New York, NY; Silicon Valley, CA: San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Santa Monica; CA; Washington, DC


Our client, an AmLaw100 firm, has an opening in their Knowledge and Innovation Delivery team for an attorney who will manage the knowledge assets and tools relevant to the Intellectual Property practice, which includes the Technology Transactions, Patent, and Trademark practice areas. This position is a trusted advisor with extensive knowledge of the practice’s legal services and personnel. The K&I Attorney will lead the capture, organization and sharing of knowledge throughout the practice and identify and implement solutions to enhance the delivery of legal services. This individual will work closely with practice leaders to establish priorities and collaborate with department personnel and other professional staff to deliver practical, effective solutions with an emphasis on ongoing engagement and sustainable adoption.


  • Coordinate with practice leaders to assess current and future needs and establish priorities that align with practice and firm strategic goals
  • Develop relationships at all levels of the practice, as well as with department personnel, firm management and other professional staff
  • Collaborate with professional staff and practice resources to evaluate and deploy innovative solutions to support the practice’s knowledge management and client service priorities
  • Implement and maintain platform(s) to support practice-specific content collections, collaborating with Practice Management and practitioners to ensure materials are up-to-date, relevant and easily accessible
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to connect people with the relevant information, resources, work product and/or colleagues in response to requests for information
  • Contribute to training and professional development efforts to ensure practitioners are well equipped to leverage relevant knowledge assets, tools and processes
  • Lead the capture and validation of matter metadata and experience information, engaging with practitioners to collect relevant context and tacit knowledge
  • Share know-how, best practices and standards, as well as strategies for increasing engagement with and adoption of the firm’s knowledge assets and related tools


  • Expert knowledge of the substantive areas of law, workflows and core needs of attorneys and related professionals in the assigned practice(s)
  • Commitment to knowledge-sharing, efficiency and excellence in legal work
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships and aptitude for building consensus and facilitating change
  • Customer service orientation with superior communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to engage effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • High degree of emotional intelligence and professionalism consistent with the firm’s performance culture and growth mindset
  • Ability to pivot gracefully between individual contributor and leadership roles, depending on the needs of a specific project or initiative
  • Passion for solving complex business and practice challenges, exploring new technologies and delivering results to further the firm’s strategic goals
  • Ability to remain cool in a demanding environment; demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to define business goals, set priorities and deliver results with minimal supervision
  • Expert level knowledge of MS Office, Teams and common law firm technologies such as document management, experience management, intranets and extranets
  • Knowledge of data architecture, governance and reporting concepts, including data analytics and visualization and collaboration platforms a plus
  • Advanced-level knowledge of technologies relevant to the Intellectual Property practice: Document and workflow automation; Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms; contract analysis platforms; patent and trademark portfolio management; patent and trademark search platforms; patent and trademark analytics


The anticipated range for this position is $159,000 – $207,000. Depending on the role, the actual base salary offered may depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

A discretionary bonus for eligible employees may also be available based on performance.  Additional information about employee eligibility for benefits and discretionary bonus will be made available upon request.


Salary: $159,000 – $207,000
Date Active: 9.23.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt