Job Posting: Litigation Secretary – Sacramento

Lisa Hild, formerly Heller’s Professional Services Manager in San Francisco, has passed along this job posting at McDonough, Holland & Allen in Sacramento. Lisa is now the Secretarial Supervisor at McDonough, and is looking for a strong litigation secretary. She reports that her commute to Sacramento is only an hour from the East Bay Area (via Amtrak) and she’d like everyone to be aware of this great firm.

McDonough Holland & Allen PC (McDonough) is one of Sacramento’s premiere full-service law firms, focused on providing powerful legal solutions for businesses, individuals, government and health agencies. We are known for the quality, style and effectiveness of our 90-plus attorneys and their work product. While continually seeking exceptional candidates with a desire to work in an environment that prides itself on its services, work products and people, our Sacramento office currently has an opening for a Litigation Secretary.

Candidates should have at least 5 years experience as a litigation secretary, preferably in a large firm setting supporting multiple attorneys. Strong communication, organizational, grammar and proofing skills necessary to manage a busy construction litigation desk. Candidates should have experience in all phases of litigation from beginning phases of discovery through trial and appeals. Experience with construction contracts and mechanic’s liens helpful, but not required. Candidates should have strong technical skills including experience using Word, Outlook and Excel, and preferably experience using document management systems, styles, and document comparison programs. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

McDonough offers a rich benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability, long term care, life insurance and more all paid at 100 percent. McDonough also offers an unprecedented profit sharing program with 100 percent vested after two years of service, 22 paid time off days (PTO) in addition to 10-12 paid holidays per year, paid parking, and the potential for performance and sign-on bonuses. McDonough is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers, and promotions will be on the basis of qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, or disability (including AIDS). Visit us at for more information about our firm and its rich benefits.


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