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Legal Secretary Paralegal

Ellenberg Gannon Henninger & Fitzmaurice LLP - Manhattan, NY Office
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Medical malpractice defense firm in Midtown Manhattan looking for a Legal Secretary Paralegal to assist attorneys in all aspects of litigation. Prior experience in Medical Malpractice or General Liability preferred.

Medical malpractice defense firm in Midtown Manhattan looking for a legal assistant/paralegal to assist attorneys in all aspects of litigation. Prior experience in Medical Malpractice or General Liability preferred.

As a paralegal, you are expected to be able to perform several tasks. We seek an individual who is comfortable working as a team with others, but still able to operate with minimal supervision if necessary. We are looking for a dedicated, hardworking self-starter.

Our paralegals are an extremely important part of our firm, as they serve as support for the attorneys. As a paralegal, you would have several responsibilities.

Candidates should also have excellent organizational, communication, writing and computer skills and Ideal Candidate must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, is smart, be hard-working a positive approach to learning, and take initiative.

Duties consist of :

  • Sending out authorizations to third parties for health care providers and law firms requesting records
  • Following up on requests for records
  • Receiving, organizing, and scanning records
  • Drafting initial discovery demands to accompany the defendant’s verified answer
  • Drafting demands for authorizations that will allow us to obtain records from various health care providers and others
  • Receiving, organizing, and scanning records
  • Reviewing records for additional providers
  • Keeping a detailed excel sheet of all demands and any records coming in and out of the office
  • Preparing trial and EBT notebooks for attorney’s use at trial
  • Obtaining expert witness transcripts as preparation for trial
  • Assisting attorneys with all aspects of a case, as needed.
Company Description
The firm's practice is focused on the defense of professionals, including physicians and hospitals, dentists, nurses, physicians’ assistants, medical and dental clinics, professional misconduct defense, premises liability, general liability, as well as insurance coverage and regulation and appellate practice.

In addition to professional and general negligence cases, the firm has represented a number of hospitals in general premises liability matters, as well as other entities, including domestic and international insurance companies and their insureds. The firm also focuses on the defense of construction claims and accidents, products liability, general liability, employment and labor, property damage and casualty actions.

Ellenberg Gannon Henninger & Fitzmaurice LLP - Manhattan, NY Office

The firm's practice is focused on the defense of professionals, including physicians and hospitals, dentists, nurses, physicians’ assistants, medical and dental clinics, professional misconduct defense, premises liability, general liability, as well as insurance coverage and regulation and appellate practice. In addition to professional and general negligence cases, the firm has represented a number of hospitals in general premises liability matters, as well as other entities, including domestic and international insurance companies and their insureds. The firm also focuses on the defense of construction claims and accidents, products liability, general liability, employment and labor, property damage and casualty actions.

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