Litigation Services Analyst

Location : Location
Litigation Services
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $90,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $115,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Litigation Services Analyst is an integral part of Latham’s Litigation Services team. This role will be responsible for providing guidance on court rules and procedures to Latham attorneys and staff, while performing research and analysis of applicable court rules and procedures and acting as a dedicated resource for Latham attorneys, both in the office and throughout the firm, on calendaring, procedure, and related court matters. This role will be located in our Chicago Office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing roadmaps to guide attorneys through procedural and logistical elements of complex court filings, flagging procedural nuances, and providing strategic pointers where applicable
  • Overseeing and performing major facets of the court services of the department, which can include reviewing court and agency filings before they are delivered or transmitted, analyzing and applying judicial court and adversary analytics, creating judicial profiles, transcript review, service of process and subpoenas, processing correct fees, updating court rules, court and litigation forms, selecting and utilizing of attorney services companies, and transmitting the filings to courts and agencies
  • Researching and communicating new developments in litigation and court procedure, in an effort to keep all Latham & Watkins’ attorneys abreast of rule/policy changes and new developments in court procedures
  • Reviewing legal documents as to procedural form including but not limited to Stipulations, Notices of Appeal, Substitutions of Counsel, Subpoenas, Judgments, Affidavits of Service, and Foreign Service of Process Forms
  • Electronically filing a wide range of court papers, remaining current in the nuances of electronic filing rules to ensure successful submissions; coordinating with court personnel and process servers as needed

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess advanced research, writing, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment to resolve complex procedural issues that arise in court context
  • Display well-developed and professional interpersonal skills; as well as the ability to effectively interface with attorneys, management, support staff, and outside contacts 

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent
  • A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; a minimum of five (5) years of experience may be considered In lieu of a J.D. degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a law firm

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.


Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. 

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Pay Range

USD $90,000.00 - USD $115,000.00 /Yr.


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