The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Coordinator in the DC or New York office supporting various Practice Groups. The Coordinator is responsible for providing a combination of technical, analytical and administrative support to the Practice Management Team and the Chief Talent Officer.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supporting the Practice Management Team in assisting Firm and Practice Group Leadership in business planning and analysis, report preparations, meetings and communications and implementation of practice and Firm initiatives.
Centralizing the Practice Management internal communications, including developing substantive internal team meeting agendas and executing PM-specific events.
Managing Practice Management shared document workspace, including reporting, budgets and expenses, ad hoc projects, etc.
Assisting in the coordination of practice group meetings and presentations.
Providing periodic support and data to Business Development.
Identifying and coordinating training opportunities for the PM Team on internal and external tools, processes and technology.
Assisting with modification and roll-out of Practice Management-specific tools, including online reporting and matter management applications.
Partnering with peer departments (Business Development, Talent Development, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, etc.) and coordinating on behalf of PM.
Acting as a first point of contact to the Practice Management team, which includes monitoring the team inbox and responding to and relaying requests as appropriate.
Managing special projects, both internally and with peer departments, as requested.
Performing a variety of administrative tasks and providing general support as assigned.
Reviewing and analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy.
Assisting with ad hoc projects concerning practice group performance at the request of the Firm and Practice Leadership and Practice Managers.
Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting.
Minimum of two years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment (Practice Management, Business Development, Talent Development, Financial Services, or Accounting experience a plus).
High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation.
Ability to work independently as well as on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across administrative departments and practice areas in all offices.
Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys and other administrative staff members.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.
Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables.
Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, service mentality and sensitivity to confidential information.
Internal Number: 1410
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Arnold & Porter is a firm of nearly 1,000 lawyers, providing sophisticated litigation and transactional capabilities, renowned regulatory experience and market-leading multidisciplinary practices in the life sciences and financial services industries. Client-driven and industry focused, our lawyers practice across more than 30 practice areas, including bankruptcy, corporate finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax, to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. Our global reach, experience and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological and ideological borders, to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international and cross-border legal needs.