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The Legal Personnel Assistant will assist with general legal personnel duties as well as administration of the Firm's diversity & inclusion, Partner mentor and associate advisor programs.


  • Handling general administrative tasks such as file maintenance and answering phones;
  • Assisting entire team with logistical aspects of cyclical tasks, projects and programs;
  • Reviewing and analyzing different sections of the Legal Personnel budget on a monthly basis;
  • Processing relocation and miscellaneous invoices;
  • Assist with coordinating the associate departure process and updating departure policies and processes, as needed;
  • Reviewing and following up with departed associates regarding expense reports;
  • Drafting various forms of written communication including offer/acceptance letters, immigration letters, employment verification letters as well as internal and external emails;
  • Following up with associates on missing diaries;
  • Assisting with new arrival onboarding: orientation, biographies, and schedules;
  • Conducting tours for new and visiting associates;
  • Assisting with recruiting efforts, as needed; and
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree and preferably 1+ years of applicable administrative work experience;
  • Ability to work and interact with attorneys at all levels;
  • Ability to gain strong knowledge of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies;
  • Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, in addition to superior judgment;
  • Computer applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes and ability to learn other Legal Personnel and Recruiting applications built specifically for the Firm;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time;
  • Capable of solving problems and meeting deadlines; and
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed.

Additional Information:

This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.


Please apply here.