Arnold & Porter has a Manager of Legal Personnel opening in the Washington, DC Office. The Manager is responsible for supporting the attorney life cycle policies and procedures at the Firm, including: managing the orientation and onboarding processes, assisting with associate and staff attorney annual and mid-cycle review and continual feedback processes, supporting the promotion and elevation processes, reviewing headcount and attrition, supporting the compensation and bonus programs, managing attorney leaves and departures, managing visa and work authorization processes, reviewing attorney bar admission information, coordinating programs related to the Committee of Associates and Ombudspersons, and overseeing the administrative aspects of the Firm’s Foreign Attorney program. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring surveys, intranet upkeep and managing digital content used internally and externally and analyzing and leveraging people trends. The Manager works closely with peer Talent Professionals, including Practice Management, Career Counseling, Diversity & Inclusion, Recruiting, and Professional Development.
A minimum of five (5) years of prior law firm experience in legal personnel, legal recruiting or similar function.
Four-year degree required.
Proficiency in a range of computer databases, including the Internet and MS Office Suite. VI Desktop and HTML skills desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of law firm attorney recruiting processes.
Ability to multitask and prioritize large volume of information from multiple sources.
Experience with event planning.
Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism and ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
Professional presence, strong interpersonal, management and problem solving skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and presentation skills, initiative and attention to detail.
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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.