Litigation Case Manager

New York, NY


This position provides case manager support to matters in our client’s litigation practice.


  • Manage legal assistant support on assigned matters.
  • Coordinate and delegate assignments to legal assistants on assigned matters.
  • Manage deposition and trial logistics when it comes to providing legal assistant support to the attorneys.
  • Travel with case teams to manage and provide onsite legal assistant support during trial (both local and nationwide).
  • Take ownership of matters/assignments and provide legal assistant support directly to the attorneys.
  • Train and mentor entry-level litigation legal assistants.
  • Conduct training sessions for litigation legal assistants.
  • Provide guidance on best practices and firm policies for litigation associates.
  • Provide guidance and support to litigation legal assistants on projects.
  • Assist with filing preparation and handle electronic filings in both state and federal courts.
  • Assist with the service of motions.
  • Cite-check, bluebook and proofread briefs and motions.
  • Obtain pleadings from court dockets and monitor dockets.
  • Assemble and distribute documents for hearings and client meetings.
  • Maintain and update case contact information.
  • Draft letters to clients and other counsel.
  • Manage, organize, review and code documents, transcripts, production sets, etc. in relevant databases.
  • Review and proofread legal documents (grammar/punctuation, definition/cross reference checks and book reads).
  • Conduct and compile research, maintain/update working group lists and organize due diligence documents.
  • Notarize documents, assist with notary authentication and apostilling/consularization of documents.
  • Validate and process vendor invoices in a timely manner.
  • Prepare responses to auditor letter requests.
  • Other responsibilities as may be needed from time to time.


  • A 4-year college degree is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Strong client service and demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to handle and complete multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention-to-detail, spelling and grammar skills.
  • Ability to think critically and analytically and exhibit sound judgment.
  • Effective and proactive team player.
  • Flexible and available to work overtime as needed (includes evening and weekend).
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Become a notary public within the first 6 months of employment (if not already one).
  • Ability to train entry-level and mid-level Legal assistants.
  • Ability to communicate recommendations and best-practice suggestions to Partners, Special Counsel and Associates
  • Positive, can-do approach to provide support on assigned matters and to delegating work to legal assistants.
  • Ability to travel for trial support.
  • Available to report to work on regularly scheduled days and at the scheduled hour.

Compensation $90,000 – $115,000., depending on experience and qualificatio

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