Staff Positions

Litigation Legal Assistant – Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

Mar 22, 2023 | Available Staff Positions

Job Title: Litigation Legal Assistant

Location: Philadelphia (West Conshohocken), PA

About the Job

We are a growing and dynamic practice focused on the representation of long-term healthcare providers, and the defense of medical malpractice and professional liability claims. We take pride in our top-notch reputation. We are hard working with a strong sense of teamwork and camaraderie. We take client service very seriously, but our environment is casual and flexible. It’s true that our work can be demanding at times – but it is rewarding, and there’s nothing our supportive team can’t accomplish. Mentoring is important to us, and there is tremendous opportunity for team members at all levels to do substantive work. Individuals who are eager to learn, willing to take initiative, and who can work well in partnership with others will do well. With us, you will work hard, play hard, learn, grow, and have fun in the process.

Avoid Center City taxes and traffic!

We are seeking an experienced Litigation Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary to join our growing West Conshohocken office. We offer interesting work in a successful and stable practice, strong camaraderie, and a flexible work environment. This position provides an opportunity to work independently and use judgment, but also be part of a strong and collegial team.

Competitive salary
Generous benefits package
Free in-building parking
Extensive technical training

Job Requirements

  • At least two years’ litigation experience required.
  • Strong technical skills including advanced MS Word and experience with document management systems.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload and prioritize tasks with competing deadlines.
  • Quick learner who can understand and follow specific, detailed instructions.
  • Attentive to detail and highly accurate.
  • Strong communication skills and professional manner with clients, attorneys, and others.

Equipment, Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions

Personal computer and other office equipment such as telephone, typewriter, calculator, fax machine, duplicating machine, etc.

Sitting for extended periods, standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines. Range of hearing and vision sufficient to operate standard office machines and communicate in person and via telephone with internal and external customers.

Able to deal with stress in a fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. Make decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Grasp and apply new ideas and technologies. Communicate and successfully interact with various personalities at all organizational levels.

Burns White completes criminal background screenings for all new hires as a condition of employment.

No search firms
No phone calls, please

Interested candidates who meet the job requirements stated above should submit a resume and cover letter to Human Resources by email (, fax (412.995.3300), or mail. No search firms. No phone calls, please.