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Administrative Opportunities

Our firm employs over 175 individuals in a variety of areas including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services, as well as paralegals and legal secretaries. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package.

LEGAL ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR/New York Office

Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Connecticut, New York and Washington, D.C., has an opening for an experienced Legal Administrative Coordinator resident in our New York office to assist with a variety of tasks needed to keep the office running smoothly.  The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for providing secretarial and reception support to the office and will help coordinate facility related issues with outside vendors as well as with building management.  Experience organizing and managing files and assisting attorneys with document production relating to litigation, corporate and real estate transactions is required.  Knowledge of state and federal court rules and procedures as well as experience with electronic filing in both state and federal court is required.  Must be proficient with Microsoft office suite, document management systems and law firm billing process.  The Administrative Coordinator will also assist with maintaining office and kitchen supplies and setting up meetings and lunches.  We are seeking a self-starter who possesses a professional demeanor and excellent computer, problem-solving, communication and organizational skills along with the ability to interact and work with a variety of people.  Experienced candidates are requested to forward resume and salary requirements to:

Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Human Resources Department/NY 
300 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901

LEGAL SECRETARY/PART-TIME/Greenwich Office

Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a full-service law firm with offices in Connecticut, New York and Washington, D.C., has a part-time opening for an experienced Trust & Estate secretary in our Greenwich office. The successful candidate will provide secretarial support to a team of attorneys who offer trust and estate services and will be responsible for document production, file organization and management, time entry and billing, and the scheduling of client meetings and appointments as well as other administrative tasks. We are seeking a self-starter who possesses a professional demeanor, excellent computer, communication and organization skills, along with the ability to work with a variety of people. Three or more years’ experience in trust and estate administration is required. The ability to utilize advanced features of Microsoft Office 2010, including Excel and PowerPoint is also necessary. The ideal candidate must be flexible to work overtime at peak times and be able to adapt to new and changing demands. Qualified candidates are requested to forward their resume and salary requirement to:

cmingolello@goodwin.com

Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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