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Legal Billing Specialist

Legal Billing Specialist

Job Location 
US-IL-Chicago
US-FL-Jacksonville
Category 
Accounting & Finance

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Overview

McGuireWoods LLP is searching for a Billing Specialist to join our team in our Chicago or Jacksonville office.  The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing client bills, including working with attorneys on production of the bills through conventional and electronic billing submission to clients.  This position offers a great opportunity for an experienced billing professional to interact with McGuireWoods attorneys, staff and clients.

 

McGuireWoods LLP is a global law firm with a legacy reaching back more than 175 years.  We are strong in the traditional legal practices such as litigation and corporate law, but we are also leaders in rapidly expanding fields such as data privacy and security, the life sciences, private equity, and healthcare, among many others.  We offer the opportunity to grow through an extensive range of legal practice areas and industries, and to work in locations around the world.  Perhaps the most attractive aspect of joining our firm is the opportunity to work with our lawyers and leaders, all of whom reflect the value McGuireWoods places on experience, talent and diversity.  For more information, please visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with clients, attorneys and staff to generate, distribute, edit, finalize and submit legal bills via various methods
  • Resolve billing-related issues from internal and external clients
  • Coordinate with accounting department to address questions/problems related to the billing process
  • Prepare reports and materials necessary to track billings and on items to be billed

 

Qualifications

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous billing experience is required
  • Legal secretarial and billing experience is highly preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Electronic billing experience highly preferred
  • Elite experience preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office including Excel and Outlook experience
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to interact with all levels of staff and attorneys
  • Must be customer service oriented with strong problem solving skills
  • Must be detailed oriented with strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work overtime as required

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