Practice Group Director, Health or Regulatory

For the D.C., Boston, Chicago, Miami or New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with C-Suite leaders and teams to align Practice strategy with functional strategies, and generate customized solutions for Practice-specific challenges;
  • Analyze Practice data (operational, financial, and talent) to identify the highest-impact strategic initiatives that will improve Practice performance;
  • Partner with the HR team to create a Practice talent strategy, assisting in management of standard processes (e.g., talent reviews) and identifying required acquisition, development, retention, and succession improvements;
  • Analyze key financial metrics, including Practice capacity and profitability, and generate proposed solutions for areas of opportunity and/or concern, for review with Practice leadership;
  • Monitor attorney productivity levels and deployment of junior attorney resources, partnering with the Practice Group Leader to diagnose and resolve areas of concern;
  • Manage the departmental budget and expenditures, including monitoring expenses and reviewing monthly budget variances.

Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of related work experience; bachelor's degree;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Superior analytic and problem-solving skills, including quantitative analysis;
  • Strategic and self-starter mentality, with strong motivational and leadership skills;
  • Strong client service skills;
  • Experience with large-scale project management and familiarity with financial concepts.


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