Practice Group Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Venable LLP is seeking a dynamic administrative professional to join our Washington, DC headquarters. Working closely with the Legal Administrative Assistants and legal staff, the Practice Group Assistant will be responsible for an expanded range of administrative duties to efficiently support our Trademark, Copyright & Licensing practice group.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for...

  • Processing expenses, document retrieval, organizing documents and assembling business development materials
  • Assisting with monthly client billing process
  • Supporting legal staff with new business intake, including opening new matters
  • Assisting with management of lifecycle of applications including drafting and sending routine correspondences, and filing formal documents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Maintaining electronic and physical files


The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of related administrative support experience; intellectual property experience a plus but not required
  • Ability to effectively utilize various applications and software, including document management systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire to learn new tasks and technologies
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals who 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.