Open Positions

Seattle

Legal Secretary

Susman Godfrey has an opening for a legal secretary in the Seattle office. Qualified candidates will have litigation experience with stable job history. Skilled in ECF filing, docket calendaring, and litigation procedures is required.  Experience with managing federal court cases is a plus.

Must have superior communication and organizational abilities, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude, and able to work extended hours when necessary.  Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.

Must be highly proficient in Microsoft 365 Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Please send resumes to careers@susmangodfrey.com.

New York

Legal Secretary

Susman Godfrey has an opening for a legal secretary in the New York office. Qualified candidates will have litigation experience with stable job history. Skilled in ECF filing, docket calendaring, and litigation procedures is required.  Experience with managing federal court cases is a plus.  Must have superior communication and organizational abilities, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude, and able to work extended hours when necessary.  Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.  Must be highly proficient in Microsoft 365 Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Please send resumes to careers@susmangodfrey.com.

Houston

Of Counsel

Susman Godfrey, a national trial firm, is seeking full-time, experienced litigation attorneys for our Houston office. The attorneys will work in an “of counsel” capacity under the direction of our lawyers and will work on all aspects of trial work on the firm’s cases. The ideal candidate will have solid academic credentials (equivalent to the top quarter of the class at University of Texas School of Law).  Candidates should have at least five (5) years of experience and must be licensed to practice law in Texas.  Law school GPA must be included. The position includes a competitive salary and bonuses, comprehensive benefits and has significant remote-work flexibility. Send resumes in pdf form to  arynearson@susmangodfrey.com.

Los Angeles

Of Counsel

Susman Godfrey, a national trial firm, is seeking full-time, experienced litigation attorneys for our Los Angeles office. The attorneys will work in an “of counsel” capacity under the direction of our lawyers and will work on all aspects of trial work on the firm’s cases. The ideal candidate will have solid academic credentials (equivalent to the top quarter of the class at UCLA School of Law).  Candidates should have at least five (5) years of experience and must be licensed to practice law in California.  Law school GPA must be included. The position includes a competitive salary and bonuses, comprehensive benefits and has significant remote-work flexibility. Send resumes in pdf form to  arynearson@susmangodfrey.com.

Seattle

Of Counsel

Susman Godfrey, a national trial firm, is seeking full-time, experienced litigation attorneys for our Seattle office. The attorneys will work in an “of counsel” capacity under the direction of our lawyers and will work on all aspects of trial work on the firm’s cases. The ideal candidate will have solid academic credentials (equivalent to the top 15% of the class at University of Washington).  Candidates should have at least five (5) years of experience and must be licensed to practice law in Washington.  Law school GPA must be included. The position includes a competitive salary and bonuses, comprehensive benefits and has significant remote-work flexibility. Send resumes in pdf form to  arynearson@susmangodfrey.com.

Houston

Legal Secretary

Susman Godfrey has an opening for a legal secretary in the Houston office. Qualified candidates will have litigation experience with stable job history. Skilled in ECF filing, docket calendaring, and litigation procedures is required.  Experience with managing federal court cases is a plus.

Must have superior communication and organizational abilities, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude, and able to work extended hours when necessary.  Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.

Must be highly proficient in Microsoft 365 Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Please send resumes to careers@susmangodfrey.com.

Houston

Legal Secretary Supervisor

Susman Godfrey is recruiting for a Legal Secretary Supervisor for its downtown Houston office.  This position supervises secretarial and administrative staff and is responsible for providing high level administrative support to the Executive Director and other senior management.  This is a deadline-driven position which requires a great eye for detail and accuracy, all while understanding sense of urgency.  Due to the nature of work, position must be able to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality and must be comfortable working in a  fast-paced environment and requires very strong organization skills.  This position coordinates closely with the Human Resources department and reports directly to the Executive Director.

Must have superior communication and organizational ability, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude, and able to work extended hours when necessary.  Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.  Must be highly proficient in Microsoft 365 Word, excel, and PowerPoint.  Bachelor’s degree required.  Ideal candidate will  have supervisory experience in a law firm setting.

Please send resumes to careers@susmangodfrey.com or for more information, please contact Director of Human Resources, Tracy Aguilar at taguilar@susmangodfrey.com.

 

Houston

Staff Attorney

Susman Godfrey, a national litigation boutique, is seeking full-time staff attorneys for our Houston office. The staff attorney will work under the direction of our lawyers, and will work primarily on discovery and document review projects, as well as other tasks, including legal research, as needed on cases. The ideal candidate will have solid academic credentials (equivalent to the top half of the class at University of Texas School of Law). Prior experience working with electronic document review platforms is helpful. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Texas. Law school GPA must be included. The position includes a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits and has significant remote-work flexibility.

Send resumes in pdf form to arynearson@susmangodfrey.com.

Houston

Application Specialist and Trainer

Susman Godfrey has an opening for an Application Specialist and Trainer in the Houston office.  The ideal candidate should have law firm experience and is familiar with legal documents such as briefs and pleadings, and has provided general end-user help desk support.

This role is responsible for two functions. As a trainer, you must have a full understanding of all end-user software and will assist with the design and development and delivery of training material and course curriculum. As a technical specialist you must have extensive application support experience to include: advanced Word and Adobe experience, ability to troubleshoot formulas, charts and printing in excel, ability to troubleshoot PowerPoint slides, working knowledge of iManage or similar document management system, and advanced computer and software application skills.

Must have strong project management skills, superior communication and organizational abilities, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, have an enthusiastic and energetic team attitude, and able to work extended hours and overtime on short notice when necessary. Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.

Please send resumes to careers@susmangodfrey.com or for more information, please contact Director of Human Resources, Tracy Aguilar at taguilar@susmangodfrey.com.

Houston

Receptionist

The Receptionist is responsible for maintaining professionalism and confidentiality to include effective management of information from all levels of the organization.  Performs all functions related to receiving calls, greet clients and guests, vendors and deliveries and directs them to appropriate individual(s) within the firm according to established policies and procedures.  This role requires a professional, proactive individual to successfully achieve positive first impressions and to be the law firm’s brand ambassador.

Must have high School diploma or equivalent required.  A college degree is preferred.  One to three years of experience as a receptionist or administrative role preferred.  Previous experience with multiple phone lines.  High level of diplomacy.  Excellent customer service.

Please send resumes Director of Human Resources, Tracy Aguilar, at taguilar@susmangodfrey.com.

 

Seattle

General Clerk

Susman Godfrey has an opening for a General Clerk in the Seattle office. Candidate is responsible for interacting and providing professional level support and customer service to all users at various levels, including: legal secretaries, paralegals, associates, and partners. Duties include proper handling of mail, deliveries, document jobs, and office errands as directed by Office Manager. Candidate must possess the ability to move boxes/furniture, etc.

Ideal candidates will have good work ethic, a positive and energetic attitude, and be customer service oriented. Must have superior communication and organizational abilities, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, and able to work extended hours when necessary. Poise and the ability to thrive in a challenging environment is essential.

Please send resumes to Office Manager, Jami Grounds, at jgrounds@susmangodfrey.com.