New York City NY

Legal Personnel Specialist

CM Legal

Legal Personnel Specialist

Summary: Under the direction of the Directors of Legal Personnel – Litigation & Litigation Assigning, the Legal Personnel Specialist will support the administration of the Litigation Department, including assistance with junior associate staffing and professional development. 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Litigation Department assigning partners in connection with junior staffing and utilization, including ongoing monitoring and analysis of workloads, tracking of associate skills and experience, and consideration of associate preferences and career goals in order to make recommendations on staffing requests and maximize overall productivity.
  • Manage Vi assigning database
  • Develop relationships with and serve as a resource for the junior litigation associates in connection with assignment and career planning, interpersonal issues, morale, training issues, and firm life.
  • Assist in the annual evaluation process and solicit and compile interim feedback.
  • Plan and coordinate special Litigation Department events.
  • Conduct exit interviews with departing junior litigation associates.
  • Liaise with other administrative departments, including Recruiting, Professional Development & Training, Career Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Business Development and Finance in furtherance of the above.
  • Other projects, as needed.

Job specifications & skills requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required.
  • At least 5 years of professional services experience.
  • Minimum 3 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 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.

The expected salary range for this position is between $100,000 and $110,000. The actual base salary offered will 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.

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