We have two openings for a Talent Development Manager - Transactional Practices. One position will support our Global Capital Markets and Global Corporate practice groups. The other position will support our Global Project, Energy and Infrastructure Finance (GPEIF) and Real Estate practice groups. The position will be a member of the Legal Personnel Department and will report to the Director of Legal Personnel and the Practice Group Leaders of their assigned transactional groups. The position is located in the New York office but will be responsible for all domestic offices.
Work closely with the assigning Partner in coordinating the assignment of Associates to on-going and new matters
Work closely with Partners to ensure that appropriate developmental and training messages are being given during Associate evaluations and sit in all evaluations to ensure consistency in the form of delivery
Get to know the assigned transactional practice groups, the practice group attorneys and administrative teams, deal flow and clients
Be familiar with the Associates' reviews, their matters, their billable hours and their development goals
Work closely with the Training Partners and the Professional Development team on the creation of a multi-tiered transactional training program and liase with Professional Development team on Deals@Milbank.
Suggest assignments based on the work load of the department and the developmental needs of the Associates
Involvement in developing and facilitating ad hoc events to foster greater cohesion and communication within the Department, including onboarding of incoming first years in the Firm's Transactional Rotation Program, organize trainings, CLEs and social gatherings
Counsel Associates on their career goals
Manage onboarding of laterals and first years and exit procedures for departing associates; conduct exit interviews
Other responsibilities as they are assigned from time-to-time
JD degree required
Five to eight years of law firm experience in a capital markets, securities or transactional practice required
Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, presentation, communication, and organizational skills
Must have high responsiveness to time-sensitive issues
The position requires flexibility with respect to working hours
About Milbank LLP
Milbank is one of the nation’s leading firms for corporate finance and restructuring, litigation, and project finance and is known for its international work and focus on the energy sector. Driven to deliver exceptional results for our clients, we push boundaries and challenge assumptions. That’s been core to our ethos since our founding in 1866. It fuels how we work and define ourselves, and it informs our growth and evolution as a firm.
For over 150 years, Milbank has provided innovative legal solutions in many of the world’s largest, most complex, ‘first-ever’ corporate transactions and disputes. Our clients are prominent multinational financial, industrial and commercial enterprises, governments, institutions and individuals.
A career at Milbank means complex work, unique challenges and inspiring results. It also means real collaboration and a supportive environment where you’ll learn and grow professionally and personally—and even have some fun along the way.
You’ll be challenged and your limits may be tested, but we can promise you’ll never be bored. Come work with us and help us continue to redefine remarkable.