Managing Clerk

Managing Clerk

Managing Clerk


Executive Management


New York, New York

Employment Type



$100000 - $150000

Job Description:

Key responsibilities:

* Advise attorneys on state and federal court rules and procedures including court practices;

* Maintain the firm's case management docketing system for all practice groups;

* Ensure that attorneys are kept abreast of filing deadlines and court appearances;

* Monitor cases in state and federal courts, government and administrative agencies on all active matters;

* Provide assistance and advice to the firm's global offices worldwide regarding notarization and legalization of documents;

* Manage and coordinate legal services required outside the firm such as service of process, retrieval of documents, etc.;

* Assist with drafting and revising court submissions such as stipulations, notices of appearance, court required forms, applications for pro hac vice admission, etc.;

* Perform filing of court documents utilizing electronic and other means as required by the court;

* Interact and develop working relationship with court and judicial employees to discuss court procedures;

* Review incoming court documents and correspondence and ensure docketing and case information is updated;

* Coordinate with paralegals on managing clerk's functions;

* Engage in collaborative efforts within the firm to advance and improve internal procedures.

Job Requirements:


* Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a Managing Attorney/Clerk's office at a law firm.

* Notary Public license preferred.

* Must have familiarity with federal, state and local court systems (including e-filing) and procedural rules.

* Proficiency in searching and retrieving information from court-related databases (e.g., PACER, Courtlink, NYS Unified Court Systems).

* Ability to work under pressure and prioritize competing demands to meet deadlines.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to collaborate with other colleagues within a matrix organization.

* Must have strong technical proficiency in various software programs, including Microsoft Office.

* Must be independently and legally authorized to work in the United States.