Professional Development Manager for Restructuring

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Staff approximately thirty Associates as needed; monitor utilization and track Associates' experience in order to maximize the variety of work, increase exposure to different Partners and Senior Associates and develop new skills;
  • Assist Restructuring lawyers with designing and implementing training programs;
  • Collaborate with others in the Professional Development Department to manage the performance evaluation process for Restructuring Associates and Counsel;
  • Manage the Career Advisor Program for the Restructuring group;
  • Manage lateral integration program including conducting orientation, arranging periodic gatherings and checking in with new arrivals regularly;
  • Work with Professional Development and meet regularly with Associates to assess morale, identify training needs, answer questions and address concerns.

Qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of post-graduate experience in a law firm or professional services; JD and/or Master’s degree preferred;
  • Familiarity with bankruptcy and corporate restructuring a plus;
  • Exceptional organizational skills;
  • Excellent leadership skills and be able to inspire confidence among associates and firm leaders;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of personnel and other sensitive matters;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.


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