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

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 42 offices in the United States and one in London.

About the Opportunity

Wilson Elser’s New York office is currently seeking a Medical Malpractice Legal Secretary with 5+ years of litigation experience to join a fast-paced team.

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
  • 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


  • Must have 5+ years Litigation experience
  • must have prior experience within the medical malpractice arena
  • 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
  • Open to taking on new responsibilities and challenging tasks
  • 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


The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $80,000.

Perks and Benefits

  • Excellent Benefits including a 401k match
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by sending their credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting “NYC Medical Malpractice Legal Secretary” in the subject line.


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