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Legal Billing Specialist | New York, NY

Legal Billing Specialist | New York, NY
December 31, 2020 Chitra Sharma

Global Law firm is seeking a Billing Specialist for their New York City Office. Requirements: Two plus years of billing experience within a law firm billing department, and experience with Elite 3E.


  • Billing Specialist will coordinate and support the special client billing process and ensure clients are billed in accordance with special requirements
  • Involvement in the rate implementation process
  • Maintain and upload client billing agreements and client requirements correspondence into billing guideline database and document sites
  • Billing Specialist will re-engineer policies and processes to ensure that bills are rendered in compliance with client special policies
  • Successfully implement new client guidelines in Elite 3E
  • Maintain and create biller and partner checklists
  • Billing Specialist will create process to audit client bills before rendering
  • Research, identify and track bills not paid in full; correspond with clients to identify any issues and potentially recoup payments
  • Successfully develop relationships with partners and administrative staff to expand knowledge of client requirements
  • Communicate policies to partners, timekeepers and secretaries
  • Work closely with the billing team to designate individuals as billing policy experts for individual clients’ billing policies as a resource for the team
  • Work with billing and collection staff to ensure all have pertinent client information. Work closely with E-Bill Coordinator and the billers on day to day e-billing issues
  • Enhance and develop process to obtain required codes from clients before bills are rendered
  • Responsibilities related to maintaining firm and client information are to be adhered to by all staff
  • Complying with the firm’s information security policies, protecting firm assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference, and reporting security events or potential events or other security risks to management


  • 2 plus years of billing experience in a law firm environment
  • Elite 3E software experience is required
  • Law firm billing experience is preferred
  • High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft office suite, particularly in Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills, proactive and results orientated
  • Ability to deal with all levels of firm personnel and client contacts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Strong financial oriented background