Sr. Practice Manager – M&A

For the NYC Office of a Prestigious Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide support to the M&A partners with respect to associate and counsel needs; including staffing and utilization, monitoring of workloads and tracking skills and experience;
  • Oversee the M&A Legal Personnel team with respect to associate and counsel staffing requests;
  • Manage the annual evaluation process for associates and counsel; solicit and compile interim feedback;
  • Serve as a resource for the M&A associates in connection with assignments, interpersonal issues, and career planning;
  • Meet regularly with associates to assess morale, identify training issues, answer questions and address concerns;
  • Plan and coordinate all M&A group meetings and events.

Qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree required; J.D. preferred;
  • At least 10 years of professional services experience with a minimum of 3-5 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;
  • Ability to use creativity in developing solutions and achieving results.
Salary: $195-205K