Goldberg Kohn relies on both attorneys and staff to ensure the firm's clients receive the best service and personal attention possible.

Available Positions

Goldberg Kohn is always looking for outstanding, qualified people to join the firm. Click the Position Title below to apply to that specific opportunity at Goldberg Kohn.

Transactional Legal Secretary

Job Description:

We are seeking a Transactional Legal Secretary to support our nationally recognized Commercial Finance Practice Group. Responsibilities include: document production, file maintenance, compiling of closing sets, and administrative support such as managing attorneys' calendars, billing, and expenses.  We offer a competitive salary, overtime, excellent benefits, and a great work environment.  Goldberg Kohn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will have:
  • Minimum of three years of transactional legal secretary experience, preferably in the commercial finance practice area
  • Experience managing a desk of three or more attorneys
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including editing, spelling, and proofreading
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Must work well as part of a team
  • Experience with document management systems preferred

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CF Project Assistant

Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time entry-level project assistant for our Commercial Finance group. Responsibilities include working closely with paralegals and attorneys in the preparation, follow-up and distribution of closing documentation.

We offer a competitive salary, overtime, excellent benefits, and a great work environment. Please submit your resume and cover letter. Only resumes of interest will be contacted. Goldberg Kohn is an Equal Opportunity Employer; disability/veteran.

Job Requirements:

 Candidate needs to be self-starter, dependable, with strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at once. Candidate must also be able to work individually as well as be a team player.  Bachelor's degree required and paralegal certificate preferred. Experience is a plus but not required. Willingness and availability to work overtime as needed.

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Intellectual Property Legal Secretary

Job Description:

The Legal Secretary provides and coordinates specialized administrative and secretarial support requiring knowledge of legal practice processes. This position is responsible for providing support to several timekeepers, including Partners, Associates, and Paralegals. The Legal Secretary is also expected to provide support as needed to other secretaries and attorneys when the need arises for assistance or coverage. The position acts as an internal and external liaison for attorneys and clients, while managing administrative functions.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Draft, format, and/or proof various documents and forms, including correspondence, pleadings, discovery, and invoices, and prepare image files to meet U.S. Patent and Trademark Office specifications.
  • e-Filing or manual filing with State, Federal, and Appellate Courts including USPTO and TTAB.
  • Request conflicts checks, process new client intake, and create and maintain client files, including correspondence, pleadings, contacts, and other documentation.
  • Maintain dockets on a regular schedule, track filing deadlines, and send reminders as necessary.
  • Provide legal and non-legal administrative support to attorneys and clients.
  • Curate attorney schedule, including scheduling meetings, calls, depositions, and travel arrangements.
  • Enter and release time for timekeepers.
  • Process expense reports, check requests, and support business development activity.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an IP Prosecution or IP Litigation Secretary, managing a desk of three or more attorneys.
  • Knowledge of preparing and filing USPTO electronic forms through TEAS and ESTTA preferred.
  • Knowledge of filing TROS and preliminary injunctions preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of trademark law and trademark registration process.
  • Experience with trademark docketing software such as Alt Legal or WebTM's.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including editing, spelling, and proofreading.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe.
  • Ability to electronically capture and redact Internet images.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interface with partners, associates, clients, vendors, directors, managers, and staff, and establish working relationships throughout operational groups as a team player.
  • Familiarity with document management systems preferred.

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As part of our commitment to our Affirmative Action Plan, below are the links required to access the "EEO is the Law" federal poster and supplement provided by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. If you have applied for a position and wish to complete the form, feel free to fax it to 312-863-7800 or via email at recruiting@goldbergkohn

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Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196