Open Position: Attorney Development Manager

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Description:

Our client, an international NYC law firm, is looking for an Attorney Development Manager to join their team. Main responsibilities include coordinating a vast range of attorney development and staffing activities for given practice areas in the New York Office, or multiple offices, in necessary. This job function includes partnering with the Diversity & Inclusion Team to ensure a diverse talent pipeline, aiding practice group leaders in developing the firm’s attorneys to their highest potential, and participating in workforce planning for attorney development needs.

SearchPoint is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

Responsibilities:

• Monitor attorney development to ensure attorneys are progressing along the practice area's desired developmental trajectory and follow-up on development plans.
• Partner with practice group leaders to ensure attorneys are receiving clear and practical feedback
• Manage information flow in the required systems and policy compliance
• Ensure that the professional development needs of diverse attorneys, women and those on reduced schedules are met
• Collaborate with the Learning and Development Team to define and develop practice area specific programs to satisfy identified development need
• Track, aggregate and analyze attorney metrics including availability information and utilization rates.
• Ensure consistency of experiences and equitable distribution of assignments across the practice area
• Keep track of vacation schedules to ensure that plans are in place for necessary coverage
• Become familiar with individual attorney professional aspirations, experiences, strengths and development needs
• Prepare review messages and performance summaries
• Facilitate attorney review meetings and evaluation processes for the practice
• Coordinate with the Recruiting Team on new hires, summer program and mentor program

Educational requirements:

Bachelor's Degree required; Juris Doctor preferred

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree required; Juris Doctor preferred
• 5 years of relevant law firm or professional services experience – HR services experience required
• Knowledge of viDesktop is a plus
• Ability to protect and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information
• Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Keen attention to detail, ability to work independently and strong sense of judgment

Date Posted:

10-16-2020

Location:

New York, New York

Industry:

Law

Employment Type:

Permanent

Organization:

NYC Law Firm