Legal Administrative Assistant-Litigation

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Venable LLP is seeking a proactive and technically savvy Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Litigation team in our DC headquarters. The Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for performing a variety of comprehensive tasks to support the needs of attorneys and staff.

 The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Preparing detailed routine and non-routine correspondence including legal documents and presentations
  • Scheduling appointments, maintaining business calendars and coordinating travel
  • Managing time-entry, data review and correction, final submissions, maintenance of billing records, and research of disputes and discrepancies
  • Redlining and preparing documents; staying abreast of filing requirements
  • Managing the integrity of client documents in various formats, including hardcopy, electronic, and eRoom platforms
  • Maintaining confidentiality and demonstrating a professional rapport with internal and external contacts

 The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Three to five years prior law firm or professional services experience required, including litigation
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word (including redlining, TOA/ TOC creation and manipulation, and embedded hyperlinks)
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills using MS Office Suite
  • Familiarity utilizing document management systems (WorkSite/FileSite preferred)
  • Prior experience with programs including Best Authority, eFiling, DocuSign, PDF Essentials, ERoom platforms, and DropBox preferred
  • High degree of courtesy and tact, including the ability to independently initiate follow-up
  • Ability to work overtime, when necessary
  • Flexibility to travel with trial teams when necessary


 If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals that are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia.  Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs.  Additional information can be found at

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.