Legal Practice Assistant

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law, Corporate Law

Job #S20180603 – Palo Alto, California

The Palo Alto Office of Perkins Coie is seeking a Legal Practice Assistant to support or Corporate & Emerging Company and Venture Capital practice groups. Job responsibilities include communication with clients and attorneys, routing of inbound client requests to attorneys in various practice groups, managing and coordinating calendar and travel schedules, preparing various documents, creating due-diligence binders, signature page packets, minute books, and stock certificates. Requires problem solving abilities and the following attributes: excellent communication and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, works well under pressure, ability to multi-task and prioritize, works well both independently and as a team member, and has the ability to work effectively in a fast paced and high-pressured environment. Must have excellent computer skills and will be required to certify in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, and Outlook. Excellent grammar, proofreading, and English composition skills is also essential. Requires 3+ years of recent experience working as a corporate legal secretary in the legal field.

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