Legal Assistant – Music

Posted 2 months ago


OVERVIEW: Solid, well established and premiere transactional Entertainment-based law practice seeks experienced candidate to provide assistance on 2 desks: Senior Partner & Associate – representing Music talent. Work is exciting, diverse and dynamic. Office culture is inclusive, authentic and close-knit group of 50 and growing. Law firm experience required; Music experience preferred.


  • Efficiently communicate with attorneys, colleagues, and client teams
  • Coordinate agreement approvals and execution – ensure necessary signatures are obtained
  • Track transaction negotiations and documents;
  • File, search and retrieve documents and correspondence using iManage document management system plus document naming protocol
  • Handle word processing, employing correct grammar, spelling, and formatting
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Schedule calls, video conferences, and meetings
  • Process new client/matter requests
  • Maintain contact lists and calendar
  • Enter billable time in billing program and prepare expense reports
  • Screen, direct, and prioritize incoming calls


  • Must be well organized, highly efficient and pay close attention to the details
  • Manage high and prioritize high volume of tasks and projects quickly; creates systems for strong follow through so nothing slips through cracks
  • Resourceful and creative problem solver
  • Excels when multi-tasking, meeting deadlines in fast paced environments
  • Experience working with in an Entertainment environment (law firm / legal experience from a record label)
  • High level of integrity, discretion and handling confidential information
  • Professional with a collegial manner; able to interface with clients and other professionals
  • 3 years+ experience required working as a productive Legal Assistant
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word. Excel, Adobe, Outlook, iManage or other document management system
  • Able to prioritize urgent issues effectively, manage both desks proactively and a positive, can-do attitude
  • BA/BS degree a plus


  • Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM or 10AM – 7PM. Rare if any overtime
  • Salary: $75k – $85k + DOE
  • Full Benefits; medical, 401K, parking, paid time off and discretionary bonus

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