Executive Legal Assistant 

Washington, DC, 2-3 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro stop

$90,000-$105,000; M-F 9-5:30, 3/2 hybrid work model of Monday and Friday remote, and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in the office and paid overtime

The firm has outstanding benefits, and you will work with dynamic and well-respected lawyers, managers, and staff in DC and other cities in the US.  

This is a rare opportunity for a legal secretary. The position is available because a legal secretary is retiring after 30 years.

The role work with a variety of practice areas.  Preferred experience in Litigation, International Trade, Litigation, corporate, and communications, but any legal will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have 5 – 30 years of legal experience as an executive legal secretary, legal secretary, legal assistant, or legal administrative assistant.

This firm has one of the world’s finest law firms with the most robust integrated legal practices, with 40+ offices worldwide. The firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services worldwide.

You will:

  • Compose general correspondence, reports, memoranda, spreadsheets, expense reports, and complex documents that may require advanced word processing skills.
  • Maintain attorney(s) appointment calendar, meetings, business trips, sensitive client matters, and prepare mailings.
  • Make all travel arrangements, including reservations, hotels, transportation, and events, and prepare all travel expense reports.
  • Transcribe legal documents, correspondence, and reports from rough draft, dictation, or transcription equipment.
  • Open new files, request conflict of interest checks with the appropriate department, and maintain all client and general files.
  • Keep files current and filing up to date for each client/matter.
  • Conduct periodic reviews for possible storage of older files; prepare files to be closed.

You must have:

  • The ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling
  • The ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone
  • The ability to proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical, or spelling errors
  • Intensive document organization and preparation skills are required.
  • Proficiency in e-Filing in state and federal courts.
  • Minimum typing speed of 60+ wpm

37.5-hour workweek, paid overtime, very stable and growing, fantastic healthcare benefits, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 20 days PTO, ten holidays, 401k, and a very social, open, diverse firm culture