The Boston, Massachusetts office of Finnegan, one of the world’s leading and largest intellectual property law firms, is seeking a Legal Secretary to join our dynamic secretarial services department. This position will support attorneys and/or legal assistants with their demanding workloads.
Responsibilities include: utilizing knowledge of firm docket system to review docket communications and provide updates daily, effectively manage, organize and prioritize tasks, utilize knowledge of firm financial services procedures to prepare appropriate documentation, interact effectively with other departments as required in support of attorney and/or legal assistant workload requirements, review incoming and outgoing correspondence for instructions and routing, utilize practice area knowledge to draft correspondence and other documents to clients and other parties, maintain files in accordance with firm/practice group area requirements and perform general administrative duties.
Successful candidates must have 5+ years of patent prosecution and a high school diploma or the equivalent. (Bachelors degree and litigation experience are a plus.) Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, the ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and work well under pressure are required.
The firm offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Staff Recruiting Manager
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413
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