Legal Administrative Assistant- IP Litigation

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


Venable LLP is seeking a driven and flexible individual for an exciting new opportunity! The Legal Administrative Assistant will provide support to assigned legal staff in our IP Litigation practice group in our Washington, DC headquarters.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for...

  • Preparing sensitive and detailed correspondence, such as responses to requests for information or regularly recurring reports, from rough draft or dictation
  • Reading, prioritizing, routing and following up on incoming client communications
  • Preparing relevant documentation to be filed with various courts in hardcopy and electronic format
  • Scheduling appointments, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, and maintaining business calendars as instructed
  • Performing administrative duties as needed, including management of large document production and trial binders, conducting online research, preparing client mailings, processing incoming mail, processing invoices and expenses.
  • Coordinating with accounting to complete monthly billing process
  • Assisting with marketing and business development materials
  • Supporting the lifecycle of client matters

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Minimum of 5 years of partner-level practice management support experience, including experience supporting an IP Litigation practice
  • Intermediate use of MS Office Suite with advanced use of MS Word (including redlining, comparing documents, advanced formatting, TOA and TOC creation and manipulation, and embedded hyperlinks)
  • Ability to independently and efficiently prioritize workflow, and maintain an organized task schedule
  • Ability to efficiently read and write in order to proof and edit non-routine correspondence, as well as, reports and tables for typographical errors and sentence structure
  • Superior organizational skills; demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands

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.