Legal Administrative Assistant

Employer
Venable LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 10, 2017
Closes
Mar 23, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Venable LLP is seeking a progressive, detail-oriented, and flexible individual for an exciting opportunity! The Legal Administrative Assistant will provide highly-visible professional support to our Litigation Division in our Washington DC Headquarters. The ideal candidate will be responsible for Preparing correspondence, legal documents, forms, and presentationsEffectively obtaining familiarity with routine office processes and procedures required to respond appropriately to detailed inquiriesSupporting legal staff with submissions, time entry tracking, expense reimbursements, new matter file openings and conflict checksAssisting with organizing, producing, and quality checking large document production projects and trial prep materials, including court & eFilingsColloborating with legal staff, Firm management, members of functional groups, and various external contacts on a daily basis The successful candidate will demonstrate Minimum of 2-4 years of prior experience providing administrative support, minimum of 1 year prior experience working within a Litigation practice group is strongly preferredProfciency in Outlook and MS Word, to include advanced formatting and red-lining, is required; proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio is preferredAbility to manipulate pdf documents and use associated software tools such as pdf Converter, Nuance pdf Converter, and Adobe ReaderProficiency in the use of document management systems (Worksite/Filesite preferred)Proficient grammar and writing skills to efficiently proof and edit documentation; strong attention to detail is essentialProven ability to prioritize work and manage workflow; good multi-tasking and time management skillsAbility to work pro-actively and with little supervision 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 www.Venable.com. Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America's diverse population.