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Bankruptcy Legal Administrative Assistant

Wilmington

Are you looking for a meaningful legal administrative career? Are you willing to learn and grow? We are willing to train! Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, second largest law firm in Delaware with its headquarters in the heart of Wilmington on Rodney Square is seeking driven and motivated team players to join our busy, dynamic and expanding Bankruptcy section.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure; and have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations. You will work independently and on a team on a variety projects and assignments.

You will support and report to a group of partners and associates in the firm’s largest and busiest section.

This is a non-exempt position on a hybrid work policy. Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday, with one hour for lunch.

Essential Functions of an LAA

  • Accurately and thoroughly typing and proofreading legal documents, memoranda, correspondence and forms
  • Maintaining Attorney filing system preferences and the firm’s digital records process
  • Handling telephone calls and messages in professional, prompt and proficient manner and  exercising good judgment
  • Developing knowledge of each job assignment, required procedures, legal terminology and court filing procedures within each section and attorney group
  • Developing proficiency with office and section specific applications
  • Developing knowledge of file opening and closing procedures including conflict searches
  • Attending classes or seminars regularly to improve knowledge and skill level
  • Using time constructively, planning and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines
  • Working and interacting effectively and professionally with attorneys/supervisors, clients, outside counsel and other staff members
  • Interpreting and responding to situations, problems and procedures using sound judgment; keeping attorneys/supervisors informed of any issues or questions as needed
  • Creating letters and documents with minimal supervision utilizing effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Adjusting to changing conditions, workload, procedures and duties

Daily responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Handling client billing and maintaining records of billing guidelines, balances, and deadlines
  • Enter attorneys’ time
  • Make hotel and flight reservations
  • Reserve conference rooms and make arrangements for the visitors, including ordering meals
  • File attorneys’ emails in the Document Management System (DMS)
  • Make copies; put together binders
  • Create Cash Disbursement Requests (CDRs)
  • Maintain critical dates calendar
  • Create shells for documents

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, in writing and verbally
  • Excellent technology skills and aptitude; strong typing and proofreading skills
  • Previous administrative experience preferred
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment; multi-task and meet multiple, overlapping deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently; team player attitude is a must
  • Self-starter and motivated; flexible and dependable

At Young Conaway, you will find a beautiful facility and a dynamic and friendly professional environment with ample opportunity for experience, development and growth.

We offer competitive compensation commensurate with skill level and experience; excellent comprehensive benefits package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental and vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off.

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and your salary expectations (required) to [email protected].

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Intellectual Property Associates

Wilmington

Young Conaway is seeking mid-level associates to join its expanding intellectual property litigation practice.

Associates will provide a broad range of intellectual property and trademark enforcement services to national and international corporate clients before Delaware’s federal and state courts.  Ideal candidates should have experience in all phases of litigation including motion practice, oral advocacy and eDiscovery.  Candidates do not need to be patent bar eligible, but should have a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation.  Delaware bar admission is preferred, but candidates willing to take the Delaware Bar Exam will also be considered.
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to Stacey Funk, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at [email protected]

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Business Transactions Associates

Wilmington

Young Conaway is seeking mid-level to senior level associates to join its expanding business planning and tax practice. 

Associates will work on a wide variety of complex and challenging matters for local, national, and international clients.  Ideal candidates should have experience in negotiating and documenting merger and sale transactions, complex financial arrangements, entity organizational documents (including limited liability company agreements and stockholders agreements), and general business contracts.  Delaware bar admission is preferred, but candidates willing to take the Delaware Bar Exam will also be considered.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to Stacey Funk, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at [email protected].

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Corporate Litigation and Counseling Associate

Wilmington

Young Conaway is seeking a mid-level associate to join its expanding corporate litigation and counseling practice.

Associates will work on a wide variety of complex and challenging matters including M&A litigation, derivative suits, control disputes, alternative entity disputes, and proceedings brought pursuant to Delaware statutory provisions, primarily in the Court of Chancery, but also in other Delaware state and federal courts. Ideal candidates should have experience in all phases of litigation including motion practice, oral advocacy and eDiscovery. Delaware bar admission is preferred, but candidates willing to take the Delaware Bar Exam will also be considered.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to Stacey Funk, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at [email protected].

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Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Part-Time)

Wilmington

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor is seeking motivated and experienced candidates with strong technology aptitude and an interest in technology and litigation to fill a part-time Litigation Paralegal or Legal Assistant position in our Commercial Litigation section.  The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 3:00 or 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, for a total of 15-20 hours per week.  The position has opportunity for substantial growth.

Qualified candidates will have strong technology aptitude and skills, proficiency (or aptitude to gain proficiency) with court filings (especially through PACER), MS Office Suite – Word, PowerPoint and Outlook; will be highly motivated, organized, dependable and have excellent attention to detail; will possess demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, communicate clearly in writing and verbally, and work both independently and as part of a team. 

Additional requirements for the position are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree (for a title of Paralegal) or Associate’s degree (for a title of Legal Assistant). Alternatively, must be on a path to a degree in college;
  • Previous litigation experience strongly preferred;
  • Excellent technology skills and aptitude;
  • Motivated self-starter, with ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Superior attention to detail and proofreading skills, organizational skills and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines;
  • Availability for overtime after hours and weekends to meet case demands;
  • Ability to learn quickly and eagerly.

We provide competitive pay and a professional environment with numerous opportunities for experience and growth. 

To be considered, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements (required) to [email protected]

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