Legal Assistant – Corporate, SEC, and Business practice group

$1,000 signing bonus, ask for details

This job is currently remote until sometime in June (TBD), and you can voluntarily come into the office one day a week now, but in June, it will be a hybrid model of three days in the office and two days working remotely.

Paying up to $90,000 DOE and corporate legal experience. In addition, the firm has outstanding benefits, and you will work with the dynamic and well-respected corporate lawyers in the corporate, M&A, and SEC practice group.

This firm has one of the world’s most robust integrated legal practices, with 45 offices worldwide. The firm is renowned for its local connections and global influence, delivering comprehensive legal services worldwide.

The firm seeks an experienced Legal Assistant to join their Corporate Practice Group in the DC office.  Please have 5+ years of legal secretary/assistant experience in a law firm or professional service firm.

You will assist with significant corporate transactions, including Mergers & Acquisitions, SEC filings, Registration Statements, and Form 10-K. Compose general correspondence, reports, memoranda, spreadsheets, expense reports, and complex documents that may require advanced word processing skills. Maintain attorney(s) appointment calendars, meetings, business trips, sensitive client matters, and prepares mailings. Enter attorneys billable time, arrange all travel reservations, and prepare travel expense reports. Transcribe legal documents, correspondence, and reports from rough draft, dictation, or transcription. Open new files, request conflict of interest checks with the appropriate department, and maintains all client and general files. Keep files current and filing up-to-date for each client/matter. Conduct periodic review for possible storage of older files; prepares files to be closed. Manage competing priorities, identify the work order to be completed and communicate work requirements to attorneys. Prioritize workload to meet deadlines; must be able to work effectively in deadline pressured situations. Compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; proofread typed material for grammatical, typographical, or spelling errors. There is intensive document organization and preparation. Handle e-filing in state and local courts

Required and preferred qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years of legal secretarial/assistant experience in a law firm or professional services environment supporting multiple professionals is required

Corporate law experience is highly preferred

Proficiency in e-filing in state and federal courts is required

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat is required

Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm.

37.5-hour workweek, close to Foggy Bottom Metro, very stable and growing, fantastic healthcare benefits, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 21 days PTO, 10 holidays, 401k, and a very social, open, diverse firm culture,

Please call 703-944-5697 or email your resume to