Full Time Job

Litigation Group Coordinator

CAA

Los Angeles, CA 05-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are

The Office of the Chief Legal Officer at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) provides dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, corporate transactions, compliance, advice and counseling, and governmental affairs. We support CAA's needs when it comes to commercial, talent agency and employment laws, among other legal areas.

CAA's litigation team plays an important part in all aspects of legal proceedings involving CAA by developing litigation strategy, supervising outside lawyers in achieving the company's goals in the most efficient and effective manner, managing discovery, participating in the drafting and preparation of pleadings and correspondence, and advising on risk management.

Every member of CAA's legal team is expected to be a values-driven, results-oriented leader who provides legal services with the highest level of professionalism, competence and efficacy.

The Role

As part of our team, the Litigation Group Coordinator will directly support two legal executives who are responsible for various aspects of litigation matters. This is a full-time position for someone who can work independently and work proactively with various teams across the organization. This is a great opportunity to join a growing legal team and work on cutting edge issues in an exciting, fast-paced entertainment and sports business.

Responsibilities
• Handle scheduling, rolling calls and expense reports for two legal executives
• Handle certain administrative aspects of CAA's litigation caseload
• Draft, redline and edit confidential documents and legal correspondence, including letters pertaining to collection disputes
• Communicate (verbally and in writing) with multiple external legal counsel about engagement letters and billing matters
• Manage electronic billing administration, including preliminary review of legal bills
• Prepare and negotiate engagement letters with law firms and legal vendors
• E-file documents
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements
• Proactive, meticulously organized, and extremely detail oriented self-starter
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment
• Demonstrate excellent judgment, strong communications skills, and strong work ethic
• Work as part of a team, with heavy emphasis on collaboration, transparency, and communication
• Be a problem solver; demonstrate learning agility and adaptability; be able to improve and evolve approach, systems or strategies when necessary
• Encourage others to value varying perspectives when working in diverse teams

Basic Qualifications/SKILLS
• 1+ years' work for an in-house legal department
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word (redlining), and Excel, as well as Adobe Acrobat Professional
• Familiarity with basic litigation concepts

Preferred Knowledge/Skills
• Bachelor's Degree
• Strong interest or prior experience in litigation
• Lawtrac, Collaborati or other e-billing experience
• E-discovery or paralegal experience

Essential Mental & Physical Functions
• Mental Functions: Decisions have major implications on the management and operations of an area within a department. Job may contribute to important strategy, operational, and business decisions that affect the department. This position requires analysis, comprehension and decision-making with an aim of attaining specific goals.
• Physical Functions: Sitting required 85% of the time. Walking and standing required 15% of the time respectively. No heavy lifting required. Constant working on a computer, telephone and/or mobile device, including but not limited to iPad or cellular phone.

Equal employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by applicable law. CAA is an equal opportunity employer.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb5x4e-18-232-52-135-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CAA

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.