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Legal Administrative Assistant

Requisition ID: R10069859

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Falls Church, Virginia, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant 3 at our corporate office in Falls Church, VA. They will report directly to the Corporate Director Assistant General Counsel for Labor and Employment Law, and support multiple Directors and Corporate Counsel in the Law Department. This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, in order to appropriately interface with all levels of management, employees, and outside parties. This individual must demonstrate a heightened sense of confidentiality while performing a wide variety of sensitive administrative tasks. The selected individual will be expected to multi-task and balance daily activities while managing small projects to completion. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing all calls coming into the office and greeting visitors; managing complex and dynamic calendars; maintaining office efficiency, including mail, supplies, electronic files, paper files, law firm invoices and e-billing; arranging meetings and travel; helping counsel prepare, coordinate, and create meeting materials; leading and coordinating small projects; gathering information, synthesizing data, and helping to prepare reports; providing back-up administrative support as needed; and executing other administrative tasks as needed/assigned. This position requires good judgment, discretion, and uncompromising standards of quality, integrity, and performance, in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications

• High School diploma and a minimum of four years of experience in an administrative support position.

• 4 years’ experience using Microsoft Office/Microsoft 365, including advanced use of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

• Experience using complex electronic databases and computer and web-based expense, travel, scanning, correspondence (e.g., Fed Ex) and billing systems.

• Ability to work in a diverse team of administrative staff, lawyers, and other internal and external partners.

• Quality writing with a keen attention to detail and solid grammar and proofreading skills.

• Demonstrated oral communication skills with an ability to interact effectively across all levels of a large complex organization and with outside organizations/individuals, the ability to protect and maintain confidentiality, ability to execute tasks and projects independently and multi-task.

Preferred Qualifications

• Previous experience in a large corporate environment, in-house law department or law firm.

• Previous experience in project management and project management tools.

• Previous experience with legal research tools, including on-line research of statutes, regulations, case reports, and government agency documents.

• Previous experience supporting a regulatory compliance practice including labor/employment, environmental, real estate, government contracts or other legal disciplines.


Salary Range: $50,200 USD - $83,600 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.