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Paralegal Clerk

Wilson Elser's New York Midtown office currently seeks a Paralegal Clerk.

The Paralegal Clerk will be responsible for processing authorizations to procure medical, employment, tax, and other records from record providers or records procurement vendors in an orderly, efficient, and timely manner in addition to other administrative tasks. This is a position for someone with strong communication skills; someone who can connect with others -- internal and external to the Firm, as the position entails contacting providers over the phone to request records as well as communicating with litigation teams and Firm departments. The ideal candidate is a skilled multi-tasker with the discipline to document tasks as all activities will be logged, regularly updating excel spreadsheets and saving files as steps are completed. 

This is an excellent position for those seeking to gain experience with an office of a national law firm, especially for those considering attending law school in 2 - 3 years.

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

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Paralegal Certificate is a plus
  • Able to self-prioritize and adhere to deadlines 
  • Strong verbal (including telephone) and written communication skills 
  • Prior professional or office experience; experience with a law firm is a plus 
  • Must be detail oriented and capable of managing multiple projects for different attorneys 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to adhere to deadlines 
  • Must communicate and cooperate with all members of a case team
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

Responsibilities

  • Administrative support for practice team 
  • Prepare documents for filings, manage case lists
  • Update and maintain team calendar
  • Prepare medical record requests
  • Maintain spreadsheets tracking document requests and completions
  • Telephone medical providers to request medical records
  • Organize and maintain case files
  • Schedule and confirm depositions
  • Manage vendor bills

Why Should You Apply?

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

Interested?
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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