Director of Corporate Practice

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #730

Director of Corporate Practice

LOCATION: New York, NY

THE ORGANIZATION: Top U.S. Based International Law Firm

BENEFITS: Salary up to $350K, commensurate on experience. Great firm culture with top firm amenities. Medical, Dental, Vision, Transit, 401K, PTO, and much more!

SUMMARY: Top-ranked international law firm is seeking a Director of Corporate Practice to be responsible for all aspects of Practice Management. This role will serve as a trusted advisor and chief-of-staff to all firm departments and practice groups.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Corporate Practice Management team
  • Collaborate on cross-functional initiatives
  • Ensure alignment of business objectives and resources 
  • Develop Departmental and Practice Group business and budget plans
  • Act as Department liaison to ensure business needs are met
  • Support talent management initiatives to build and retain high-performing teams
  • Support lateral partner recruitment efforts
  • Design and implement professional development and training programs
  • Draft communications and talking points for Global Chair
  • Develop Corporate Department programs
  • Organize and create agendas for Corporate Department
  • Oversee Corporate paralegal team
  • Work closely with leadership and Attorney Resources to support attorney engagement best practices

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master/MBA/JD preferred
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience in a law firm or professional services environment
  • Previous law firm experience as a practicing attorney is highly desirable
  • Must be innovative, analytical and have a collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Distinguished leadership qualities and superb communication skills
  • Strong ability to collaborate with senior executives and attorneys
  • Sound judgment and discretion