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Title Business Development Manager – M&A
Categories Business Development, Capital Markets, Financial Institutions, Insurance, Law Firm, Legal Industry, M&A, Marketing
Location Washington DC
Job Information

Our AM Law 10 client is seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager to lead and advise partners, attorneys and key stakeholders on new business development, client development and strategic marketing objectives across the firm’s global M&A/Capital markets and financial institutions industry practice groups.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute strategic marketing, client development and business development plans focused on revenue growth across the firm’s global financial services practice group
  • Develop and execute strategic plans for individual attorneys, partners, practice groups, client teams, and industry groups across the US
  • Analyze and report on progress of all marketing objectives
  • Provide hands-on marketing and business development leadership and execution support
  • Work with colleagues and key internal and external stakeholders to coordinate and administer events, speaking engagements, sponsorship and thought leadership initiatives
  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence Group to obtain and analyze client, prospective client and market research to identify business development opportunities and competitive advantages
  • Manage the preparation of marketing collateral, pitch materials and assist the proposal team with RFP preparation
  • Oversee the creation and distribution of marketing collateral and thought leadership pieces
  • Consult with internal communications team with the award submission process as necessary
  • Oversee department database updates, practice and subject matter descriptions, website, biographies, etc.
  • Manage small team of business development specialists

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience law firm strategic marketing or business development experience
  • Demonstrated experience supporting a global financial services industry practice (Financial Institutions, Banking, Fintech, Insurance, etc.) or M&A/Capital Markets transactional practice group
  • Broad knowledge of the global financial institutions industry
  • Broad knowledge of global financial markets
  • Confident and highly motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Proven experience supporting partners and attorneys with strategic planning and execution
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to process and summarize complex information required
  • Demonstrated ability to execute and achieve measurable results
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work in a high pressure and often stressful corporate environment
  • Highly organized with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Resourceful and driven attitude with a “can do” attitude
  • Willingness to work overtime, including occasional weekends required
  • Domestic travel, although infrequent, may be required
  • JD or prior law practice experience a plus
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Title Competitive Intelligence Analyst
Categories Business Development, Business Intelligence, Law Firm, Legal Industry, Legal Research, Legal Writing, Marketing
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Competitive Intelligence Analyst to produce specialized, topical and thematic research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and competitors.  The analyst will author and communicate insightful and actionable commentary and intelligence reports and provide meaningful recommendations to support business growth, the firm’s competitive position and strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce specialized, topical and thematic research, analysis and written reports on a wide variety of company, business, industry, markets and/or competitor intelligence to support the firm’s business development and strategic initiatives
  • Stay abreast of critical news developments affecting the legal industry, corporate industry sectors and key firm clients
  • Provide research support to attorney’s, practice group leaders and client-specific projects
  • Provide critical legal research support for firm wide business development and strategic marketing initiatives
  • Collaborate with attorney’s and practice group leaders on client-specific business intelligence and research projects
  • Advocate the team’s resources and research analysis capabilities among key firm stakeholders
  • Maintain and distribute metrics/KPI analysis and reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Assist with marketing, business development and client-specific special projects as required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Advanced degree a plus
  • 5+ years’ competitive intelligence, market research or industry research experience
  • Prior legal, professional services or financial services research and analysis experience
  • Demonstrated research and analytical proficiency with a passion for consuming business and financial news
  • Motivated, passionate and intellectually curious
  • Detail oriented with the ability to consume, synthesize and draw conclusions from complex data and information
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong team player with superb communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Exposure to legal research and analysis strongly preferred
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Title Senior Manager – Associate Professional Development (Legal)
Categories Attorney, Legal Industry, Professional Development
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Senior Manager to plan, design and implement long-term professional development strategy for US Associates that will foster a positive employee experience and ensure progressive career growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design and implement long-term professional development strategy for US Associates that will foster a positive employee experience and ensure progressive career growth
  • Collaborate closely with partners and colleagues (HR, DE&I, Learning & Development, Recruiting, Practice Management, etc.)
  • Build and implement a best in class Associate experience program
  • Facilitate communication channels and solicit ideas to ensure Associates have a voice and influence
  • Collaborate closely with key business partners to enhance mentoring programs and opportunities
  • Solicit Associate feedback to support process improvements and long-term professional development
  • Continuously evaluate and hone professional development processes and programs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of continuing legal education and training programs
  • Work with Associates and key business partners on thought leadership pieces, events and social media output to promote the Associate experience and the firm’s brand

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; JD preferred
  • 10+ years legal talent management or professional development experience
  • Experience designing and implementing Associate professional development and career appraisal programs
  • Highly motivated, creative and polished
  • Outgoing personality with strong organizational and project management skills
  • Well developed thought leadership skills
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Title E-Discovery Manager – Litigation
Categories Law Firm, Legal Industry, Project Management/PMO
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our global Law Firm client is seeking to recruit an E-Discovery Manager to serve as the subject matter expert in planning, managing and consulting on e-discovery projects for the firm’s global litigation practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert in planning, managing and consulting on e-discovery projects for the firm’s global litigation practice
  • Provide e-discovery services to the firm’s clients, lawyers, and professional staff
  • Utilized and leverage cutting-edge technologies to support cases and firm clients
  • Participate in and lead team meetings to design project scope, project milestones and deadlines
  • Collaborate with firm clients and team members to understand e-discovery lifecycle and develop case specific plans in line with client guidelines and budgets
  • Manage the identification, preservation and collection of ESI and paper documents
  • Oversee and monitor document preservation and ensure client data progresses efficiently through the e-discovery lifecycle
  • Work closely with and manage external e-discovery vendors and ensure vendor invoicing is complete
  • Track and manage ESI throughout project lifecycle
  • Assist with process improvement projects

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; JD is a plus
  • 5+ years’ e-discovery project planning and management
  • Broad knowledge of the e-discovery process
  • Fundamental knowledge of evolving e-discovery standards and litigation support services and technologies
  • Experience with Relativity required
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while providing superior client service
  • Organized, deadline driven and highly motivated
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • Off-hour and weekend flexibility when required
  • Off-site travel required when necessary
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