firm staff at all levels. Review conflicts reports and assist with disclosures preparations. Prepare pleading shells regarding motions, fee and retention applications, objections and responses. Perform substantive precedent research and analyze due diligence materials. Cite/fact check, Blue Book and format briefs, pleadings and other documents. Prepare UCC filings and coordinate lien searches. Monitor case dockets and track objections; maintain work-in-process checklists. Assist with professional development of junior lawyers and legal assistants. Participate in client development, market research and knowledge management efforts. Lead and coordinate invoice and billing review, including preparation of monthly and quarterly fee applications; conform per UST guidelines and applicable Local Rules.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of related experience in a restructuring or bankruptcy environment. Should have Bachelor’s degree from accredited school or equivalent work experience. Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, strong attention to detail. Must have polished oral and written communication talents, professional manner for client interactions. Ability to take ownership of responsibilities and meet deadlines with minimal oversight while working in a dynamic, exacting environment is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is essential.

Deadline : 8/18/2020.

Additional info

ID :#30703075. Send a cover letter and resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
919 Third Avenue
New York City, NY 10022
Fax: 212-909-6033


"A Great Workplace "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that can't afford the time aren't pressured to help other people all the time so that they can focus on their work.

Pros : If you are ever having a problem with something two or three people likely will offer to help you with it.
Cons : You likely will feel pressured to help other people when they are having issues with some problem just like how you got help in the past.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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