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Litigation Legal Assistant, Assistant Vice President - Hybrid - (NY, CA)

Los Angeles, CA

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This is a hybrid position. The recruiter will provide additional details.

Job Summary:

Assists litigation counsel and other legal professionals with activities to support the Litigation, Human Resources, and Government Investigations Group in the MUFG Americas Legal Department.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Creation of litigation and investigation reports for provision to various internal groups, senior management, outside auditors, and banking regulators
  • Close work with internal and external e-discovery professionals and outside counsel on production of documents and data in response to civil litigation document requests, third-party or government subpoenas, and government inquiries
  • Legal and docket research relating to topics covered in litigation cases and government investigations involving the bank
  • Maintenance of databases that track legal holds and status of litigation cases and government investigations
  • Preparation of correspondence and planning of meetings as directed by litigation counsel and other legal professionals


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and Adobe Pro
  • Ability to quickly learn to use database applications such as the bank's legal hold and matter management databases
  • Self-starter/independent worker - must be able to work independently and be proactive about all job duties
  • Attention to detail - must be able to handle detailed instructions and be able to perform thorough proofreading
  • Confidentiality - must be able to recognize confidential information and treat it appropriately under the bank's confidentiality policies and procedures
  • Professional demeanor - competence at comfortably liaising with a wide variety of internal colleagues and outside counsel and vendors
  • Analytical thinker - ability to analyze a legal situation in relation to potential risks to the bank and its related entities

The typical base pay range for this role is between $41 per hour - $50 per hour depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

MUFG Benefits Summary

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual's associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.


Client-provided location(s): Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job ID: MUFG_Union_Bank-10058575-WD
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • HSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Pension
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program