Corporate Practice Management Specialist

For the New York Office of an International Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Support Legal Director and Managers with resource allocation and productivity management generally, as well as during mid-year and year-end evaluation processes.;
  • Assist with conducting outreach to associates regarding capacity, interest and overall workflow, and interfacing with assigning attorneys to respond to and clarify staffing issues and requests;
  • Coordinate practice group meetings and trainings, including CLE eligibility, scheduling, liaising with presenters, editing and circulating materials, as well as uploading and maintaining lists of programs;
  • Liaise with preferred providers and Knowledge Management teams on practice group rosters, program requests, and needs and distributions of periodicals/knowledge tools, etc;
  • Manage secondments, office transfers, leaves of absence, taxes and visas, attorney and paralegal on-boarding and off-boarding procedures in conjunction with Recruiting, HR, Benefits, Labor, Professional Resources team and other necessary parties;
  • Assist with the development, implementation, and coordination of associate development initiatives and morale events, including Diversity & Inclusion and Women’s Initiatives, to achieve the Firm’s pro bono goals and commitments.

Qualifications include:

  • 2+ years of experience at a top law firm; paralegal or PD experience is a plus;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; Keen attention to detail;
  • Entrepreneurial, self- motivated and client-service focused;
  • Multi-task and effectively prioritize competing demands on time and attention;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Experience with Adobe, viDesktop and Micron a plus.

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