Associate Attorney: Corporate and Real Estate Transactions (3-5 yrs exp)


Location: Los Angeles
Job Description: 

We are seeking an experienced corporate and/or real estate transaction associate for our Los Angeles office, located in Torrance. Candidates must have experience documenting and managing deals, as well as a track record of excellent, diligent client service. The position requires the ability to work independently as a key member of the firm's West Coast transactional practice.

Position Requirements:

  • Admission to State Bar of California
  • 3-5 years of corporate and/or real estate transaction experience, preferably within California
  • Travel
  • Enjoy working with corporate clients from Japan and other Asian and European countries
  • Assist in the development of new clients and business opportunities

Preferred, but not required, attributes (any of the following):

  • Experience with commercial transactions including financings, distributorships, sales representative/agency agreements, and intellectual property licensing
  • Japanese or other language ability

We offer an attractive salary & benefits package. Please include salary history when applying; no agencies or phone calls, please. EOE


Please send cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted: 5.10.17





Billing Coordinator


Job Description: 

Masuda Funai is seeking a billing coordinator to handle the coordination and execution of various billing-related duties, including preparing and finalizing client bills, processing various billing adjustments, and reviewing and editing proformas in response to attorney revisions.

The candidates must be customer-service oriented with a professional, diplomatic, and resilient demeanor to handle a variety of client and attorney matters.

As the Billing Coordinator, you will:

  • Compile and bill attorney hours to clients every month
  • Generate and submit e-billing statements
  • Review and edit proformas in response to attorney revisions
  • Apply retainer funds as directed by attorney; follow-up on any issues
  • Ability to execute complex bills in a timely manner (multiple discounts by matter, insurance billing, split-party billing, electronic bills)
  • Ability to handle a high volume of bills each month
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with attorneys, secretaries, managers, and clients
  • Review and verify accuracy of billing and supporting documentation, as required
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding billing issues and problems
  • Create, print and send out final client billing
  • Create and distribute monthly reports (i.e., notify attorneys that have retainer agreements how their retainer is performing); send out summary stats on attorney pre-bill return rate

Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of three years of legal billing experience in a law firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must have e-billing experience
  • Elite 3E experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite as well as time and billing software
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities, while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Please send cover letter, resume and salary history/requirements to:

Human Resources Department
careers@masudafunai.com

Posted: 5.17.17