Legal Personnel Manager
$115,000 and bonus with comprehensive
New York, NY
The Legal Personnel Manager
manages all aspects of the legal personnel function to include ongoing
projects and day-to-day human resource issues.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Manage the associate and discovery
attorney compensation process.
Draft “at-will” offer letters
for all specialist hires and Senior Attorney promotions.
Implement, enhances and maintain
professional development programs for attorneys including the associate
review process, discovery attorney review process, mentoring programs,
and any other programs or initiatives that have to do with attorney development.
Work in collaboration with attorney
training manager and diversity manager on all work/life balance programs
including identifying high profile speakers and designing networking events
for associate programs such as educational opportunities session, mid-level
associate training, interview skills training, ect.
Work in collaboration with diversity
manager on women’s HR programs.
Manage all aspects of “on-boarding”
or orientation and training for all new associates, lateral hires, partner
hires, and discovery dttorneys including welcome cocktail parties, lunches,
Coordinate legal assistant/secretarial
training sessions for new associates.
Prepare biographies for all
Work closely with attorney training
manager to coordinate and implements new associate weekend.
Research latest trends in associate
development, attends conferences, networks in the New York area.
Conduct exit interviews.
Oversees orientation of new
associates to the Firm.
College degree required
5+ years of legal personnel
Must have the ability to work
and interact with attorneys at all levels and to obtain a strong knowledge
of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies.
Excellent organization and communication
skills in addition to superior judgment.
Ability to work well under pressure
and coordinate several activities at one time.
Capable of solving problems
and meeting deadlines.
Ability to deal discreetly with
Knowledge of and ability to
learn computer applications including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and other
Legal Personnel (including PeopleSoft) and Recruiting applications built
specifically for the Firm. Ability to conduct research on the Internet.