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Title Legal Personnel Manager – Capital Markets
Categories Administrative Support, Human Resources, Law Firm, Practice Development, Professional Development
Location New York, NY
Job Information

Our AM Law 25 law firm client is seeking to recruit a Legal Personnel Manager to support capital markets practice leadership with professional development, talent management, staff utilization and practice administration.

Responsibilities:

  • Support capital markets partners, attorneys and practice leadership 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

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • J.D. Degree a plus
  • 5+ years of professional development, talent management and/or practice administration experience
  • Prior law firm experience required
  • Exceptional project management and time management skills
  • 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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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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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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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