Litigation Practice Development Manager

For the Newark, NY, Hartford, Philadelphia or Wilmington Office of a Well-Respected Regional Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist lawyers with business development plans, monitor progress and coordinate cross-selling initiatives;
  • Draft marketing materials, pitches, proposals and RFPs and work with the lawyers on client outreach activities, such as client alerts and CLE programs;
  • Work with various members of the Knowledge Management team to research prospective clients, industry trends and competitors; identify opportunities for client base expansions;
  • Work with the Firm's PR agency to develop media opportunities and assist in generating effective press coverage; manage the process for submission of directory and survey responses for Litigation practice group;
  • Create annual budget for practice group; analyze monthly financial reports such as time entry compliance and utilization and communicate findings to PGL's;
  • Support new laterals with onboarding and integration and assist them in executing their business development plans.

Qualifications include:

  • BA/BS plus 10+ years of experience in a law firm required, preferably working with litigation practice groups; JD or MBA preferred;
  • Strong financial accumen with ability to analyze and report on financials;
  • Managerial experience working with BD professionals, Firm leaders and other team members;
  • Proactive self-starter and strategic thinker who takes ownership of multiple strategic projects;
  • Advanced knowledge of practice management, business development, marketing practices;
  • Proficiency in MS Office as well as legal research and analytics tools such as Monitor Suite, IntelliStat, and Clocktimizer.


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