Litigation Secretary

Location: San Francisco
Salary: $85000
Job Type: Permanent
Job Ref: 17433

Job Description

Our client, a top tier international law firm with a busy but very friendly and collaborative San Francisco office, is looking for a LITIGATION SECRETARY.  This position supports 3 Employment Litigators.  This is a brand new position created due to the growth of the firm so it is an exciting time to join our client!

If you have 3+ years of LITIGATION SECRETARY experience and are a go-getter who likes to work on exciting and challenging cases the salary will go to 85K with an excellent benefits package.


  • Type, proofread, format and edit correspondence, pleadings, memoranda, agreements and other legal documents under time-sensitive deadlines.  Some pleading drafting.  Conversion of both paper and electronic files to pdf format.

  • Heavy court filings including serving pleadings with the court and on opposing and associated counsel, at state and federal level and in many different venues. 

  • Open new client and matter files.

  • Maintain attorney and client files including. Maintain email and electronic files using Interwoven.

  • Organize and maintain binders for trial, and business development purposes.

  • Schedule appointments, depositions, meetings; maintain calendars; make travel arrangements; set up conference calls;

  • Track litigation deadlines, provide deadlines to docketing and confirm deadlines are docketed correctly.

  • Enter attorney time into time-keeping program.

  • Prepare and submit expense/reimbursement reports.


  • 3+ years experience as a Litigation Secretary.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Products (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat/Nitro required; some knowledge of PowerPoint, time keeping programs,  Interwoven/iManage preferred;

  • High degree of attention to detail.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new programs and program updates.

  • E-Filing experience with State and Federal Courts. 

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal court rules.  

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.


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