Foley & Lardner LLP is looking for an eligible candidate who can work as a Legal Assistant for their office in Washington.

About the Organization

Foley & Lardner LLP (often referred to simply as “Foley”) is an international law firm founded in 1842. In terms of revenue, it ranked 48th on The American’s Lawyer 2022 AmLaw 100 rankings of U.S. law firms, with over $1 billion in gross revenue in 2021. The oldest and largest law firm in Wisconsin, it was established in 1842 as Finch & Lynde. 

Its founders were Asahel Finch Jr., a Republican and former Michigan state representative, and William Pitt Lynde, a Democrat who later served in the United States House of Representatives, the Wisconsin state legislature, and as mayor of Milwaukee.

About the Opportunity

The Washington, D.C. office has an opportunity for an Assistant to join 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. 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys by providing executive level administrative assistance through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties including: meeting planning and coordination, client communication, and scheduling, etc.
  • Create, organize and maintain electronic client files, follow up on pending matters
  • Provide document production services including styling and formatting of documents
  • Submit conflicts check(s) and new client matter information through OPEN; prepare engagement letters and assist with client billing as required
  • Prepare expense report reimbursement and check requests in Chrome River
  • Set up meetings as requested, ensuring all required materials are organized in advance and greet clients/guests as necessary
  • Respond appropriately to emails, telephone calls, letters and/or visitors; use resources to resolve and answer routine questions

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a law firm or comparable environment required
  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent typing ability of at least 65 words per minute

Skills Required

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

How to apply?

Interested candidates can apply through the link given below.

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