Legal Practice Assistant

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law

Job #S20180341 – Palo Alto, California

The Palo Alto office of Perkins Coie is seeking a skilled Legal Practice Assistant to support the Corporate/ECVC Practice Groups. Job responsibilities include communication with clients and attorneys, routing of inbound client requests to attorneys in various practice groups, managing and coordinating heavy calendar and travel schedules, and occasional document preparation 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 knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe, and Outlook. Excellent grammar, proofreading, and English composition skills is also essential.

Requires 4+ years of experience working as an executive assistant to "C-level" executives in the enterprise.


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