Mayer Brown LLP Docket Clerk in Chicago, Illinois

Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Docket department in Chicago as a Docket Clerk.

  • Provide professional docket support services to Mayer Brown lawyers and staff in the Chicago, DC, New York, Palo Alto, and Los Angeles offices

  • Communicate regularly with US Docket Services Manager regarding status of department operations and assignments

  • Computation of deadlines and calendaring of events using the CompuLaw Vision Docket System

  • Filing of legal documents with courts and administrative agencies (both electronically & in paper form)

  • General research regarding court rules and procedures

  • Execution of queries and preparation of reports to assist attorneys in responding to auditor’s requests

  • Coordination of activities by vendors that provide clerical support to the Firm (e.g., clerking services, process servers, etc.)

  • Other projects and duties as assigned

  • Undergraduate degree highly preferred

  • Two years of docket experience is preferred

  • Proficient with MS Office applications including: Word, Excel and Outlook required

  • Typing of 50+ wpm

  • Experience with Internet research

  • Ability to read and interpret rules and procedures for courts and administrative agencies

  • Proficiency with rules based calendaring software is preferred

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required as this person will interact with attorneys and support staff in all U.S. offices often under time sensitive circumstances

  • Strong organization skills and ability to multitask

  • Ability to quickly adapt to and learn new processes and new software and web-based applications

  • Outstanding analytical and reading comprehension skills

  • Willingness to participate in rotation to provide remote coverage of evening shift (4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.) is highly preferred

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on EOE m/f/d/v

ID: 2017-2401

Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm

Job Type: Non-Exempt