Administrative Support

Office Administrator


Friedman Williams

Office Administrator Washington DC

Job ID: 17250

THE OPPORTUNITY:As the Office Administrator, you will manage the day-to-day operations of the office. You will work in partnership with the Office Managing Partners and national departments to deliver superior support services and business results. You will be a member of the Office Administrators’ team and report directly to the Principal Administrator.


On any given day, you will be working with firm leadership, Partners, local office personnel and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will:

• Work in partnership with the Office Managing Partners to manage, oversee and support day-to-day operations of the office

• Function as a highly visible member of the office management team, reinforcing office culture and “stickiness” by your presence

• Create and manage to the annual budget as well as drive financial results for the office, leveraging business skills and command of key financial metrics in support of OMPs

• Collaborate with human resources, payroll and benefits to provide local support in recruiting, onboarding and performance management

• Provide performance management including coaching, mentoring and assisting with professional development of local department managers and support staff

• Supervise and manage office support teams, including secretarial, paralegal, reception, office services, and coordinate with national managers in areas such as technology support and information governance

• Oversee facilities management, including space planning and design, purchasing and inventory control

• Plan social events and coordinate with the marketing team on local client events

• Demonstrate active participation in team assignments, law firm networking, and self-development opportunities

• Occasionally travel, including to other offices of the firm


• An undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Management, Human Resources or other related discipline strongly preferred

• A minimum of 7 years previous leadership experience in a legal or other professional services organization required

• Strong finance, human resources and project management background preferred

• Advanced Microsoft Office suite and related technologies with working knowledge of Word, Excel and Power Point

• Excellent management/leadership skills, solid business acumen, strong oral and written communication skills


Tagged as: Office Administrator