PD & Mentorship Manager

For the New York Office of a Boutique Litigation Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, design and implement ongoing substantive legal and core skills training programs for attorneys and staff;
  • Manage a firm-wide training program to incorporate general Firm elements and career effectiveness best practices;
  • Counsel and coach individual attorneys on career development issues and assist in resolving job-related developmental concerns;
  • Manage the feedback and evaluation process for Associates, Counsel, and Non-Equity Partners including annual performance reviews and career development discussions;
  • Develop and manage the firm’s attorney mentorship program, which includes assigning mentors, training mentors and mentees and monitoring the quality of the relationships;
  • Monitor trends in the market and make recommendations on developing, retaining and promoting attorneys and staff.

Qualifications include:

  • 3+ years of experience in PD, training and coaching in a law firm; bachelor’s degree required; JD preferred;
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver effective learning and development programs to lawyers and business services employees;
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, a proactive approach, and the desire and readiness to build impactful initiatives from the ground up with little direction;
  • Excellent planning, organization, attention to detail and writing skills;
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and communicate with all levels of staff and management.

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