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Summer Legal Assistant (Temporary)

PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS AT LAW PLLC
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Description

Phillips & Associates seeks a temporary legal assistant to join our team at the Manhattan office, located at 45 Broadway, New York, NY. This position supports the firm’s efforts prosecuting civil claims alleging sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage theft. This role will run from May 2022 to August 2022 and consist of 40 hours per week during this period.

The Firm

Phillips & Associates has established itself as the go-to law firm in New York for victims of sexual harassment and discrimination. Most recently, Phillips & Associates was selected as one of the “10 Best Employment & Labor Law Firms” in New York” by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. Additionally, many of our attorneys have achieved “best of” status in employment law. We only represent plaintiffs, not employers or management.

Phillips & Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. Phillips & Associates encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

Primary Duties:
You will work closely with attorneys and paralegals providing substantive and administrative support on a wide range of issues. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in all aspects of civil litigation relating to discrimination and wage theft, including developing new cases; assisting in legal research; interviewing potential witnesses and clients; drafting pleadings and discovery demands; and engaging in motion practice, trials, and appeals;
  • Managing client intakes related to discrimination and wage theft;
  • Preparing state and federal pleadings;
  • Calendaring litigation timelines and managing logistics for depositions, oral arguments, court hearings, and other events;
  • Filing administrative complaints;
  • Filing FOIA requests and assisting on related litigation matters;
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships with impacted individuals.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills, with careful attention to detail
  • A collaborative and collegial approach to work, and an ability and desire to work in a team-based environment.

PHILLIPS & ASSOCIATES ATTORNEYS AT LAW PLLC

Address

New York, NY
10006 USA

Industry

Legal

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