Legal Administrative Assistant- Litigation

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time

Do you have experience supporting a fast paced litigation practice? Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a high functioning, collaborative team? If so, Venable LLP has opportunities you should consider! We are seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant experienced in supporting a commercial litigation practice to join our growing Century City office.

The ideal candidates will be responsible for...
• Providing comprehensive administrative and practice support
• Preparing correspondence including legal documents, forms, presentations and the like using advanced knowledge and skills with word processing related and other software programs
• Scheduling appointments, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, and maintaining business calendars
• Assisting with partner billing, including preparing bills for distribution, maintaining billing records, and recording attorney time
• Court and administrative filings with significant experience in federal courts and California state courts.
• Assisting with discovery, including third party subpoenas, new matter file opening, trial support and communication with court clerks and vendors

The successful candidates will demonstrate…
• 5 years’ experience supporting fast paced commercial litigation practice
• Strong problem solving skills; willingness to work and think with independence, handle confidential information with discretion, and accept responsibility for producing work that is consistently complete, timely, effective and accurate
• Ability to compose, edit and proofread legal documents, correspondence and reports
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Outlook
• Ability to coordinate and manage routine administrative work, such as scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reimbursements, etc
• Strong proofreading skills and overall continual attention to detail
• Experience using WorkSite/FileSite or other document management systems

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!
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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 www.Venable.com.

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

We comply with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily be a bar to employment at the Firm. Factors such as age at the time of the offense, type of the offense, seriousness of the offense, remoteness of the offense in time, position applied for, rehabilitation, overall record, and other relevant factors will be taken into account in determining effect on suitability for employment.