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Corporate Legal Secretary
  
Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, performs complex and specialized legal secretarial support activities related to the specific work and function of the attorneys needing assistance. Also word processes and revises documents. Ensures client services and satisfaction are attained in all areas of position.

Essential Functions:

• The Corporate Legal Secretary will provide administrative and clerical support to Corporate Attorneys as related to their cases and clients. This includes but is not limited to: drafting and editing correspondence, memos and other legal documents, redlining legal documents, facilitating meetings, client calls, and maintaining attorney's calendars, coordinating with the records and conflicts departments in the opening and closing of matters, and entering and editing attorney time as necessary.
Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of strong corporate and transactional experience, including document editing and redlining skills. The ideal candidate will interact well with others in a team setting, work effectively under pressure, and have strong organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written skills are required.

Qualifications:

• Reliable, flexible and able to work with attorneys who have a variety of different working styles.
• Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, redlining, advanced word processing skills for large document production, and other commonly used legal applications.
• Ability to work under pressure and maintain flexibility regarding work assignments.
• Ability to work well with others, is collaborative, enjoys variety, and must thrive on the challenge of helping others to complete projects as a team.
• Good written and verbal communication with an attention to detail.
• Superb interpersonal skills for dealing with clients, lawyers (in-house and outside counsel) and other staff, with a commitment to superior client/attorney service.
• Flexible to work overtime.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience working in a law firm

Salary:

Hanson Bridgett LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:


Please submit a cover letter and resume to recruiting@hansonbridgett.com.


Legal Administrative Assistant

Hanson Bridgett is searching for a legal administrative assistant for our Real Estate transactional group in San Francisco. This position provides ample room for professional advancement as well as the opportunity to develop and fine tune technology, project management and administrative skill sets.

Responsibilities:

• Assisting with document preparation, including editing/transcribing various documents, correspondence and other records.
• Organizing, cataloging and filing documents within the firm's electronic document management system.
• Participating as a team participant in a wide range of transactional matters, including maintenance of client portal and team collaborative sites.
• Performing a wide variety of administrative duties such as photocopying/scanning of documents, heavy calendaring, time entry, preparation of expense reimbursements, arranging teleconferences, meetings, etc.
• Provide general support for department initiatives and ad-hoc projects
• Working collaboratively with the records department to organize and maintain Section-related files.
• Assisting in coordinating meetings, handout materials, conference room setup and other follow-up requests.
• Perform all other tasks that are assigned by supervisors or others not covered in this job description which the Legal Administrative Assistant could reasonably be expected to perform

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree is preferred
• Experience working with a document management/database system a plus
• Experience with HighQ, Microsoft teams and other collaborative software a plus
• 1-2 years administrative experience preferred
• Meticulous and enthusiastic attention to detail and organization
• Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction
• Excellent grammar, spelling and proof reading skills
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat.
• Exceptional client service and judgment


Salary:

Hanson Bridgett LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:


Please submit a cover letter and resume to recruiting@hansonbridgett.com.


Recruiting Assistant

Hanson Bridgett seeks a Recruiting Assistant to support the Attorney Recruiting and Human Resources departments. This is a full-time position based in San Francisco. The Recruiting Assistant will report to the Director of Human Resources, the Director of Attorney Recruiting and Diversity, and the Attorney Recruiting Coordinator, and will work closely with other members of the Recruiting and Human Resources team. The Recruiting Assistant plays a key role in delivering exceptional service to potential recruits and internal colleagues.

Responsibilities:

• Assist with all aspects of law school and lateral attorney recruiting
• Input all summer associate candidates, lateral candidates, and other recruiting documents into the firm’s recruiting databases and maintain same
• Assist with preparing collateral materials and correspondence with candidates
• Assist with preparing offer letters, formatting materials, scanning and copying, and preparing mailings as needed
• Assist with internal and external job postings
• Assist with interview and meeting scheduling and calendaring
• Interact with candidates by greeting them in person or on the telephone and by answering or directing inquiries
• Participate in event planning for seminars, receptions, and attorney recruiting events
• Prepare and coordinate presentation materials and meeting materials, including assembling reports, charts, spreadsheets and binders
• Maintain invoices and administer and track expense reimbursements
• Assist with the coordination and planning of the firm's summer associate program and interview workshops
• Provide general support for department initiatives and ad-hoc projects
• Perform all other tasks that are assigned by supervisors or others not covered in this job description which the Recruiting Assistant could reasonably be expected to perform

Qualifications:

• B.A./B.S. required and minimum of one year experience performing administrative duties in a professional environment preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including PowerPoint
• Experience working with a database
• Able to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment
• Able to take direction from multiple sources and prioritize
• Detail-oriented and able to work efficiently to meet necessary deadlines
• Exceptional interpersonal skills
• Professional and courteous demeanor
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Works successfully as a team member as well as independently
• Able to maintain confidentiality
• Regular and predictable attendance is essential
• Flexibility to work occasional overtime

Salary:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To Apply:


Interested candidates should submit their resume directly to our Human Resources Manager at recruiting@hansonbridgett.com and reference "Recruiting Assistant" in the subject line. No phone calls please.


 

Multimedia Specialist

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks a Multimedia Specialist to help to express the firm’s brand in an engaging and consistent manner across a range of media. This is a full time/non-exempt position based in San Francisco. Occasional travel is required. Position will work closely with the firm’s Director of Marketing as well as other firm executives.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will...

• Direct and produce internal and external facing video communications on varied legal and other subject matters. Develop concepts, storyboards, production plans and budgets for video projects. Manage production using internal resources.
• Video tape or set up stationary videotape equipment for the filming of internal trainings, client presentations, etc.
• Create storytelling approaches for various presentations. Design captivating presentation decks.
• Assist with firm photography as needed, which may include firm events, attorney portraits, etc.
• Assist with occasional design tasks such as advertisements, editing collateral materials and share work load with our designer as needed.

We’re excited about you because you have...

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3-5 years of professional experience working in a creative environment.
• Ability to work with people at all job levels, in a fast-paced environment.
• Proficiency with video-editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro.
• Operating knowledge of DSLR camera, lights, audio equipment and all other video/photography equipment.
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications.
• Expertise in YouTube and Vimeo best practices.
• Familiarity with a Windows-based working environment, including the Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint.
• Experience with HTML and CSS, web browsers, cross-platform issues, and media streaming/embedding.
• Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint.
• Certificate in video production preferred

Why you will love working at Hanson Bridgett…

• We are not your typical law firm and have a wonderful firm culture.
• We have a collegial, team environment.
• We get to be creative on a daily basis.
• We have fun firm events regularly and birthday cake each month.
• We offer competitive salary and benefits.
• We get to wear jeans every day.

Salary

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Contact

Kimberly Reisman
Marketing Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
kreisman@hansonbridgett.com

 

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of his or her ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Mary C. Sherman
Human Resources Director
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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