Current Opportunities


Legal Secretary

1/3/19 | Chicago, IL

Wilson Elser's Chicago office currently seeks a Legal Secretary.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • 5+ years' experience with defense litigation, experience with insurance defense is a plus but not required
  • Exceptional litigation skills with strong knowledge of State and Federal Court rules
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to communicate effectively with clients, vendors and attorneys
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment and have a strong ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Must be a team player and be willing to provide support to general office 


  • Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
  • E-file court filings
  • Open new matters
  • Document management and organization, and saving to network
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.






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