Career Opportunities

Best Place to Work

Edgar Snyder & Associates has once again been voted one of the Top Places to Work in Pittsburgh.

This honor is based on surveys that encourage employees to anonymously rate their workplaces based on a variety of characteristics. Comments from our attorneys and staff cited many benefits to working at the law firm, including activities to promote employee health and wellness as well as a commitment to community service.

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we are proud of these awards. We believe the mark of a great business is happy, productive employees.

Employment Opportunities

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We’ve built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and other team members who provide a personal touch. We’re consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

Learn more about our current openings:

Employment Law Legal Assistant

Firm Information

We need caring, driven, fast-learning legal assistants who want to make a difference for our clients. Our legal assistants directly support our attorneys and make them more effective in their work on behalf of the firm's clients.

Specific Job Duties

  1. Organizes and maintains client files.
  2. Coordinates ordering of employment and other relevant records.
  3. Receives and processes notices for client cases. Records and documents on all relevant calendars.
  4. Receives, reviews and properly disposes of all correspondence, using judgment and discretion.
  5. Processes and properly records verbal and written instructions from attorney and/or paralegal.
  6. Assists with opening, maintaining, and closing case files, ensuring accuracy and completion.
  7. Enters all relevant case and client information into firm's case management system.
  8. Provides administrative support.

The ideal candidate learns quickly, has great initiative, and is compassionate and responsive to our clients’ needs and shifting priorities. He or she is focused, organized, proactive, and has excellent customer service and communication skills. Familiarity with federal court filings is helpful, but not required.

  • Two years' administrative experience in a law firm or in-house legal department preferred.
  • Experience in employment discrimination law a strong plus
  • Associates' or paralegal certificate preferred

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Able to support preparation of legal documents, contracts, amendments and other related items with strict confidentiality.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, motivated, meticulous, practical and flexible with a "get-it-done" attitude.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and maintain professional composure.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment. Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to develop relationships with coworkers, clients, and colleagues.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team; resolves issues, manages conflict and solve problems.
  • Exhibits behavior consistent with the Firm's core values.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications, Adobe Pro, and other software as required.
Executive Assistant

Description

  1. Schedule and coordinate all meetings for management team. Ensures meeting conflicts are resolved and management team has appropriate time in between meetings. Acts as a calendar gatekeeper for management team.
  2. Acts as a liaison between the management team and external constituents including clients, vendors, media, and community non-profits.
  3. Creates and maintains a task list for management team and ensures they are on track as well as follows up with others in the organization.
  4. Creates agendas for all meetings that management team is facilitating and ensures meeting participants are sent agenda in advance.
  5. Upon request, takes minutes and distributes to meeting attendees.
  6. Makes travel arrangements upon request.
  7. Processes expense reports on behalf of the management team.
  8. Purchases supplies, gifts, etc. other items related to the business on behalf of the management team.
  9. Other duties as requested.

Requirements

The successful candidate for the Executive Assistant position will have the following characteristics:

  • Exhibits behavior consistent with ESA's core values of client-first, excellence, honesty, teamwork, and professionalism and respect.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Outlook calendar and full use of functionality relating to scheduling.
  • Able to support preparation of documents with strict confidentiality, independently drafting for review and signature as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with internal and external constituents.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and maintain professional composure.
  • Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of administrative assistant experience in a fast paced, growing organization required.
  • Experience supporting and working with executives or senior management is preferred.
  • Bachelors degree in related field preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience may be substituted for training/experience on a year-for-year basis.
Medical Records Supervisor

Description

We are looking for a driven, results-focused Medical Records Supervisor who sees the big picture and wants to make a difference for our clients – people injured through no fault of their own. The Medical Records Supervisor participates in both the day-to-day work of the Medical Records Department - requesting, following up on, and distributing medical records - and supervises other employees in the department.

  1. Supervises the Medical Records team. Provides direct supervision, guidance and training for the Medical Records staff, including hiring and performance decisions.
  2. Manages and refines the processes to request, track and organize medical records for client cases, as well as the communication process to keep all parties informed of the status of requests.
  3. Manages the Medical Records tracking system and coordinates the receipt, recording and profiling of all electronic and hard copy medical records. Works with the Medical Records team to promptly identify and resolve issues. Implements a QA process to document any system irregularities.
  4. Maintains accurate filing and document system. Follows established processes to ensure that records are incorporated into the correct case file. Reviews and reconciles billing invoices.
  5. Interacts with internal and external clients in a professional and courteous manner. Responds promptly and efficiently to all communications.
  6. Oversees and/or completes special projects, reports and other support requests.

Requirements

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in an administrative role preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience working in an administrative support role with medical records in a law firm, health care facility or third party records company strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in business management, administrative services or comparable field preferred.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and a self-starter. Able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and maintain professional composure while under stress.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment. Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Delegate work appropriately to staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to develop relationships with coworkers, customers and colleagues.
  • Builds trust, honors commitments and treats all with respect. Uses those skills to accurately accomplish tasks by the deadlines.
  • Exhibits behavior consistent with the ESA's core values.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point), Internet, e-mail, database management and scheduling software programs.
Law Clerks

You know us as the lawyers who promise "there's never a fee unless we get money for you."

What you may not know is that we're a firm dedicated to client care and enriching our city and community.

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We've built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants who provide a personal touch. We're consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

We're looking for driven law clerks who want to make a difference for our clients – people injured through no fault of their own.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you for our clerkships.

Job Requirements:

  • Law student in good academic standing
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Outlook
  • Must have the ability to successfully multi-task and work as a team member in a fast-paced environment

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Legal research
  • Writing memos and briefs
  • Summarizing depositions

For consideration, please send your resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample to ecollins@edgarsnyder.com or to:

Edgar Snyder & Associates
Attn: Elizabeth Collins
US Steel Tower, 10th Floor
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Equal Opportunity Employer

Working at Edgar Snyder & Associates

Want to know what it's like to work at Edgar Snyder & Associates? Hear it straight from our staff:

"The best part of my job is having the satisfaction of knowing you've helped people through what may be one of the most difficult periods of their lives."
Lisa S., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

"The people I work with are great – they are very caring and work very hard. There is always something new to learn, which keeps the job interesting."
Arlene U., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

"I enjoy that the typical day is fast paced. Each day is exciting, and it makes the days and weeks simply fly by. And, ESA goes out of its way to make the office environment comfortable and enjoyable." – Attorney Lawrence Gurrera

Giving Back to Our Communities

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we want to be more than just a law firm that helps injured people – we also want to give back to the communities where we live and work.

Whether it’s through sponsorships, community service projects, or volunteering, we’re proud of everything our staff has done to create our culture of giving back. And we’re thankful for all that they continue to do to support our efforts.

You can learn more about our work in the community in the Giving Back section of our website.

EOE

Edgar Snyder & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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