Current Opportunities


Legal Records Clerk

Wilson Elser’s Albany office is currently seeking a Legal Records Clerk to join a fast-paced team.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 900 attorneys, across 42 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

  • Prior experience in a law firm or professional office setting
  • Working knowledge of legal documents is a plus
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, able to prioritize and manage a high volume of filing
  • Must have good computer skills; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions, comfortable asking questions when needed, flexible, and a quick learner
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to lift legal size boxes of 10 - 20 pounds
  • Filing all incoming documents, including daily mail, into physical files
  • Downloading documents and files and saving to document management system
  • Creating labels for physical files and creating new files as they come in
  • Indexing of Pleading and Discovery file folders
  • Closing physical files and preparing files to be moved off-site
  • Indexing closed files in Excel and arranging boxes to be taken to off-site storage
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

The annualized salary range for this position is $40,000 to $45,000.Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "Albany Legal Records Clerk" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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