New York, NY; Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; Orange County, CA or Los Angeles, CA


The Firm, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Business Development Senior Specialist – Global Litigation & Trial to join their dynamic team in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Orange County, or Los Angeles. 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 – Global Litigation & Trial you will be responsible for working closely with the BD Manager – Litigation to execute the strategies of the various Litigation Practice Groups. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of the firm’s market position, competitive landscape, client base, and bench of expertise in litigation
  • Staying abreast of developments and trends in the area of litigation and remaining informed of all major new clients and matters
  • Providing research, analysis, and reporting to support the identification and development of new clients and the enhancement of existing client relationships
  • Supporting the Practice Groups in routine analysis and reporting of practice and industry competition, market trends, internal financial information, business opportunities, and pitch activity in efforts to develop and implement internal and external strategies both globally and by region
  • Collaborating with lawyers, BD and PR teams on speaking opportunities, webinars, and other visibility initiatives
  • Supporting the implementation of business development tactics and initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of practices, markets, relevant industry sectors, and/or clients as assigned
  • Developing internal communications to inform relevant practice group of significant achievements, developments, and market synergies


  • 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
  • Demonstrate a high degree of discretion and independent judgment
  • Possess the ability to execute multiple work streams and manage priorities effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently to research and analyze information to identify trends and opportunities
  • Possess strong PowerPoint, Excel, and Microsoft Office skills
  • Have experience with InterAction and Foundation (a plus)

Compensation and Benefits

The 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 and location
Date Active: 2.24.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt