As the Attorney Development Coordinator, you will support the California Attorney Development Managers with all aspects of attorney development, including staffing.
What you do:
This position will be involved in all aspects of staffing attorneys with a team of Attorney Development Managers. The Attorney Development Coordinator will work with 3 ADMs on staffing cross-departmental and cross-office matters and identifying professional development opportunities for attorneys.
Coordinate and manage initiatives in support of the staffing strategy for assigned clients.
Assist ADMs with monthly and weekly reporting related to associate hours and productivity.
Manage reports and assist in the preparation for various meetings with firm leaders.
Provide assistance with onboarding of new and lateral attorneys, including preparation of materials, scheduling meetings, and responding to attorney requests for information.
Assist with attorney departure, relocation, and internal transition processes.
Assist with tracking and planning for attorney leaves of absence.
Maintain attorney advisor lists and track meetings.
Provide back-up support to ADMs when an ADM is away from the office handling other priorities, by responding to requests as needed.
Assist the ADMs with performance management processes, encourage evaluators to complete reviews, distribute review materials, and track attorney annual and mid-year review meetings.
Assist with planning and execution of social events.
Local responsibilities or additional duties that may be unique or specific to the role or location. These would be considered non-essential in nature.
Who you are:
3+ year of experience in a law firm or professional services environment.
Experience working independently is ideal.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritize workload.
Sophisticated computer skills, particularly with Excel, PowerPoint and HTML, as well as the ability to learn and keep current with various software packages.
Ability to handle pressure, extended hours, if requested, and work on multiple projects and changing priorities.
Superior interpersonal and communication skills, a professional demeanor and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of firm personnel.
Sound judgment and creative problem solving skills, and the ability to respect, protect and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.
Internal Number: R01067
Goodwin Procter LLP is a Global 50 law firm consisting of more than 1,400 lawyers. Founded in Boston, Goodwin has offices in Cambridge, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Luxembourg, New York City, Paris, Santa Monica, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Goodwin focuses on complex transactional work, high-stakes litigation and advisory services in matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation, white collar defense, technology and life sciences.