Attorney Professional Development, Professional Legal Management
Reporting to the Director of Professional Development, the Director of Legal Personnel and the Litigation Practice Group Leader, the Litigation Talent Development Manager will be a member of the Legal Personnel Department and will report to the Director of Professional Development, the Director of Legal Personnel and the Litigation Practice Group Leader. This position is located in the New York office but will be responsible for all domestic offices. The primary responsibilities include:
Work closely with the assigning Partners in coordinating the assignment of Associates to on-going and new matters
Work closely with Partners to ensure that appropriate developmental and training messages are being given during Associate evaluations and sit in all evaluations to ensure consistency in the form of delivery
Get to know the Litigation Practice, its caseload and clients
Be familiar with the Associates' reviews, their matters, their billable hours and their development goals
Suggest assignments based on the work load of the department and the developmental needs of the Associates
Involvement in developing and facilitating ad hoc events to foster greater cohesion and communication within the Department, including Associate panel discussions, meetings with the staffing Partner and the Partner welcome reception for first year Associates
Other responsibilities as they may be assigned from time-to-time
JD degree and four to six years of practical litigation experience
A minimum of three years of administrative experience in the Legal Personnel or Professional Development Department of a law firm
The candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, presentation, communication, and organizational skills
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