Perkins Coie, LLP Legal Practice Assistant in San Francisco, California

Legal Practice AssistantBusinessJob #S20180317 – San Francisco, California

The San Francisco office of Perkins Coie has an immediate opening for a Legal Practice Assistant (fka Legal Secretary) in our busy Business practice group. Job responsibilities include communication with clients and attorneys, routing of inbound client requests, managing and coordinating calendar and travel schedules, preparing various documents, billable time entry, reviewing and editing proformas, creating due-diligence binders, signature page packets, minute books, and stock certificates. Requires problem solving abilities and the following attributes: excellent communication and organizational skills, exceptional client service 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, Windows, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Excellent grammar, proofreading, and English composition skills are also essential.

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 3+ years of recent experience working as a corporate secretary in the legal field. Emerging Companies and Venture Capital experience a plus.


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