Legal – Executive Assistant

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Job type
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Administrative Assistant

Adecco, a division of the world leader in the recruitment of office and finance professionals is currently recruiting for an Legal Executive Assistant in NYC

2+ month contract

Job Description:


Legal – Executive Assistant
Essential Functions

• Exercises sound judgment and discretion of a highly confidential nature.
• Proofreads and edits documents with red-lining.
• Prepares reports and correspondence by transcribing notes and taking dictation.
• Maintains correspondence and data files, often confidential in nature.
• Acts as a central contact person for executive level manager during his/her absence.
• Makes travel, appointment, and meeting arrangements.
• May take and relay telephone messages.
• Prepares expense accounts.
• Conducts research, and compiles and types reports.
• Makes copies of correspondence or other printed materials.
• Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and faxes. Composes own correspondence.
• May order and maintain supplies, and arrange for equipment maintenance.
• Coordinates, manages and maintains calendar.
• Complies with firm’s professional standards to ensure quality service to all clients.
• Takes on additional responsibilities as required or assigned.


• 5+ yeras of Legal Secretary supporting senior management experience.
• Possesses an affinity for and proficiency in technology, including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint), Lexus-Nexus, Westlaw, and other systems used in a legal environment .
• Able to interface with employees and management at various levels within an organization.
• Maintains a high level of professionalism, integrity and trust.
• Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
• Able to organize and handle multiple priorities.
• Follows instructions and completes tasks within assigned time frames and with acceptable levels of accuracy.
• Possesses attention to detail, excellent analytical ability and strong communication skills.
• Previous experience in a law firm strongly desired.

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The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions. Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities.

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