Legal Secretary


7 Р15 Years of Experience 

Susman Godfrey has an immediate opening for a commercial litigation legal secretary in the Houston office. Candidates must have between 7 years and 15 years of commercial litigation experience with excellent job history.

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


  • Experienced in preparing litigation pleadings for eFiling in federal and state courts. Experience working on cases in federal courts is required.
  • Maintains docketing in an electronic docketing system.
  • Creates, edits, formats and proofreads pleadings and documents.
  • Maintains electronic case files
  • Prepares new client fee agreements, coordinates conflict searches and all client new matter documents.
  • Reviews and edits client bills according to client billing arrangements.
  • Manages attorney travel arrangements, enters attorney time and maintains attorney calendars.
  • Availability for overtime and travel for trial.

Other requirements are a strong computer proficiency in 2010 MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Professional. Experience in Aderant is a plus.

Please send resume to