Retail & E-Commerce Group Practice Assistant
The San Francisco office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, an international Law Firm, has an immediate full-time opening for a Practice Assistant for its Retail & E-Commerce Practice Group. This position will provide administrative and paralegal support for assigned attorneys, practice group(s) and client matters.
This is a rare opportunity to gain valuable law firm experience while working on fun and interesting matters involving a rapidly-changing industry. From brick-and-mortar retailers to online merchants, luxury brands to big-box stores, start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations, and fashion retailers to hotels and restaurants, Steptoe’s Retail & E-Commerce group provides a “one-stop shop” for the legal needs of its clients, which span the globe in every commerce channel. We are nationally renowned for defending retailers in complex consumer class actions, in addition to advising retailers on the issues that go to the heart of their business.
The Practice Assistant will assist the Retail & E-Commerce team on a broad-range of matters litigation and advising matters. We are seeking a smart and scrappy candidate with strong initiative, excellent organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, an attention to detail, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Responsibilities include developing familiarity with the California and federal court system, performing factual research, maintaining files and databases, providing administrative support, and assisting attorneys with a variety of projects. A four-year college degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required. Two-year commitment required.