Landlord and Tenant/Real Estate Legal Assistant
Job Details
New York Office of Norris McLaughlin, P.C. - New York, NY
Full Time
Legal Admin

The New York law office of Norris McLaughlin has an immediate need for a full-time Real Estate Legal Assistant with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience with Landlord/Tenant matters.

  • Review and analyze cooperative apartment applications; order and review lien searches and title reports; prepare closing documents and post-closing statements; maintain closing calendar.
  • Prepare and file New York City and State Real Property transfer tax returns (ACRIS).
  • Provide administrative support to attorney(s) including, typing correspondence, reports, memoranda and/or other documents
  • Maintain case calendar and monitor deadlines using docketing system
  • Perform additional office support duties as assigned


  • Minimum 2 years+ real estate experience required. 
  • Law firm experience preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication and organization skills required for substantial interaction with clients.
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload independently and meet all deadlines.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel); Knowledge of document management systems helpful

The salary range for this position is $60L - $65K commensurate on experience.