Hunton & Williams LLP Professional Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Description The Atlanta office of Hunton & Williams LLP is actively recruiting a Professional Assistant (Legal Secretary) to support its Capital Finance and Real Estate team assisting the Public Finance practice. The person selected for this role will have experience providing specialized secretarial and firm administrative support as well as demonstrated advanced client service skills. The ability to prioritize, attention to detail, flexibility and sense of urgency are necessary to be successful in this role.

Requirements Qualified candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Prior law firm experience strongly preferred; former general office experience required. Has an in-depth and comprehensive knowledge of firm and team-specific software used in the execution of professional assistant responsibilities including, but not limited to, word processing, document management, file management, spreadsheets, calendaring, and time management. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Electronic File Management, Adobe, and other firm software applications required. Individuals applying for this position should possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Qualified candidates should also possess excellent spelling and grammar skills as well as the ability to pay strict attention to detail and work well under pressure. Must exercise initiative in problem solving and be capable of making sound decisions in the absence of clear instructions and be multiple task oriented. Flexibility for overtime on short notice.

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Requisition Number: 16-0182

Post Date: 10/14/2016

Title: Professional Assistant

City: Atlanta

State: GA