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Law Clerk

American Express
$20- $38/ year
Posted Jun 27
Part Time
HybridSunrise, Florida

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With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

The Role

As part of the Global Litigation and Investigations Team within the General Counsel’s Organization, and under the supervision of the Manager & Counsel, the Law Clerk is responsible for the end-to-end processing of garnishments, levies, and other similar legal orders and providing other administrative and litigation support as required.

The Law Clerk will be responsible for:

  • Intake, processing and responding to garnishments, levies, asset freezes, restraining notices and information subpoenas and similar legal orders as required.
  • Providing litigation support for discovery requests.
  • Providing administrative support to the legal order processing team.
  • Ensuring that responses to third-party legal orders meet the requirements of any applicable federal and state laws.
  • Consistently demonstrating a strong regulatory understanding of the policies and procedures related to processing legal orders.
  • Escalating legal orders to the Manager & Counsel when required.
  • Performing other work-related duties as required.
  • Supporting projects as needed.

Are you ready for the challenge?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Prior experience as a legal assistant in a law firm or in house legal department role preferred.
  • Experience processing levies, garnishments, and other legal orders.
  • Sense of urgency, ability to discern critical matters and to meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Able to quickly train on, navigate, and extract information from a variety of databases and information platforms.
  • Comfortable with learning new processes and using technology tools.
  • Individuals should possess attributes of agility, teamwork, and a collaborative demeanor.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to use good judgment in decision making.
  • Able to work under pressure while requiring minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary Range: $20.00 to $38.45 hourly + bonus + benefits

The above represents the expected hourly pay range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we’ll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries
  • Bonus incentives
  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
  • 20+ weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
  • Career development and training opportunities

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

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