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Legal Assistant/Project Manager (Litigation)

Job Description

Aon is looking for a Legal Assistant/Project Manager (Litigation)

 

We are looking for an experienced Legal Assistant and Project Manager to support the Employment Law and Litigation teams.  This individual must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment dealing with time-sensitive and confidential information. The role will manage traditional administrative tasks as well as provide support on day-to-day legal matters and projects.  The ideal candidate will be excellent with prioritization and time management, incredibly resourceful, and personable yet professional. 

 

RESPONSIBILTIES:

 

  • Organizing and maintaining all correspondence, documents, contracts, and pleadings using the relevant document management system.
  • Creating, editing, and proofreading letters, legal documents, including checking documents for accuracy, content, and context
  • Perform intake of legal matters in case management system and calendar key dates and deadlines.
  • Prepare routine correspondence and responses on litigation matters, such as subpoenas.
  • Maintain and update repository of key document templates.
  • Prepare litigation hold notices and other standard litigation forms.
  • Coordinate billing for vendors.
  • Review, assess, prioritize, monitor status of pending items, follow up and keep attorney/staff informed.
  • Performing complex legal secretarial activities that may be highly confidential or sensitive, requiring diplomacy and discretion.
  • Administrative responsibilities also include scheduling meetings, booking travel (domestic & international), and preparing expense reports.
  • Communicate with clients and witnesses to schedule meetings, interviews, and depositions.
  • Build knowledge of Firm and client processes.

 

You Bring Knowledge and Expertise

 

The successful candidate will possess strong knowledge of litigation and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Employment law and insurance brokerage experience is a plus.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to prioritize and balance competing demands and meet deadlines in a dynamic professional services environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple people and various tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate effectively at all levels in person, by phone and by email.
  • Litigation experience required; employment law and insurance brokerage experience a plus.
  • Must possess advanced skill in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and database applications.
  • Ability to anticipate situations and respond quickly and professionally.
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Extensive file and document management experience.
  • An interest in expanding knowledge and responsibilities in casework preparation.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.
  • Ability to provide information and respond to requests for assistance with courtesy and tact.
  • Must be a team player as well as self-motivated and committed to excellence in the workplace.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

 

We offer you

 

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

 

Our Colleague Experience: 

 

From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience.

 

About Aon:

Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

 

By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test.  You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

 

Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

 

DISCLAIMER:
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

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