Business Development Specialist, Dispute Resolution

For the New York office of a Global Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Work alongside BD Manager to draft materials for pitches, client meetings and responses to RFPs;
  • Support development, implementation and follow-up activities surrounding client plans and long term projects; Track the progress of initiatives, and coordinate with other groups or offices targeting the same clients;
  • Lead the drafting and completing of Chambers, Legal 500 US, IFLR1000 and Benchmark Litigation submissions, as well as one-off awards for practices and individuals;
  • Undertake internal and external research and analysis on clients, targets, markets, competitors, rankings, etc.
  • Coordinate mailings for client newsletters and briefings; maintain mailing lists and update as necessary, using relevant systems in coordination with CRM resources;
  • Update and amend the contents of the firm’s website; track inbound and outbound referrals.

Qualifications include:

  • 5+ years of business development or related experience in a professional services environment;
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite; experience conducting research (Bloomberg Law, Pacer, CapitalIQ);
  • Experience supporting a litigation practice;
  • High level of attention to detail; strong organizational and analytical skills;
  • High level of attention to detail; strong organizational and analytical skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment; willingness to collaborate with other team members.


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