Legal Practice Specialist

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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Legal Practice Specialist professional, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the New York office.

The Legal Support Services department provides lawyers with high-level practice group support and is involved in the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

Minimum Requirements:

2 years’ administrative and clerical experience in a law firm or professional services environment

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Highly efficient, organized polished professional

Possess strong attention to detail

Ability to exercise sound judgment

Ability to interact professionally and effectively with people

Utilize strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to successfully work both in a team environment and independently

Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information

Identify and resolve problems as necessary and appropriate

Preferred Requirements:

College degree

5 years’ administrative and clerical experience in a law firm or professional services environment

What will your day look like?

Your responsibilities will include a broad range of administrative duties to include preparing, editing, and proofreading a variety of documents, heavy calendar maintenance, and scheduling internal and client meetings.

You will also be responsible for time entry, tracking WIP and A/R, reviewing and editing pre-bills for submission to accounting, coordinating complex domestic/international travel arrangements, and processing travel reimbursements.

You will exercise judgment in delegating administrative tasks to appropriate firm resources and maintain responsibility for all work and ensure that same is completed on time and is a quality work product. You will provide high-level client support and interact with clients on an ongoing basis.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

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