Overview

New York, NY 

Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Legal Personnel – Corporate Department, the Senior Legal Personnel Manager will support the administration of the junior corporate associates, including overseeing all aspects of the rotation program, the staffing of their assignments and their overall professional development.  The Senior Legal Personnel Manager will work closely with the Legal Personnel Manager on the responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to corporate partner leadership with respect to the junior associates, including staffing and utilization, ongoing monitoring and analysis of workloads and tracking skills and experience to make recommendations on staffing requests.
  • Oversee all aspects of the rotation program, including the end-of-rotation reviews, practice group preference surveys, individual and firmwide communications, assignment of mentors, etc.
  • Strategize with the Corporate Co-Heads of Associates to develop and implement new initiatives.
  • Meet regularly and serve as a resource for the junior associates to assess morale, identify training issues, answer questions and address concerns.
  • Work with the Events team to coordinate and plan social events for junior associates.
  • Conduct exit interviews.

Required Skills 

  • Undergraduate degree required, J.D. preferred.
  • At least 7 years of professional services experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of law firm experience; experience in practice group or talent management in large law firm preferred.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with attorneys and staff throughout the Firm.
  • Highly organized and self-directed approach and ability to work with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, and thrive in a fast-paced environment with intense client service orientation.
  • Creativity in developing solutions and achieving results.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of personnel and other sensitive matters.

Salary: Up to $150,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 11.30.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt