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Litigation Secretary (New York)

Fenwick & West, LLP
New York, NY
United States

Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 400 lawyers and 400 employees in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.

We have immediate opening in our New York office for a Litigation Secretary.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat and Best Authority.
- Highly organized and detailed-oriented.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork and collegiality.
- Ability to prioritize workload effectively and tackle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent word processing and formatting skills using Word.
- Ability to type a minimum of 45 words per minute.
- Understanding of court rules, procedures and calendaring preferred.
- Able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional overtime, to meet client and firm needs.

The qualified candidate will have litigation support experience in a professional services environment and the willingness to learn how to independently eFile documents in accordance with the federal and states court’s rules. Patent litigation and federal courts experience highly preferred.

To be fully considered for this position, please apply directly online:

COVID Vaccine Policy:
On July 7, 2021, Fenwick implemented a policy requiring all new hires to receive the COVID vaccine. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. Fenwick will continue to comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or strongly held religious beliefs. This policy is part of Fenwick’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and-well-being of our employees and community, and to support public health efforts.