Legal Administrative Assistant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States Full-time

Venable LLP is seeking a detail oriented, collaborative, and technologically savvy Legal Administrative Assistant to join the Regulatory Practice Group in our Washington, DC office. The hired person will be extremely adept at multitasking and will support the Chairman of the firm's team.
 
The ideal candidate will be responsible for... 

  • Managing day-to-day scheduling, travel arrangements, expenses and calendar events
  • Reading, prioritizing, routing, and following up on incoming client communications
  • Managing conference room set ups and event planning as needed
  • Managing the daily workflow of assigned tasks, including working in advance of deadlines
  • Supporting the lifecycle of client matters
  • Ensuring timely and accurate attorney time entry
  • Utilizing quality control measures to produce error-free work consistently and efficiently
  • Maintaining electronic and physical files
  • Maintaining client and practice support procedures

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years of partner-level practice management support experience
  • Microsoft Office proficiency; passing scores on Microsoft Word and Outlook assessments
  • Proficient knowledge and usage of a document management system (WorkSite/FileSite)
  • Superior organizational skills; demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands
  • The ability to coordinate and manage routine administrative work, such as scheduling meetings, preparing expense reimbursements, billing, etc.
  • Particular attention to detail
  • Typing speed of 55 wpm
  • The capacity to manage logistics for firm meetings, and ability to coordinate with AV and conference services
  • The ability to set and consistently achieve self-performance standards relating to accountability, ownership of assignments and client service
  • The aptitude to proactively work with legal staff to address complex matters in a collaborative manner
  • 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 that are naturally 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