Morris Nichols offers a challenging and rewarding work environment for legal support staff.

Administrative Careers

At Morris Nichols we only hire the best.  The best directors, managers, paralegals, administrative assistants, information technology, accounting, office services staff and more.

Our support staff provides outstanding service – substantiated by the complimentary notes and comments we receive from our clients.  Our hiring process is designed to ensure that we select individuals who not only have top skills, but have great attitudes and are client-focused.  In other words – these are people you would want to have on your team.

Our administrative staff consists of more than 100 talented individuals who are essential to the ongoing success of the Firm.  Morris Nichols supports and is committed to diversity and equal employment opportunities for all personnel.

Current Openings

Intellectual Property Administrative Assistant
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP, Wilmington, DE, is seeking an IP Administrative Assistant to work the 1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. shift, with overtime, as required.  This fast-paced position will support the Intellectual Property Practice Group.  The ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of litigation experience and be proficient in e-filing legal documents with the District Court through CM/ECF.


  • Typing 75-80 wpm.
  • Ideally possess 3 years litigation experience, understanding of legal terminology and related court documents, i.e., pleadings, motions, discovery, briefs, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word XP, MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Payne Forms and Numbering Assistant.
  • Familiarity with FileSite Document Management System.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work independently, demonstrate a strong commitment to providing various support to attorneys and clients and able to work well under pressure and handle high-stress assignments with time constraints.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Document preparation, formatting, edits, use of MS Word Styles, templates and application of firm standards.
  • Use of Best Authority and Adobe Redaction Tools.
  • Attention to detail and proofreading work.
  • Printing, Faxing, PDF, Transcription of Dictation, Data Entry into Litigation Support Database Systems.


If you believe you have the skills and ability to be successful at Morris Nichols, please email your resume, along with salary requirements, to Please specify the job title you are applying for in the subject line.

Brenda L. Thompson
Brenda L. Thompson

Director of Human Resources

(302) 351-9283 T

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/VV/D