Mayer Brown LLP

  • Clerical Assistant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/1/2018 12:05 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2539
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Category
    Clerical Assistance - Other
    Days
    Monday - Friday
    Hours
    9:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Job Type
    Non-Exempt
  • 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 a Clerical Assistant.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides assistance to legal secretarial staff as well as attorneys
    • Filing 
    • Minor document editing/redlining
    • Preparation of expense reports
    • Preparation of new matter memoranda
    • Photocopying
    • Creation of labels
    • Assist with mailings, distributions and faxing
    • Answering telephones
    • Entering Attorney DTE
    • Binder assembly
    • Monitor shared clerical mailbox for incoming work requests and enter all tasks into electronic work intake system as required
    • Other projects and duties as assigned
    • Duties may vary for each assignment, floor or area of practice

    Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent required
    • 1+ year office experience preferred
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) required
    • Typing of 50 WPM
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Deadline oriented with proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and juggle multiple tasks
    • Ability to work effectively with others as part of a team
    • Must be customer service oriented
    • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written
    • Basic grammar, punctuation and spelling skills
    • Light lifting up to 25 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, PTO plan, 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 www.mayerbrown.com. EOE m/f/d/v

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