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Regulatory and Congressional Investigations Project Assistant

Company: WilmerHale
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWilmerHale is a leading, full-service international law firm with 1,000 lawyers located throughout 13 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our lawyers work at the intersection of government, technology and business, and we remain committed to our guiding principles of providing quality, excellent legal and client services; developing diversity among our lawyers and staff and cultivating an environment that promotes an ambitious spirit, collaboration and collegiality by drawing on the extraordinary talents and dynamic experience of our lawyers. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we practice.
What You Will Be DoingThe Congressional and Regulatory Investigations Assistant position is an entry-level position. Working efficiently and collaboratively with and under the supervision of attorneys and support professionals, the Congressional and Regulatory Investigations Assistant assists with all phases of Congressional and other regulatory investigations. The Congressional and Regulatory Assistant will also assist with the day-to-day operations of the Congressional and Regulatory Investigations group firm wide.
About This Role

  • Assists with document collection, production, organization and management.
  • Assists with the maintenance and manipulation of document databases for purposes of facilitating productions, preparing for depositions, hearings and other proceedings.
  • Assists with the implementation and utilization of eDiscovery applications for purposes of document management and production including redacting and bates stamping.
  • Assists with the utilization of WH Discovery Solutions Roles and Process Management and Review Methodology.
  • Updates case management pages, electronic databases and support systems.
  • Assists with routine preparations for witness interviews, including the assembly of witness files and reference binders.
  • Assists with hearing preparation.
  • Assists with updating indices, chronologies, logs and tracking systems.
  • Assists with the set-up, maintenance and close-out of case rooms in accordance with best practices.
  • Assists with establishing logistical support and set up of remote offices to accommodate the needs of the case team for purposes of hearings and proceedings.
  • Assists with administrative tasks, including filing, scanning, printing and organization of documents and information.
  • In collaboration with the Regulatory Investigations Support Manager, coordinates meetings, drafts reports, tracks metrics and liaises with other departments.
  • Attends and participates in training programs for professional development and building technology skills.
  • Adheres to best practices for daily time entry for client billable work and eTime for attendance and time off requests.
  • Contributes to the Firm's Service Excellence initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Displays professionalism, quality service and a "can do" attitude to internal members/departments of the Firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print correspondence, over the telephone and in-person
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.
    Required Skills
    Your Qualifications/What You Will Bring
    • Ability to work collaboratively, across offices, to meet strict deadlines.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Strong technology skills.
    • Ability to work overtime and travel.
      • BA/BS preferred Upon joining the firm new hires will go through our onboarding program and be paired with a staff mentor to help them acclimate to the firm. Additionally, there will be opportunities for new employees to take advantage of training and development, public service, and diversity and inclusion programs. WilmerHale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.

Keywords: WilmerHale, Washington DC , Regulatory and Congressional Investigations Project Assistant, Other , Washington, DC

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