Job Summary

Skadden is looking for a Senior E-Filing Clerk to handle a high volume of complex electronic legal filings in the State and Federal courts including pleadings, subpoenas, motions, judgments and orders. This position:

  • Handles a high volume of complex electronic legal filings in the State and Federal courts including pleadings, subpoenas, motions, judgments and orders.
  • Obtains copies of decisions/orders rendered by court, in court and on-line through States and Federal Research Programs.
  • Oversees other e-filers filing of complex electronic files.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience working in legal environment or court system preferred
  • Knowledge MS Office, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge of all local rules including but not limited to: the CPLR, FCRP, FRAP, NYS Commercial Division of Rules, Local rules for SDNY and EDNY   
  • Experience with electronic filings in Federal Court and with the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court   
  • Experience with PACER usage and retrieval   
  • Knowledge of E-law, the state court records access program
  • Ability to obtain job related certification including driver's license and notary public.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow instructions
  • Ability to sit or stand at work station for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • Flexibility to travel


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years related experience
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