Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Administrative Practice Assistant in New York, New York
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with over 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices, is seeking to hire an Administrative Practice Assistant reporting to the Administrative Support Manager. This position will reside in the New York office and will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative support to our firm's practice groups in an environment where superior client service is emphasized and practiced.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
Maintaining case and client files.
Processing new business intake and related forms.
Time entry, answering phones and taking messages, scheduling appointments and coordinating meetings; arranging audio and video conferences.
Processing expense reports, check requests, scanning, copying, word processing, and coordinating incoming/outgoing mail, faxes and emails.
Arranging travel and preparing travel itineraries.
Providing legal research, case support and project assistance.
Developing and maintaining a system/process for tracking matters that require future attention.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of internship or professional experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Professional services industry experience a plus.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Flexibility to work overtime is required.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:
Written communication skills
Verbal communication skills
Customer service skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands
Ability to read and interpret general business documents, instructions and manuals, write routine business correspondence, and speak effectively with employees, clients and vendors.
Basic arithmetic skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide all units of measure)
Ability to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions and deal with problems in routine situations
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a basic knowledge of / be proficient in the following software:
Adobe Acrobat Professional
Nuance Scansoft PDF Converter
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and may occasionally be required to move about. The employee is also regularly required to use a computer, involving substantial movements of the wrists, hands and fingers. The employee is also required to regularly communicate with others.
The employee may also occasionally be expected to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds with assistance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.