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Legal Staff Assistant

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Albany, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Wilson Elser’s Albany office is currently seeking a Legal Staff Assistant to join a fast-paced team.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1000 attorneys, across 42 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • Experience in a law firm setting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Kofax PDF or similar program
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent typing skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 2007 (Word, Outlook, Excel)
  • Must be able to lift legal size boxes of 10 - 20 pounds


  • File and organize paper and electronic documents
  • Open and close files
  • Monitor active and closed files; including upkeep of related reports using our records management system (LegalKEY) and Excel.
  • Process daily incoming and outgoing mail
  • Assist Paralegal with administrative tasks
  • Provide coverage for receptionist; answer phones
  • Convert and combine document productions using Kofax PDF
  • Prepare copies of CDs, flash drives and other external storage devices
  • Assist with office cleaning and repairs
  • Assist with office supply inventory
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support as needed

The annualized salary range for this position is $42,000 to $52,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

Why Should You Apply?

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


Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials toCareers@wilsonelser.comand putting "Albany Legal Staff Assistant" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.