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Attorney Development Manager

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #542

Attorney Development Manager

ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm

LOCATION: Washington, DC

BENEFITS: Competitive base salary, bonus structure, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; great 401K match; desirable location in Manhattan, rated top law firm to work for, onsite cafeteria, excellent firm culture and perks, plus more!

SUMMARY: The Attorney Development Manager will have ample experience working closely with lawyers to help them maximize their impact through coaching and training. The ideal candidate will have a JD and would have worked in a firm as an attorney prior to moving to coaching/professional development.


  • Support and implement initiatives and strategies as aligned with firm business goals and practices
  • Track, maintain and analyze attorney metrics
  • Collaborate with the Director of Attorney Development to evaluate, innovate and adapt Talent initiatives 
  • Design and develop individualized development plans for attorneys
  • Assist each practice group with their talent strategies to support the professional success of their associates
  • Implement the annual associate evaluation process
  • Ensure attorneys receive clear and actionable feedback and engage in clear objective-setting
  • Ensure professional development needs are met
  • Plan, prepare and present quarterly briefings to partners on associate development
  • Provide and prepare extensive reporting, analysis, and presentation of data
  • Share resources, contacts and best practices with Recruiting and HR teams
  • Flexibility to adjust hours to meet departmental needs


  • 5+ years of relevant AMLaw firm experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; J.D. preferred
  • Advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Reasonable level of financial literacy and numeracy; comfortable analyzing data/metrics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to build professional relationships and to work with individuals at all seniority levels
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to balance short and long term priorities and goals
  • Team-oriented and willing to work on other projects as needed