Executive Assistant

Legal Support
18001074 Requisition #
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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Executive Assistant, we want to hear from you! 

This position is located in the New York office. 

The Legal Support Services Services department provides lawyers with a high-level of practice group support and is involved in the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5 years of experience providing executive level assistance in support of a senior executive in a law firm or professional services organization
  • Highly efficient, organized polished professional
  • Possess strong attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with people 
  • Utilize strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to successfully work both in a team environment and independently 
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information
  • Identify and resolve problems as necessary and appropriate 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience supporting C- Level suite executives/Practice Group Leaders   
  • College degree

Your Responsibilities Will Include:
  • Providing advanced executive support 
  • Managing all incoming and outgoing email correspondence 
  • Complex and voluminous calendar management, 
  • Planning and organizing all domestic and international travel, 
  • Tracking and prioritizing the coordination and completion of projects,
  • Planning events, Firm meetings, client, departmental and team dinners 
  • Working independently and within a team environment Interacting and liaising with Firm leadership in support of Global and Domestic departmental and Firm initiatives. 
  • Acting as the primary point of contact and coordinator for all practice team support needs. 

You will exercise judgment in delegating administrative tasks to appropriate firm resources and maintain responsibility for all work and ensure that same is completed on time and is a quality work product. You will provide high level client support and interact with clients on an ongoing basis.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success. 

Agency applications will not be considered. 

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