Knowledge Strategy Lawyer

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Meet regularly with attorneys who have expertise relevant to the practice; facilitate sharing of quality know-how and expertise; respond to queries from attorneys to identify know-how;
  • Research, monitor and inform the practice of legal and industry developments and trends;
  • Train attorneys and promote the use of the department's Knowledge Management resources; liaise with users to gather feedback;
  • Work with other Knowledge Strategy attorneys and departments to share best practices;
  • Assist in the development of new practice tools; reengineer processes for greater efficiencies and advise the Knowledge Strategy Partners on improved processes and new technologies for the practices;
  • Maintain designated practice sites and other know-how repositories; curate practice site content and ensure it is in line with the needs of the practice.

Qualifications include:

  • J.D. Degree; 4+ years of experience at a large law firm;
  • Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems;
  • Ability to discern when to seek advice or guidance with regard to posting material; ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities; ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment; ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize work.

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