This role supports the Director of Attorney Resources and Director of HR Business Services in all aspects of human resources. This role acts as a primary resource to provide high level HR support relating to attorneys and business services professionals in the Washington, DC office, as well as to develop and increase employee engagement amongst the attorneys and business services employees in the DC office. The incumbent plays an integral role to ensure DC attorneys have appropriate involvement and representation in firmwide initiatives.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; JD or Advanced degree in relevant area, e.g., human resources, business, organizational development preferred.
Experience: At least 5-10 years of relevant HR experience required; law firm experience is preferred.
Skills and Abilities: Must be focused, dynamic, responsive, and highly organized. Ability to effectively communicate with attorneys, all levels of business services and contacts outside the Firm both verbally and in writing. Ability to deal with multiple time-sensitive tasks simultaneously while maintaining exemplary interpersonal skills. Ability to act with a high degree of integrity and maintain confidentiality. Ability to act in a professional manner at all times. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments. Ability to work under pressure with interruptions and tight deadlines. Ability to use independent judgment, problem solve, take initiative and follow through. Strong customer-service orientation and a strong team player. Must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and possess strong writing and organizational skills. Must have ability to work with minimal supervision on many tasks and flexibility to work beyond the standard work hours as needed. Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Internet research and database skills required.
About Fried Frank
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP advises the world's leading corporations, investment funds and financial institutions on their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. The Firm's approximately 500 lawyers are based in North America and Europe.