Mayer Brown LLP

Unassigned Secretary

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/2/2018 1:14 PM)
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Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm, 9:00 am - 5:30 pm or 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.


If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Secretarial department in Chicago as an Unassigned Secretary.


  • Works directly with attorneys (typically 4 or 5) to provide word processing and administrative support
  • Document production, writing letters, memos and phone support
  • Responsible for transcription from tape
  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Monitoring e-mails, faxes mail deliver, photocopying and filing
  • Process billing as needed
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • 1 or more years of previous clerical experience in a legal environment preferred
  • Typing of 60 WPM preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and Powerpoint required
  • Strong grammar, punctuation and spelling skills required
  • Strong written skills and ability to communicate professionally with legal staff, departmental staff and clients
  • Able to multi-task effectively under deadline pressure when necessary
  • Must be team oriented
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required
  • Must exhibit a highly professional approach when responding to requests and demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service support
  • Minimal lifting up to 20 lbs.


We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.


If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section on EOE m/f/d/v

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