Workplace Experience & Global Real Estate Administrative Assistant

New York City, New York, United States


Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Workplace Experience & Global Real Estate Administrative Assistant to join our dynamic team in New York. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About the role

As an Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for performing various high-level administrative duties requiring a thorough understanding of the department and unit's operation and relevant firm procedures for Directors and other Senior Managers. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with day-to-day tasks supporting leadership and staff in the designated department
  • Managing travel and schedules over multiple times zones for various staff
  • Collecting, organizing, and submitting expenses for various staff
  • Coordinating and maintaining schedules, meetings, agendas, and related tasks for various staff
  • Compiling and creating attractive communication materials to share information and data with key firm leadership

About you

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Are interested in architecture, interior design, graphic design, and/or art
  • Are a self-starter, independent, and driven
  • Demonstrate superior judgement, professionalism, discretion, trustworthiness, as well as a sense of humor
  • Possess a discerning eye, sense of urgency, and passion for excellence
  • Have an engaging mentality and are an idea generator, emotionally intelligent and responsive, energetic, and flexible

And have:

  • Experience in Real Estate, Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Art, Business Administration, or Strategic Analysis

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Job Location
New York, New York, United States
Global Real Estate
Position Type

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