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Legal Project Manager

Date posted:

McCarter & English, LLP

Boston, MA/Newark, NJ/East Brunswick, NJ/Hartford, CT/New York, NY/Philadelphia, PA/Stamford, CT/Washington, D.C./Wilmington, DE

Contact or link to application:

Christine Lydon

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Job Description

The Legal Project Manager will work with a cross-functional team to deliver exceptional legal services to clients across a number of practice areas. The core responsibility of this role is to work with client teams to develop and implement a best practice approach to planning, performing, monitoring, and project managing legal matters within a consistent framework that ensures efficiency and quality deliverables.

Essential Duties
Work closely with client teams to support the efficient management of engagements throughout the full matter lifecycle and identify opportunities to improve our service delivery through alternative uses of people, processes, and technology.
Act as a subject matter expert for a range of topics, including project planning, fee estimating and budget preparation, fee and scope management, reporting, outside counsel guideline compliance, and project management technology.
Be a trusted member of client teams and provide on-demand consultancy, focused on service quality, delivery, and efficiency.
Liaise between the firm and clients to ensure adherence to outside counsel guidelines, with focus on staffing, reporting, and working with the Finance team to meet client billing requirements.
Support the implementation, use, and further development of legal project management and knowledge management tools and resources (e.g., Clocktimizer, viGlobal, Kira, Intapp, etc.) and help to integrate legal project management techniques into the culture of the firm.
Contribute to the development of legal project management methodologies and tools by collaborating with colleagues within the firm, clients, and vendors.
Facilitate a culture of continuous improvement through strong team interactions, being comfortable accepting and providing constructive feedback, and a personal commitment to quality, innovation, and follow through.
Minimum Qualifications
3+ years of project management experience within a professional services, consulting, corporate legal department, or other legal services environment.
Bachelor’s degree in related field.
A record of implementing pragmatic, creative, and effective solutions to achieve measurable results with a particular emphasis on client satisfaction, financial performance, and administrative compliance.
Experience using and training others to use formal project management and process improvement tools and techniques.
Experience with project management technology, including document management systems, project extranets, databases, collaboration portals, SharePoint, Smartsheet, or Microsoft Project.
Strong communication, presentation, and stakeholder management skills with the ability to collaborate with a cross-functional team of clients, senior partners, junior team members, business professional staff, other outside counsel, and vendors.
Sophisticated analytical skills and the ability to define or identify which metrics drive change.
Willing to challenge and question assumptions and propose alternative and bold solutions.
Flexibility to work extended hours, including weekends and holidays.
Preferred Qualifications
Paralegal Certificate, MBA, and/or J.D.
Formal project management or process improvement qualification, such as PRINCE2 or PMP
Understanding of developments in industry-agnostic project management and the dialog around the future of legal services.
Note: While the list of essential duties is intended to be as inclusive as possible, there may be other duties, which are essential to particular positions within the class.

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Financial Analyst

Date posted:

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

Washington, DC

Contact or link to application:

Kristin Wood

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Job Description


The Pricing Team of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Financial Analyst in the Washington, DC office. As a member of the Pricing Team, the Financial Analyst will function as one of the primary legal pricing professionals in our Washington, DC office, while reporting to the Manager of Pricing and Practice Analysis. The Financial Analyst will work directly with attorneys to develop pricing strategies, create innovative fee structures, and implement analytics and reporting to measure success.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pricing - Partner with attorneys to develop pricing strategies and fee structures that drive sector growth. Help train attorneys on pricing best practices, assessing and tracking alternative fee arrangement risks, and communicating client value.
Profitability - Respond to attorney requests for internal metrics by developing financial models to assess the profitability of new business proposals. Assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions using alternative fee arrangements.
Practice Analysis - Prepare and provide analysis of practice and office specific and firm wide monthly financial reports (i.e., working attorney productivity reports, key performance indicator reports, client and attorney reports, etc.) and work directly with attorneys and management to enhance business management through financial analyses and assisting with business plans.
Best Practices - Lead individual and group attorney training sessions as needed. Actively promote the firm’s business intelligence software, tools and matter management techniques.
Business Development - Assist with budgeting and pricing related aspects of RFPs and client fee arrangement negotiations. Collaborate with Marketing to construct client budgets, rate structures, and alternative fee arrangements that maximize client value and firm profitability.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires a BA/BS degree.
A minimum of two years of experience in a legal, or related financial planning and analysis role.
Proven analytical skills with advanced knowledge of data mining using MS Excel.
Prior experience with business intelligence or report writing software preferred.
Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures.
Collaborates effectively, and professionally, with all levels of the firm, including clients, attorneys, and co-workers.
Able to influence all levels of the organization. Can effectively present complex financial information in a distilled and easily understood format that will enhance decision-making.
Able to lead, as well as serve as a team member of, cross-departmental initiatives.
Strong communication (written and oral) skills.
Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.



Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster .

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Practice Innovation Coordinator

Date posted:

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

New York, NY

Contact or link to application:

Mimi Nilsson

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Job Description

Description/Job Summary
The Practice Innovation Coordinator will support the Practice Innovation Managers and the Director of Practice Innovation as they develop, implement and raise general awareness of a firm-wide program around innovating the practice of law to improve client value. The Coordinator may also support the Director of Practice Management. This position offers opportunities to be exposed to and learn about law firm knowledge management, practice innovation, project and practice management, communications, training, as well as legal technology assessment, implementation, and adoption.

This is a newly developed role in the growing Practice Innovation team. This role provides an excellent opportunity for a proactive self-starter to provide the team with a combination of technical, analytical and administrative support. The coordinator will work with the Practice Innovation Managers across the entirety of projects to help assess, select, and champion technology solutions for attorneys at the firm. The coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with the preparation of communications and training materials, as well as performing other administrative duties as needed. The position reports to the Director of Practice Innovation.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Provide key administrative support for Practice Innovation projects throughout the project life cycle, including assessment, selection, implementation and marketing of technology solutions
- Create and update project management tasks and templates in collaborative project management platforms such as Asana, Microsoft Teams, etc.
- Research technology platforms, conduct competitor research and industry analysis
- Analyze usage reports to identify adoption gaps and opportunities for further targeted engagement by Practice Innovation team
- Retrieve, compile, review and analyze data to track information, provide analysis and prepare reports (e.g., industry survey results, vendor scoring, etc.)
- Assist Practice Management team with administrative duties as assigned, such as scheduling meetings, note taking, as well as coordinating other programs, events, etc.
- Organize and maintain documents in online document storage platform (i.e., iManage Work) including internal materials about the firm’s practice innovation tools, solutions and initiatives
- Curate and maintain internal practice innovation page on the firm’s intranet and internal resources on Sharepoint to maintain links, documentation, etc.
- Assist Practice Innovation team with successful delivery of training programs for attorney adoption of practice innovation technologies
- Aid in the preparation of dynamic and visually appealing written and video training materials (e.g. PowerPoint presentations, Quick Reference Guides, recorded trainings, video clips, etc.) using graphic design and video editing tools (e.g., SnagIt, Camtasia, etc.) to engage attorneys and other members of the firm
- Support the distribution of periodic newsletters, tips/tricks, etc. communications to attorneys to drive adoption of technology platforms at the firm
- Curate articles on legal practice innovation and legal operations
- Work on ad hoc and special projects requested by the Practice Innovation team

Required Experience
- 2-5 years of relevant experience required
- Aptitude and interest in innovation and legal technologies and how they can help lawyers work more effectively and efficiently
- Strong project management skills and ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- General digital and tech-savviness and social media acumen; comfortable learning new technologies to assist in your projects
- Familiarity with project management tools including Asana, Microsoft Project, etc.
- Experience with collaboration applications such as Microsoft Teams, Skype, etc.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel
- Basic graphic design capabilities and familiarity with available tools in the marketplace (e.g., Canva, Adobe InDesign, etc.)
- Familiarity with screen capture tools such as Snagit, Snip & Sketch, etc. for creating training and user engagement/tutorial material
- Familiarity with audio/video tools such as Camtasia, Filmora, Vimeo, etc. for creating guided training and user engagement/tutorial material
- Positive attitude, team player, and hard-working nature
- Proven analytical capabilities
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong attention to detail
- Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with both attorneys and non-attorney professionals at the firm
- Time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects
- Sound judgment with respect to confidential and sensitive information

Required Education
- Bachelor’s degree required

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Pricing Manager

Date posted:

K&L Gates LLP

Boston, Chicago, New York City, Seattle, Washington DC

Contact or link to application:

Mike Shovel

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Job Description

Job Description

At K&L Gates, we are looking for smart, imaginative and hard-working people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas to join us. Perhaps our search for talented visionaries and your search for important and impactful work lead to the same place.

We are seeking a Manager, Pricing to join the Washington, DC, office. We are also open to our Boston, Seattle, Chicago, and New York offices. The Pricing Manager will be part of the Matter Planning team. Primary responsibilities include working with partners and clients to optimize matter level and firm performance; this includes process improvement efforts, identifying key performance indicators, counseling lawyers on best practices for matter planning and pricing, meeting with clients to discuss how we can support their needs and driving change across the organization. The role serves as the conduit between administration, lawyers and clients (as it relates to pricing and matter budgets); this role is part of a highly cross-functional team. This position will assist the team in the preparation and analysis of client/practice needs in order to advise, propose and subsequently assist in the development of Alternative Fee Arrangements and the creation of matter budgets. In addition, the Manager will help develop and run firmwide training on matter management and budgeting. Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service are strongly preferred.

Key relationships
Practice Area Leaders, Office Managing Partners, Lawyers, Client Growth, Finance, IT and other key allied professionals

Key duties include but are not limited to:

Essential duties
•Create and evaluate pricing structures and matter budgets
•Counsel lawyers on approaches to appropriate staffing and profitable management of matters
•Educate and counsel lawyers and firm administration on key metrics including contribution margin, realization/discounting, and leverage
•Analyze and report on client and matter performance (e.g., budget vs actual) in a timely and accurate manner
•Create and generate matter performance statistics and KPI reports for management and practice groups for a range of matters
•Interact with groups across the firm and work directly with lawyers and administrators (including Finance, Marketing and Business Development, IT and Directors of Administration), as well as clients
•Develop Best Practices and benchmarking for pricing and project management for different types of legal services (i.e. litigation, transactional, regulatory advice, IP portfolio management, etc.)
•Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
•Work independently with lawyers in order to refine budgets and analyze performance
•Drive and challenge lawyers on their assumptions underpinning their budget proposal
•Possess strong situational awareness and the ability to diffuse difficult or contentious situations
•Lead the annual bill rate setting process
•Stay up to date on industry best practices related to pricing and profitability, and identify ones that could be deployed and/or improved upon internally

Experience and skills required
•Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a fast-paced, problem-solving environment
•Strong analytical skills, most notably with Microsoft Excel and other technical solutions (i.e. Clocktimizer, PowerBI)
•Exceptional presentation skills, including comfort with PowerPoint
•Ability to organize, analyze and summarize large amounts of data to identify key performance indicators, trends and core concepts
•Anticipate and correct problems, establish conclusions and develop creative solutions
•Demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities in a changing and demanding environment
•Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented environment
•Ability to encourage and build positive relationships and communicate (both verbal and written) effectively with all co-workers and outside vendors
•Effectively manage and communicate confidential issues

Education/Experience
• 5 or more years within Finance, Consulting or Professional Services environment (law firm experience is a plus)
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Information Technology or other relevant background
• MBA or JD preferred

Additional abilities required:

Working Conditions:
•General office environment, ability to travel to client sites, ability to work and communicate with a range of firms stakeholders
•Frequent computer use at workstation or office, up to and over eight hours at a time
•Frequently work at fast pace, multitasked, with unscheduled interruptions
•Responsibilities occasionally may require an adjusted work schedule, overtime, and evening/weekend hours in order to meet deadlines
•Office contact position requiring appropriate business attire
•Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor
•Access information using a computer or mobile device
•Carrying a mobile device and accepting calls from colleagues during non-work hours
•This job operates in an office setting and is largely sedentary, requiring the routine use of a computer and other standard office equipment. The ability to open file cabinets, lift files, bend and stand on a stool may also be required

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the firm’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time. Information provided represents the usual method of accomplishing the duties in this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered in appropriate circumstances.





ABOUT THE FIRM

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with approximately 2,000 lawyers across five continents. We have experienced dramatic growth in the past decade and now rank among the largest U.S. based law firms in the world. We take pride in constantly striving for innovation, imagination and an entrepreneurial spirit. We come up with big ideas and then roll up our sleeves to get the job done, guiding our clients through their most complex issues in a variety of industry sectors and across multiple regions of the world.

The industry recognition the firm has garnered in the past five years emanates from the foundation of a global community aligned on behalf of our clients. The people at K&L Gates are committed to working together to create a legacy for each other, the firm, our clients, and the communities in which we serve. We thrive in an inclusive and socially conscious environment that embraces diversity and takes a holistic approach to the career evolution of all our professionals.

For more information or to view other job opportunities, please click here to go back to our careers page.

Notice: We participate in E-Verify in certain Firm locations for purposes of verifying employment eligibility.

BENEFITS

We offer a dynamic work environment and excellent benefits.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Firm that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications and competence. Employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, military status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy governs all aspects of employment including, without limitation, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, assignment and dismissal. In addition, it is the Firm’s policy to provide an environment that is free of unlawful harassment of any kind including, without limitation, that which is sexual, racial, age-related, disability-related or ethnic background-related.

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Knowledge & Innovation Intern

Date posted:

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Remote

Contact or link to application:

Mimi Nilsson

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Job Description

Description/Job Summary
The Knowledge and Innovation Intern will support certain groups within the Knowledge Department which includes Practice Innovation, Practice Technology, Knowledge Management (KM), Data Analytics, Research Services and a Managing Clerks Office. The Knowledge Department explores and introduces new processes and legal technology, while providing actionable information, insights, and resources to help our lawyers improve efficiency, client value, and professional satisfaction. This position offers exposure to practice innovation, data analytics, technology assessment, implementation, championing, adoption, and knowledge management in a law firm.

We seek proactive, self-motivated, and tech-savvy law students who have a background in, and passion for, leveraging and promoting legal technology, data management, and change management. This is a paid summer internship. The position reports to the Director of Practice Innovation.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Research and evaluate legal technology that promote productivity and efficiency
- Conduct market research and industry analysis and convey results to department leadership
- Conduct bespoke training on the firm’s AI contract review analysis platform
- Automate template contracts on the firm’s document automation tool
- Work on data collection, review and visualization projects
- Prepare presentations to firm lawyers to introduce and promote practice innovation solutions
- Assist Practice Innovation Managers with successful delivery of training programs for attorney adoption of practice innovation technologies
- Design and maintain internal KM marketing materials about the firm’s practice innovation tools, solutions and initiatives
- Assist with development of user adoption campaigns and strategy
- Champion Practice Innovation team’s efforts through attorney engagement, to raise team visibility
- Create and refine written training material, such as PowerPoint training decks, PDF Quick Reference Guides (QRCs), etc.
- Create and refine audio/video training material, such as recorded training guidance, platform demonstration/walk-throughs, etc.
- Design and distribute periodic newsletters, tips/tricks, etc. communications to attorneys to drive adoption of technology platforms at the firm
- Work on ad hoc and special projects as requested by the Practice Innovation team

Required Skills
- Candidate should have experience in technology, data science, design thinking, project management, and/or process improvement
- Passionate about legal technology and evolving trends within the legal market
- High level of digital and tech-savviness and social media acumen
- Advanced knowledge of core Microsoft Office applications (i.e., PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
- Basic graphic design capabilities and familiarity with available tools in the marketplace (e.g., Canva, Adobe InDesign, etc.)
- Experience using screen capture tools such as Snagit, Snip & Sketch, etc. for creating training and user engagement/tutorial material
- Experience using audio/video tools such as Camtasia, Filmora, Vimeo, etc. for creating training and user engagement/tutorial material
- Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; time management skills and the ability to work on multiple projects with limited supervision
- Experience authoring editorial and marketing communications; ability to deliver compelling messaging and produce quality and creative written communications and presentations
- Proven analytical capabilities
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with both attorneys and non-attorney professionals at the firm through verbal and written communication
- Positive attitude, team player, with hard-working and proactive nature
- Sound judgment with respect to confidential and sensitive information
- Coding experience preferred

Required Education
- Currently enrolled in law school

Preferred Education
- Completed first or second year of law school preferred

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Knowledge Resources Lawyer

Date posted:

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

New York, NY

Contact or link to application:

Mimi Nilsson

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Job Description

Description/Job Summary
The Knowledge Resources Lawyer is responsible for overseeing the Firm’s knowledge resource systems including the intranet, knowledge bank and experience management solution. The Knowledge Resources Lawyer will collaborate extensively with KM Lawyers as well as the Practice Innovation and Data Analytics teams to implement practice groups’ knowledge management projects and initiatives. The Knowledge Resources Lawyer will also manage the team of KM professionals who support the Firm’s knowledge resource systems.

The Knowledge Resources Lawyer must possess strong knowledge of legal work product, concepts and processes to ensure that the knowledge resource systems support the way lawyers work and are tailored to the specific needs of the practice groups using them. The Knowledge Resources Lawyer must also build and maintain an intimate understanding of the products and platforms upon which the knowledge resource systems are built and leverage that knowledge to further develop and provide support for those systems.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Provide support to the KM Lawyers in implementing practice groups’ knowledge management projects and initiatives to improve efficiency
- Partner with the Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer, the Director of Knowledge Management and others in the Knowledge Department to develop and execute the Firm’s strategy for finding and managing knowledge
- Oversee the development and implementation of firm wide knowledge resource systems including the intranet and knowledge bank
- Actively participate in the implementation of the experience management solution and oversee the support of the solution once implemented
- Manage the team of KM professionals who support the day to day operations of the suite of knowledge resource systems, including the intranet, knowledge bank and experience management solution
- Assist KM Lawyers in collecting and maintaining know-how, precedents and other knowledge assets in the intranet, knowledge bank and experience management solution
- Oversee the development of processes, protocols and quality control standards for data entered into the knowledge resource systems
- Assist the KM Lawyers in responding to lawyer requests for assistance locating specific know-how, precedents and other knowledge assets
- Gather metrics on usage of knowledge resources and produce reports for the Chief Innovation and Knowledge Officer, Director of Knowledge Management and the KM Lawyers to assist in increasing adoption
- Stay abreast of, and advocate for implementation of, new technologies, processes, and work-flows that improve innovation, efficiency, and collection and access to knowledge
- Champion knowledge management practices and encourage adoption of the Firm’s knowledge resources and systems
- Oversee implementation of special projects
- Perform other duties as assigned

Required Education
- Juris Doctor degree or equivalent is required

Required Qualifications
- 4-6 years of experience overseeing law firm knowledge management programs
- Minimum of 4 years of experience as a practicing lawyer
- 4+ years of experience managing people
- Experience implementing and supporting legal technology solutions
- Strong change management, communication and presentation skills
- Ability to present information verbally and in writing effectively, clearly, and succinctly
- Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork and the ability to foster relationships with people at all levels within the Firm
- Familiarity with various types of attorney work product
- Strong understanding of legal processes and demonstrated ability to define solutions to support and improve those processes
- Strong project management skills, ability to manage multiple time-sensitive matters in a fast-paced environment
- Working knowledge of SharePoint, iManage and intranets
- Experience working with experience management systems (e.g. Foundation Software) a plus
- Strong client service mentality and prompt response time to incoming requests
- Strong leadership and client management skills

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Practice Technology Manager

Date posted:

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

New York, NY

Contact or link to application:

Mimi Nilsson

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Job Description

Description/Job Summary
The Manager, Practice Technology is responsible for driving and delivering administrative initiatives within the Practice Technology Group and providing direct assistance to the Director of Practice Technology to ensure the goals of the Knowledge Department are met. This position requires collaboration with the Directors of the Knowledge Management Department, Partners, Knowledge Management Lawyers, the Firm’s IT Department, as well as other Business Functions at the Firm. Additionally, the Manager, Practice Technology will provide legal teams with technical support in discussions with clients and opposing counsel.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Assist Director of Practice Technology delegate tasks and assignments related to core responsibilities of Practice Technology Analysts
- Oversee and administer the development and publication of reports created by members of the Practice Technology Group; coordinate with Analytics team to develop data models for use by Practice Technology Group
- Coordinate development and maintenance of best practices surrounding emerging Litigation technologies and practice-specific platforms supported by the Practice Technology Group
- Administer Litigation Case Management tool, Opus 2, including license monitoring and cost containment, platform development feedback and oversight of workspace deployment by Practice Technology Group
- Assist Knowledge Management Lawyers in development and roll-out of custom-built solutions
- Participate in the interviewing and assessment of candidates for various positions within the Knowledge Management Department.
- Partake in regular Litigation KIT Committee meetings regarding initiatives to modernize and improve the use of technology in Litigation Practice
- Provide e-discovery expertise to litigation teams
- Discuss e-discovery retention and collection practices with legal teams and clients
- Assist litigation teams in negotiations with opposing parties regarding technical aspects of ESI protocols
- Analyze e-discovery data and recommend cost-effective means of attorney review
- Assist legal teams in the procurement of e-discovery vendors and cost comparison
- Review e-discovery vendor agreements and propose appropriate provisions
- Assist legal teams administer engagements with e-discovery vendors
- Create and administer in-house databases for document reviews; provide project management, technical support and quality control
- Assist with the assembly and preparation of document productions, privilege logs, and data exports
- Create and administer case management workspaces for deposition, hearing and trial transcripts, including the storage, linking and synchronization of related exhibits and video
- Alert legal teams on issues to consider in connection with cross-border data
- Support repositories for content collaboration among different parties
- Administer, support and monitor due diligence document review platforms, document automation solutions and documents extraction solutions to obtain valuable business information
- Liaise between the legal teams, vendors and other Firm support teams to ensure support of practice-specific systems
- Create, maintain and customize SharePoint sites and document libraries
- Provide or facilitate end-user training for practice-specific solutions
- Design training material and prepare systems documentations
- Report daily activities as directed
- Oversee and administer software and licensing needs of the Knowledge Management Department
- Handle projects on request under the direction of the CKIO, Director of Practice Technology and other executive staff

Required Experience
- Minimum of five years of relevant experience required
- Familiarity with all phases of discovery in litigation and good conceptual understating of the EDRM Model
- Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
- Work effectively across work groups and assist in the coordination of information and take leadership when appropriate
- Experience working both independently and in a team oriented, collaborative environment
- Project management skills with ability to multi-task among multiple time-sensitive matters
- Adapt well to changing priorities and maintain composure during stressful situations due to workload and/or deadlines
- Strong vendor management skills
- Critical thinking
- Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to respond to situations as they arise with minimal supervision
- Working knowledge of Opus 2, HighQ, Relativity and Brainspace and other market leading legal software
- Working knowledge of industry standard tools related to handling and processing ESI for document review and production
- Ability to parse and edit industry standard load files associated with electronic discovery and document review platforms
- Strong technical skills and aptitude with a willingness to learn new software
- Experience using enterprise visualization tools, e.g. MS Power BI

Required Education
- Bachelor's degree is required

Preferred Education
- Master’s degree preferred

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Pricing Analyst

Date posted:

Cooley

Flexible

Contact or link to application:

Alan Batchelder

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Job Description

Cooley is seeking a Pricing Analyst who will partner with the Director of Strategic Business Analysis and the Practice Group leaders to craft integrated pricing strategies, including a menu of viable alternative pricing options and templates to effectively capitalize on business opportunities and maximize the firm's profitability and attorney efficiency. Duties include responding to pricing requests in division-related RFPs, help develop workflows and tools (e.g., checklists, software application(s), etc.) to help attorneys effectively manage their matters from inception to closing, and lead in the design of process workflows that allow the attorney team to stay focused on the client's goals for the matter's efficient outcome and budget.

Qualified candidates will have 2 + years' experience working in finance, pricing or related field, and working knowledge of business operations (including specifically finance and pricing). Candidate must also have demonstrated experience in preparing models and analysis to assess the profitability of new business proposals, as well as track actual performance against budget. Preferred candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in finance-related field, a Project Management certification and law firm experience. Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.

Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, please find the compensation range specific to this role if based in CO, as well as a description of bonus and benefits generally applicable across all US offices.
• Colorado pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on skillset and experience - $64,000 - $77,000 annually
• Other compensation may include an annual discretionary merit bonus.
• Employees in this role will have the option to elect various benefits, including medical, dental, vision, accidental death and dismemberment, life insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, long-term care insurance, health savings accounts (if enrolled in an HDHP), health/dependent care spending accounts, 401(k) and profit sharing.
• Other benefits include PTO and the option to participate in our tuition reimbursement program and wellness program, which includes fitness reimbursement each year.

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Practice Management Analyst

Date posted:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Details
The Practice Management Analyst requires a highly motivated individual to support Practice Management in a fast-paced legal practice environment. This non-exempt position will report to the Senior Practice Manager and will sit in the Practice Services organization, Norton Rose Fulbright’s legal operations team.

The primary responsibility of the Practice Management Analyst is to support the execution of Practice Group projects and initiatives. Day-to-day interaction will occur with Practice Group Leaders (PGLs), Practice Team Leaders (TLs), as well as across multiple Business Services team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsibility for fielding questions on all aspects of the practice operations
- Quarter-back projects as requested and directed by PGLs and TLs
- Provide and respond to status requests from PGLs, TLs and partners
- Facilitate and prepare for Practice Management meetings on key topics
- Routine promotion of business hygiene concepts in the spirit of best practice

Finance and practice collaboration:
- Time entry compliance audit, exemptions and reporting
- Partner role reassignments, including clarification on current partner role assignments, financials, individuals assigned, so that proper credit can be confirmed or updated
- Matter closures, including assessing and communicating on outstanding WIP and/or AR through to resolution, if applicable
- Assist with transformation of billing and aged WIP situations working with TLs; researching and reporting on open draft bills
- Assist in annual coverage analysis of all partner client base and review with TLs and partners to yield financial performance improvements
- Provide clarification on data within Partner and Fee Earner dashboards
- Research and present data contained within the dashboard in a formatted and distributable manner

Other collaborative engagement:
- Partner with Legal Talent Management in identifying underutilized talent and integrating lawyers into the teams
- Liaise with Pricing and Legal Project Management teams on partner and client profitability topics

Other Duties
Please note this job description does not cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Skills and Experience:

- Bachelor’s degree required
- Experience in an Intellectual Property, Litigation and/or a Transactional legal practice desired
- Minimum 5 years of law firm experience in legal billing, legal pricing or legal administration a plus
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements
- Sound judgment and extreme discretion with respect to confidential and sensitive information
- Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel, and the ability to quickly learn and utilize additional software
- Strong interpersonal skills, service mentality and ability to build relationships
- Aptitude in providing consistent customer service delivery for multiple stakeholders
- Strong emotional intelligence, ability to influence and guide others, and able to provide quality and efficient client service in a fast-paced industry
- Awareness and understanding of business improvement processes and best practices
- Strong data analytics skills to assess a range of metrics and present data in an effective manner (and/or demonstrated ability to further develop these skills)

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Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award

Date posted:

Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award

NA

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Paul Hastings is committed to building a diverse team of professionals and fostering an inclusive work environment. As part of that commitment, we are pleased to offer the Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award to select first or second-year law students.

Recipients of the Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award will receive a paid 1L and/or 2L summer associate position and a $25,000 award.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS
Eligibility

We welcome applications from all 1L and 2L law students who:

- Are enrolled full-time at an ABA-accredited law school

- Demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals as a result of background, experience, personal attributes, or characteristics

- Apply and receive an offer to join the Paul Hastings summer program in one of our U.S. offices

- Are likely to practice after graduation in one of our U.S. offices

- 1L applicants must submit a completed application by February 1, of their 1L year

- 2L applicants must submit a completed application by September 1, of their 2L year

- Will not be the recipient of a diversity award from another law firm paid between January 1 and August 31.

Recipients will be selected based on the following factors:

- Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and contributing to the firm’s diversity goals

- Undergraduate and law school academic performance

- Personal achievement

- Demonstrated leadership ability

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Community service

- Commitment to succeed as a lawyer in a large, private practice environment

- Personal statement

To apply, students should follow the link provided and submit the following: (1) a cover letter indicating the office to which they are applying, (2) a resume, (3) undergraduate and law school transcripts, and (4) a personal statement of 500 words or less addressing the following topics: (a) your commitment to work in a particular practice area and to the city where the Paul Hastings office you are applying to work is located, and (b) how you would contribute to building a diverse work environment if you were to join Paul Hastings following graduation from law school.

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Pricing Analyst

Date posted:

King & Spalding LLP

Atlanta, GA

Contact or link to application:

Emily Sims

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Job Description

King & Spalding, a leading global law firm, seeks a Pricing Analyst to join our Finance department in Atlanta. The Pricing Analyst is responsible for assisting the Pricing team in the reporting, modeling, and analysis of prospective and existing matters. The role supports the data needs associated with annual client rate increase negotiations; this includes assisting with developing, interpreting, and implementing timekeepers and client related financial models, reports, forecasts, and budgets to support our Partner’s business development and account management efforts. The position is heavily involved in analysis and communication of financial metrics to Partners and Senior Management and identifying solutions and opportunities to promote profitability growth in the firm. The Pricing Analyst reports to our Director of Strategic Pricing.

The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan, on-site gym access, discount programs, an onsite childcare center and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.

Candidates will have the following responsibilities:

Generate ad hoc financial models and data analysis
Develop budgets; work directly with attorneys to develop budgets and pricing proposals, utilizing prior budget samples, other relevant matter experience, and data mining matters
Compare proforma model metrics with firm targets
Develop scenarios and models to assess financial impact and profitability of pricing proposals and assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions in response to client demands
Assist with research and annual review of client billing rates.
Prepare or assist with recurring and special management reports/graphs
Prepare queries across multiple tables/databases to generate data
Manipulate data in Excel spreadsheets, Power BI, or other databases in order to summarize the financial reports requested
Perform extractions from the financial system and ensure that the data is maintained accurately

Candidates must have strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and tight deadlines effectively, understanding scope, deliverables, and timelines.
Candidates must have the proven ability to identify and analyze issues and problems and work towards solutions.
Candidates must possess superior interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and have sound political acumen with professional persistence.
Candidates must have the ability to interface with all levels of legal, management, and support staff in a highly effective and professional manner and must be able to communicate results and analysis clearly to various audiences, knowing when to summarize or detail information.
Candidates must be able to translate vague directions into specific actions and possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Candidates must have a strong comfort level with technology and various MS Office applications, including a high proficiency with Excel (notably advanced formulas, pivot tables, and macros), and experience with business intelligence, data mining, and report development using Power BI, VBA, SQL, and SQL Server a plus.
Candidates must have the ability to analyze relationships of financial data in order to spot variances from normal and can follow through in the investigation and explanation of any variances.
Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree preferably in Business, Accounting, or Finance. Preferred candidates have 2+ years of experience in finance, billing, or other related experience within a law firm or corporate environment.

We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which now encompasses more than 2000 lawyers and business professionals in 22 offices worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us.

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Growth and Competition Analyst

Date posted:

Perkins Coie LLP

Multiple

Contact or link to application:

Andrew Slade

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Job Description

Perkins Coie LLP has an immediate opening for a Growth and Competition Analyst position. Under the direction of the Senior Manager of Growth and Analytics, this position provides legal market research that informs firm-wide growth strategies and acquisitions.

Essential Functions:
• Research and report on legal market trends.
• Help the firm’s Strategic Growth Working Group analyze opportunities to grow the firm’s offices, practice groups, and industry groups.
• Provide competitive intelligence for lateral partner acquisition initiatives.
• Study past lateral partner performance to guide current acquisition strategies.
• Draft lateral partner and senior counsel offer letters, in conjunction with the firm’s acquisition, finance, and human resources teams.
• Assist in developing data, technology, and workflow solutions for the role and the broader Lateral Partner Acquisition & Integration Team.

Required Skills:
• Excellent research and analytical skills, particularly regarding business, the legal industry, and law firms.
• The ability to collect, organize, and analyze large datasets.
• The ability to deliver actionable insights from large datasets in verbal and written communications to the firm’s practice group chairs, industry group chairs, and office managing partners.
• The ability to maintain and implement complex contract templates for lateral partner acquisition and compensation.

Preferred Skills:
• Familiarity with competitive intelligence platforms for the legal industry, like Firm Prospects, Leopard Solutions, Monitor Suite, PitchBook, Chambers, Lex Machina, and ALM Intelligence.
• Familiarity with tools for data organization and reporting, including Power BI, Smartsheet, Tableau, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Experience with Contract Express or another contract management platform.

Education & Experience:
A bachelor’s degree is required, with degrees in law, economics, statistics, data science, or business preferred. Knowledge of the legal profession and law firms is required, prior work experience at a large law firm is preferred. Experience drafting legal agreements is preferred.

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Practice Manager

Date posted:

Snell & Wilmer

Phoenix

Contact or link to application:

James Omerza

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Job Description

The Practice Manager reports directly to the Director of Pricing & Practice Management. The manager will work directly with practice group leaders (with primary focus on the Intellectual Property practice), firm administration, as well as individual attorneys and staff to support the firm’s practice management and legal project management strategy. The Practice Manager acts as the subject matter expert on legal project management, matter scoping, matter management and process improvement, with primary focus on the Intellectual Property practice. The manager also plays a key role in the development, growth and performance of personnel and implementation of systems that facilitate practice group optimum performance. The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills for supporting and prioritizing multiple projects/tasks, a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to work independently without direct management intervention, receptive and responsive to coaching and feedback, willing to provide feedback on process improvements, ethical and driven to advance in their career.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement the legal project management strategy for assigned practice groups
• Act as a liaison between practice group leaders and firm administration (accounting, finance, billing, information technology, attorney development, recruiting, marketing, etc.)
• Coordinate with the Director of Human Resources and the Director of Legal Professionals in the management of staff and paralegals, including prosecution and litigation for IP
• Coordinate with IT on technology processes and system changes, maintain best practices and standards, and improve service quality and timeliness
• Perform ad hoc financial modeling, forecasting and analysis of matters and clients to optimize profitability and support proposals to clients
• Perform financial and key metric analysis and leverage historical data to improve financial performance
• Create and track patent and trademark prosecution processing metrics and provide statistical reporting
• Create standard and consistent operational practices across the practice, regardless of office locations
• Coordinate with the Director of Operations to oversee docketing staff, protocols, and system development and implementations
• Partner with practice group leadership and IT for technology enhancements and upgrades
• Collaborate with practice group management and HR in defining staff roles and responsibilities
• Recommend practice group staff policies and procedures, implement approved policies and procedures
• Coordinate with the Director of Human Resources and Training Manager to create and implement training and development programs for practice group staff
• Coordinate with HR and Attorney Development and Recruiting on new hiring, onboarding, employment relations and performance management
• Manage development and maintenance of a central repository of client instructions and forms
• Partner with practice group leadership on pricing, including alternative fee arrangements and practice group financial performance

Qualifications:
• Relevant undergraduate degree required
• Previous legal project management experience
• 3-6 years of supervisory and business management experience
• Client/customer facing service experience preferred
• Advanced MS PowerPoint skills
• Advanced MS Excel skills
• Experience working in an IP department / law firm experience a plus
• Familiarity with intellectual property specific software systems and vendors including patent and trademark prosecution and litigation docketing, document management, workflow, information management, and invoicing systems and services is a plus
• Microsoft SQL a plus

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Managing Director of Strategic Pricing & Client Value

Date posted:

Faegre Drinker

Various Locations

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Managing Director of Strategic Pricing & Client Value to work with our Innovation team in our Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Philadelphia or Washington DC office. You will provide leadership, direction and oversight for five core functions: strategic pricing, client value, matter profitability, matter budgeting and legal project management. This position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

What you would do in this job:

• Develop, coordinate, manage and execute robust and scalable pricing strategies that address client needs and meet firm financial and other business objectives.
• Create and structure innovative and practical pricing models for hourly, custom, life cycle, risk/reward sharing and value-based engagements.
• Collaborate with attorneys, consulting professionals and the Client Development & Marketing department on RFP responses and proposals, matter team composition and value-based opportunities for our clients.
• Directly negotiate with clients on pricing and develop offering structures to meet alternative fee arrangement requests.
• Work directly with clients and legal operations leaders to understand business drivers and needs related to pricing of legal engagements which achieve their business objectives, increase cost predictability and incentivize efficiency.
• Analyze, measure and report on success of various pricing strategies and evaluate historical outcomes in order to capture and apply lessons learned.
• Establish standard tools and methodologies to deliver pricing services.
• Collaborate with data scientists to develop data-driven insights and predictive outcomes related to pricing.
• Provide strategic consultation and tactics on client/matter profitability to a variety of firm leadership.
• Oversee and report on the firm’s profitability related to the portfolio of alternative fee matters.
• Assist in developing budgets for complex client matters.
• Establish flexible matter budgeting management tools and practices that enable effective monitoring of client engagements.
• Provide leadership and direction for the firm’s efforts in the areas of legal project management and legal process improvement.
• Create and deliver educational and coaching sessions on the assigned five core functions.
• Develop, mentor and manage the Strategic Pricing & Client Value professionals by providing coaching, training, ongoing feedback and performance evaluations.
• Special projects and duties, as assigned.

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Legal Operations Associate, Pricing

Date posted:

Google

New York, NY, USA
Austin, TX, USA
Mountain View, CA, USA

Contact or link to application:

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Our Legal team needs more than attorneys to keep things moving. Our Legal Operations team is charged with improving and maintaining the Legal team's internal processes, systems and tools. Responsible for tracking objectives, coordinating financial planning and solving technology challenges, you are entrepreneurial, proactive and highly organized. You keep costs down, engage third-party vendors and make the Legal team's services better, faster and more efficient.

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Paralegal & Project Assistant

Date posted:

Sidley Austin LLP

Chicago, IL or Washington, D.C.

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Summary
The Paralegal Supervisor will work directly under the direction of the Litigation and Practice Support Manager in New York. The Paralegal Supervisor assists with the management, supervision and administrative compliance of the NY and Boston Paralegal Departments.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Supervise Project Assistants and temporary staff
- Monitor Project Assistant workflow and collaborate with the Litigation & Practice Support Manager in New York on Paralegal and Project Assistant assignments.
- Interact with clients, Partners, Associates, Paralegals and all staff members
- Participate in the interview process and in the orientation of new hires
- Participate in the annual Paralegal Department evaluation process
- Interface with Human Resources to process all necessary paperwork with regard to new hires, terminations and changes in status
- Help staff during emergency projects and assist with the hiring of temps when needed
- Approve and coordinate Paralegal, Practice Group Assistant and Project Assistant time off requests
- Manage/monitor the preparation, entry and submission of Paralegal and Project Assistant timesheets
- Participate in the planning of department events
- Assist the Litigation & Practice Support Manager in New York with other miscellaneous responsibilities and projects as needed

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such accommodation, please email staffrecruiting@sidley.com (current employees should contact Human Resources).

Education and/or Experience:

Required:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited college or university
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications

Preferred:

- Two to three years of law firm experience working in a Paralegal or other paraprofessional support role
- An understanding of how Paralegals and other paraprofessionals work
- Supervisor experience

Other Skills and Abilities:
- In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:
- Excellent organizational skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- The use of good judgment and good interpersonal communication skills
- Well developed analytical and problem solving skills
- Works harmoniously and effectively with others as part of a team
- A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job
- Exercises confidentiality and discretion
- Strong proofreading skills Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Pricing Specialist

Date posted:

Fish & Richardson

San Diego or other U.S. office location

Contact or link to application:

Robert Brackett

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Job Description

Fish & Richardson, the premier global intellectual property law firm, is trusted by the world’s most innovative and influential companies. Fish was established in 1878, and now has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe, and China. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives. Join Fish’s San Diego team in our fast-paced Litigation Practice Systems Department as a Pricing & Budgeting Specialist, Litigation.

How Will You Make a Difference?

Develop budgets; work directly with attorneys to develop budgets and pricing proposals, utilizing prior budget samples, other relevant matter experience, and data mining matters
Perform initial new matter review related to approval process including defining financial terms and communication of all required scope, exclusions and background information that is required for Finance, Legal Project Management monitoring, and Knowledge Management reporting
Develop scenarios and models to assess financial impact and profitability of pricing proposals and assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions in response to client demands
Assist with the design, implementation and tracking of complex pricing arrangements in support of the firm’s Alternative Fee program, including preparation of change notices and updates necessary to communicate updates to the firm’s internal administrative groups
Maintain required internal proposal and final arrangement databases to include scope and terms to facilitate feedback loops to refine pricing
What Will You Bring to the Table?

Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a closely-related field or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience in finance, billing, or other related experience required
Proven ability to identify and analyze issues and problems and work towards solutions
Possess superior interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and sound political acumen, with professional persistence. Ability to deal with all levels of legal, management, and support staff in a highly effective and professional manner. Ability to effectively persuade for compliance with programs or necessary information sharing
Strong organizational skills including an ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints
Technical orientation, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with aptitude and willingness to learn and adapt to evolving technologies as appropriate
Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives

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Senior Manager of Pricing

Date posted:

Bass, Berry & Sims via Calibrate Legal

Nashville, Washington, D.C., or Remote

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Calibrate Legal has been retained by Bass, Berry, & Sims to recruit a Senior Manager of Pricing to be based in the firm’s Nashville or Washington, DC office (or Remote).

Bass, Berry & Sims is a full-service law firm with nearly 300 attorneys with offices in Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis and Washington, DC.

The Senior Manager of Pricing is responsible for leading the pricing team within the growing Client Value Department. Reporting to the Director of Client Value and working closely with the Chief Strategy Officer and Managing Partner, this position will provide high-level analysis and recommend pricing strategies to Partners, Practice Group Chairs, and Managing Directors in a highly collaborative team environment.

The ideal candidate will possess strong business acumen supported by 5+ years of financial analysis/pricing or related experience with at least 3 or more years’ experience working in a law firm pricing department.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of law firm economics and the viability of various pricing models complemented by a keen interest in the legal needs, clients, industries and businesses these models support. The successful individual will thrive in a team environment where they will provide complex analytical support, model and make recommendations for alternative fee arrangements.

The ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner and communicate effectively and collaboratively across departments with diverse stakeholders is key.

Proficiency in Excel, SQL, Aderant or Elite, analytics tools (Cognos or Tableau), and project management platforms in a law firm pricing environment is required.

An undergraduate degree is required; preferred fields of study include accounting, finance, economics, business, management information systems (MIS) or mathematics; and an advanced degree is preferred.

To express interest in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter (required) and a resume to Jenny Schwope at jenny@calibrate-legal.com no later than February 22, 2021.

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Pricing and Project Management Specialist

Date posted:

Bass, Berry & Sims via Calibrate Legal

Nashville, Washington, D.C., or Remote

Contact or link to application:

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Job Description

Calibrate Legal has been retained by Bass, Berry & Sims to recruit a Pricing and Project Management Specialist to be based in the firm’s Nashville or Washington, DC office (or Remote).

Bass, Berry & Sims is a full-service law firm with nearly 300 attorneys with offices in Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis and Washington, DC.

The Pricing and Project Management Specialist is responsible for supporting the development and dissemination of tools and analytics that facilitate initiatives across pricing and project management. Reporting to the Client Value Team Director and working closely with the Senior Pricing Manager, this position will provide analysis and recommend pricing strategies in a highly collaborative team environment.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of financial concepts with a demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking to complex problems in a law firm. The successful candidate will work proactively with a team and offer provide analysis, forecasting models and relevant reporting to support firm strategy.

The ability to communicate effectively across departments and with diverse stakeholders is paramount to success.

Experience working with Excel, SQL, accounting systems, analytics tools (Cognos or Tableau), Visio, Smartsheet, and project management platforms is required, preferably in a law firm environment.

Candidates must have at least two years of pricing or project management experience, preferably in a law firm environment.

An undergraduate degree is required; preferred fields of study include accounting, finance, economics, business, management information systems (MIS) or mathematics; and an advanced degree is preferred.

To express interest in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter (required) and a resume to Jenny Schwope at jenny@calibrate-legal.com no later than February 22, 2021.

Thank you for your interest in LVN Career Advance. For more information, please follow the link that each listing provides or contact Janet Diaz @janet@legalvaluenetwork.com

Legal Project Manager

Date posted:

Stinson LLP

Kansas City, MO or Minneapolis, MN

Contact or link to application:

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Description
The Legal Project Manager is responsible for scoping, budgeting, and managing client-facing legal projects in close partnership with the Firm attorneys and administration. The Legal Project Manager will also develop process improvement initiatives and play a critical role in delivering successful outcomes under fixed fee and other alternative fee agreements (AFAs).

Required Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree required.
PMP certification or comparable experience.
5+ years of project management experience.
Excellent computer experience, including Microsoft Office and financial and data information systems.
Strong experience with researching, collecting, manipulating, and analyzing data.

Preferred Education & Experience
JD or MBA degree preferred.
Large law firm or corporate legal department experience preferred.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Project Scoping, Planning, and Budget Development (30%)
Develop full-scale project plans, estimate the resources needed to achieve project goals and provide input in the budget-creation process.
Assist legal teams in defining scope, goals and deliverables that support business needs of both the clients and the Firm.
Develop project calendaring, timeline, and milestone development.
Participate in the construction of client pitches and RFPs to assist in pricing analysis and to highlight LPM capabilities.

Project Management and Reporting (30%)
Collaboratively manage client matters with attorneys to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and consistent with the client’s expectations.
Coordinate client matter project resources and work product, with ability to create and motivate team around project deliverables.
Manage the assignment, communication, and use of task codes; help to ensure that proper task codes are being used on time entry and that time entry policies for the matter are being followed.
Develop specific client matter project documentation and reports, including preparation of client matter project financial analysis and project metrics.
Monitor and track client matter project issues and providing on-going project updates to ensure that projects meet Firm standards and client expectations.
Maintain periodic project-based client communication and external reporting.

Development of Project Management Tools, Techniques, and Best Practices (30%)
Oversee matter closing documentation, including gathering relevant matter intelligence for use in knowledge management and future pricing, project budgets, and analysis.
Assist in the development of legal project management tools, resources and technologies, including templates, checklists and forms.
Initiate ideas for improving profitability of matters.
Drive continuous improvement of processes, policies, and procedures for client legal project management objectives.
Develop and present communications of legal project management successes for use in internal Firm communications, client pitches, and marketing RFPs.

General and Administrative (10%)
Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Highly professional with a strong customer service orientation, commitment to meeting deadlines, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Strong professional, independent thinking skills with strength in problem solving and the ability to offer constructive opinions and creative solutions.
A team player who motivates and educates other team members.
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel
Travel required, as necessary.

Work Environment & Physical Demands
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the responsibilities of the position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the person in this position will encounter. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a professional, fast paced office environment that may require additional hours to complete work.

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. If an employee is unable to perform the essential functions of the position, Stinson LLP will evaluate whether a reasonable accommodation can be made to enable the employee to perform the described essential functions of the position. Generally, due to the nature of this office position, while performing the responsibilities of the position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Vision abilities required by the job include close vision.

AAP/EEO Statement
Stinson LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, disabled and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Stinson LLP is a federal contractor. Information gathered through applicant Voluntary Self-Identification will be used periodically with various government agencies for statistical reporting and to measure the effectiveness of our Affirmative Action and EEO outreach efforts. All information is requested on a voluntary basis and will be kept confidential. We will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Applicants with a disability that are in need of an accommodation to complete the Stinson LLP application process should contact Human Resources at 316.268.7962 or email Talent@stinson.com.

By submitting this application, you certify the information provided is true to the best of your knowledge and belief. You understand that being untruthful in response to any of the answers provided within this application or any of the attached documents may lead to your termination in the event you are employed. If employed, you will be required to provide documentation showing you are legally authorized to work in the United States. We conduct criminal background checks of all individuals offered employment.

Qualifications
Education Required
Bachelors or better.
Preferred
JD or better.
Masters or better.

Licenses & Certifications
Preferred
Project Mgmt Professional

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)