Legal Administrative Assistant - Tax & Wealth

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Legal Administrative Assistant – Tax & Wealth

Venable LLP is seeking a dynamic Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Tax & Wealth Planning practice group in our Washington, DC headquarters. The Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to assigned legal staff.


The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Managing full-cycle process for client execution meetings including scheduling, document production, and post-execution filing and production; ensuring all executed originals are accurately recorded and filed in the Will Safe
  • Managing billing processes to include time-entry, data review and correction, submission, maintenance of billing records, and research of disputes and discrepancies
  • Developing and fostering relationships with external clientele to provide the highest level of service
  • Scheduling appointments and travel; maintaining business calendars as instructed
  • Maintaining well-organized files, while managing the integrity of original client documents in various formats, such as hardcopy, electronic, and various eRooms

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience within a Law Firm or Professional Services environment required
  • Prior experience working within Trusts and Estates practice areas is strongly preferred
  • Advanced use of MS Word (including redlining, advanced formatting, and the use of Styles)
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills using MS Office Suite; strong computer aptitude in order to use various Firm-supported software programs; proficiency working with PDF Essentials and eRoom platforms preferred
  • Ability to draft routine correspondence and maintain record keeping and filing systems within a fast paced and paper-intensive environment
  • Must be a problem solver, willing to work and think with independence, handle confidential information with discretion, and accept responsibility for producing consistent work


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.