Legal Support Professionals

Support talent helps us deliver complete client solutions. Our professionals have college, or higher, degrees and many have industry or practice group specializations. They provide cross-practice support for all offices, and opportunities exist at all experience levels.

Paralegals and Project Assistants

Paralegal Services provides critical matter support across all practice groups, regularly working with lawyers worldwide and often interacting with multiple offices per matter. Additionally, they are responsible for reviewing and tracking all audit letter responses.

Paralegal Roles and Opportunities

Working with firm lawyers, paralegals perform substantive case and deal-related tasks. Responsibilities increase as appropriate to experience and skill. Senior paralegals often manage staff and projects. Educational and professional development programs are available to career paralegals.

Shorter-Term Positions

Entry-level positions with shorter-term job commitments are available for recent college graduates. Recent graduates may train as project assistants, who support lawyers and paralegals with document organization; file and matter management; and transactional closings.

Consultants and Specialists

The firm has consultants and industry specialists who have advanced degrees and/or have obtained specialized skills from years of experience in one sector. Roles include nurse consultants and transactional specialists, who work in areas such as finance, mergers and acquisitions, and public policy.

Trial Legal Practice Assistant

We have legal practice assistants (secretaries) with extensive trial experience. These professionals work with attorneys across all offices to provide trial and administrative support. They are efficient, highly skilled, and resourceful.

Litigation Docket Clerk

Docketing supports lawyers and paralegals in tracking deadlines for all matters. These individuals have specific knowledge and experience working with state and federal civil procedures and court processes.

IP Docket Clerk

This position supports lawyers and paralegals in tracking deadlines for patent, trademark, and copyright matters. These individuals have specific knowledge and experience working with U.S. and foreign intellectual property prosecution rules and regulations.

Professional Staff

Like our lawyers, King & Spalding’s professional staff comprises individuals who are at the top of their fields. The firm has built out sophisticated functions in Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Professional Development and many other areas, each staffed with experts who have advanced degrees and experience at major corporations and other world-class legal and professional service organizations. King & Spalding is constantly looking to add to these teams with driven and collaborative individuals who share our commitment to providing the highest quality services to our clients while further establishing King & Spalding as one of the world’s leading law firms.

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.

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