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Job: Legal Personnel Manager – M&A Practice

Title Legal Personnel Manager – M&A Practice
Categories Human Resources, Law Firm, Legal Industry, Professional Development
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our AM Law 30 law firm client is seeking to recruit a Legal Personnel Manager to provide professional staff development, personnel management, staffing utilization and operational support for the global M&A practice.


  • Support partners, attorneys and M&A practice leaders with professional development, staff unitization and talent management
  • Analyze and monitor staff skills and department workloads and make recommendations on staffing and utilization requests
  • Solicit and compile staff feedback on personnel, practice administration and professional development needs and identify and report any potential issues or concerns to senior management
  • Assist attorneys and support staff with workflow utilization, training requirements and career development efforts
  • Plan, coordinate and manage practice events
  • Conduct staff exit interviews


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of professional development, personnel management and/or practice administration experience at a global law firm or professional services organization
  • Exceptional project management and time management skills
  • Prior M&A practice support experience preferred
  • Creative and outgoing with the ability to interact effectively with partners, attorneys and practice leadership
  • Critical thinker with the keen ability to solve problems
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
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