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Job Title Legal Assistant
Job Location Denver
Department
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support
Description

The Firm's Denver office is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to support the insurance coverage litigation team. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and work independently. Must have knowledge of eFiling procedures for Federal and State Courts. Additionally, excellent spelling and proofreading skills are required.

Clyde & Co is a leading, sector-focused global law firm with 440 partners, 1800 lawyers, 2500 legal professionals, and 4000 staff in over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide. The firm specializes in the sectors that move, build and power our connected world and the insurance that underpins it, including transport, infrastructure, energy, trade & commodities and insurance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to litigation attorneys/paralegals
  • Provide exceptional, detailed-oriented skills in reviewing and proofreading correspondence and documents
  • Produce accurate documents and correspondence in a timely manner
  • Ability to file (electronically or by courier service) briefs and other documents with various federal, state, and appellate courts with minimal supervision
  • Manage multiple attorney calendars using Outlook calendars to schedule appointments, meetings
  • Calculating and inputting case related deadlines into firm's docketing program.
  • Maintain electronic files for client matters
  • Preparing shells for various pleadings, discovery, motions, and correspondence
  • Oversee arrangements for in-house and external depositions, including booking court reporters
  • Reception and office coordination duties.
  • Perform other administrative duties as they arise

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 - 5+ years litigation experience in a law firm setting
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Extensive experience in handling and completing State and Federal eFilings
  • Proficient to advanced user of Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Proficient to advanced user of PDF programs such as Adobe, Nuance/Kofax, etc.
  • Applicant must be detailed oriented and highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Impressive command of grammar and punctuation
  • Must have experience with FileSite, iManage, or equivalent document management system

Benefits offered include medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K Safe Harbor contribution; Flexible Spending Account; Pet Insurance; Commuter Benefits and ClydeThrive, a $300/yr health and Wellness reimbursement.

The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $75,000. The range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. It is not typical for an individual to be hired near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.

- Principals Only -

It is the policy of the Firm to recruit, hire, promote, reassign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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