Knowledge Management Attorney

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT ATTORNEY

LOCATION: New York, New York

THE ORGANIZATION: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive base salary, exceptional firm and department culture; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Family Care; Elder Care; Generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/ competitive match; Life Insurance; and much more! 

SUMMARY: Seeking a Knowledge Management Attorney to provide support to key firm stakeholders. Having practiced law, the ideal candidate will have worked in transactional law, have an understanding of strategic design of knowledge management best practices and feel comfortable utilizing and implementing new technology. Someone who has the desire to work collaboratively with other knowledge management attorneys and staff as a key member of the highly respected firm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Strategic design of knowledge management processes
  • Execute a solutions based approach to organizing key knowledge management documents, forms, research, data, etc. — with an emphasis on automation and ease of accurate retrieval and use 
  • Collaborate with vendors and in-house technology experts to implement legal technology solutions for increased accessibility and efficiency 
  • Manage AI due diligence platforms and resource automation
  • Thought leader within the KM space – draft and update model forms, practice checklists, key precedence and market data point surveys 
  • Collaborate with firm stakeholders to identify, retrieve and effectively store key research and reference materials from multiple sources and database
  • Design and manage KM practice internal sites; target essential legal content for practice needs 
  • Monitor industry advances and evaluate key trends for partner discussion; lead quality discussions among associates on KM best practices and ensure awareness of new ideas and concepts 
  • Establish and maintain rapport with practice group leaders, associates and partners
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders including partners, practice group leaders, attorney development personnel and marketing team
  • Lead workshops, seminars and trainings to promote KM resources

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) required, computer science background preferred
  • 4+ years of transactional practice experience 
  • 2+ Library Science or Knowledge Management experience 
  • Ability to communicate technical and legal information effectively to various practice groups, internal stakeholders and vendors 
  • Experience using automation and AI-tools including Contract Express, Neota Logic, Hot Docs, Kira, eBrevia, Luminance and eDiscovery  
  • Comfortable coding or providing website design support preferred 
  • Strong understanding of KM processes, techniques, relevant technologies and best practices
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, organizational and project management skills

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