Assistant - Litigation/Business Law

Foley & Lardner LLP - Washington, DC (30+ days ago)3.7

The Washington, D.C. office currently has an opportunity available for an Assistant in the Litigation and Business Law practice areas. The candidate selected will provide legal assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of both practice areas. The Assistant will perform advanced-level legal and administrative support duties requiring sound judgment, critical thinking, project management and advanced organizational skills, as well as strong proofreading and formatting skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, legal document production, creating and formatting various legal documents, opening new client matters, maintaining client files, billing tasks, preparing expense reimbursement and check requests in Chrome River, organizing meetings, travel arrangements and monitoring calendars.

Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills and be highly organized, confidential, proactive, detail oriented; have a willingness to learn and work effectively within a team environment. Candidates should also be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks. A minimum of 3 years previous legal secretarial or legal assistant experience in a law firm or comparable environment required. Accurate minimum typing speed of 55 wpm desired.
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Job Type: Full-time