Dec 01, 2022

Legal Secretary Corporate

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS LLP is one of the nation's premier law and consulting firms known for quality and extraordinary commitment to clients & integrated, relationship-based services. We are notably progressive and entrepreneurial and are deeply committed to diversity, public service, and excellence in all we do.

Our highly prestigious national firm has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary in our Los Angeles office supporting several Partners and Associates in our Corporate Department.

Essential Job Functions:

Maintain calendar, coordinates attorney's schedule, arranges domestic and international travel and makes appointments.
Answers and screens attorney's telephone calls, and arranges domestic and international conference calls.
Maintain timely input of attorney timesheets into the timekeeper system.
Moderate document production.
Organizes and maintains file system, and files correspondence and other records.
Assist other secretaries as needed


5+ years of previous Legal Secretary experience.
Excellent oral & written communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be extremely detail oriented, organized and have great follow through skills.
Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar, varies writing style to meet needs, able to read and interpret written information.
Must have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines and identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
Strong overall administrative skills including, time sheets, travel, expense reports, copying, scanning and coordination of filing.
Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office and various legal software applications. Heavy knowledge of Word, plus basic Excel and PowerPoint knowledge.
Must have exceptional knowledge of Outlook calendaring and scheduling.
Experience with billing is highly preferred
Has the ability to maintain strict confidentiality

EEO/AA EMPLOYER/Veterans/Disabled

Manatt is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex or gender (including gender identity, gender expression, status as a transgender or transsexual individual, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age (over 40), genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, sexual orientation, political activity or affiliation, genetic or and any other protected classes or characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Consistent with the American Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, this employer uses E-Verify's photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that your employer has violated its responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).

Apply NowWe are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal Contractor We Request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations Please contact Holly Brown at 310-231-5409 or [email protected] with any questionsPDN-97c0d3c1-e972-4854-8db6-51e3ba5e2412



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