Legal Assistant

Austin, TX 78701

Job ID: 108665 Job Category: Legal Pay Rate: DOE

Job Title:      Legal Assistant

Location:      Austin, TX - 78701

Duration:      12+ Months (Temp to perm potential)

About Client: Our client is a s responsible for investing funds under its stewardship and for delivering benefits to members as authorized by the Texas Legislature. Client is a defined benefit plan, with retirement benefits determined by a pre-established formula. The trust fund is sustained principally by three sources -- contributions by members during their working careers, contributions by the state and investment revenues.

Job Description:

Legal Investment Team and Compliance Team seeks a team player with strong interpersonal, organizational, MS Office(tm), and time management skills to support legal investment transaction, team management and reporting matters, and securities litigation matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform work as assigned with multiple attorneys and team legal specialist;
  • Manage numerous deliverable requests requiring coordination with multiple internal and external parties including internal employees in other divisions and external counsel;
  • Compile, enter, and organize data for periodic reporting purposes;
  • Prepare, format, and edit PowerPoint(tm) presentations, memoranda, meeting invitations and agendas, assignment logs, minutes, and other team, committee or board reports;
  • Review policies and procedures, creating processes consistent with such parameters;
  • Manage the internal matter management and electronic invoicing system (Serengeti), including maintaining daily updates on transactional matters and creating bi-weekly and quarterly reports.
  • Assist attorneys in the review and completion of transactional documents, including subscription agreements and nondisclosure agreements.
  • Manage securities class actions and other investment-related litigation matters, including preparation of trading reports for loss estimates; tracking cases and monitoring deadlines to ensure compliance; coordinating approval requests sent to the Office of the Texas Attorney General; communicating with outside counsel, funder and others; organizing and overseeing case files; assisting counsel with responses to subpoenas, deposition notices, etc.; and performing other general support tasks such as management of legal holds, document collection and other discovery projects, and other tasks as needed.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (or High School diploma combined with relevant certification or work experience).
  • Legal or office experience.
  • Organized and able to multi-task.
  • Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, Acrobat Adobe, SharePoint, and Serengeti (or other e-billing, matter management software).

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

If interested, please contact

Charmi Gadhe @ charmig@askstaffing.com      678-606-9878

Charmi Gadhe
Trainee Resource Specialist


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