Legal Assistant, Bankruptcy Liens 

Role: Bankruptcy Dept – Legal Assistant, Bankruptcy Liens 

Status: Contract to Hire or Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Onsite in NYC Office

Shift: Mon - Friday, 9a to 6p, 35 hours a week

Contract Duration: about 3 to 4 months


Firm Overview:

This firm in particular is dedicated to bringing justice to all, representing clients from under-served communities and low-income areas. If you are interested in contributing to a mission-driven organization and making an impact in the lives of individuals that have been mistreated, this could be a great experience.


Responsibilities and Duties

Identify potential liens.

Audit claims for potential issues.

Lien-specific client communication.

Regular Lien Administrator communication and follow-up.

Negotiation with lienholders.

Compliance with healthcare reimbursement regulations.

Data input and regular tracking of liens.

Global program status monitoring (AMP, PLRP, etc).

Regular firm-wide lien status reporting.

Act as an internal point of escalation for lien issues at W&L.

Act as an external point of escalation for lien issues with clients, lien administrators, lienholders, and more.

Coordination of defense-side reporting issues.

Coordination with Accounting Department for release of client funds upon lien resolution.



Bachelor’s Degree

Prior Legal Experience Preferred

Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

Excellent Time Management Skills

Strong Excel skills preferred

Ability to manage high case volume and a large volume of data

Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively