Project Assistant

Paralegal Services Washington, District of Columbia

King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, is currently seeking a Project Assistant to join the Paralegal Department in the Washington, D.C. office. The position offers the opportunity to join an innovative and collaborative team focused on providing the highest quality support to the firm’s attorneys. Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, position performs a variety of duties to assist attorneys, consultants, and paralegals, with a focus on the Government Advocacy & Public Policy and Healthcare teams, as well as any other team in need.
The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plans, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing plan, on-site gym access, discount programs, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.
Candidates will have the following responsibilities:
  • Monitor and summarize daily Congressional activity using a variety of technology.
  • Summarize Congressional hearings, legislation, articles, and reports as requested.
  • Organize and maintain matter databases, case files, documents, and attorney notebooks.
  • Prepare materials to be filed with courts and other administrative/governmental agencies.
  • Assemble documents and information for attorney reference and matter preparation.
  • Research and prepare topical information and briefing memoranda relative to specific clients and industries.
  • Assist in deposition/interview/hearing preparation, document review, productions, and case preparation at/for trial as needed.
  • Maintain positive contact with firm attorneys and colleagues, co-counsel, and clients.
  • Must have the ability to work on multiple cases simultaneously and multitask with ease.
  • Observe confidentiality of client matters at all times.
  • General support of attorneys, consultants, and paralegals across all offices and practice groups as needs arise.
Successful candidates will have strong prioritization, organizational, and communication skills, exhibit good judgment, and are comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with strict time constraints. Ability to multitask is essential. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree with a 3.5 GPA and be available to work overtime, including weekends and holidays, often with little to no advance notice.
We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which now encompasses more than 2,000 lawyers and business professionals in 24 offices worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us.
King & Spalding LLP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.