Job Details

Legal Assistant

Company name

Metroplus Health Plan

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Apr 27, 2021

Posted on

Jan 12, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 60000 to 70000 Annually

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Legal Assistant
Duties: Documenting/tracking all subpoenas; liens/levies/withholds; and requests for information from law enforcement or regulators, including maintaining a system for tracking and ensuring timely follow up and creating reports of department activities. In consultation with the Deputy General Counsel, reviewing subpoenas or requests for information from law enforcement or regulators for legal sufficiency and compliance with production policies. Reviewing and disseminating liens and levies for operational follow-up. Monitor and respond to follow-up inquiries on lien and levy status. Coordinate and prepare responses for inquiries from the offices of the Attorney General, District Attorneys, and for inquiries from attorneys on various issues and document all activities related to the inquiries. Log and track all legal cases brought by or against. Prepare evidence for counsel. Creating reports and presentation Materials as needed. Screen and prioritize mail and incoming calls. Maintain meeting schedules; Resolve routine inquiries, receive callers and visitors; keep schedules of appointments; make reservations. Prepare agendas, assemble meeting materials, make necessary arrangements, and record proceedings of meetings and conferences, prepare and distribute minutes. Produce and disseminate regular and ad hoc reports. Prepare and edit correspondence and handle distributions and mailings. Maintains document libraries, files, and records in an organized manner for easy retrieval, both paper and electronic. Maintains and tracks the contract library to ensure that it is complete and current. Keep Deputy General Counsel informed of pending matters and appointments. Requisition goods and services and maintain adequate office and stationary supplies for the Legal Department. Responsible for submitting and keeping record of all expense requisitions for the department. Maintain records for staff time keeping and acts as the timekeeping liaison between the Legal Department and Payroll. . Participate in training programs to acquire knowledge of Plan operations. Maintain and update important contact information. Serve as a liaison to other departments and assist with the coordination of activities involving multiple business units. Perform other appropriate duties and participate in other projects as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and 1+ year of secretarial experience; or Associate degree and 3+ years'’ clerical experience including 1 year of secretarial experience in a law firm or legal department; or High School Diploma with 4+ years of secretarial experience in a law firm or legal department. Paralegal training and / or experience preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio). Knowledge of NYC HMO operations is helpful. The ability to take dictation accurately, rapidly and to transcribe is optional. Ability to exercise discretion and diplomacy in all internal and external contact relationships and maintain confidentiality concerning all executive and corporate matters. Ability to exercise initiative in the preparation of routine correspondence. Attention to handling administrative details. High level verbal, written and secretarial skills and knowledge required. Willingness to assist with work from other areas within the department or company, as time allows. Excellent computer skills, including the Microsoft Office suite of applications, are critical to this role. Must have excellent interpersonal and oral and written communications skills, as well as the ability to organize and coordinate projects effectively and efficiently utilizing individual judgment and responsibility.

Additional info

Job Ref: 60228

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metroplus Health Plan
160 Water Street
New York City, NY 10038

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