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Dorsey & Whitney LLP Department Administrative Assistant - Advocacy in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Department Administrative Assistant - Advocacy

Dorsey & Whitney is an AmLaw 100 international law firm with more than 550 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources; food, beverage & agribusiness; healthcare; and technology.

We are seeking aDepartment Administrative Assistantto support our growing Advocacy departments firm-wide. This position is located in our Minneapolis office. As a valued team member, you will provide a broad range of administrative support to the department. Do you deftly handle multiple tasks? Are you a good communicator with a focus on excellent customer service? Do you thrive in a dynamic office environment? If so, we’d welcome your application.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform electronic email and document filing in Microsoft Outlook and document management system.

  • Document styling, conversions, revisions and comparisons.

  • Prepare expense reports, process vendor invoices, and process check requests.

  • Manage Outlook calendars.

  • Schedule meetings, reserve, and prepare conference rooms, order lunches as needed.

  • Perform mailings and scanning projects.

  • Prepare binders and hardcopy files.

  • Maintain physical record files.

  • File and distribute correspondence.

  • Assist with time entry review.

  • Make travel arrangements.

  • Manage CLE files.

  • Provide occasional backup for Client Services personnel.

  • May be asked to perform other duties as requested.

What we’re looking for:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.

  • Accurate typing skills of 40 wpm.

  • Strong word processing skills.

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.

  • Strong customer service focus and skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and perform well in stressful situations.

  • Ability to use good judgment in solving problems and resolving conflict.

  • Flexibility with schedule (overtime may be required).

  • Excellent attendance.

  • Previous law firm experience and strong knowledge of Microsoft Word Table of Contents and Table of Authorities (preferred).

About Dorsey:

Dorsey offers a competitive pay and benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); a generous paid time off policy; retirement savings plan; profit sharing contribution; paid holidays; paid parental leave, paid volunteer day; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more! (Some benefits are subject to eligibility criteria).

Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

Dorsey participates in E-Verify.

How to Apply:

Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications. Please go to the “Careers” section of the Dorsey website at www.dorsey.com/staffjobs and complete Dorsey’s online application form. If a disability affects your ability to apply using our online system, please call 612-492-5178 to discuss reasonable accommodations in connection with your application. We are unable to accept application materials by mail or email.

Please note that Dorsey is not currently accepting search firm submissions in connection with this opening.



Office Location:

Minneapolis, MN