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NYC Litigation Secretary

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Latitude is seeking a legal secretary with 3+ years of experience for a full-time and permanent position with a defense law firm located in New York City, New York.  Successful candidates will have commercial litigation experience and strong knowledge of court rules, calendaring, and e-filing procedures.   This position is to assist several attorneys.  The legal secretary will be responsible for drafting correspondence, pleadings, and all other client or case related materials, enter time entries, court e-filings, pdf scanning of documents, travel arrangements and other clerical tasks as needed in a timely and accurate manner.

Requirements of the Litigation Secretary:

  • 3-5 years commercial litigation experience preferred
  • Skilled in ECF filing, docket calendaring, and litigation procedures is required
  • Requires strong multitasking skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with managing federal court cases is a plus
  • Must have superior communication and organizational abilities
  • Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Must have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude
  • Able to thrive in a challenging environment is essential
  • Must be highly proficient Word and Excel and competent in PowerPoint

Position Details for the Litigation Secretary:

  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: NYC – Hybrid (3 days per week in office and 2 days per week at home)
  • Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience


Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

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