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Lateral Opportunities

UKS is always searching for talented attorneys and staff who are interested in working in a fast-paced environment for a firm that has the privilege of serving as counsel to many of Connecticut's largest companies. To learn more about lateral opportunities, please contact our Recruitment team at




Position: Associate Attorney

Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C., a preeminent mid-sized law firm with four offices throughout Connecticut, is accepting applications for a business and transactional associate attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years of corporate/transactional experience. The position will offer significant client interaction and opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Applicants must be licensed to practice in Connecticut.

The firm offers a competitive salary and benefits packages.

Job Type: Full-time


Position: Legal Secretary/Administrative Assistant

Job Type:  Full-time in the office

Midsized Hartford based Law Firm has an immediate opportunity in our New Haven office location for an experienced litigation legal secretary/administrative assistant. Our firm offers competitive salary and benefits, sophisticated work, and a collegial work environment.


  • Generate, prepare, and organize documentation and forms
  • Coordinate court filings including E-filings
  • Transcribing Lawyers’ dictation, audio notes and written notes
  • Managing records, projects and calendars to promote smooth functionality
  • Proofreading legal documents
  • Indexing and updating pleadings and discovery binders
  • Collecting and delivering documents
  • Managing diaries for Attorneys
  • Support legal research and communicating with vendors, Lawyers, opposing counsel and other staff

Necessary skills and qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in a law firm environment supporting a number of lawyers in the area of litigation
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and documentation
  • Proficiency in the MS Office suite of products, specifically Word and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a team of Lawyers and support staff
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • A professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to type quickly and accurately




Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.