Legal Secretary - Finance & Restructuring

Palo Alto, MN 94301

Posted: 10/16/2019 Job Category: Legal Job Number: 1925

Legal Secretary - Finance & Restructuring

Industry: Global Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: Palo Alto, California



  • This firm has gown to operate in about 20 offices across the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia
  • Our client practices in areas regarding mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and litigation within North America
  • The firm internationally focuses its efforts in intellectual property, patent, and trademark issues



  • Parking availability
  • Friendly environment
  • Business casual: Jeans on Friday



  • This is an opportunity to assist with special projects with the finance practice group
  • You will be responsible for calendaring, scheduling, and filing
  • Prepare and manage various legal documents: Notice of Dissolution Publications, Table of Contents and Table of Authorities, and conflict check forms
  • You will assist with time entry and expense reports



  • Expert communication skills
  • 4+ years of experience as a legal secretary
  • Exposure to State and Federal court filings
  • Working knowledge of bankruptcy practice
  • College degree preferred



At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That's what makes us “the name to know in recruitment.”


For the past 2 years, ABA has been ranked as one of the Best Professional Recruiting Firms in America


Haeley Girlich
Director, Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

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