Managing Law Clerk Specialist Job at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom LLP, Wilmington, DE

  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom LLP
  • Wilmington, DE

Job Description

We invite you to review our current professional staff openings to learn about the opportunities available across the firm.

About Us

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden) has forged a reputation as one of the most prestigious law firms in the world. By relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity, our lawyers deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to our clients' legal issues. We are recognized as a global powerhouse for complex transactions, litigation/controversy issues, and regulatory matters, as well as for the open, collaborative relationships we build with clients. Our attorneys, who reflect diverse backgrounds and perspectives, collaborate seamlessly across 50-plus practices and 21 offices in the world's major financial centers.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Managing Law Clerk Specialist, mid-level, to join our Firm. This position will be based in our Wilmington office (hybrid). The Managing Law Clerk Specialist will assist to maintain the Firm's litigation calendar using market based calendar software. The Specialist will have a working knowledge of how to process conventional and electronic filings in various state and federal courts, and will assist with various administrative projects and tasks.
  • Docket and enter litigation related deadlines in the Firm's calendar software.
  • Retrieve documents and docket sheets from various state and federal court jurisdictions.
  • Have working knowledge of how to process conventional and electronic filings in various state and federal courts.
  • Assist with monitoring for distributing new complaints for potential new business.
  • Ability to communicate with various courts and vendors.
  • Obtain decisions issued by various courts and agencies throughout the country.
  • Collaborate with Filing Specialist(s) and Managing Clerk to ensure comprehensive up-to-date content is placed in the Managing Law Clerks Database.
  • Support the Legal Assistant Specialist in the Corporate Restructuring Department as needed.
  • Provide accurate and timely responses to requests into the department to ensure high-quality work product that aligns with Firm values.
  • Stay current on understanding Firm policies, industry trends, and professional development opportunities.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State Judicial rules
  • Knowledge of calendar software
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills to facilitate high-quality work product
  • Manage Firm resources responsibly
  • Attention to detail is essential - especially when calculating jurisdictional deadlines
  • Ability to manage cases through vendor PacerPro, Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER), File&ServeXpress and various calendar software the department utilizes
  • Capable of managing multiple projects, tasks and remain organized while prioritizing work
  • Capable of working independently on projects and tasks if necessary as well as effectively within a team
  • Capacity to handle sensitive material and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to deal courteously/effectively with others
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and proofread work for errors
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a wide range of tasks

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of five years related experience

Culture & Life at Skadden
What makes Skadden special is our people and the culture, community and spirit of collaboration we have created. We believe in teamwork and inspiring each other to be our best in an atmosphere that promotes professionalism and excellence in all that we do. We know that inclusion, equity and drawing on the strength of a wide spectrum of diverse talent only make us better and is vital to the firm's success. Our goal is for everyone at the firm to enjoy a challenging career with opportunities for development and growth and to support the well-being of our attorneys and professional staff.


The overall well-being of our team is important to us. We offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life.
  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k) and voluntary benefits.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities.

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EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability, any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

Applicants who require an accommodation during the application process should contact Winnie Feng at (212) 735-3037.

Skadden EEO and Affirmative Action Policy

Skadden EEO and Affirmative Action Policy

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