Legal Administrative Assistant-Political Law

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Full-time


Venable LLP is seeking a high-level Legal Administrative Assistant to coordinate all aspects of a regulatory partner’s practice. The practice includes high profile political law matters, extensive trade association outside counsel work, and other administrative law and crises response work.

 The ideal candidate will be responsible for…

  • Interacting with clients by phone, email, and in person to facilitate delivery of legal services
  • Managing calendars, scheduling complex travel, and coordinating client events
  • Facilitating timely processing, tracking, and delivery of client bills, and following up with clients to ensure payment
  • Setting up and maintaining electronic client files and share sites, finalizing documents, and preparing presentations
  • Opening new client files, preparing engagement letters, and following-up with clients

 The successful candidate will demonstrate…

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of five years’ executive-level administrative support experience in a fast-paced, high-performance culture
  • Ability to interact with clients demonstrating a commitment to client service excellence
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and database/internet research skills
  • Superb attention to detail, grammar, and punctuation, and the ability to articulate thoughts and effectively present new ideas and findings
  • Ability to learn firm software systems for time entry, billing and file storage
  • Ability to anticipate issues, find solutions to problems, and manage issues independently
  • Strong writing skills, including proven ability to effectively organize and present information in various formats
  • A typing speed of 55 WPM

 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.