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Company logoPosted May 15
Full Time
Las Vegas, Nevada
Behind The SHOW and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.
 
 

THE JOB:

The Legal Assistant assists and supports MGM Resorts International's Corporate Risk Department's Legal Counsel, Associate Legal Counsel, and Paralegal regarding litigation arising from general liability claims made against the Company (MGM Resorts International and its related properties, entities, and subsidiaries). The Legal Assistant also supports the Corporate Risk Department's legal team in its nonlitigation functions.

THE STARTING RATE:

  • $19/Hour

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Manage and update master case lists (for litigation both inside and outside of Nevada) and prepare, oversee, and maintain all calendaring for the Risk Management Attorneys. Assist Claim Legal Team with document management efforts, including but not limited to, compiling 16.1 Disclosures, Bates stamping, redacting documents for confidential information, preparing exhibits for disclosure in discovery, preparing exhibits and binders for depositions, mediations, arbitrations, and/or trial.
  • Prepare discovery shells for all litigated matters the department is handling, update relevant file information in Litify litigation management system, manage trial log for Risk Management attorneys, coordinate with General Liability claims team in preparing files for transfer to Risk management Claim legal team and with check requests.
  • Provide administrative support as needed; perform advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative and legal secretary duties requiring broad and comprehensive experience, skill, and knowledge of organizational policies and practices.
  • Schedule and coordinate depositions, deposition preparation meetings, and expert witnesses.
  • Conduct legal filings with the court's legal filing program.
  • File legal documents in various courts, including state and federal courts.
  • Provide administrative support to the Risk Management Claim Legal Team, which includes, but is not limited to: scheduling conference calls and meetings, maintaining updated calendars, calculating and calendaring relevant reminders and deadlines for litigated and non-litigated matters; confirming appointments and appearances, and other extensive calendar management for the Risk Management attorneys.
  • Manage and submit expense reports for Risk management Claim Legal Team and ensure all backup documents are maintained and submitted.
  • Assist with booking and managing travel arrangements as needed by Claim Legal Team.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of prior relevant experience in a legal administrative or clerical role.
  • Ability to draft effective legal documents, such as briefs, resolutions, and legal agreements.

THE PERKS & BENEFITS:

  • Wellness incentive programs to help you stay healthy physically and mentally.
  • Access to company hotel, food and beverage, retail, and entertainment discounts as well as discounts with company partners on things like travel, electronics, online shopping, and more.
  • Free meals in our employee dining room
  • Free parking on and off shift
  • Healthcare, financial, and time off benefits
  • Professional and personal development through programs and networking opportunities as well as volunteer opportunities in the community

Are you ready to JOIN THE SHOW? Apply today!