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The professional managers and staff at Masuda Funai play a critical role in delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. Like our lawyers, our administrative team is passionate about the work they do and they are committed to the firm's collaborative culture and drive for excellence.

The firm is moving beyond the traditional lawyer-non-lawyer divide that exists in many law firms. The vital functions performed by the professional managers and administrative staff are placed on equal footing to the legal counseling provided by the lawyers and paralegals.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Vera Bojic
Human Resources Manager

Masuda Funai
203 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2500
Chicago, IL 60601-1262

We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package to our professional staff, including the following:

  • Health insurance for employees and dependents (PPO, PPO Select, HMO)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Profit Sharing 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Qualified transit benefits (mass transportation or parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Business casual attire including jeans on Friday
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • Paid holidays
  • Recognition of service awards
  • New employee referral program
  • Complimentary access to on-site fitness center in Chicago

Client Services Representative


Our Client Services Department is seeking a bilingual, native Japanese, Client Services Representative (CSR) to join our Firm. The CSR is responsible for coordinating and facilitating responses to client inquiries and communications, as well as serving as a bilingual liaison for the intake of new matters, participating in prospective and existing client meetings, and handling service inquiries from clients. This position also assists with the Firm’s Japanese marketing and business development efforts, including reviewing and analyzing Japanese business data, preparing marketing materials, ads and presentations in Japanese, and maintaining the Japanese website. This individual will work closely with the attorneys, as well as clients services and marketing staff, to develop new clients and to sustain and expand existing relationships with current clients.

Qualified candidates must be self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English, superb customer service skills, as well as strong organization and prioritization skills. Other specific requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications or related field
  • 3-5 years of law firm or related professional services experience
  • Ability to multi-task and lead projects through to completion
  • Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Please send cover letter, resume and desired salary to:

Human Resources Department

Posted: 11.05.2019

Legal Secretary (Entry-Level)


Masuda Funai is actively seeking an entry-level Legal Secretary to join the firm’s Schaumburg office. As a vital member of the firm’s Immigration Practice Group, this position will provide high-level secretarial and administrative support to attorneys and paralegals.

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  • Type correspondence and other documents, including letters, memoranda, forms, policies, handbooks, meeting agendas, and notes from dictation or written drafts
  • Proofread documents for formatting, punctuation and consistency, and read for logic
  • Perform new client/matter intake, conflicts and records intake processes
  • Maintain existing client files (electronic and physical), including timely filing all client-related correspondence and updating all internal systems and databases
  • File, photocopy and pend files
  • Serve as back-up to other secretaries and reception as needed


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent business writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Strong organization, document management and prioritization skills
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced practice area


  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Secretarial experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services firm
  • Background in Immigration is a plus

Please submit your resume here:  https://www.ziprecruiter/job/6d3adb1e

Posted:  12.3.18