Legal Personnel Manager, Litigation

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to the Litigation Department Assigning Partners in connection with junior staffing and utilization, including ongoing monitoring and analysis of workloads, tracking of associate skills and experience, and consideration of associate prefere
  • Develop relationships with and serve as a resource for the junior litigation associates in connection with assignment and career planning, interpersonal issues, morale, training issues, and firm life;
  • Assist in the annual evaluation process and solicit and compile interim feedback;
  • Plan and coordinate special Litigation Department events;
  • Conduct exit interviews with departing junior litigation associates;
  • Liaise with other administrative departments for strategic purposes.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of professional services experience; bachelor's degree required;
  • Minimum 3 years of law firm experience; experience in practice group or talent management in large law firm preferred;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with attorneys and staff throughout the firm;
  • Highly organized and self-directed approach to work with meticulous attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and thrive in a fast-paced environment with intense client service orientation;
  • Creativity in developing solutions and achieving results.

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