Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

San Francisco, California, United States | Full-time


Venable LLP is seeking a motivated, organized and team oriented Legal Administrative Assistant to support our group of litigators in our thriving San Francisco Office.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Supporting the lifecycle of client matters
  • Reading, prioritizing, routing and following up on incoming client communications
  • Managing daily workflow of assigned tasks, including working in advance of deadlines
  • Ensuring timely and accurate capture and entry of attorney time
  • Coordinating with accounting to complete monthly billing process
  • Performing administrative duties as needed, including making travel arrangements, processing expenses, answering telephones, maintaining attorney calendars and contact lists, scheduling engagements

 The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of three to five years of related experience, experience supporting a litigation practice preferred
  • Understanding of California state and Federal court filing procedures
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and usage of document management system (Work 10/WorkSite/FileSite)
  • Ability to independently and efficiently prioritize workflow, and maintain an organized task schedule
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to various practice management styles of assigned legal staff
  • Sets and consistently achieves self-performance standards relating to accountability, ownership of assignments and client service
  • Desire to learn new tasks and technologies

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.

We comply with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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.