Attorney Professional Development, Professional Legal Management
Job Summary: The Professional Development Assistant assists with all administrative functions in the professional development department and works closely with colleagues throughout the department.
Job Responsibilities: • Provides administrative support for the attorney evaluation and promotion processes including annual and mid-year reviews, which includes assembly and supervision of duplication of comprehensive documentation, meeting coordination, communication and other administrative needs. • Provides administrative support for attorney training programs, including, but not limited to supporting assembly and distribution of program materials, and providing coordination for video-conference programs including audio-visual, conference room scheduling, room set-up, catering departments and trouble-shooting. • Provides administrative support for new attorney orientation. Works with Professional Development Manager and Coordinator to coordinate orientation schedules and implement integration procedures. • Maintains and updates associate files and processes attorney personnel changes (e.g. compensation, address, termination and practice group changes). • Schedules and attends planning meetings and conference calls among team members, participates in team meetings, and communicates continuously. • Works independently and within a team on ongoing and special nonrecurring projects. • Coordinates AV and IT program needs, locally and globally. • Provides general administrative support for the Director of Professional Development and the Professional Development team. • Assists on special projects and other duties as assigned. • May require overtime.
Education The position requires a High School Diploma or GED. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Equivalent training and experience may substitute for education.
Experience The position requires one year of increasingly responsible administrative support experience during which the knowledge, skills and abilities were demonstrated. Experience in a law firm is preferred.
About Crowell & Moring LLP
Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with nearly 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels. EOE m/f/d/v Crowell & Moring participates in the E-Verify program.