Legal Administrative Assistant – Finance (Real Estate Finance) - Ballard Spahr LLP, DC Office

Emily Goodall

Legal Administrative Assistant – Finance (Real Estate Finance) - Ballard Spahr LLP, DC Office

Legal Administrative Assistant – Finance (Real Estate Finance)

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA) with real estate finance experience to join our finance practice in the Washington DC office. The ideal candidate is someone who is energetic, eager to learn and grow professionally, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a real estate transaction. The selected individual work within a team of LAAs to liaison between attorneys, project assistants, paralegals and clients.

Applicants must have the ability to work effectively both independently, as well as, within a team to assist attorney in the production of transactional documents. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks efficiently under specific time constraints. The selected individual must possess top-notch organizational skills, good communication skills and have excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills. Intermediate level skills working with Microsoft Office Suite and document management systems. 

Ideal candidates for this position will have 2-3 years of commercial real estate experience with a law firm, title company, mortgage company or other related entity. Recent College degree and previous experience with loan closings or Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, a plus. Must be able to work overtime, when needed.   

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.

The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.

The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered.  For immediate consideration, please visit and apply online. 

Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.