The Securities Litigation Legal Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the securities litigation attorneys in the Class Action Recovery group. The position will report to a designated member in charge of securities litigation and the Section Manager.
Aiding institutional investors to monitor, evaluate, and participate in securities class actions, and securities settlements through researching newly filed class action settlements, providing details to clients, and requesting transactional details.
Oversee settlements by reviewing and preparing transactional data and necessary documentation to file in securities class action settlements and successfully meet the requirements of filing criteria. Prepare reports for clients and maintain detailed records of past filings, settlement distributions, deficiencies, audits, and rejections.
Calculate losses in complex securities transactions, both foreign and domestic.
Maintain constant communication with claims centers, clients, and class action attorneys to confirm the status and accuracy of existing and rejected claims.
Manage the distribution of recoveries from class action settlements.
Review pleadings, depositions, and other documents.
Assist with the preparation of various presentations.
Additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong math skills.
Strong organizational and administrative skills.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion.
Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability and logical thought process.
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands and meet various deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Outstanding sense of customer service.
Enthusiastic, proactive and positive attitude.
Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion.
Must be self-motivated to produce quality work.
High level of integrity and honesty.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
Minimum two year commitment required.
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