Job Details

Case Assistant (Entry Level)

Location: New York, NY

Make an impact at Goodwin, where we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. Our 1,600 lawyers across the United States, Europe and Asia excel at complex transactions, high-stakes litigation and world-class advisory services in the technology, life sciences, real estate, private equity and financial industries. Our unique combination of deep experience serving both the innovators and investors in a rapidly-changing, technology-driven economy sets us apart. Also a global destination for business professionals, Goodwin’s team of professional staff was named in 2019 the “Best Business Team” by The American Lawyer.

 The Case Assistant is a two year rotational role that allows for a solid foundation for those interested in attending a Legal post graduate program or other related legal path. During this time you will be highly trained with the oversight of Sr Paralegal Staff members to introduce you to the basics of working in a Top 50 Global Law Firm Litigation practice.

What you'll do:

  • Assist with litigation transactions as directed.
  • Document control, review and production.
  • Assist in trial exhibit organization.
  • Support factual research and the creation and use of various litigation databases.
  • Manage multiple tasks and complete under time constraints.
  • Collaborate with other projects as assigned.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal), attention to detail, and follow through is a must.
  • A team player with exceptional customer service skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships.


Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status,  disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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