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Orrick currently has an opportunity for a Project Assistant in the Global Operations Center ("GOC") in Wheeling WV.
For the fourth year in a row, Fortune selected Orrick among the 100 best workplace cultures for the very best talent. Orrick ranks in the top 15 and is the highest-ranked law firm of only four firms on the 2019 list.
As a Project Assistant you will support the delivery of quality legal services by performing administrative and technical functions to support legal teams and firm clients.
Do you want to be an essential member of the case team? Does assisting legal teams by organizing matter and transaction materials interest you? Your duties may include:
â¢ Primary responsibility for organizing matter and transaction materials, supporting a primary practice area, and providing overflow support for additional practices.
â¢ Collaborating with firm resources to select appropriate case management systems and tools based on case team and client needs.
â¢ Building and maintaining folder structures for new clients and matters.
â¢ Maintaining system security and access rights for case teams, clients, professionals, and other third parties.
â¢ Following firm and case team guidelines to organize, name and code matter and transaction documents
â¢ Reviewing materials and organizing in appropriate matter folders.
â¢ Maintaining and improving firm experience and knowledge management systems by tracking matter and transaction data
â¢ Completing projects related to matter and transaction materials, including preparing chronologies, organizing materials for attorney preparation, coordinating signature pages, hyperlinking documents, and PDF support.
â¢ Performing administrative functions necessary to keep case team organized.
â¢ A bachelorâs degree or equivalent work experience is required. A paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is helpful.
Applicants must demonstrate skill in the following areas:
â¢ Accuracy, attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills.
â¢ Strong written and verbal communication skills.
â¢ Strong time-management skills and the ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently.
â¢ Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
â¢ Ability to work effectively and dedicatedly within a team environment.
â¢ Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and database systems.
â¢ 2-5 years of experience in a Law Firm or Professional Services environment is preferred.
Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality, legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.
Our formula for success is simpleâwe provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession.
Our GOC in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.
Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
Please visit www.orrick.com for more information about the firm.
To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Staff & Paralegal Job Opportunity listings at www.orrick.com/careers/.
No phone calls please.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer