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Legal Assistant

San Diego, California

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Overview

Corporate positions help our company operate at its maximum potential while providing the best service to all customers. Our corporate teams maintain a high level of collaboration across multiple departments and teams. Corporate roles include Human Resources, Legal, Information Technology Services (ITS), Accounting & Finance, and Contracts & Procurement.

  • Schedule: Full-Time Hourly

  • Job Level: Entry-Level (0-2 years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Legal Assistant at General Atomics? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Efficient
  • Problem Solver
  • Team Player
  • Versatile

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Date posted 11/09/2023 Job ID 42947BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Legal Assistant City San Diego State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $52,020 - $77,325

Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Legal Assistant position located in Torrey Pines, CA. The legal team is seeking an extremely talented individual to work in a dynamic legal environment, supporting a technology company with over 13,000 employees. The right individual will be hardworking, detailed-oriented, and competitive person who routinely performs far and above expectations and has plans to attend a top law school in 2-4 years. The Legal Assistant will perform routine tasks and entry level legal work, may maintain the calendar for the General Counsel and will monitor and control legal matters and communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform legal research.
  • Assist attorneys with agreement reviews.
  • Maintain encyclopedic knowledge of all legal matters.
  • Expedite, control and direct traffic for all legal matters to and from the legal department.
  • Answer assigned telephone(s) and respond to or direct calls as necessary.
  • Perform administrative office duties such as completing reports, typing and filing documents and faxing.
  • Receive and direct visitor(s) to proper person and/or location within the legal department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent and two or more years experience in a administrative position.
  • Bachelor's degree is strongly desired.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.6 or above or an LSAT score of 165 or above is strongly preferred.
  • Must be customer-focused.
  • Ability to rapidly change directions as needed, prioritize and complete a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines and milestones.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report findings.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively interface with employees and outside representatives.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain the strict confidentiality of sensitive information and exercise sound judgement.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Salary:$52,020 - $77,325
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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“General Atomics is a company that has provided amazing career opportunities. There is no limit to where you can go in this company.”
– Shalena, Lead Talent Acquisition Specialist
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“I consider myself an effective leader and manager who also cares about his team. I strive to support my team so they can ensure we are taking care of our customers.”
– Uriah, Project Manager

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