Project Assistant, Finance (Ballard Spahr DC)

Emily Goodall

Project Assistant, Finance (Ballard Spahr DC)

Job Description:

Ballard Spahr LLP has an exciting opportunity available in the Washington DC office for a Project Assistant in the Housing Finance practice group. The position assists the legal administrative assistants and lawyers with document production and the post-closing process. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters; able to work well both independently and within a team and have demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment. This position offers a work schedule of 3 days a week in the office.

Required Skills:

The selected individual must possess strong administrative, time management, organizational, communication and diplomacy skills to handle administrative tasks in a law firm with keen attention to detail. Successful candidates will have the ability to exercise initiative and good judgment while working in a team atmosphere.

Required Experience:

Ideal candidate will have 6 months to 1 year experience in a real estate group in a law firm, title company or other commercial real estate setting and understand the cycle of a commercial real estate transaction. This position requires a high degree of proficiency and advanced skill level with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Outlook. College degree preferred.

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and supporting 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 and members of the LGBTQAI+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities 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. In connection with this policy, we will require proof of vaccination. We believe this is the best way for us to fulfill our legal obligation to provide a safe workplace, which has been and continues to be a top priority as we manage the many challenges of the pandemic. If you have any questions regarding the firm’s vaccination policy, please contact our Human Resources Department at [login to unmask email].

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

Ballard Spahr LLP offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program.  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