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Administrative Assistant Executive

New York, New York, United States
February 19, 2018

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New York, N.Y. ***14


Executive Assistant

Experienced executive assistant in corporation and top-level New York City law firms

Core Skills

General Client Communication Administration from small-to-large scale offices Ethical Conduct Procedures Deadline-oriented Team Administration Strategic Client Communications Business Law Office Policies Operations Involvement Profit / Volume Growth Account Development

Professional Experience

OFFICE OPTIONS – 2011 – Present

Private Business Owner: Operate a personal business, OFFICE OPTIONS, which provides administrative services for small start-up companies and home-based businesses in New York City. I currently have a range of clients with backgrounds that include: tax attorneys, construction firms, therapeutic agencies, public relations firms. The business provides personal, administrative services for short and long-term projects. Full profile on LinkedIn

MILBERG LLP - 1996 – 2011

Assistant to Director of Investigations (Steve Bursey)

Worked with team of 8 Investigators, including three ex-FBI agents.

Transcribed, typed, and distributed investigative interview memo reports of confidential witnesses.

Proficient in grammar. Typing speed 80 wpm. Proficient knowledge of WORD (including styling tools).

Made travel plans for investigators and incoming witnesses. Arranged conference rooms and set up detailed information de-briefing sessions.

Handled day to day administrative matters including incoming and outgoing calls, file creation and maintenance, both on location and off-site.

Cases worked on: Vivendi – firm won 9 billion dollar award in this matter. Madoff – firm represented many victims of Madoff Ponzi scheme. Personally researched andorganized 600 pages of victims names.

Assistant to Director of Forensic Accountants

Worked with team of three Forensic Accountant, (Steve Aronica, Jorge Amadour and James Brown). Team members were specialists in SEC GAAP rules and Accounting Shenanigans.”

Cases worked on included: Tyco, Enron, Global Crossing, Oxford and Xerox.

Assistant to Litigation Support Manager and Paralegal Supervisors

Worked with Litigation Support Manager.

This position included working with support team of temporary attorneys. Interacted with temporary employment agencies re: payroll distribution. Created Case and Work Assignment Charts still in operation.

Major case awards in this period include Prudential, Guardian Life, etc.


Legal administrative assistant for 10 years with Schiavetti & Nicholson, New York medical malpractice defense litigation firm. Worked on legal papers – Answers, Demands for Authorizations, Notices of Motions, Summary Judgment Motions, Subpoenas, etc. on major partners’ teams.

Proficient in medical terminology.

Answered phone, took detailed messages from co-defendants’ and plaintiffs’ offices and court.


Legal administrative assistant for with MCB, New York medical malpractice defense litigation firm.

Worked as an administrative assistant for attorney, George Catlett. Mr. Catlett worked on the : Mr. Catlett was part of the legal team on the precedent setting Libby Zion case. At that time MCB was newly working with New York Health & Hospital Corporation cases. The plaintiff was a Daily News reporter and the case received maximum media coverage. Mr. Catlett worked closely with Frank Bensel, the winning attorney on the case.

Time entry, legal billing.

EDUCATION: Brooklyn College, English Major


Gail Leibowitz, Director of Administration, Milberg, LLP – 212-***-****

W. Steven Bursey, Director of Investigations, Milberg, LLP - 212-***-****

Marc Riffon, Riffon Assoc. 347-***-****

John Christiano, Life Coach – 917-***-****

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