This position is responsible for the implementation and execution of various attorney development and human resources processes and procedures that support Mintz associates, patent agents, and technical advisors, while collaborating with Section Management, Finance, and other administrative departments.
Collaboration with team members is an important component of any role at Mintz. Therefore, the firm encourages working from the office approximately 60% of the time in accordance with the firm’s published guidelines.
Work with Attorney Development colleagues to manage the Non-Member evaluation processes from beginning to end, including applying the evaluation software, developing communications, ensuring timely completion of evaluations, monitoring program effectiveness, and suggesting enhancements.
Participate in the development and implementation of a formal real-time performance feedback process.
Collaborate with Attorney Development colleagues to determine merit based compensation and bonuses.
Collaborate with Attorney Development colleagues on employee relations matters and performance management.
Collaborate with Professional Development colleagues to develop and implement training programs that will enhance the growth of our associates and address developmental needs.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with attorneys and employees across all sections.
Gain a deep understanding of Mintz’s capabilities and resources.
Provide excellent service and become a trusted colleague.
Act as a helpful resource who advocates appropriately and proactively for positive change and creative solutions.
Stay current in attorney development best practices and trends by attending conferences and joining relevant networking groups.
Travel to other offices approximately one office per quarter.
Assume additional responsibilities as requested.
This role requires 60% in office presence; remote work is permissible 40% of the time.
Bachelor’s degree required.
6+ years of experience in Human Resources required.
Experience in a law firm preferred.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to influence others.
Ability to function in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment, prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis, and adjust to shifting priorities.
Strong planning, project management and organizational skills.
Strong sense of urgency.
Facility analyzing, working with and presenting data.
Ability to collaborate and gain the respect, trust, and confidence of the Firm’s attorneys and professional staff.
Possess a “hands-on” tactical approach.
Creative and proactive approach to problem solving.
Facilitate teamwork and identify opportunities to develop new processes/infrastructure.
Demonstrated ability to grasp and implement new concepts quickly.
Strong analytical abilities, resourcefulness, and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a proactive and positive style that fosters collaborative working relationships.
Outstanding customer service.
Deep personal commitment to integrity, excellent judgment, and the highest standards of ethics.
Must display the highest level of diplomacy, tact and discretion, with comfort in handling and maintaining confidential information.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to quickly get up to speed and master new applications and software is critical.
This job description is a general description of the types of responsibilities that are required of an individual in this job. It is not intended to be a complete list of the responsibilities, duties and skills that may be required for this job.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is a general practice, full service Am Law 100 law firm employing approximately 500 attorneys serving clients worldwide. We are headquartered at One Financial Center in Boston’s Financial District and have additional US offices in Los Angeles, New York City, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, as well as an office in London and a strong international practice.
Mintz was founded in 1933 by Haskell Cohn and Benjamin Levin. The firm’s Managing Member is Robert I. Bodian. Our collaborative attorneys work within four core practice areas — Transactional, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Investigations, and Regulatory & Advisory – and combine legal, business, and industry insight to provide exceptional legal strategies for clients in a variety of industries.