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Temporary Legal Assistant

Merritt Staffing White Plains, NY
  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for providing paralegal support to the Executive VP & General Counsel and other attorneys in the Legal Department, as well as the Senior Manager, Legal Administration.

Major Job Accountabilities:

• Assist attorneys with corporate transactional items, contract preparation and updating corporate minute books

• Provide administrative support to Corporate Secretary and assist in the preparation of board and committee minutes, resolutions and board books, etc.

• Keep track of International and US and state filings

• The entry of Contracts into the database

• Staying abreast of information and activities within the Legal Department

• Receive and screen incoming telephone calls to ensure they are routed to the appropriate persons and/or department

• Assist with:

• tracking of invoices in the Legal Department

• and/or prepare presentations, reports and special projects

• coordination of all incoming mail; including reading, prioritizing and where appropriate, preparing responses to material matters for signature

• Ad hoc requests from attorneys & Senior Manager, Legal Administration as assigned


• Experience as a law firm or corporate legal department paralegal required

• Possess strong organizational and administrative skills

• Strong ability to manage complex and varied workloads and to prioritize workloads

• Undergraduate degree from a 4-year accredited institution and a strong academic background preferred

• Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality and discretion at all times

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Flexibility with schedule a must

• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with attorneys and other personnel

• International experience a plus but not required

Merritt Staffing


White Plains, NY