Legal Administrative Assoc

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: May 16, 2017
  • Reference ID: 57602-en_US




At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  In Legal Affairs, we strive to attract, develop and retain diverse talent with the potential to be future leaders of our department and of MetLife as a whole.  We seek legal and compliance professionals who demonstrate high intellectual capacity to understand complex matters facing our company, combined with strong leadership competencies to motivate and inspire higher performance by all our professionals. We take an active role in developing the skills of our talent and guiding their professional growth.  By promoting skill development and career advancement for our professionals, we are better positioned to serve our internal business partners and to help achieve MetLife’s vision of becoming a world-class leader in the insurance, retirement savings and employee benefits industries. 



Job Location: United States : New York : New York  




Provide timely and efficient administrative support and assistance to the Law Department focusing in the Global Corporate unit and high quality services to our business partners and colleagues across Legal Affairs.




  • Prioritizing and managing multiple projects for the attorneys and following through on issues promptly and effectively
  • Communicating with business partners, Law Department colleagues and their administrative assistants to maintain calendars, including scheduling appointments and meetings with internal and external associates, vendors and their assistants
  • Drafting and revising correspondence as needed
  • Scheduling travel to/from business trips including airfare, hotels, car service etc. and taking initiative to collect receipts and submit reimbursement requests promptly
  • Providing general administrative assistance and support as necessary, answering telephones, directing inquiries as appropriate, for prompt and efficient resolution



  • High School diploma with at least 2 year higher education strongly preferred
  • Must be a self-starter, well-organized, detail-oriented, team player, willing to take ownership of responsibilities, and possess a high level of positive energy and drive
  • 1-5+ years administrative assistant experience. Experience working in a law firm or insurance company legal department is preferable
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including an ability to draft well-written correspondence
  • Demonstrate ability to discretely handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Intermediate Proficient in MS Word 2010, including Excel and PowerPoint and as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced business environment



Legal Affairs/Legal Services








At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 57602 

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