Attorney Professional Development, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
Calibrate Legal has been exclusively retained by Thompson Hine LLP to recruit a Professional Development Manager (PD Manager). Thompson Hine LLP, an Am Law 200 firm, is a national firm with offices located in New York, Washington, Atlanta, and across Ohio, and serves clients across 33 practice and industry groups. Consistently ranked by clients among the top firms in the US for client service and innovation, Thompson Hine is committed to excellence on behalf of their clients, people, and their communities.
We are seeking an experienced talent development professional to be an integral member of the Talent Management Team. This individual is charged with primary oversight and administration of firm-wide attorney training and development programs including practice group-specific and firm-wide programming as well as mentoring and coaching programs. The PD Manager will provide leadership, guidance and statistical reporting on best practices and trends to promote the development, engagement and retention of the firm’s lawyers. Reporting to the Talent Management Director and working collaborativey with the Lawyer Personnel Committee (LPC), Firm’s associates committee, Marketing Department and other members of the Talent team, the PD manager will proactively evaluate and assess all aspects of professional development programming for lawyers as well as support the successful orientation and integration of new lawyers into the firm. In coordination with the LPC, the PD Manager will manage all aspects of non-partner attorney performance and compensation management and provide support with performance improvement plans and attorney departures.
A key leadership role in the firm, the ideal candidate will be a highly effective communicator with demonstrated strengths in building relationships and working collaboratively with others on the team and across the firm. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a successful track record for supporting talent management priorities by: (1) displaying exceptional instincts, judgment and discretion; (2) leveraging relationships and effective processes to achieve results; and, (3) effectively navigating in a dynamic, multi-office culture where priorities shift to meet changing business needs.
A Bachelor's degree with at least five years of professional development experience in a law firm environment is required.
About Calibrate Legal on behalf of Thompson Hine LLP
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