McGuireWoods LLP

  • Administrative Assistant

    Category McGuireWoods Consulting
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  • Overview

    McGuireWoods Consulting is seeking an Administrative Assistant for its Washington, DC office. This position will support senior lobbyists who provide public affairs services in the area of emerging technologies to Fortune 500 clients.  Duties will include processing correspondence, maintaining calendars, scheduling, time entry, billing, expenses and other duties as assigned.  The position will interact with current and former elected officials on a regular basis. 


    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


    • Performs time entry for assigned McGuireWoods Consulting staff
    • Processes incoming and outgoing correspondence as appropriate; including complex bills, mailings, and invitations
    • Processes all expense related items (invoices, reimbursements, check requests) and completes lobbyist filings per state or federal laws as applicable
    • Performs administrative duties such as copying, scanning/faxing, mailing letters, etc.
    • Updates contact and client list as assigned by McGuireWoods Consulting staff
    • Assists with office events and functions
    • May perform research as requested by lobbyists


    • College degree preferred with 3+ years of experience in an administrative capacity, preferably at an association or legal/public affairs firm
    • Ability to work independently and, at times, with little direction
    • Strong planning and organizational skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Knowledge of multiple software packages, including Excel and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of US Capitol and key players a plus
    • Professional demeanor

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