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Job Title Legal Assistant
Job Location Boston
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support

The Role

The Firm's Boston 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.

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


  • Minimum of 5-8+ 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: generous paid time off; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401K Safe Harbor contribution; Life/AD&D Disability; Flexible Spending Account; Supplemental Medical Accident Insurance; Supplemental Critical Illness Insurance; Employee Assistance Program; Pet Insurance; Commuter Benefits.

The Firm

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, helping organisations successfully navigate risk and maximise opportunity in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity and enable global prosperity, namely: insurance, aviation, marine, construction, energy, trade and natural resources. Globally integrated, Clyde & Co offers a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. It is committed to operating in a responsible way by progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the communities and clients it serves and provides an environment in which everyone can realise their potential; using its legal and professional skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships; and minimising the impact it has on the environment including through a commitment to the SBTi Net-Zero standard and the setting of ambitious emissions reduction targets. The firm has 490 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5500 people overall in nearly 70 offices and associated offices worldwide. For more information please visit www.clydeco.com.

Our Values

Our values are the principles that guide the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavours and strengthen our delivery, for our clients and our firm. We:

  • Work as one We are a globally connected team of talented people who act with a firm-first mentality to achieve success
  • Excel with clients We aim high and challenge ourselves to deliver unique excellence for our clients, keeping them at the centre of everything we do
  • Celebrate difference We help each other to be at our best and believe our differences result in greater achievement
  • Act boldly We seek new opportunities, take action and learn as we go, recognising that curiosity drives our development and contributes to growth

- 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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