The Legal Learning and Development Assistant will support the Learning and Development team on all administrative aspects and contribute to the training curriculum at the firm to ensure attorneys are equipped with skills to excel.
Assist in the planning, organization and execution of New Associate Orientation, Core Curriculum and other trainings, including sending out invitations, reminders and surveys, tracking attendance.
Liaise with other Firm departments (e.g., catering, facilities, audio/video, IT) to schedule, plan and execute pre- and post-program logistics for both live in-person and online programming.
Support the Legal Learning and Development Senior Specialist and other team personnel and attorneys in preparing training program materials, and ensure that they are kept updated on the Firm’s online resources.
Track lawyer developmental needs, liaising with the Attorney Development team to ensure that training programs are informed by annual associate reviews, staffing meetings and mentor debriefings.
Publicize the Firm’s training resources and improve information-sharing among global offices.
Liaise with training contacts in other offices for multi-office programs and events.
Work with CLE personnel to issue CLE credits to lawyers, maintaining an expertise in the CLE rules as needed.
Manage eLearning materials on firm’s learning management system using Micron CE Manager.
Publicize CLE opportunities (both internal and external) and assist in logistical planning of CLE programming.
Monitor weekly arrivals and departures of lawyers and ensure that all relevant department files are updated to reflect status and developmental needs of current associates.
General work and assistance on ad-hoc projects.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred.
Strong events coordination and organization skills.
Excellent interpersonal, client service, and written and verbal communication skills.
Exercises good judgment, has excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail.
Proactive. Able to work independently, plan ahead, push projects forward and meet deadlines.
Experience with Micron CE Manager and hosting Zoom events a plus.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word, PowerPoint Excel and Zoom.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Cleary Gottlieb
Since 1946 our lawyers and staff have worked across practices, industries, jurisdictions and continents to provide clients with simple, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges, whether domestic or international. We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen and a human touch.
We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions.