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Law Firm, Operations Management, Practice Development, Project Management/PMO
Title Practice Manager – Private Equity
Categories Law Firm, Operations Management, Practice Development, Project Management/PMO
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our international Law Firm client is seeking to recruit a Practice Manager to oversee legal project management, client pipeline management and practice operations and serve as the chief of staff for the partner in charge of the firm’s global private equity practice.


  • Oversee day to day department operations, manage the client mandate pipeline and oversee project planning and delivery
  • Work closely with the managing partner, business development and marketing leadership and other key stakeholders to ensure all critical projects are delivered within scope and budget
  • Develop project plans, criteria, budgets and delivery deadlines
  • Monitor ongoing project status and document project status updates
  • Prepare and deliver project status reports for firm senior management
  • Coordinate and run weekly project meetings and delegate project responsibilities
  • Serve a the key adviser to the managing partner on all strategic planning and practice operational initiatives
  • Analyze budgets and variances
  • Analyze key metrics and data and assist in creating reporting dashboards


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • PMP, PMI or Prince2 certification preferred
  • 5+ years’ legal project management or practice management experience
  • Advanced full-lifecycle project management and project delivery experience
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with and influence key internal and external stakeholders
  • Advanced technology skills – Excel, PowerPoint, BI tools, etc.
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented with a strong ability to delegate project responsibilities and manage tight deadlines
  • Exceptional client service skills
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