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• Starts Jun 23

Legal Practice Assistant - Investment Management - Chicago

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Chicago

AI generated summary

  • Bachelor’s degree required with one year of professional experience preferred; must be self-motivated, have excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and in a team, meet deadlines, handle confidential information, proficient in Microsoft 365, flexible to travel and work non-business hours.
  • Support attorneys in a fast-paced environment by utilizing strong organizational and communication skills, managing deadlines, balancing multiple tasks, demonstrating leadership abilities, and maintaining confidentiality. Flexibility to travel and work non-business hours may be required.

Graduate Job

LegalChicago

Description

  • 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 Chicago 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.

Requirements

  • 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

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to excel in a team environment
  • Proficiency across Microsoft 365 suite, with strong Excel experience preferred.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion.
  • Flexibility to travel and work non-business hours at times as needed.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Start date

Jun 23, 2024

Location

Chicago