Office Administrator

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a national law firm, has an opening for an Office Administrator with at least 3+ years of experience, to manage its Los Angeles and Orange County offices. This position will assume overall management of a diverse workforce of employees including secretaries, paralegals and case assistants.  Primary responsibilities include assuring the Firm’s policies and procedures are followed in the operation of the office; assessing and projecting hiring needs; managing employee relations including counseling, discipline, and termination; directing and managing performance evaluations for staff and associates; conducting exit interviews; preparing annual budget; and, overseeing general office operations and maintenance. 


  • Degree and 6+ years of Office Management, HR experience or 10 years’ combination of experience and education.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Large law firm experience is preferred, but not required.
  • A background in business management, computer literacy and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation programs.
  • Ability to work under stress and multitask are essential.
  • Ability to communicate persuasively and interact effectively with employees with varied backgrounds and levels of responsibility.
  • Counseling and conflict resolution skills are essential.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and respond quickly to changing priorities.
  • Ability to evaluate problems and formulate successful solutions.
  • Familiarity with federal and state labor and employment law.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no direction.
  • Ability to operate all common office equipment.


  • Assures the office adheres to the Firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Assesses and projects hiring needs and recruit new hires as necessary.
  • Manages employee relations including counseling, discipline, and termination as well as preparing and maintaining related documentation.
  • Directs and manages performance evaluations for staff and associates.
  • Conducts exit interviews.
  • Manages space planning, relocation, and renovation projects including planning and executing interoffice moves and work unit reorganizations.
  • Coordinates construction projects beginning with input to architect for blueprint formation and each successive stage through move-in.
  • Oversees acquisition and maintenance of office furnishings.
  • Ensures maintenance of office appearance.
  • Develops and oversees security and emergency preparedness systems.

The firm offers a congenial working environment with competitive salary and benefits.  Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to

No telephone calls please.

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani is an equal opportunity employer.