Litigation Docket Supervisor

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Title :

Litigation Docket Supervisor

Location :

Los Angeles

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Gibson Dunn is looking for a Litigation Docket Supervisor. The Litigation Docket Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the Firm’s permanent litigation docket and calendar diary and assists the managing attorney with litigation docketing related work.

This position is based in any CA office locations of Gibson Dunn.

The role reports to the Managing Attorney.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Completing all assigned docketing and calendaring work in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Having a basic understanding of the use and function of the firm’s docketing/calendaring system, CourtAlert (or similar docketing software), and able to run standard reports.
  • Reviewing litigation documents for relevant dates and effectively using the docketing and calendaring system to index court documents and enter applicable dates.
  • Collecting, maintaining and updating needed information on attorneys, such as bar admissions and e-filing credentials.
  • Contributing to knowledge management-related initiatives as they pertain to litigation case files, docketing, records management and other similar areas of function within the Litigation department.
  • Assisting the Managing Attorney with searching and extracting information from court-related databases, websites and relevant docketing and calendaring applications including PACER, Bloomberg and other similar platforms.
  • Complying with department and Firm administrative policies and procedures.
  • Assisting with department projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • Must have familiarity with California federal and state court systems and the corresponding federal, state and court rules.
  • Able to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of personnel, including attorneys, co-workers, and administrators.
  • Must be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Able to plan, organize and complete multiple related activities.
  • Must deliver high quality work product and have the ability to follow up and follow through.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently, as well as on a team, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly organized and a team player.
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential, since this position involves significant contact with lawyers, court and clerical staff.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a Managing Attorney/Clerk’s Office at a large law firm.
  • Experience supervising other members of a Managing Attorney/Clerk’s Office at a large law firm preferred.
  • Proficient in calendaring software such as CourtAlert.

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

The annual compensation range for this position is $100-150k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.
Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.