Paralegals & Professional Staff Openings

Legal Secretary

New York, NY
#198645
04/01/2013
Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity in the New York office for a Legal Secretary providing secretarial support to our Structured Finance practice attorneys.

Responsibilities include performing a broad range of secretarial duties requiring a thorough knowledge of transactional documents and corporate terminology. Provides accurate and timely work product in accordance with the needs of the assigned attorneys. Communicates with clients on a regular basis and answers incoming telephone calls in a timely and professional manner. Also responsible for filing; mailing; monthly billing memos; and a variety of administrative tasks without supervision.

The successful candidate must possess a high school diploma, five (5) or more years work experience as a corporate legal secretary. Law firm experience is required. Prior experience supporting a senior partner and assisting with a variety of administrative or executive support tasks required, including processing of client bills and making travel arrangements, etc. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbal and written. Must be proficient in the intermediate and advanced functions of Word and has working knowledge of relative word processing software (i.e. excel, powerpoint, etc.). Must possess excellent proofreading skills. Accurate typing skills of 75+ wpm is required. The ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks in a fast-paced / high pressure working environment and the availability to work overtime daily.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.

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No phone calls please.

AA/EOE