Legal Assistant Specialist – HSR Job in Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates New York, United States

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About the job

Skadden is looking for a Legal Assistant Specialist – HSR to join our Legal Assistant Services team in the New York office. Please submit a cover letter and resume when applying to this position.

The Legal Assistant Specialist – HSR manages and assists with basic and advanced specialized tasks and projects through to completion, regarding the antitrust premerger notification and reporting requirements of the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”). This position serves as a HSR-specific resource to attorneys, members of the Department and other professional staff, as needed. This position also:

  • Assists with the preparation of HSR forms, memoranda, and overviews relating to HSR submissions using transaction documents, prior HSR filings, SEC filings, publicly available information, and data received from clients.
  • Assists with document and exhibit preparation for HSR filings to the FTC and DOJ.
  • Assists attorneys throughout document and privilege reviews regarding HSR filings.
  • Demonstrates advanced proficiency, and excels, in handling HSR-related tasks or projects.
  • Serves as a HSR resource for attorneys, colleagues and other support staff.
  • Conducts research and offers guidance to attorneys and members of the Department.
  • Ensures that all files are maintained within Department-approved protocols and case management systems and seeks to improve workflow regarding storage and recall of materials.
  • Maintains the integrity of client files.
  • Demonstrates strong 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.


  • In-depth understanding of HSR-specific concepts and procedures
  • Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Ability to navigate various electronic databases and document repositories
  • Strong research skills and proficiency in using various research tools
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to work well independently, as well as effectively, within a team
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel, as required
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a legal assistant position or a position requiring similar skillset, expertise and experience

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all newly-hired personnel in the United States must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of employment.

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories). For more information, please visit

Company: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates

Vacancy Type: $0/yr · Full-time 

Job Location: New York, United States

Application Deadline: N/A

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