Washington, DC


The Firm, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Business Development Senior Specialist to join their dynamic team in Washington, D.C. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. The success of the firm is largely determined by the commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides their clients with the highest quality of work and service. They are driven by core values of respect, innovation, and collaboration.


As a Business Development Senior Specialist, you will be responsible for working closely with the BD Manager – Washington, D.C. to execute the business development market strategy for the office. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of the firm’s market position in Washington, D.C., the competitive landscape, D.C. client base, and bench of expertise
  • Staying abreast of developments and trends in the D.C. market and remaining informed of all major new clients and matters
  • Supporting the routine analysis and reporting of market trends, internal financial information, business opportunities, and pitch activity in efforts to develop and implement internal and external business development strategies
  • Supporting the implementation of business development tactics and initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of the office
  • Aiding in the execution of cross-selling strategies, including collaborating with relevant BD teams


  • A Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field
  • A minimum of four (4) years of related subject matter experience and related analytical experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience working within Litigation practice areas
  • Have knowledge of the litigation landscape
  • Possess a high degree of discretion and independent judgment
  • Possess the ability to execute multiple work streams and manage priorities effectively
  • Possess well-developed analytical and research skills
  • Have strong PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Office skills
  • Have experience with InterAction and Foundation (a plus)

Compensation and Benefits

The estimated salary range for this role is $90,000 – $125,000 and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, and location. Discretionary bonuses may be awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance — and profit-sharing partnership contributions to 401(k) accounts may be given based on firm performance. Employees can participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, they have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

COVID Vaccination Policy

The Firm is committed to protecting the health and well-being of their employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.   Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Salary: $90,000 – $125,000, doe
Date Active: 2.24.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt