DLA Piper Legal Secretary in East Palo Alto, California

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 legal secretary interested in working closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Palo Alto office. Your standard hours will be 9:00 am - 5:30 pm. Relocation is available in accordance with the firm's policy.

The Secretarial Services department provides lawyers with a high-level of practice group support with the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma

  • 2 years of administrative/clerical experience in a law firm or professional services environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Intermediate level skills in MS Word

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or some college coursework

  • Experience in a law firm environment supporting corporate practice group

  • Advanced MS Office skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work with large complicated documents which require advanced formatting

What will your day look like?

Your responsibilities will include a broad range of administrative duties, including but not limited to, preparing, editing, and proofreading a variety of documents (spreadsheets, agreements, correspondence and presentations). You will execute tasks related to attorney time entry and billing, maintaining calendars, new business intake requests, and general file organization and maintenance.

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.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website at https://www.dlapiper.com/en/us/careers/ .

We are (DLA Piper) an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Agency applications will not be considered.