Current Career Opportunities

Pittsburgh     

Legal Assistant: The Pittsburgh office is seeking a highly motivated, experienced legal assistant to provide secretarial and administrative support for three attorneys in multiple practice groups.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transcribing, formatting, editing and finalizing all forms of documents and correspondence.
  • Opening new files, file set up, preparation and service of Appearances in PA.
  • Electronic fillings in Allegheny County, Philadelphia County, and West Virginia.
  • Preparation of Pleadings such as:
    • Motions for Summary Judgment
    • Fact Witness Lists
    • Pretrial Statements
    • Motions in Limine
    • Motions for Voluntary Dismissal
    • Orders
  • Maintaining and calendaring upcoming trial dates and all corresponding status notes.
  • Managing incoming mail, entering daily time entries, submitting vendor invoices for payment.
  • Maintain attorney calendars, travel arrangements, and expense reporting.
  • Reviewing and editing prebills per client guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience assisting attorneys in complex litigation areas such as litigation defense and asbestos litigation. 
  • Experience with both State and Federal courts, including knowledge of CM/ECF filing.
  • Strong attention to detail in all work.
  • Ability to manage multiple files and to prioritize workloads to effectively meet all deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of management, staff and clients.
  • Forward thinking, organized, and a team player.
  • Ability to independently solve problems and exercise sound judgment with minimal direction.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience with iManage & Prolaw a plus.

 

Marketing and Business Development Manager: The Pittsburgh office has an immediate opening for a Marketing and Business Development Manager. This candidate will be responsible for executing business development initiatives focused on supporting firm ‘brand’, industry focus, and building and enhancing relationships with clients and prospects. This position will initiate, develop and implement meaningful, client-centric marketing and business development strategies as they pertain to the overall success of the Firm.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect and develop market intelligence and identify new business opportunities and targets
  • Work with individual attorneys and practice groups to develop and execute personalized marketing plans
  • Develop and implement a program for monitoring execution and results of personalized and group marketing plans
  • Provide one-on-one coaching and business plan support to attorneys
  • Promote the firm and attorneys both locally and nationally 
  • Maintain the firm’s web and social media presence including LinkedIn, multiple blogs, email blasts
  • Secure placement of articles, speaking engagements and association opportunities 
  • Monitor e-mail campaign success rates and website analytics using multiple software’s such as MailChimp, Google Analytics and LeadLander
  • Plan seminars, conferences and other firm-sponsored events (including CLEs).  Take primary responsibility for program planning, audience development and direct lead follow-up
  • Attend and participate in practice group meetings and facilitate client development activities and related follow up
  • Draft, edit and proofread all firm marketing materials including brochures, firm advertisements, announcements, etc.
  • Provide additional marketing and administrative support as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with a critical thinking aptitude. 
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple assignments and projects in alignment with the firm’s goals and objectives.
  • Self-motivated with  the ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels, both within our organization as well as with professionals in other law firms, in order to meet business development objectives
  • Team player with an independent working style and outstanding project management skills along with the ability to effectively manage competing, shifting priorities and consistently meet deadlines
  • General legal industry knowledge, design, print and technical knowledge; Technical applications used day to day:  Microsoft Office, Adobe CS Suite, MailChimp, Google Analytics, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft SharePoint

Education and Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of five years professional work experience with a law firm or in a related field.  Experience with a litigation centric law practice is a plus.  

 

Philadelphia    

Legal AssistantThe Philadelphia Center City office has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, experienced legal assistant to provide secretarial and administrative support for four attorneys in multiple practice groups.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transcribing, formatting, editing and finalizing all forms of documents and correspondence.
  • Opening new files, file set up, creating and updating glance sheets and litigation profiles as needed.
  • Electronic fillings in state and federal courts.
  • Maintaining and calendaring upcoming trial dates and all corresponding status notes.
  • Managing incoming mail, entering daily time entries, submitting vendor invoices for payment.
  • Maintain attorney calendars, travel arrangements, and expense reporting.
  • Reviewing and editing prebills per client guidelines.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • At least 5 years’ experience assisting attorneys in complex litigation areas such as employment & labor, white collar federal litigation, government enforcement & compliance, and commercial litigation. 
  • Experience with both State and Federal courts, including knowledge of CM/ECF filing.
  • Strong attention to detail in all work.
  • Ability to manage multiple files and to prioritize workloads to effectively meet all deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with all levels of management, staff and clients.
  • Forward thinking, organized, and a team player.
  • Ability to independently solve problems and exercise sound judgment with minimal direction.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Experience with iManage & Prolaw a plus.

Thank you for your interest in Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP. We are always in the market for highly motivated and qualified individuals for our legal and administrative positions.

If you would like to submit a resume, please e-mail: CAREERS@PIETRAGALLO.com.

To mail your resume, please send it to:
Human Resources Department
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP
The Thirty-Eighth Floor
One Oxford Centre
Pittsburgh, PA 15219