Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

Los Angeles, California, United States Full-time

Do you have experience supporting a fast paced litigation practice?  Are you looking for an opportunity to work on a high functioning, collaborative team?  If so, Venable LLP has an opportunity you should consider!  We are seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant experienced in supporting a commercial litigation practice to join our Century City office.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Providing comprehensive administrative and practice support
  • Preparing correspondence including legal documents, forms, presentations and the like using advanced knowledge and skills with word processing related and other software programs
  • Interacting professionally with members of other departments and varied external contacts, and assisting others in the practice when needed
  • Scheduling appointments, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, and maintaining business calendars
  • Assisting with partner billing, including preparing bills for distribution, maintaining billing records, and recording attorney time
  • Court filing support including e-filing

The successful candidate will demonstrate…

  • 5 years’ experience supporting fast paced commercial litigation practices
  • High level of communication skills requiring social sensitivity in order to communicate effectively with staff and management within and outside the department and external contacts, including clients
  • Strong problem solving skills; willingness to work and think with independence, handle confidential information with discretion, and accept responsibility for producing work that is consistently complete, timely, effective and accurate
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Outlook
  • Typing speed of 55 wpm
  • Ability to coordinate and manage routine administrative work, such as scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, preparing expense reimbursements, etc.
  • Strong proofreading skills and overall continual attention to detail
  • Experience using WorkSite/FileSite or other document management systems

Please note that this is not a paralegal or legal assistant position.

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!

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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 www.Venable.com.

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.

We comply with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.  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.