Job ID: 4535
Updated: Apr 19, 2018
Location: New York, NY, United States
Category: Legal Secretary/Practice Asst
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
1. Time & Attendance
2. Review Process
5. Orientation and Training
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualified candidates must have experience in management of staff, including reviewing the work of others, providing training, and allocating resources. Relevant experience in a mid to large size law firm, professional service firm, or a corporate or financial services organization is preferred. Candidates must possess in-depth knowledge of both paralegal support services, legal secretarial services and processes in a law firm or corporate/financial environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the proven ability to interact effectively with attorneys, staff and clients is critical. Candidates must have strong attention to detail and organizational skills, and be able to work efficiently and prioritize assignments. Candidates must be responsive to requests, follow-up and be able to provide excellent customer service in a professional, respectful and positive manner. Candidates must be able to take initiative, work independently and make sound business decisions. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel is required. Undergraduate degree required.
How to Apply
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