Practice Group Manager for M&A or Litigation

For the New York Office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, coordinate and lead substantive practice group, cross-group and summer associate trainings;
  • Create, develop and maintain model documents, forms, precedents, checklists, commentary and other substantive content in cooperation with lawyers in the practice group;
  • Serve as a source of legal, market and practical expertise to the Firm’s client-facing teams; train members of the practice group on relevant resources, technologies, content and content-sharing platforms and practices;
  • Work closely with practice group leaders to identify areas of need in precedent management, matter experience capturing, efficiencies and knowledge gaps for training needs; monitor and inform the practice group of market developments;
  • Assist with BD efforts, including thought leadership initiatives and client seminars and pitches; assist with identification and evaluation of new legal technologies relevant to the practice; pilot and execute implementation of technologies;
  • Support writing and publication of client memoranda, blog posts and other external “thought leader” content.

Qualifications include:

  • A JD and 4+ years of experience in a large NY law firm;
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to create a project plan, set deadlines, delegate responsibilities and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Self-starter with the ability to progress work independently;
  • Excellent collaborative skills to coordinate and organize across the practice group and practice group support structure; confident and effective communicator;
  • Outstanding research and drafting skills;
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

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