We are seeking a business/transactional legal assistant to fill a full time, permanent position in a downtown law firm. You will support several attorneys on a busy desk involving business, transactional and corporate work. Basic duties include file management, travel planning and scheduling, handling phone calls and correspondence and a variety of other administrative duties. Prior legal experience is preferred. The firm will provide training on their systems, a competitive wage and a complete benefits package and offers a hybrid work plan.
REQUIREMENTS: The preferred candidate will have a minimum of a year of current law firm experience, and experience with business/corporate/emerging business is a plus. Excellent attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities and the ability to work efficiently and well under pressure are all key to success on this desk. An ability to work independently as well as with team members is also crucial. Candidates must have intermediate to advanced document production skills and be well versed in MS Word, Outlook and other usual programs.