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Organization TypeLaw Firm
Date Last Verified
ProfileLitigation Legal Assistant RESPONSIBILITIES: Consistently meeting the Firm’s standards of excellence in supporting our attorney teams ; Playing an active role in helping the Firm to provide legal services of the highest caliber to our clients; Actively participating in document collection and production, deposition preparation, hearings and trials; Organizing and maintaining case files using a variety of automated procedures; Employing databases for searches and document retrieval; and Conducting cite checks and case pulls using Lexis and/or Westlaw databases.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with high academic standing; Excellent communication skills; The ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at once; The initiative to problem-solve; The capacity to meet strict deadlines; Strong research skills; Proficiency using computer software and the internet; The flexibility to work a considerable amount of overtime and be available as needed; and The willingness to make a two year commitment.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
825 Eighth Avenue
New York City, NY 10019
Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017
It would be helpful if there was some sort of database that could track cases and lawyer specialties better than the way they're allocated right now. Make sure you have the right person in the right area.Pros : This firm has been around for nearly 200 years and is one of the most prestigious in the country. A job here means you have achieved a measure of success and credibility. You can learn about many different areas and for such a large firm the upper level lawyers are really very helpful and approachable.