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• Starts Jun 23

Legal Practice Assistant - International Trade/National Security

💼 Graduate Job

Washington, DC

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  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; 1+ year of internship or professional experience; strong communication and organizational skills; ability to work independently and in a team; proficient in Microsoft Office suite; flexible to travel and work overtime as needed.
  • The Legal Practice Assistant will be responsible for assisting with administrative filings, tracking regulatory developments, managing records, assisting with government requests, organizing case information, conducting screenings, researching legal topics, and preparing documents for the International Trade and National Security Practice Group.

Graduate Job

LegalWashington, DC


  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Legal Practice Assistant in our International Trade/National Security Practice Group, reporting to the Manager of Legal Practice Support. The position will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative and substantive legal support to the International Trade/National Security Practice Group in an environment where collaboration and exceptional client service are emphasized.
  • Legal Practice Assistants are part of ML LawPath®, a comprehensive program that combines substantive law firm experience with practical, hands-on training and professional development opportunities. It is designed to provide the experience, connections and continuous learning to fast track your career, with an opportunity to form client relationships, routinely engage with attorneys and legal professionals, and gain significant analytical and project management skills. ML LawPath® endeavors to help Legal Practice Assistants develop a well-rounded skill set and best practices that will foster their success as legal professionals and beyond.
  • This position will reside in our Washington office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule. A two- to three-year commitment is expected. All new Legal Practice Assistants must start by June 24, 2024.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • One (1) year of internship or professional experience preferred; professional services industry experience a plus.
  • Independent, self-starting, and self-motivated.
  • Superior written/verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment are a must.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to meet stringent deadlines, adapt to changing priorities, and balance multiple tasks while operating in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexibility to travel and ability to work overtime, when needed, including weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft 365 suite.
  • Flexibility to travel and work non-business hours at times as needed.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Preparing and organizing administrative filings of all sizes.
  • Tracking regulatory developments.
  • Managing digital and paper records, productions, and files.a
  • Assisting with productions to U.S. government agencies’ requests for documents.
  • Tracking and communicating case-related dates and information.
  • Preparing for witness interviews and assisting with work product relating to interviews.
  • Performing restricted party screening and reconciliation.
  • Preparing, analyzing and maintaining data and databases.
  • Reviewing and preparing documents, reports, and correspondence.
  • Researching legal, regulatory, and business-related topics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the International Trade and National Security Practice Group.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Jun 23, 2024


Washington, DC