Strategic HR & Legal Personnel Manager

For the New York, LA or DC Office of an International Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Execute talent management strategies across the firm for both business professionals and attorneys;
  • Provide guidance on employee relations and performance management issues; coach department heads and Partners on discipline issues and terminations;
  • Perform talent assessments and on-boarding; consult with all levels of leaders to determine areas of opportunity and career paths;
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition, leaders and the Firm’s employment counsel; execute talent needs assessments and actively engage and participate in the recruitment process;
  • Collaborate with compensation and benefits team; work with the Director to execute various compensation and benefit programs;
  • Participate in change management initiatives; consult with leaders on cross department/office projects and secondment engagements.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role; experience in a law firm or corporate legal department required; master’s degree in a related field preferred;
  • Proven talent for assessing opportunities for organizational improvement, identifying gaps, and creating opportunities that drive business results;
  • Exceptional ability to consult, communicate and influence leadership;
  • Change and Project Management skills;
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Exercises a high level of sensitivity and sophisticated judgment when working with confidential employment related documents.