Corporate Legal Secretary - Floater
Latham & Watkins LLP - Silicon Valley, CA

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About The Firm

Latham & Watkins LLP, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Corporate Legal Secretary – Floater to join our winning team, located in Silicon Valley. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.

Job Description

The Corporate Legal Secretary - Floater will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.

As a Corporate Legal Secretary - Floater at Latham, you will perform a variety of secretarial duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature with the ability to maintain positive contact with clients, attorneys and staff. This is a unique Legal Secretary position which will provide overflow support to a very busy Partner team with an emphasis on practice areas in Emerging Companies, Life Sciences, Mergers and Acquisitions, and public company representation. In addition, this position will provide backup/floater support to other secretarial desks from time to time. You will report directly to the Secretarial Supervisor .

You will complete secretarial functions for attorneys and/or paralegals requiring knowledge of format, procedure, and specialized terminology.
You will research and obtain a wide variety of information or documents requested by attorneys and/or paralegals.
You will compose materials such as correspondence, manuscripts, minutes, real estate and finance documents and general forms.
You will maintain and track schedules and calendars and make travel arrangements as well as perform a variety of other administrative tasks.
You will provide support to assigned attorneys/paralegals and, in addition, will be part of a secretarial team and provide support to team members as needed.
As a Corporate Legal Secretary - Floater , you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful candidate must have 3 – 5 years of corporate Legal Secretarial experience (some litigation experience a plus). In lieu of legal experience, a background working as an Executive Assistant in a professional environment would be considered. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the Apply Now link. Please note, a cover letter is required with submission of your resume.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

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Latham & Watkins' founders Dana Latham and Paul Watkins flipped a coin in 1934 to determine which of their names would go first on...