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Executive Assistant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #735

Executive Assistant (Multiple positions available)


COMPENSATION: Base salary to $130K with experience, very generous bonus, medical benefits, PTO, 401K, and all firm amenities. Exceptional firm and culture. Noted for career stability and security. A “Best Employer”!

THE ORGANIZATION: Top International Law Firm


  • Provide executive level legal support to Senior Leadership / C-Suite / Partners
  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects with each case and client
  • Handle complex Executive Assistant activities (may be highly confidential and require discretion)
  • Interface and establish an ongoing positive business relationship with clients
  • Communicate effectively on busy, multiple telephone lines
  • Assist with budget, billing and invoicing; create reports and maintain records
  • Coordinate travel and manage busy executive schedule 
  • Type, format, edit and finalize legal documents
  • Schedule and arrange meeting minutes and conferences


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience supporting a senior level executive in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and function under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, dispassionately and diplomatically
  • Excellent attendance, punctual and flexible to work overtime
  • Ability to collaborate smoothly with many other people and departments
  • Detail oriented with strong day-to-day organizational skills
  • Ability to be proactive, organize/prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously