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Legal Practice Assistant

Legal Staff    Mid-Senior Level

Position Summary

Our New York office has an opportunity for an experienced Legal Practice Assistant to join our Labor & Employment practice. On a day-to-day basis, works under the direction of attorneys and paralegals to whom the secretary is assigned.   Under limited supervision, supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing secretarial and administrative assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized secretarial and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment.  This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and also provides back-up secretarial assistance to other attorneys as assigned.  May also provide back-up to receptionist as necessary, depending on size of office and availability due to other administrative functions.

Essential Functions


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


In accordance with New York City’s Wage Transparency Law, the expected salary range for this New York City position is between $72,900 and $95,100. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position qualifies for the below staff benefits.

Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.