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Legal Administrative Assistant

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

Administration, Legal
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Wilson Elser’s San Francisco office is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant to join a fast-paced team. This position is full time. A hybrid schedule is available after three months of employment.

This is an excellent opportunity for legal professionals seeking to expand their careers who are interested in gaining fast-paced professional experience with a national law firm.

The Firm

Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 1,100 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 San Francisco office currently employs 54 attorneys.

The Position


  • Minimum of two years of legal support experience in litigation.
  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience considered.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook required; iManage experience a plus.
  • Experience filing legal documents in state, federal and appellate courts, using electronic filing.
  • Basic knowledge of state, federal and appellate court rules.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with individuals at all levels within the Firm and outside the Firm.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment using good judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with tact, diplomacy, discretion and respect for confidentiality and diversity.
  • Experience working with document databases: iManage

Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Supporting a team of litigation attorneys
  • Preparing, editing and proofreading legal documents and court forms, including preparing tables of contents and tables of authorities.
  • Filing/submitting documents to state, federal and appellate courts, using electronic filing
  • Preparing client and vendor correspondence
  • Scheduling and calendaring depositions, mediations and court appearances.
  • Assist with processing reimbursements and client/vendor invoices.
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding billing issues.
  • Other administrative functions as assigned.

The anticipated base salary for this position is $65,000 to $85,000. The actual base salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

Why Should You Apply?

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


Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by sending your credentials to Careers@wilsonelser.com and putting " San Francisco Legal Administrative 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.