Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative, and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support, and development they need to grow, thrive, and realize their greatest potential. If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness, and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our growing Paralegal department supporting the Global Mobility & Migration practice in the Washington office as a Paralegal.
The right candidate for this position should have 1+ years of experience in high-volume global visa processing for employers and multinational companies, including experience coordinating work permit, residence permit, and visa requirements in multiple regions including Europe, Middle East, and Asia. The candidate must have experience in and a desire to work in a fast-paced and high-volume environment and enjoy providing top quality customer service to assist our growing team in managing the mobility needs of our diverse, Fortune 500 client base. The candidate must demonstrate meticulous attention to detail and strong project management, organizational, and communications skills. Further, the individual should have a curiosity to learn new areas of the law and think creatively, as we seek to provide all team members with a diverse portfolio of immigration and mobility matters.
The position will have the following responsibilities:
Provide consular application services, including coordinating visa applications and document legalization/authentication services.
Under the supervision of an attorney, assist with coordinating global immigration matters with our network of local counsel across the globe.
Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines.
Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines
Maintain a high sense of urgency and commitment to meet deadlines while meeting client requirements.
Adhere to strict delivery schedules and timelines to ensure timely delivery of services and work product.
Bachelor’s degree with solid academic credentials and 1+ of relevant experience.
Experience must include managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
Experience working on global immigration matters, including consular processing and document legalization/authentication.
Experience delivering client services in accordance with SLAs.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO) plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section (no e-mailed resumes, please) on www.mayerbrown.com