Kobre & Kim is a conflict-free global law firm focused exclusively on disputes and investigations. Operating out of offices in New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Miami, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands, Kobre & Kim is the premier firm for international disputes.
The Litigation Assistant position constitutes an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to the legal industry and hands-on experience working with the firm’s attorneys. Litigation Assistants at Kobre & Kim join case teams upon arrival and, working in close collaboration with Analysts and Attorneys, are responsible for assisting their teams with various administrative tasks. General duties include, among others, organization and maintenance of electronic case files, preparation of documents for court proceedings and filings, development and implementation of organization systems on case teams, management of the production and receipt of case documents during discovery proceedings, review and analysis of primary and legal documents, preparation of attorney and client binders, assistance with pre-hearing and pre-trial materials, and coordination of in-person document delivery and collaboration with external vendors. Litigation Assistants develop a strong command of the practical and logistical foundations involved with legal work.
Litigation Assistants are typically high-performing college graduates. Candidates should possess a four-year college degree, a strong GPA, and excellent teamwork, communication, organizational, and creative and anticipatory thinking skills. Candidates should also demonstrate a willingness and ability to perform tasks in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment. Applications are encouraged from self-starting, highly-motivated individuals displaying an interest in exploring the legal industry and pursuing a career in law. Language skills, including Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and Portuguese, while not necessary, are a plus. Litigation Assistants are expected to remain with the firm for a minimum of two years.
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and a resume (including your GPA) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sean M. Wiederkehr
Director of Litigation Assistants and Records Management
800 Third Avenue
New York, New York 1002
+ 1 212 488 1265