Senior Practice Manager – M&A

New York, NY


The Senior Practice Manager – M&A will support the Chairs and Heads of the M&A group of the Corporate Department.  This includes overseeing all aspects of the administration of the group with respect to the attorney’s professional development, staffing, evaluations and policies.


  • Provide support to the M&A partners with respect to associate and counsel needs, including staffing and utilization, monitoring of workloads and tracking skills and experience
  • Oversee the M&A Legal Personnel team with respect to associate and counsel staffing requests
  • Manage the annual evaluation process for associates and counsel; solicit and compile interim feedback
  • Serve as a resource for the M&A associates in connection with assignments, interpersonal issues, and career planning
  • Plan and coordinate all M&A group meetings and events
  • Strategize with M&A practice group leaders to develop and implement new M&A group initiatives
  • Meet regularly with associates to assess morale, identify training issues, answer questions and address concerns
  • Meet with lateral hires when they join the firm; check-in with new laterals periodically to ensure a successful transition
  • Conduct exit interviews


  • Undergraduate degree required. J.D. Preferred
  • At least 10 years of professional service experience, with a minimum of 3-5 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 to work
  • 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

Compensation and Benefits

$175,000 – $195,000, depending on experience and qualifications


Salary: $175,000 – $195,000, depending on experience and qualifications
Date Active: 8.13.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx
Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from - Youtube
Consent to display content from - Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from - Google