Business Development & Marketing Manager, Litigation

For the New York Office of a Prestigious Mid-Size National Law Firm

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the firm’s business development efforts for the firm’s leading complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, real estate litigation, white collar and antitrust practices;
  • Work closely with partners to develop individual business plans; regularly, assertively and proactively follow up with partners to implement their plans;
  • Research existing and prospective clients, competitor activity, and industry trends to help partners take advantage of business development opportunities; work closely with partners to expand their existing client relationships;
  • Proactively research, evaluate and recommend conferences, events and speaking engagement opportunities to build brand awareness and provide relationship building opportunities for the partners;
  • Encourage partners to increase thought leadership; help coordinate the development and distribution of published articles and client alerts;
  • Propose and draft firm news about case wins and attorney accolades for complex commercial litigators.

Qualifications include:

  • 8+ years law firm business development and marketing experience;
  • Sophisticated understanding of legal marketing and business development; litigation practice knowledge a plus;
  • Outgoing, positive and proactive approach to working closely with partners on business development initiatives;
  • Ability to add value in partner meetings and provide proactive guidance to partners on business development opportunitiesl
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, including an ability to prioritize, meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure;
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, team player, client focused, solution oriented.
Salary: $150k-$170k

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