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Accounting Intern

Office Chicago
Practice Area Accounting & Finance
Date Posted May 22, 2024
Application Deadline May 22, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As an intern in the Accounting department you will collaborate across teams to ensure data are entered accurately and timely.

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day you will:

  • Verify and format to ensure that entity data is consistent across the financial database
  • Correct or remove incorrect, incomplete or duplicate data
  • Work with staff to analyze and identify trends
  • Other duties as assigned
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program with an emphasis on accounting or business
  • Strong technical skills
  • A strong focus on attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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This position is based in Chicago, IL 60606

Associate Data Scientist - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Chicago
Practice Area Litigation
Date Posted May 02, 2024
Application Deadline May 02, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As an Associate Data Scientist, you will work in a rapidly growing and market-leading eDiscovery, Information Governance and Analytics practice.  You will gather, structure, and analyze data in a manner that provides insight into its factual significance.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will: 

  • Write programs to dynamically and reproducibly prepare datasets for analysis or data mining, including reshaping, normalization, aggregation and noise removal
  • Write programs and using relevant tools and applications to analyze, summarize and data mine complex data sets
  • Create interactive and static data visualizations, dashboards, and spreadsheets to show relevant case data, metrics and/or exposure for technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Implement process automation to minimize error-prone manual tasks and increase efficiency
  • Implement quality control mechanisms to ensure accuracy and defensibility of work product
  • Organize and document code sets to ensure efficient re-utilization and preservation of institutional knowledge
  • Identify and define new process improvement opportunities, and aiding in analysis templets
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative disciplines
  • 0-2 years of either academic research or professional experience in an analytical data driven environment
  • Experience programming in R in an academic or professional environment dealing with diverse types of data and communicating data insights
  • Strong attention to detail with an investigative mindset towards data analysis
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • The ability to work effectively across teams, learn new skills, and thrive in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
  • Experience working in a fast paced project-based academic research or professional environment with an ability to manage and meet deadlines and objectives
  • Experience displaying data insights in an intuitive manner for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with additional platforms/programming languages relevant to data science, including Python, STATA, SAS, SQL, Matlab, etc.
  • Experience with data manipulation libraries, including dplyr
  • Experience with data visualization tools, especially Tableau

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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This position is based in Chicago, IL 60606

Billing Coordinator - Hybrid Opportunity

Office **Multiple Locations
Practice Area Accounting & Finance
Date Posted Apr 08, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 08, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Billing Coordinator, you are responsible for all aspects of drafting and finalizing client invoices for a group of dedicated attorneys.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Coordinate with Partners, Attorneys and Secretaries to manage time entries and edits, adjustments, write-downs, rate management and bill posting.
  • Work directly with e-billing team to ensure that invoices that require electronic invoices are submitted timely.
  • Preparation and processing of high quality invoices. Prepare invoices in customized formats as required by clients and Partners. Perform override calculations and changes. Initiate requests for supporting documentation and review for accuracy.
  • Help to coordinate follow up on outstanding WIP and receivables. Work with assigned Partners to actively address aged unbilled fees and costs.
  • Assist Collections team with identification and reconciliation of payments received.
  • Provide basic financial data and analysis.
  • Work with billers and attorneys in other offices as needed.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • College degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of three years of legal billing experience;
  • Experience with Aderant or Elite Enterprise strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize effectively

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

New York City, NY: The full time salary range for this role is $85,000 to $95,000 annually, which is based on a 35 hour work week.

 

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role in the locations listed above at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, geographical location and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k). 

 

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Case Assistant - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Washington DC
Practice Area Labor and Employment
Date Posted Apr 29, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 29, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a case assistant in the firm’s dynamic and diverse, Labor and Employment Practice you will focus on immigration compliance projects including Form I-9 and E-Verify issues, as well as support with government investigations.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with our Immigration Compliance Group's attorneys, team members, outside vendors and clients. You will:

  • Multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Navigate complex technology platforms efficiently, including electronic I-9 systems. 
  • Work on the employment eligibility matters which includes auditing, monitoring and training assignments as well as other related Form I-9 and E-Verify tasks
  • Support attorney involved Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
  • Review and analyze Form I-9 and other data for investigations to identify trends and other concerns
  • Conduct research, draft responses for Department of Justice and Department of Labor as well as state agency investigations, draft detailed declarations, document review and gather and assemble supporting evidence and documentation
  • Take thorough and clear notes during witness/employee interviews and investigative meetings
  • Support attorneys with routine tasks including file organization, tracking tasks, deadlines and updates to clients and attorneys
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, and approaches to problems
  • Demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills
  • Consistent with firm and applicable client guidelines, accurately track and enter billable and non-billable time, on a daily basis, into the firm’s timekeeping system
 

YOU HAVE:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • A strong desire to work in a team-oriented environment to meet client compliance objectives related to the US immigration laws
  • The ability to use good judgment and work independently after receiving assignments and necessary training
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in communication, teamwork, and ability to (“to learn a sophisticated technology platform utilized by our practice”) work in a practice that utilizes a sophisticated technology platform
  • Ability to understand and followed detailed instructions
  • Ability to independently track and manage tasks and assignments
  • Consistent attention to detail

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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This position is based in Washington, DC 20001

Case Assistant - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Atlanta
Practice Area Seyfarth Managed Services
Date Posted May 10, 2024
Application Deadline May 10, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Under close supervision of attorneys and management (Supervisor in conjunction with Managing Counsel, Partners and Associates), you will provide support to a nationwide single-plaintiff litigation practice in the firm’s Atlanta office.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm attorneys and colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Monitor and respond within the group e-mail inbox and efficiently execute project requests as directed by team attorneys and Supervisor
  • Heavy collaboration and contact within the Seyfarth Managed Services (SMS) team and the firm support teams
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, and other case related documents
  • Maintain best records management practices of case files and documentation, including tracking and organizing files electronically and in hard copy
  • Work closely with dedicated SMS Supervisor to assist in the generation and revision of client-facing and internal reports and related administrative communications
  • Maintain, update and organize team databases
  • Independently communicate with clients, opposing counsel, courts and agencies
  • Assist in processing settlements
  • Prepare and review documents for production
  • Assist in preparation and filing of pleadings
  •  Use internal litigation support software
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree - A strong desire to attend law school or pursue a long-term career as a paralegal is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel and a willingness to learn proprietary firm software
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a high degree of initiative
  • Independent judgment with excellent troubleshooting and follow-through skills in order to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, detail-oriented work environment
  • Exceptional analytical ability, critical thinking, independent problem-solving
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to independently communicate with clients and opposing counsel

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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This position is based in Atlanta, GA 30309

Client Contracts Counsel - Hybrid Opportunity

Office **Multiple Locations
Practice Area Operations
Date Posted May 07, 2024
Application Deadline May 07, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Under the general direction of an Associate General Counsel, and according to established firm policies and procedures, you will exercise discretion and independent judgment to review, negotiate, document and store non-standard client engagement terms, RFPs, and assist with client IT security assessments and reviews. You will work with a Compliance Paralegal and will manage workflow and assist with reporting statistics and trends related to client engagement documents. You will manage and maintain a comprehensive client engagement document database (Intapp Terms) to help mitigate the firm’s exposure to risk. You will act as a liaison between all firm departments involved in client acquisition and intake, firm management, relationship partners, and other professional staff, while maintaining professionalism and strict confidentiality in all client and firm matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

As a Client Contracts Counsel, you will:

  • Review, negotiate, track, document, and store Outside Counsel Guidelines (OCGs), non-standard engagement letters, GDPR documentation, RFPs, and other client contracts to ensure compliance with the firm’s ethical and business obligations.
  • Draft correspondence to address terms of engagement that do not align with Seyfarth’s policies, procedures, ethics, loss prevention, and risk tolerance. Negotiate directly with clients at direction of relationship partner.
  • Maintain an efficient and transparent depository and quick-reference resource(s) regarding client engagement terms.
  • Solicit and coordinate feedback and approval on non-standard client contracts from Seyfarth subject matter experts.
  • Implement client requirements such as obtaining conflicts searches on clients’ corporate affiliates, requesting ethical or confidentiality walls, providing client notices, updating and maintaining the firm’s various databases and document management systems.
  • Assist in follow-up to ensure that executed engagement documents are obtained.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • A Juris Doctor Degree
  • Bar admission in good standing in any US state or the District of Columbia required.
  • 5+ years of legal experience, including experience either as a conflicts attorney or as a commercial attorney engaged in contract review and negotiation, preferably with a large law firm.
  • Ability to analyze complex documents and communicate results of analysis concisely and professionally
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, clients, and professional staff
  • Close attention to detail, the ability to follow instructions, and excellent troubleshooting, proactive problem resolution, and follow-through skills
  • A high degree of initiative and critical-thinking skills along with the ability to exercise independent judgment and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to learn and utilize specific internal or third-party Conflicts Department software as well as relevant firm computer software programs
  • Excellent organizational skills, including record keeping and data collection

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers.

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k). 

 

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HR & Recruiting Coordinator

Office Atlanta
Practice Area Human Resources
Date Posted Feb 14, 2024
Application Deadline Feb 14, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The HR & Recruiting Coordinator will support the HR and staff recruiting functions for Seyfarth Shaw’s assigned office(s). In this role, you will operate in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and act as a point of contact for all employees on process and procedures, and guidance on all aspects of the employee life cycle. Responsibilities include assistance with recruitment and onboarding processes and HR data, payroll procedures, and training for staff. This role will also coordinate both staff and legal recruiting for the assigned offices.

 
THE DAY-TO-DAY:
As the HR & Recruiting Coordinator, you will:
  • Provide administrative support to the Human Resources Manager and the Regional Staff Recruiting Manager
  • Assist with new hire orientation, onboarding, I-9 verifications and staff integration process
  • Complete termination paperwork, assist with exit interviews, response data entry, and reporting
  • Process personnel action forms and unemployment claims
  • Support all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests
  • Assist HR Manager with the annual evaluation process and ad-hoc projects
  • Collaborate with partners, local leads, hiring manager and  Recruiting Managers to implement search strategy that aligns with the Firm’s vision to promote diversity, collaboration, and innovation
  • Execute sourcing plan and identify new and creative referral sources
  • Timely track and review applications for attorney and staff positions and recommend qualified candidates for interview
  • Schedule interviews with candidates, gather interview feedback, and prepare summary of interview evaluations
  • Maintain an updated recruiting database and prepare regular reports on the status of open requisitions and pending candidates
  • Create a unique and rewarding experience for Summer Associates by providing hands-on experience, personalized mentoring, and engaging social activities
  • Prepare correspondence in response to employment inquiries, including interview invitations, offer letters, rejection letters, etc.
  • Facilitate candidate paperwork and due diligence, including, resume, conflicts, verifying bar admissions & standing with appropriate state/agency, references, background check, references, and other appropriate documentation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
 
YOU HAVE:
  • Working knowledge of viDesktop and Workday
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and technical skills
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or human resources is preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in HR and/or recruiting experience within law firms or professional services
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal employment law and EEO guidelines
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive matters and respond effectively to such situations

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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Information Governance Manager - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Chicago
Practice Area Risk
Date Posted May 08, 2024
Application Deadline May 08, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As the Information Governance Manager, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of a broad range of strategic projects and initiatives relating to the adoption of effective data management practices.  This position is responsible for managing the Information Governance team who coordinate and manage data across internal Firm departments and external sources.  This position works closely with the Firm’s Technical Service Group (TSG) to assist in the development of migration strategies to ensure the integrity of data during repository upgrades, changes and decommissioning.

 

The position requires a deep understanding of information management including the tactical management of both physical and electronic records, as well as information management technology and systems, information security, and the ethical, legal and regulatory requirements for lawyers and law firms related to information.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on project teams, perform data analysis and research assignments, documents results, make recommendations regarding information governance, and make oral presentations and written recommendations relating to these topics.
  • Design procedures to support Firm policies, client expectations, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines related to the governance of information. Develop and maintain documentation describing related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Develop and implement the necessary processes for the organization of electronic data for the purpose of applying the Firm’s retention policy and other disposition activities. Performs in-depth analysis on paper files and data repositories across the firm to identify those records that are eligible for destruction.
  • Coordinate with attorneys, Technology Service Group (TSG) managers, IG analysts, and outside parties, to manage and coordinate large-scale data transfers for attorney mobility and client file transfers. Design and implement quality controls to ensure information is securely transferred to and from external sources in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the “wall” technology used to secure information contained in the document management system and other firm repositories. Monitor software vendor website and ensure that timely upgrades are performed on system. Perform periodic audits of user access rights, including ancillary systems not connected directly to the “walls” technology.
  • Oversee the management of the legal hold process and coordinate the identification, collection and production of potentially responsive information in compliance with established policies and procedures.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Five years of work experience in a law firm or professional services environment is preferred. Three years of hands-on data analysis experience is preferred.
  • Additional credentials such as Certified Information Governance Officer (CIGO), Information Governance Professional (IGP) or Certified Records Manager (CRM) a plus.
  • Experience with legal document management system, accounting system and archival software preferred. Expertise with M365, Purview, Visio, iManage cloud, iManage Records Management systems, and Intapp products a plus.
  • Advanced computer skills including Excel and an understanding of various data storage repositories and electronic document management software is required.
  • Working knowledge of general programming, software development concepts and issue tracking databases required.
  • Knowledge of SQL database and SQL Reporting Services (SRS), PowerShell scripting, basic CMD prompt commands, SharePoint, electronic imaging and archiving a plus.
  • Ability to learn and efficiently utilize specialized project management and records management software. Familiarity with Boolean searching techniques.
  • Proactive and able to provide information and training and maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, clients, staff, and contacts outside the Firm, in person, by e-mail and telephone with courtesy and diplomacy.
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and travel as needed.
  • This is a hybrid position that requires two days in the office.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers.

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k). 

 

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This position is based in Chicago, IL 60606

IP Paralegal - Hybrid Opportunity

Office **Multiple Locations
Practice Area Litigation
Date Posted Mar 30, 2024
Application Deadline Mar 30, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As an IP Paralegal, you will work with a premier team of internationally recognized and highly rated trademark and copyright attorneys in nine Seyfarth offices.  You will perform a variety of trademark and copyright prosecution and transactional duties for various attorneys and/or designated teams. This position interacts with colleagues in a team setting and upholds the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys, other paralegals and staff and observing confidentiality of client matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, the IP Paralegal is asked to maintain a variety of responsibilities that may include but is not limited to the following list of functions:

  • Conducts trademark searches and prepares clearance reports to help determine mark availability in existing and new markets
  • Prepare and electronically file trademark applications, responses to office actions, Statements of Use, post-registration maintenance and renewal documents, trademark assignment documents, and other documents with USPTO
  • Manage applications and renewals from prosecution stage through to registration, and post-registration
  • Maintains intellectual property rights through the preparation and recording of registered user/licensing agreements, status reports and declarations of use
  • Prepare and electronically file Notices of Opposition, Petitions for Cancellation, and other motions and documents at TTAB
  • Work with foreign counsel to file trademark applications and maintenance documents
  • Assists with developing and implementing strategy for International trademark filings
  • Acts as client interface for trademark portfolios
  • Educates client on proper trademark use, trademark selection and trademark protection
  • Prepare and file copyright applications with United States Copyright Office
  • Assist with online investigation as may be needed for enforcement of client intellectual property rights
 
YOU HAVE:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of IP paralegal experience in a fast-paced IP department of a law firm or corporation.
  • Knowledge of United States Patent and Trademark Office rules and procedures, including TEAS and ESTTA filing requirements
  • Knowledge of United States Copyright Office rules and procedures, including search and filing requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple trademark portfolios and applicable deadlines
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, iManage), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and shifting priorities
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality of finished product
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent internet research skills required.
  • Ability to regularly and successfully use time entry technology required.
  • Ability to multitask in a time-sensitive environment required.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Seyfarth will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 

Seattle: The salary range for this role is $100,000 to $112,000 annually, which is based on a 40 hour work week.

 

Los Angeles: The  salary range for this role is $100,000 to $119,000 annually, which is based on a 40 hour work week.

 

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role in the locations listed above at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, geographical location and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay.  

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).  

 

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This position is based in Charlotte, NC 28202

This position is based in Los Angeles, CA 90067

This position is based in Seattle, WA 98104

 

IP Specialist (Patent Prosecution) - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Chicago
Practice Area Administration
Date Posted Apr 11, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 11, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As an IP Specialist, you will provide support to patent attorneys and/or designated team members in rendering legal services to clients.  You will assist in procedural and substantive matters regarding U.S. and foreign patents and patent matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Prepare US patent application and prosecution documents for filing at the US Patent and Trademark Office
  • Assist with patent Docket Management using CPI web-based software
  • Compose correspondence, reports, memoranda, audit responses, and legal documents for clients and Firm attorneys
  • Coordinate with Records Management for proper organization and maintenance of client files
  • Coordinate with vendors
  • Calendar management using Outlook and complex meeting planning
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Open, close and manage client matters and submit conflict checks
  • Assist with Time Entry and Billing
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned
 
YOU HAVE:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of USPTO filing experience required.
  • Experience using IP legal databases a plus.
  • Experience using docketing software a plus.
  • Experience with CPI and Maxval a plus.
  • Strong client service skills
  • Ability to work under deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Knowledge of US patent procedures, filings and requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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This position is based in Chicago, IL 60606

Legal Secretary

Office New York
Practice Area Administration
Date Posted May 08, 2024
Application Deadline May 08, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Legal Secretary, you will perform high-level administrative and executive support assigned attorneys. This position interacts daily with top executives and requires the use of independent judgment and discretion in handling extremely confidential information with a wide variety of internal and external clients.

You will provide a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for assigned attorneys. You will be responsible for interacting with colleagues in a team setting and upholding the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Manage complex schedules, phone calls, meetings and travel for high-level attorneys; maintain up-to-date and accurate calendars with complex scheduling requirements and serve as the point of contact between partners and employees.
  • Arrange and coordinate all travel for assigned attorneys. Prepare agendas for meetings, organize and open executive conference calls; take notes at meetings.
  • Manage multiple administrative projects and deadlines with a high degree of accuracy in a timely manner.
  • Manage travel expenses, attorney time entry and prepare expense reports.
  • Prepare correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents; proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Edit and format corporate and other legal documents as instructed, using Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Sort, date and read incoming correspondence, including email; prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery. 
  • Complete client/matter forms; request conflicts of interest checks; open and maintain client and general files.
  • Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g., word processing, billing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services).
  • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional ad-hoc projects and responsibilities as needed.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • At least 7 years of law firm experience, preferably in an executive assistant or similar role.  Employee Benefits experience a plus.
  • Self-starter, ability to work with autonomy in a team environment, ability to prioritize, proactively anticipate and solve critical issues.
  • Ability to handle confidential material with tact and discretion.
  • Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving.
  • Strong customer service orientation with superb follow through; excellent organizational skills and time management skills.
  • Proofreading, attention to detail, strong writing and grammar skills a must.
  • High degree of proficiency with MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Carpe Diem, Elite, and document management systems or similar legal software

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

The salary range for this role is $95,000 to $115,000 annually, which is based on a 35-hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k). 

 

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This position is based in New York, NY 10018

Legal Secretary (Labor & Employment) - Hybrid Opportunity

Office New York
Practice Area Administration
Date Posted May 10, 2024
Application Deadline May 10, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The Legal Secretary performs a variety of secretarial and/or administrative duties for assigned attorneys working in a fast-paced Labor & Employment practice. This position interacts with colleagues in a team setting and upholds the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Draft, input, revise and finalize routine correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents,
  • Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling, grammar and context
  • Verify all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included with transmittal letters/memos
  • Complete client/matter forms, request conflicts of interest checks, open new files and maintain all client and general files
  • Manage busy and complex attorney and team calendars. Coordinate and manage depositions, mediations, client meetings, team meeting schedules and calls
  • Maintain client contact information
  • Maintain electronic client and general files. Review incoming mail, ensure client documents and emails are properly uploaded and filed to the DMS system
  • Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger, and overnight delivery
  • Enter attorney time and send time entry reminders
  • Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g. word processing, receptionists, records clerks, office services, conflicts department, finance, etc.)
  • Prepare and process expense reports, and vendor invoices in Chrome River
  • Schedule attorney appointments/client meetings, prepare agendas, coordinate conferences and travel arrangements
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned
 

YOU HAVE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent certificate
  • 5+ years of law firm secretarial experience required
  • Typing speed/accuracy: 70 wpm with accuracy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent grammatical and spelling skills
  • Ability to work well within a team setting
  • Ability to act independently and make sound decisions within the scope of the position's responsibilities.
  • Excellent troubleshooting, problem resolution, and follow through skills in order to oversee and complete assignments/tasks from inception to completion.
  • Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Chrome River, IRM, document management systems or similar technology
 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

The salary range for this role is $85,000 to $95,000 annually, based on a 35 hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay.

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).    

 

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This position is based in New York, NY 10018

Legal Secretary (Litigation) - Hybrid Opportunity

Office San Francisco
Practice Area Administration
Date Posted Mar 11, 2024
Application Deadline Mar 11, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Legal Secretary supporting practitioners across multiple departments (Labor & Employment and Litigation), you will provide a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for assigned attorneys. You will be responsible for interacting with colleagues in a team setting and upholding the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Draft, input, revise and finalize, routine correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents.
  • File legal documents in federal and state courts, including e-filing in all courts and agencies; prepare documents for service of process; prepare case “shell” documents for use by attorneys.
  • Verify all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included with transmittal letters/memos.
  • Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Maintain good public relations with clients.
  • Review all incoming mail, calendar and distribute to teams as needed and upload to the DMS.
  • Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery.
  • Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and request checks as needed.
  • Enter attorney time and send time entry reminders.
  • Schedule appointments and make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
  • Complete client/matter intake processes; request conflicts of interest checks; open new files and prepare files to be closed.
  • Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g., word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services).
  • Provide overflow and absence coverage assistance as well as secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members’ attorneys.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.
 
YOU HAVE:
  • 5-8 years of experience as a Legal Secretary with an emphasis in Litigation. (Labor and Employment experience is a plus).
  • Recent experience at a large, national firm.
  • Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Legal citation and legal terminology expertise.
  • Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, iManage/DMS, Chrome River, Forte or similar technology.
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and meet the demands of multiple attorney assignments.
  • Flexibility to work overtime occasionally.
  • Good attendance and punctuality.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

The salary range for this role is $47.69 to $53.84 hourly. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in San Francisco. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay.

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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This position is based in San Francisco, CA 94105

Litigation Paralegal - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Los Angeles - Downtown
Practice Area Labor and Employment
Date Posted Mar 31, 2024
Application Deadline Mar 31, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 
THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Paralegal, you will work closely with attorneys to serve clients in multiple functions across various areas of labor & employment law.  You will interact with attorneys, paralegals, staff, and outside vendors in a team setting and uphold the image of the Firm by maintaining the highest degree of excellence and client service.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Assist with all aspects of discovery, including organizing documents, maintaining electronic databases and coordinating document productions, Bates-stamping, redaction, deduplication and indexing of documents. Position will work with Practice Support and e-Discovery groups on electronic productions. As directed, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare chronologies, create key document files. Research various aspects of the case for purposes of discovery, including requesting admissions and production.
  • Conduct factual research, including performing initial case assessments and document searches; creating and maintaining internal case databases; running searches on internal and external document databases and systems, as needed; culling relevant information from a variety of resources such as newspapers, magazines, libraries, case documents and trade associations.
  • Manage and utilize automated litigation support tools, including, but not limited to, database management software (web repository or in-house), CaseMap, Text Map, Relativity, Westlaw, and Lexis. Performs research (factual, legal, internet and other) to identify issues.
  • Review and draft routine legal documents, including, but not limited to, various initial pleadings, answers, document requests and responses, interrogatories and other discovery, summons and affidavits.
  • Understand mechanics of e-filing and e-files with courts. File pleading and documents with state and federal courts and agencies, including organizing briefs, exhibits and appendices as well as ensuring proper compliance with notification rules, distribution of files and courtesy copies.
  • Prepare witness and matter materials for case preparation. Organize interview memos, digests and other relevant documents for attorney review and case preparation. Assist in preparing selected witnesses for trial.
  • Assist attorneys in preparation for depositions, gather and prepare documents, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition, digest transcripts.
  • Assist with hearing and motion practice, including assembling all relevant documents, proofreading papers, organizing exhibits and creating document indices in the preparation of motion filing.
  • Identifying and contacting experts who may help in a case.
  • Assist with trial preparation and trials. Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics. As requested, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel. Operate trial support software.
 
YOU HAVE:
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ litigation experience as a paralegal required. Labor and Employment experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate (or equivalent experience)
  • High level of experience with all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to learn internal firm related client technologies, software and websites; manage and maintain clients sites, group collaboration sites and calendaring sites; and, contribute to improving functionality of technology.
  • Exceptional organizational and investigative skills; a self-starter; highly motivated; adaptable; flexible; detail oriented worker; able to prioritize deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening skills, and writing skills.
  • Experience with all aspects of litigation including factual research; discovery; drafting notices, correspondence, pleadings, motions, orders, discovery responses; witness preparation; depositions; filing in state and federal court; trial preparation and trials.
  • Strong familiarity with document review and tagging databases such as Ringtail, Relativity, and other online versions of e-discovery tools.
  • Experience with Trial Director, TextMap and CaseMap. Ability to use Lexis, Westlaw, PACER, and other online sources for public document searches and case law preferred. Ability to conduct research on court rules and state statutes.
  • Ability to cite check and Blue Book legal briefs and pleadings.
  • Ability to prepare exhibits and demonstratives for depositions and trial.
  • Experience efiling and manual filing legal pleadings. Strong ability to work independently and follow through on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and remain flexible to changing priorities. Flexibility to work beyond standard business hours.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Seyfarth will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 

The salary range for this role is $98,000 to $116,000 annually, which is based on a 40 hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Los Angeles. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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This position is based in Los Angeles, CA 90017

Paralegal (Litigation and L&E) - Hybrid Opportunity

Office New York
Practice Area Litigation
Date Posted Apr 30, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 30, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a Paralegal to join our Litigation practice group, and also provide support to the Labor & Employment practice group.  Under general supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, you will perform a variety of paralegal duties for various attorneys.  This position interacts with attorneys, paralegals, staff, and outside vendors in a team setting and upholds the image of the Firm by maintaining the highest degree of excellence and client service.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Administratively manage all phases of a litigation matter including motion practice, discovery, arbitration, trial and appellate procedures
  •  Ability to work effectively within a team, manage expectations from a variety of stakeholders including firm attorneys, project managers, litigation support professionals, and other support professionals, and drive projects through to completion in a timely and efficient manner
  • Legal research and factual cite checking using the Blue Book on legal research platforms such as Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis
  • Finalize and e-file court pleadings and documents on federal and/or state court online platforms.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of rules of procedure for various federal and state jurisdictions
  • Draft answers, routine notices, affidavits, memoranda, subpoenas and position statements in response to administrative charges
  • Review and outline depositions; locate and organize deposition exhibits; and digest testimony for motion practice and trial preparation
  • Ability to accurately write, edit and proofread (punctuation, grammar, spelling) correspondence and other legal documents
  • Manage electronic data and hard copy documents
  • Assist with arbitration, mediation and trial preparation
  • Maintain strong client relationships
  • Any other projects as assigned by an attorney or the Paralegal Manager.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  •  At least five years of paralegal experience in a litigation environment.  Trial support experience a plus.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

The salary range for this role is $94,000 to $105,000 annually, which is based on a 40 hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k). 
 

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This position is based in New York, NY 10018

Senior Software Engineer - 100% Remote Opportunity

Office **Multiple Locations
Practice Area Technology Services Group
Date Posted Mar 19, 2024
Application Deadline Mar 19, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will develop custom business solutions for our internal intranet platform using primarily Microsoft technologies. You will employ modern DevOps engineering practices to implement on premise, mobile (iOS), and cloud solutions for our internal clients/customers. 

You will be responsible for creating and managing reusable code assemblies and setting up frameworks to integrate back-end applications and services into SharePoint 2019.  With your knowledge and expertise and under the supervision and mentorships of the Lead Software Engineer and Application Development Manager, you will contribute to the team in regard to best practices as well as contribute to the development and maintenance of appropriate standards, guidelines, and best practices.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Agile Development/Mindset (SCRUM Framework)
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2019 development of custom web parts
  • Build and automate the features and services that model complex business problems and power enterprise-scale systems
  • Implement APIs and Microservices, integrating with external systems, including database design, data access, and ORMs
  • Develop a variety of scalable custom solutions, considering security and performance
  • Harness modern development and DevOps practices
  • Support the design, development, modification, maintenance and evaluation of custom applications
  • Participate on requirements analysis, including software product definition and business case analysis
  • Prepare system design documentation
  • Demonstrate initiative in creating solution-oriented improvements in existing processes, procedures and practices
  • Lead multi-functional product development teams to design, develop, and improve software assets that meet or exceed internal and external (customer) expectations, and meet requirements for product functionality, cost, and delivery schedules
  • Apply knowledge to build an environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth, and innovation
  • Keep up-to-date with new developments in areas of concentration to maintain skill levels
  • Organize multiple projects within simultaneous time frames and adapts to rapidly shifting priorities
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in software engineering with Microsoft technologies.
  • Programming: C# / .Net / .Net CORE, strong JavaScript framework experience with React.js, React Native, Angular, Typescript, Vue.js or node.js, HTML 5, CSS3, Bootstrap Framework, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Exceptional Microsoft SQL Server design and development skills
  • Service Development: RESTful APIs, Microservices, ASP.Net Core, Azure API Management, Azure API Apps
  • Data: Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL, Entity Framework/CosmosDB, MongoDB (nice to have)
  • Strong JavaScript framework experience with React.js, React Native, Angular, Typescript, Vue.js or node.js
  • Containers: Docker, Kubernetes
  • DevOps: TFS, Git, and Azure DevOps
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts with clarity to non-technical audiences.
  • A strong business sensibility and an ability to connect well with internal clients/customers.
  • Knowledge of structured analysis and system design, programming environments and operating systems.
  • Ability to analyze, design, develop, implement and maintain application code in a variety of contexts.
  • Ability to develop cloud and/or on premise web-based software solutions with complex application development and testing.
  • Ability to perform through testing, ensures that all code meets specifications and is easily maintainable and well documented
  • Familiar with Agile software development methodology and the SCRUM Framework is a plus

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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Tax & Partnership Manager - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Chicago
Practice Area Accounting & Finance
Date Posted Jul 07, 2023
Application Deadline Jul 07, 2024

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The scope of this role includes a wide variety of partnership and tax responsibilities. We are seeking an experienced and motivated accounting professional who is a team player, and who will offer insights and solutions.  You will manage the tax and partnership staff of three.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the firm’s partnership accounting and tax, including international tax
  •  Act as the firm’s primary resource for tax knowledge and information, and as the primary contact with the external tax and consulting firm
  • Manage the annual process for preparing information for the 1065 filing and federal and state K-1’s. Manage the year-long tax schedule and make sure filings are prepared timely.
  • Interact with and communicate with partners and finance management on firm tax issues
  • Manage all tax audit processes and interface with state and local tax auditors
  • Responsible for the budget for tax expense line items
  • Special projects and ad hoc requests
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Business with emphasis in Accounting required.
  • Minimum 10 years of public/corporate/partnership tax experience. 
  • Law firm partnership or professional services partnership experience preferred.
  • International tax experience required. 
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience required.
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems.
  • Strong technology capability; Elite Enterprise financial system or similar legal/professional services system experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  •  Must be proactive and able to quickly identify issues and provide solutions.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and shifting priorities.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality of finished product.
  • Ability to problem solve.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our allied professionals are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence.

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Seyfarth is an EO Employer –M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

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This position is based in Chicago, IL 60606

Technical Support Specialist - Hybrid Opportunity

Office San Francisco
Practice Area Technology Services Group
Date Posted Apr 25, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 25, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As the Technical Support Specialist (TSS), you will be responsible for assisting attorneys and staff with technical problems or questions related to computer hardware or software either desk side, phone, or email. You will support conference room equipment, video conferences, web conferences, and events.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Provide a high level of technical support desk side and remotely for hardware and software with a focus on client satisfaction
  • Analyze and make decisions/judgments about technology challenges and problems
  • Assist with identifying technology, training, and customer service improvements
  • Build and maintain positive and proactive service relationships within TSG and with Firm customers through project team membership, proactive incident and problem resolution, teamwork, and effective communication
  • Perform troubleshooting, research and documentation of incidents and problems
  • Utilize incident management system to properly document and escalate issues as they are reported
  • Ensure that escalations from the Service Desk are prioritized properly and status communicated to the client in a timely matter
  • Collaborate within the larger IT support team to ensure the highest level of customer support and resolution
  • Seek and identify opportunities to enhance the clients experience with the Firm’s technology
  • Responsible for the planning, preparation, and success of video conferences, web conferences, and events
  • Ensure that all office integrated conference rooms are kept in appropriate working order
  • Manage IT hardware assets and accurately maintains asset counts
  • Facilitate and promote a team culture that encourages ownership of team goals, trust, respect, and strong cross collaboration throughout the Firm
  • Assist with after-hours client service delivery, system maintenance, and projects as needed
 

YOU HAVE:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum of two years of general IT support experience in law firm or professional services organization.
  • Working knowledge with the Microsoft Office Suite and Windows operating system within a professional services organization
  • Knowledge and support of various mobile devices
  • Knowledge of hardware (desktop/laptop) deployment methods
  • Knowledge of audio video, web conferencing, and conference scheduling technology
  • High level of client service orientation
  • Ability to handle conflict and difficult situations within a technical and client service environment
  • Exceptional communication abilities to all levels of personnel
  • Self-motivated and the ability to execute tasks and make decisions in a high-pressure environment
  • Understanding of growing IT security trends and the ability to adhere and convey IT Security policies to attorneys and staff
  • Certifications a plus (A+, Network +, MOS, ITIL Foundations, etc.)

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

The salary range for this role is $88,000 to $97,000 annually, which is based on a 40 hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in San Francisco, CA. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).    

 

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This position is based in San Francisco, CA 94105

Technology Trainer - Hybrid Opportunity

Office **Multiple Locations
Practice Area Technology Services Group
Date Posted Nov 28, 2023
Application Deadline Nov 28, 2024

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As the Technology Trainer, you will facilitate engaging learning programs to onboard, train, coach, and support attorneys and support staff and you will report directly to the firm’s Learning & Design Manager.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Conduct new hire, continuing education, or rollout training via stand-up or web-based delivery for each of the core firm applications
  • Facilitate training for new technology initiatives
  • Maintain training information, learning plans, and calendars in our Learning Management System
  • Assist with the creation of in-house training documentation and customizing vendor documentation to meet firm and departmental standards
  • Create eLearning videos using Captivate, SnagIt, or other video authoring and editing tools
  • Maintain knowledge in training, technology, and educational delivery methodology
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in specialized applications as needed or assigned on specific technology
  • Use Incident Management System to properly document and escalate issues as they are observed or reported
  • Collaborate within the larger TSG Training team, as well as extended TSG organization to ensure the highest level of customer support and resolution
  • Assist with the quality assurance process for new technology.
 

YOU HAVE:

  • A Bachelors’ Degree
  • A minimum of four years facilitating technology training in a law firm or professional services organization
  • Ability to adapt training to various learning styles and skill sets
  • Familiarity with document management systems and other legal applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Time management and flexible organization skills
  • Professional demeanor and strong customer service orientation
  • Advanced level knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite on a Windows platform
  • Understanding of growing IT security trends and the ability to adhere and convey IT Security policies to our customer base, attorneys and staff

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Seyfarth will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Pursuant to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
 

Los Angeles, CA: The full-time salary range for this role is $48.07 - $52.88 per hour, which is based on a 40 hour work week.

 

Sacramento, CA: The full-time salary range for this role is $44.23 - $50.48 per hour, which is based on a 40 hour work week.

 
San Francisco, CA: The full-time salary range for this role is $52.88 - $57.69 per hour, which is based on a 40 hour work week.
 
Seattle, WA: The full-time salary range for this role is $44.23 - $50.48 per hour, which is based on a 40 hour work week.

 

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role in the locations listed above at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, geographical location and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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Trademark and Litigation Secretary - Hybrid Opportunity

Office Los Angeles - Century City
Practice Area Administration
Date Posted Apr 29, 2024
Application Deadline Apr 29, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Litigation Legal Secretary, you will provide a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for assigned attorneys. You will be responsible for interacting with colleagues in a team setting and upholding the image of the Firm by maintaining positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff, and observing confidentiality of client matters.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, partners, and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. This position will also support attorneys practicing labor and employment litigation.
  • Input, revise and finalize correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents.
  • Prepare trademark specific documents, including reporting letters to clients, and correspondence with U.S. and non-U.S. trademark counsel.
  • Monitor filing deadlines with the courts and TTAB or other applicable deadlines in state or foreign trademark offices. Will also assist with debit notes from non-U.S. trademark counsel.
  • Research and download trademark filings through TSDR and TESS.
  • Word processing of pleadings (to include TOAs and TOCs), agreements, declarations, letters, applications, memos and other documents. Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Print docket sheets and portfolios.
  • Input, revise, and finalize correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents. Draft routine correspondence, memoranda and other documents.
  • File legal documents in federal and state courts, including e-filing in all courts and agencies; prepare documents for service of process; prepare case “shell” documents for use by attorneys.
  • Verify all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are included with transmittal letters/memos.
  • Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
  • Maintain good public relations with clients.
  • Review all incoming mail, distribute to teams as needed and upload to the DMS.
  • Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery.
  • Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and request checks as needed.
  • Enter attorney time. Send time entry reminders.
  • Assist with review and edit of bills as necessary.
  • Schedule appointment and make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
  • Complete client/matter intake forms. Request conflicts of interest checks. Open new files. Prepare files to be closed.
  • Coordinate and follow through on requests and projects with other support departments (e.g., word processing, receptionists, file/document clerks, office services).
  • Provide overflow and absence coverage assistance as well as secretarial support for Secretarial Team Members’ attorneys.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
YOU HAVE:
  • A minimum of 5 years of trademark litigation as well as litigation secretarial experience. (Labor and Employment experience is a plus).
  • Recent experience at a large, national firm.
  • Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel).
  • Legal citation and legal terminology expertise.
  • Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, IManage, Chrome River, InTapp, Forte or similar technology.
  • The ability to organize, prioritize and meet the demands off multiple attorney assignments.
  • Flexibility to work overtime occasionally.
  • Good attendance and punctuality.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our professional staff are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. 

 

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 5.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 18 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Seyfarth will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

 

The salary range for this role is [$93,000 to $105,000 annually, which is based on a 37.5 hour work week. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Los Angeles, CA. This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. An employee’s pay within the salary range will be based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, experience, skills, and business or organizational needs. This job is also eligible for an annual merit increase and bonus pay. 

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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This position is based in Los Angeles, CA 90067

Transactional Paralegal (Corporate / CRE) – Hybrid Opportunity

Office Atlanta
Practice Area Corporate
Date Posted Feb 14, 2024
Application Deadline Feb 14, 2025

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you’ll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We are searching for an experienced Paralegal to join our team. You will work independently to provide support to the lawyers in the Public Finance / Bond team. 

 

We are seeking a self-starter who is able to work well in a team environment as well as independently. This role is expected to be a substantive contributor to the practice and must ensure that client service and client satisfaction are attained in all areas.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

On any given day, you will:

  • Draft documents including resolutions, contracts, leases, deeds, trust indentures, bond certificates, agreements, opinions, and other legal documents relating to bond issuance, ensuring all steps are completed and deadlines met
  • Regularly communicate with clients and other participants in the bond transaction to coordinate document review
  • Assist attorneys and paralegals in research, drafting, and revision of bond issue documents
  • Prepare applications and submissions for governmental consents and approvals of the transaction
  • Review drafts of all documents for consistent use of defined terms and accuracy of cross references
  • Prepare, obtain, and organize required closing certificates and legal documents for pre-closing
  • Assemble documents for signature and coordinate for their execution
  • Assist with file organization
  • Maintain a tickler file for UCC and IRS filings and monitor compliance

 

YOU HAVE:

  • 3+ years of experience as a paralegal
  • Ability to visit Atlanta-metro area courts in-person
  • PDF document compilation and manipulation experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel and a willingness to learn the firm’s proprietary computer programs
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • College degree or equivalent work experience

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Seyfarth provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our allied professionals are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence.

We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 2.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at www.seyfarth.com/careers/.

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster through the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

Seyfarth is an EO Employer –M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

 

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This position is based in Atlanta, GA 30309