Senior Government Relations Specialist - for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is supports/reports to the Government Relations practice group and will monitor pertinent legislative developments on the House floor and in the Senate. Candidate will write concise summaries of developments, and attend and report on hearings. Duties for this position will include: performing legislative research and putting together legislative histories and other reports; tracking legislation and preparing written analysis; attending hearings and providing live blog updates regarding issues of interest; serving as liaison with congressional office staff to produce favorable outcomes for our clients; supporting/facilitating client meetings on the Hill with Members of Congress, including lobby days; preparing lobbying disclosure reports. Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree required, strong academic record, at least 2 years of Legislative Assistant or relevant experience; thorough knowledge of legislative process and congressional organization and procedures; prior experience working with congressional staff; prior experience conducting legislative research, strong interpersonal and written communications skills, and flexibility for overtime as necessary. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Legal Assistant – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is a combination of paralegal (billable), as well as administrative support duties. Candidate will be responsible for managing, organizing, and analyzing legal materials relating to specific matters; processing conflict checks and New Client/New Matter entries.. Candidate will assist in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, document productions, trial prep and trials. Candidate will utilize Relativity, Concordance, TextMap, CaseMap, and other client document management systems. Projects will include database management, assisting with pre and post-closing matters, assembling closing books, internet research, and preparing/updating case files (witness, expert, depositions). Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, 1-2+ years of prior law firm experience, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, familiarity with legal procedures and terminology, strong technical aptitude, desire to learn and apply new skills. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Conference Room Scheduler - for prominent law firm in DC. Take your hospitality (hotel/airlines/retail/restaurant) experience to the next level! Great opportunity to work in a highly regarded global law firm in their conference services department. This position is responsible for being the "director of first impressions" for the firm and delivering superior customer service to clients and guests. Candidate will answer busy phones and schedule meetings, seminars, lunches and other events in the firm's 80+ conference rooms. Must be tech savvy with proficiency with Word, Excel and prior database experience. Training is provided on firm scheduling software. Ideal candidate can make a two year commitment and is looking for a career in the hospitality/events field. Typing 40+ wpm required. This is a busy spot requiring strong organizational/multi-tasking skills and excellent interpersonal communications skills. **Ideal candidate has 1-2 years of experience in the hospitality industry--hotels or airlines, for example. Prior professional experience in a front desk position or people/service position (waitress, event coordinating etc.) required, law firm experience preferred. The hours for this position are 11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.