Job Description

Position Title: Litigation Secretary
Department: White Collar Crimes
Industry: Law Firm / Legal Services
Location: Washington, DC (NW)
Status: Full time, Direct hire

Position Summary:

  • Support attorneys with litigation activities associated with white collar crime cases.
  • Transcribe, type, draft and revise legal documents.
  • Format briefs, pleadings and other legal documents.
  • Create Tables of Contents and Tables of Authorities.
  • Organize data for legal proceedings.
  • Prepare and file judicial and administrative proceedings.
  • Perform detailed legal research in court databases.
  • Complete requests for conflict of interest checks and new matter openings.
  • Work closely with various attorneys and practice groups to provide assistance throughout each phase of litigation.
  • Schedule internal and external meetings and depositions for attorneys, managing a busy calendar.
  • Assist with attorney time records and client billing support.


Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum 5 years of proven defense litigation experience in a law firm.
  • Experience in commercial litigation, securities enforcement litigation, government and private investigations, white collar or other criminal defense litigation desired.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with iManage an asset.
  • Advanced skills with MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent writing, editing, formatting and proofreading skills.
  • Stellar communication skills.


Excellent benefits offered. Metro accessible. Salary is commensurate with years of experience, training and education.