Legal Administrative Assistant

Location
New York, United States
Date Posted January 23, 2019
Category Administrative
Job Type Direct Hire

Description

If you have prior legal administrative support experience and are looking for a change in your career, Gainor Staffing has an opportunity for you. Our client is a global law firm in search of a Legal Administrative Assistant to join their New York City office. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented and thrive in a collaborative environment. This role supports the Global Managing Partner and requires a high level of professionalism and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for stability, experience at a world-renowned firm, and great work/life balance. Additional benefits include: 401K plan, paid holidays, and generous PTO and benefits package!

Legal Administrative Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Heavy strategic calendaring in Outlook. Manage contacts lists in Outlook.
  • Assist in preparing and editing legal correspondence and documents
  • Compose, edit, format and proofread emails, letters, memos and other documents using Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, DM and Workshare Compare
  • Handle all aspects of bill preparation, including: initiate pro formas; review, categorize and transfer time entries; finalize bills for partner review; mail or submit bills electronically; track outstanding client bills and follow up with partners, clients or revenue group to resolve payment or outstanding issues
  • Submit expense reports using Chrome River
  • Assist with the coordination of business development, marketing, social and other events

Legal Administrative Assistant Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Legal Secretary, Legal Administrative Assistant or Admin in Professional Services
  • Hands on legal billing experience highly preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong word processing skills and the ability to prepare legal documents
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Salary: $80-90K

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