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• Starts Jun 23

Legal Practice Assistant - Investment Management - San Francisco

💼 Graduate Job

San Francisco

🤑 $52.9K - $84.6K

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  • Bachelor’s degree with professional services industry experience preferred. Strong communication, organization, and Microsoft 365 skills. Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information with discretion. Flexibility to travel and work non-business hours as needed.
  • The Legal Practice Assistant will draft legal agreements, manage deal closings, communicate with clients and third parties, assist with entity formation, prepare SEC filings, compile deal documentation, handle post-closing tasks, and support the Investment Management Practice Group.

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  • 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 Investment Management 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 Investment Management 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 San Francisco 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 365 suite.
  • Flexibility to travel and work non-business hours at times as needed.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Drafts legal agreements and transaction documentation.
  • Manages deal closings and taking responsibility of all closing mechanics.
  • Frequently communicates with many high-profile clients and third parties.
  • Assists with the formation of limited partnerships, and limited liability companies.
  • Drafts officer certificates, resolutions and incumbency certificates.
  • Prepares and reviews SEC filings, Blue Sky filings, and tax forms.
  • Compiles and distributes final deal documentation.
  • Handles post-closing responsibilities, such as assembling closing sets consisting of all transaction documents and opinions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to support the Investment Management Practice Group.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Start date

Jun 23, 2024


San Francisco


52904 - 84647 USD