Earthjustice’s Northeast regional office is seeking an experienced full-time litigation assistant to provide administrative support to our lawyers and to conduct litigation-related research and policy analysis. The position is available immediately and is located in New York City.

Responsibilities:  The Litigation Assistant will assist Northeast regional office attorneys and may help to provide back-up support for other Litigation Assistants. Tasks may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain calendar of court and administrative deadlines in assigned cases;
  • Organize and maintain case files;
  • Conduct empirical research and provide analysis of facts related to potential and ongoing litigation;
  • Perform data analysis, including geographic information;
  • Help attorneys to optimize case management in compliance with deadlines;
  • Participate in litigation team meetings and client meetings;
  • Prepare forms and draft simple documents for courts and agencies;
  • Assist with the preparation of affidavits, declarations, and motion papers;
  • Finalize court and agency documents in accordance with legal rules, including: formatting, cite- checking (i.e., checking accuracy of quotations and citations; ensuring conformity of citations to legal style book and local norms), proofreading, copying, and binding;
  • Serve and file final court and agency documents (electronically and in hard copy);
  • Assist attorneys preparing for and appearing in court and administrative proceedings, including evidentiary hearings, trials, and oral arguments; and
  • Provide general administrative assistance (organizing meetings, taking meeting minutes, updating litigation database, communications with agencies and courts, monitoring court rules, making travel arrangements, and other office tasks).

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