The Legal Personnel Assistant will assist with general legal personnel duties as well as administration of the Firm's diversity & inclusion, Partner mentor and associate advisor programs.
Handling general administrative tasks such as file maintenance and answering phones;
Assisting entire team with logistical aspects of cyclical tasks, projects and programs;
Reviewing and analyzing different sections of the Legal Personnel budget on a monthly basis;
Processing relocation and miscellaneous invoices;
Assist with coordinating the associate departure process and updating departure policies and processes, as needed;
Reviewing and following up with departed associates regarding expense reports;
Drafting various forms of written communication including offer/acceptance letters, immigration letters, employment verification letters as well as internal and external emails;
Following up with associates on missing diaries;
Assisting with new arrival onboarding: orientation, biographies, and schedules;
Conducting tours for new and visiting associates;
Assisting with recruiting efforts, as needed; and
Performing other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and preferably 1+ years of applicable administrative work experience;
Ability to work and interact with attorneys at all levels;
Ability to gain strong knowledge of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies;
Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information;
Excellent writing and communication skills, in addition to superior judgment;
Computer applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes and ability to learn other Legal Personnel and Recruiting applications built specifically for the Firm;
Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time;
Capable of solving problems and meeting deadlines; and
Flexibility to work overtime as needed.
This position is located in our New York office. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k) and health club privileges.
About Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Cravath has been known as one of the premier U.S. law firms for two centuries. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized around the world for their commitment to the representation of our clients'? interests. Our primary areas of practice include: corporate, litigation, tax, executive compensation and benefits and trusts and estates.