Mayer Brown LLP

  • Unassigned Secretary

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 4:50 PM)
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    Monday - Friday
    9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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  • Overview


    Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 25 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
    • Making travel arrangements
    • Monitoring e-mails, faxes and mail, photocopying and filing
    • Process billing as needed
    • Other projects and duties as assigned




    • High School diploma or equivalent required
    • One 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
    • Basic grammar, punctuation and spelling skills required
    • Strong written and verbal skills required
    • Able to communicate professionally with legal staff, departmental staff and clients
    • Able to multi-task effectively
    • Must be team oriented
    • Must be deadline oriented
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills required
    • Exhibit a highly professional approach when responding to requests and demonstrated ability to provide quality customer service support
    • Minimal lifting up to 20 lbs.

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