Legal Personnel Coordinator - Operations

For the New York Office of a Very Prestigious Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Exhibit proficiency in Firm policies and procedures as they relate to lawyers; provide administrative support with respect to policy distributions/follow up;
  • Provide support for the legal staff compensation process including providing ad hoc compensation information, as requested by the Managing Partners;
  • Conduct various analyses related to Firm data and confirm accuracy of various Firm surveys and questionnaires related to lawyer headcount and policies; liaise with Business Development on written responses;
  • Complete Firm and client surveys, including but not limited to, Vault, Chambers, American Lawyer, MCCA, NALP, Yale Law Women and other surveys related to Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Contribute to monthly review of the departmental budget, as well as the preparation of analysis for year-end budget meetings;
  • Administer vacation policy for legal staff including maintaining internal tracking systems, fielding inquiries related to vacation balances and providing quarterly reports to partner groups/teams;

Qualifications include:

  • 3-5 years of Legal Personnel experience or applicable experience in a service industry firm; college degree required;
  • Must have the ability to work and interact with attorneys at all levels and the ability to gain strong knowledge of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other legal personnel databases (including PeopleSoft) and ability to learn various homegrown legal talent and recruiting applications, as needed;
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, in addition to superior judgment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time without sacrificing quality;
  • Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information

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