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3.3 | Cambridge, MA | Hospital & Health Care | 10000+ Employees
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Posted 11 months ago on June 17, 2019

Legal Secretary

Full-time in Andover, MA
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Philips is a hospital & health care company headquartered in the Cambridge, MA area with 10000+ employees. Philips has a 3.3-star InHerSight Score, based on 1,181 ratings from 82 employees. 23 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

Job Title

Legal Secretary

Job Description


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Provide administrative support to multiple attorneys and paralegals working on time sensitive projects.  Position provides support to team members in multiple locations.     


Perform secretarial and administrative/clerical duties as they relate to legal work.  Provide support to multiple department attorneys in all areas, including invoice processing, scheduling, correspondence, timekeeping, and general office tasks.  

Meet critical deadlines while juggling multiple tasks across multiple reporting lines. 

Maintain confidentiality and attorney-client privilege of legal matters.

Word processing, spreadsheet, and database management expertise, such as Microsoft Office Suite, contract databases, and legal outsourcing databases.

Possess excellent client-contact, drafting, proofing and typing skills.

Organize and maintain legal documents, legal matter working files, electronic databases, intranet websites and SharePoint sites. Input data and prepare reports using databases.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

At least 5 years of experience providing secretarial and administrative support, preferably in an in-house law department setting.

Strong word processing, spreadsheet, and database management expertise.

Takes ownership and responsibility on projects and consistently drives them to completion.

Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Ability to learn use of new databases and technologies as may be necessary.

Experience working on complex and confidential documents.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without to age, color, citizenship, disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Philips is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.



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