We are seeking a full time legal assistant to join an established downtown law firm. This position will support partner level attorneys with a variety of work involving corporate, transactional and intellectual property matters for global clients. Job duties include administrative tasks, project management, client contact and corporate/business/intellectual property transactional legal assistant tasks. We are looking for someone who wants to partner with their attorney and be part of this practice and invest in the position. The firm provides a very competitive salary and full benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a minimum of three years current corporate/transactional/emerging business experience in a law firm or corporate legal environment. We will also consider candidates with a litigation background if they have some exposure to business/transactional work. Proven knowledge of MS Word programs is REQUIRED. Excellent attention to detail, strong organizational skills and client management skills are also required. Your communication skills, both verbal and written, are also key components for this position, along with a high level of professionalism and an ability to work independently and utilize excellent judgment where priorities may change rapidly.