Wilson Elser’s Madison, New Jersey office is looking for eligible candidates for the position of Legal Secretary.

About Wilson Elser

Founded in 1978, Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm with more than 1,000 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London.

About the Opportunity

Wilson Elser’s New Jersey office is currently seeking a Legal Secretary to join a fast-paced team.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal filings: format documents, pull exhibits, proofread and redact documents
  • Prepare court filings, become familiar with court rules and filing procedures
  • E-file court filings for New Jersey and New York Court Systems
  • Open new matters
  • Document management and organization, saving to network, indexing for file room
  • Retrieve court decisions from Westlaw
  • Prepare cover letters for attorney bills
  • Input billing information into billing software
  • Schedule conferences and depositions, maintain attorney calendars
  • Manage bills for third party vendors, process check requests and follow up with accounting

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have 2+ years Litigation experience
  • Must have prior experience with litigation procedures and processes, e-filing, and creating table of authorities
  • Familiarity with New York and New Jersey State and Federal court procedures and rules
  • Ability to work in a team-based setting with other Legal Secretaries supporting a group of attorneys

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Licensed Notary

Perks and Benefits

  • 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 $60,000 to $80,000.


Madison, New Jersey.

How to Apply?

Apply online by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting “Madison Legal Secretary” in the subject line.

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