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Attorney Support Assistant - PROS

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Customer Service, Legal
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Job Description

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Legal Secretary/Attorney Support Assistant – PROS (Professional Reliable Office Support) to join our dynamic team in Washington, D.C. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

As a Legal Secretary/Attorney Support Assistant – PROS, you will directly assist an assigned group of local attorneys in addition to providing global team support with a variety of administrative responsibilities such as:

  • Working in a global team environment with a real-time work ticketing system (ServiceNow)
  • Daily time entry, expense reimbursement, calendaring and scheduling, managing/editing documents, and travel arrangements
  • Proactively learning internal systems and processes to find innovative solutions to problems and requests
  • Preserving the confidentiality of ours and our clients’ protected information
  • Generating, editing, and posting client invoices
About You

Preferred candidates:

  • Display professional communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with attorneys, clients, vendors, and staff throughout the firm
  • Take initiative to work both independently and in a team environment with a customer service focus
  • Can multi-task and adapt to continuously evolving technology platforms
  • Have a Bachelor's degree and/or prior professional experience in a legal or professional services environment
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Wellness programs (e.g. membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!
About Our Benefits

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Staff Affinity Groups for self-identified groups and their allies including Black, Latinx, Asian & Pacific Islander, First Generation Professionals, LGBTQ+, and more. These groups provide a firm-wide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

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