Lockton is a global professional services firm with more than 8,000 Associates who advise clients on protecting their people, property and reputations. Lockton has grown to become the world's largest privately held, independent insurance broker by helping clients achieve their business objectives. Check out the latest insights from Lockton's experts.  


A few reasons Associates love working at Lockton include:

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement, including paid training and professional development.
  • 12-week paid parental leave.
  • An emphasis on community involvement and giving back.
  • Frequent athletic and wellness events.
  • Incredibly generous rewards; US Associates receive a Rolex for their 10-year anniversary!
  • We are uncommonly and perpetually independent.
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Responsibilities

  • Support the General Counsel in the Legal Department in all aspects of organization and administration.
  • Support other lawyers within the US Legal Department as needed.
  • Schedule and arrange internal and external meetings and appointments.
  • Support Lockton, Inc. Board of Directors (schedule meetings and catering, assemble and distribute Board materials, track outside Director compensation, etc.).
  • Assist with the development of “know your customer” requests from certain global vendors.
  • Prepare basic agreements and administer organizational processes for efficient delivery of Department work product.
  • Administer entity management, legal matter management system, billing, and legal hold systems as well as other operational and organizational tools to promote and achieve efficient processes.
  • Compose and/or prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, spreadsheets, and other documents ensuring proper format, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Work with external counsel in coordination with lawyers in Department.
  • Receive, read, and handle daily e-mail requests, paying special attention to items requiring immediate attention.
  • Answer incoming calls, screen calls, answer questions, refer callers to appropriate associate, or take messages.
  • Provide support to upper-level executives, including interaction with clients; assist clients via telephone or in person.
  • Meet regularly with lawyers to receive and provide updates on work assignments.
  • Coordinate meetings; arrange for catering.
  • Arrange certain phases of travel, as well as maintaining records and itineraries.
  • Responsible for all expense report-related activities, such as receipt, collection and follow up, preparation and submission of expense reports.
  • Provide limited support through at least April 30, 2022 for the former Lockton, Inc. CEO.
  • Serve as a role model to other associates with respect to positive attitude, performance, and leadership.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • A minimum of five years’ Legal Secretary and/or Paralegal experience.
  • Strong internal and external customer service skills, along with the ability to develop sound relationships.
  • Above-average proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Above-average proficiency with entity management, matter management, legal billing, and legal hold systems and legal filing.
  • Experience with drafting legal documents and correspondence, either utilizing forms or originating the document.
  • Organization and time management skills to prioritize workload and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure and under time constraints.
  • Results oriented with the ability to change priorities as needed.
  • Above-average verbal, written, and interpersonal skills to interact with associates at all levels of responsibility, representing Lockton in the highest professional manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to protect confidential information along with precise and careful handling of critically sensitive and confidential documents.
  • Proven ability to work independently along with a strong ability to use good judgment in recognizing scope of authority and urgency.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through, in a timely manner, on tasks to their completion.
  • Legally able to work in the United States.

 

Lockton Companies LLC is proud to provide everyone an equal opportunity to grow and advance. We strive to cultivate an environment that learns from, celebrates, and thrives because of our breadth of differences. We are committed to fostering a culture where every member of the Lockton family feels valued and accepted as they are and safe to bring their authentic selves to work every single day. At the end of the day, our mission is to ensure that our family can be anyone’s family.

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