Clerical Assistant Job in Mayer Brown LLP

Mayer Brown LLP, Chicago, IL 60606, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 27 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 team in our Chicago office as a Clerical Assistant.

The Clerical Assistant will be responsible for providing support and assistance to legal secretarial staff and attorneys.


Essential Functions:

  • Filing
  • Minor document editing/redlining
  • Preparation of expense reports
  • Preparation of new matter memoranda
  • Photocopying
  • Creation of labels
  • Assists with mailings, distributions and faxing
  • Answers telephones
  • Enters attorney timekeeping
  • Binder assembly
  • Monitors shared clerical mailbox for incoming work requests and enter all tasks into electronic work intake system as required
  • Duties may vary for each assignment, floor or area of practice
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

Professional Experience:
  • 1+ year office experience preferred

Technical Skills:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required
  • Typing of 50 WPM

Performance Traits:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative
  • Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion
  • Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

Physical Requirements:
  • Light lifting up to 20 lbs.

The above is a general description of the essential duties associated with this position and does not represent an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all duties.

The Firm may modify and amend this job description at any time at its sole discretion. Nothing herein creates a contract of employment or otherwise modifies the at-will nature of employment.

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Last Date For Apply: 23/Apr/2023 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : PermanentApply Here