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Litigation Legal Assistant

Boston, MA

The Boston, MA office of Finnegan, one of the world’s leading and largest intellectual property law firms, is seeking a legal assistant to join our dynamic litigation department. This position will assist attorneys and teammates with all facets of the litigation process.

Responsibilities include: maintaining correspondence and pleadings, utilizing litigation software, assisting with document productions, coordinating attorney review for relevant and privilege documents and coordinating efforts with appropriate vendors, maintaining deposition files and deposition databases, assisting in the preparation of witnesses for depositions, and assisting in all aspects of the preparation for trial and attending trial.

Successful candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of litigation experience. The candidate must have a familiarity with electronic filings and electronic discovery and the flexibility to travel and work overtime. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications are required. This position necessitates  the ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and work well under pressure.

The firm offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Robin Smith
Staff Recruiting Manager
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413
Fax: 202.408.6076 
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