Richards Layton & Finger

Professional Staff

Our professional staff plays an integral role in delivering the exceptional service that stands as the bedrock of our firm’s reputation. We deeply value our professional staff and promote a welcoming, supportive environment that enables our team to reach their professional and personal goals.

We look for extraordinary individuals with a track record of success and a commitment to the Delaware community.

Please see below for available opportunities.


Full-Time Floating Legal Administrative Assistant

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, is currently seeking a highly motivated and resourceful Floating Legal Administrative Assistant to join our professional team in Wilmington, DE. This role requires working collaboratively and cooperatively with each firm department, attorneys and other staff members. Both entry level and experienced candidates will be considered.

Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong typing skills (60 wpm), ability to learn technology;
  • Legal administrative assistant, litigation & e-filing (File & Serve and CM/ECF) experience preferred;
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills, positive attitude, dependability flexibility, good judgment & initiative, professional;
  • The ability to learn various practice areas, moving around and managing multiple tasks;
  • The ability to meet deadlines, handle a high volume of work timely and accurately and display strong organizational skills;
  • The ability to work in a team environment; and
  • Commitment to excellence.

If you have a strong customer service philosophy and a dedication to your work, we want to hear from you today! Please send your cover letter and resume to gold@rlf.com.


Legal Administrative Assistant Position (Legal Secretary)

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, is currently seeking a highly motivated and resourceful Legal Administrative Assistant to support 3-4 bankruptcy attorneys.

Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong typing skills (60 wpm), ability to learn technology;
  • Bankruptcy experience preferred;
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills, positive attitude, dependability flexibility, good judgment & initiative, professional;
  • The ability to meet deadlines, handle a high volume of work timely and accurately and display strong organizational skills and attention to detail and scheduling;
  • The ability to work in a strong team environment; and
  • Commitment to excellence.

If you have a strong customer service philosophy and a dedication to your work, we want to hear from you today! Please send your cover letter and resume to gold@rlf.com.


Bankruptcy Paralegal

Richards, Layton & Finger, Delaware’s largest law firm, seeks an exceptional paralegal for its Bankruptcy team in Wilmington, DE. This position’s responsibilities would include:

  • Working collaboratively with attorneys and other staff to ensure our clients and co-counsel receive outstanding service and attention;
  • Assisting with new case filings working closely with others as appropriate; maintaining case files, coordinating the preparation, drafting, e-filing and service of documents and hearing preparation, etc.;
  • E-filing experience using CM/ECF in the Bankruptcy Court and District Courts; and
  • Communicating with creditors, co-counsel and Bankruptcy Court Chambers.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous deadlines/projects;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to deal with interruptions and multiple pressures;
  • Must be flexible in work routine and work overtime where required as a member of a paralegal team. Overtime responsibilities typically involve one or two evenings per week and as otherwise required by the necessities of an assigned case;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Associates degree or paralegal certificate; and
  • 2 years’ experience in a paralegal role.

If you have a strong customer service and team philosophy and a dedication to your work, we want to hear from you today! Please send your cover letter and resume to gold@rlf.com.