Secretaries Needed

[Note from H.D.: We just received this email – it appears that the shareholders who are landing at new firms are trying to make room for secretaries as well. We applaud this effort and let’s hope that these hardworking gals and guys find their way to shore soon!]

Barry Levin, Patty Thayer, and David Sanders have asked me to provide a list of secretaries who are seeking employment. Barry and Patty will be passing this list along to the shareholders, so that they may share it with their new firms, their colleagues and other firms who may be seeking legal secretaries.

While this is not a promise of another position, it does “get the word out” within the legal community about your availability for employment. I encourage you all to participate in this very appreciated effort.

I will be providing a complete list of our legal secretaries to be shared with our shareholders, unless you notify me otherwise. If you have already secured your next position, or want your name removed from the list, please email me no later than 2:00 pm today.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


10 Responses to “Secretaries Needed”

  1. 1 Hellacious 9 October 2008 at 11:16 am

    What about paralegals?

  2. 2 Heller Enron 9 October 2008 at 11:35 am

    … and IT?

  3. 3 TheVoiceOfHeller 9 October 2008 at 11:46 am

    How about the ladies who answer the general phone queue?

  4. 4 hellerdrone 9 October 2008 at 11:48 am

    The ladies who answer the general phone queue, especially that sexy voice of Heller, Ebba, absolutely rock. I would love to employ them myself to answer my phones! Anyone got connections for new places of employ for these people?

  5. 5 Observer 9 October 2008 at 11:51 am

    And never forget Cindy, Patt, and Diane on the reception desk.

  6. 6 Anon 9 October 2008 at 12:19 pm

    Aren’t all these people going to the same place? Orrick?

  7. 7 hellerdrone 9 October 2008 at 12:21 pm


    Support staff usually do not follow groups of attorneys to a new firm unless the group is large enough that the new firm needs the added support. Or if the support staff has a niche skill like an IP or Patent paralegal.

    This is why this blog exists – very often it is support staff that is left behind to scramble for a lifeboat.

    Over and out.

    Heller Drone
    Cruise Director

  8. 8 MyLastDayMrHeller 9 October 2008 at 12:40 pm

    And so it is really here before me; my departure from the ‘Unsinkable Heller Ehrman’ and its entire contaminated corporate splendor (the group that came into control of the firm over the past decade). I announce this without hesitation, or regret and I don’t expect most of you to have known already that I was leaving.

    I would like to begin by expressing my appreciation for those I have worked with, the professional staff John Smith, Susan Blake, Sarah Palin, and Joe Dirt. They are the best and most dedicated in their field and I wish them continued success. I would also like to thank all of the dedicated Mailroom Peeps, Attendants, Secretaries, Paralegals, Administration, Trainers, IT, and the Blog Author. They are the backbone of the company and deserve everyone’s respect.

    But most of all, I would like to thank this bold and majestic company for taking someone who actually likes the business – someone who could have seen themselves staying here, giving their all and making them feel totally miserable as the holidays approach, especially with no accrued vacation pay.

  9. 9 Anon 9 October 2008 at 2:27 pm

    H.D., Yes the staff are rarely considered. My point exactly. Are we to believe that Barry and Patty, who are both starting at Orrick on Monday, are going to give out our names to be considered for secretary positions there? Give me a break! This is about as sincere as Barry’s crocodile tears during his announcement that the firm was dissolving. Thanks but no thanks.

  10. 10 another ex-hellerites 10 October 2008 at 3:51 pm

    yes, the whole reception team rocks. i will miss them deeply.

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