Audrey Abdelmonem-SamirLegal Assistant - Commercial LitigationBelford, NJ
-Work ExperienceLegal Assistant - Commercial Litigation
Shain, Schaffer & Rafanello, P.C - Bernardsville, NJ-August 2011 to December 2012
Municipalities, Bankruptcy, and Chancery matters.
Legal Secretary - Litigation Department
Goodwin Procter, LLP - New York, NY-September 2006 to February 2009
supporting partner, senior counsel and two senior associates in matters pertaining to Product Liability, White Collar Crime, and Intellectual Property, Criminal and Commercial Real Estate Litigation.
Legal Assistant - Insurance Defense Litigation
McCarter & English, LLP - Newark, NJ-November 1997 to March 2005
supporting associates however, a team player, gaining floater experience supporting partners and associates in other departments throughout the firm including: Corporate, Family, Financial Services, Healthcare, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Labor & Employment, Product Liability, Real Estate and Tax & Benefits practice areas.
• Ability to assist in the preparation, filing and serving of Complaints, Case Information Statements, Summons, Answers, Notices of Motion, Summary Judgment Motions, Briefs, Memorandum of Law, Certifications, Orders, Agreements, Stipulations, Deposition Notices, Interrogatories and Answers to Interrogatories, Document Requests, Releases, and General Correspondence. Excellent Word Processing, Calendar, Client/Court Communication, and Billing skills. Ability to generate Briefs including TOA and TOC.
EducationAssociates in Paralegal Studies Program
Brookdale Community College2013 to 2014
Certificate of Completion
Hudson County Comm. College1989
Additional InformationExperience filing in Federal District, Bankruptcy, Appellate, State and Municipal Courts in New York and New Jersey as well as various venues nationwide.
Microsoft Office, Word 2010, Excel and PowerPoint. Outlook; Groupwise; IManage; Interwoven DeskSite; Docs Open; Interaction; DTE; CMS; ExPert; Legalkey; Adobe Acrobat; PACER/ECF and NY ECF. TOA and TOC.