Legal Administrative Assistant-Energy

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


Venable LLP is seeking a meticulous and dynamic individual to join our Energy group as a Legal Administrative Assistant in Washington, DC!

 The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Coordinating all aspects of a regulatory partner’s and associates’ practices
  • Managing calendars, scheduling complex travel, and coordinating client events
  • Facilitating timely processing, tracking, and delivery of client bills
  • Working with various timekeepers on all pre- and post-trial assignments
  • Reading and interpreting all incoming e-mails and identifying action items
  • Opening new client files, preparing engagement letters, and following-up with clients
  • Managing electronic client files and share sites, finalizing documents, and preparing presentations

 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; experience supporting an energy or litigation practice strongly preferred
  • Strong writing skills, including ability to effectively organize and present information in various formats
  • Experience preparing and maintaining pleadings files
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong proofreading skills
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to interact with clients demonstrating a commitment to service excellence
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite; database/Internet research skills
  • Familiarity with document management systems (Worksite or iManage is preferred)
  • Strong computer aptitude in order to use various features of software programs (including Best Authority, eFiling, DocuSign, PDF Essentials, various ERoom platforms, DropBox, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all facets of assigned work with a high level of integrity and discretion

 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.