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Associate Director Business Development ​
Corporate Transaction and M&A
Top U.S. Multinational Law Firm seeks JD with related experience

Location: New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan
The Organization: International Law Firm

Salary & Benefits: Base salary to $250,000 and generous Performance Based Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K; Gym, Life Insurance; all firm amenities, exceptional culture, noted firm with historical stability, security and career growth. One of the most desired law firms to work for globally.

Summary: Top-ranked AM multinational law firm is seeking an Associate Director to support the New York Corporate Practice Team within the Marketing & Business Development Department. The Business Development group operates alongside more than 100 diverse problem-solvers and advisers dedicated to business development, marketing, and communications. The right candidate will manage teams of pitch professionals and will be responsible for executing, drafting, and identifying speaking opportunities. The New York Business Development team facilitate various projects and initiatives to drive the development of new business.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Firm Directors and Partners to develop and execute strategic initiatives
  • Proactively suggest ideas to improve the profile and positioning of the practice internally and externally
  • Utilize Bloomberg, ThomsonOne, Pitchbook, Preqin, Capital IQ, Manzama, etc. to understand the industry from a business intelligence perspective
  • Manage a team of Business Development professionals; over pitch production from the opportunity to execution; guide team in drafting and adjusting content to be industry and stakeholder-specific
  • Collaborate with Partners to develop compelling, clear and concise marketing materials
  • Strategically guide content and marketing material within proposals, RFP response, survey/directory submissions, websites, biographies, etc.
  • Constantly manage and review market, industry and client trends through in depth transactional research
  • Oversee tracking and reporting of Business Development initiatives; adjust team focus as needed
  • Develop targeted visibility opportunities (seminars, sponsorship, speaking engagements, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the global business development team from a system, operational, tactical and knowledge management point of view.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of BD or marketing experience in a law firm, finance or investment banking environment
  • A JD (Juris Doctorate) is required
  • Strong Project Management skills; control large pitches and proposals
    Strong knowledge and understanding of Corporate Transactions and M&A
  • Exceptional communication and listening skills
  • Proven ability to organize and manage a diverse range of projects, prioritizing multiple tasks with competing deadlines (at times in high-pressure situations)
  • Proficient with various research databases and or tools: i.e. Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, ThomsonOne, Pitchbook, Manzama, The Deal Pipeline, Preqin, Refinitiv

Contact

​Mary Suneetha
Managing Director
Filcro Legal Staffing

Resume Submission Link

​job link:  https://www.filcrolegalstaffing.com/business-development-mgr

 

General Counsel | Attorneys


Chief of Staff to Managing Partner

Large Multinational Law Firm
MBA or J.D. to Function as COS

Location: New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan
The Firm: Large Noted International Law Firm 

Compensation: Base salary to $150K+, Competitive Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Life, AD&D, Excellent Paid Time Off and Vacation; 401K; All Firm Amenities, Commuter Benefits, and an exceptional culture noted as one of the best law firms to work for globally. A history of career stability, security and growth.

Summary: As a Senior Advisor, this Chief of Staff role will provide high-quality support to the firm-wide Managing Partner by overseeing special projects, initiatives, and ongoing priorities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide executive level legal support to the Managing Partner
  • Function with autonomy and work on special projects to meet the Managing Partner’s priorities and additional inter-departmental projects as requested.  Ensure timely follow up of matters that are highly confidential and require discretion
  • Interface and establish an ongoing positive relationship with the Managing Partner and the Executive Committee
  • Help identify and coordinate Managing Partner's "day to day" agenda and identify metrics to measure progress and success
  • Draft and proofread highly confidential correspondence as well as other legal and non-legal documents
  • Leverage the Managing Partner’s time.  Attend meetings and calls on the behalf of the Managing Partner; serve as an ex officio member of the World Leading Team
  • Attend Administrative Leadership - Operations meetings and serve as ex officio member of other Committees as assigned
  • Assist in the preparation of time-keeping, travel, expense reports and other personnel records for confidential matters;
  • Oversee the production of communications prepared on behalf of the Managing Partner
  • Work closely with the Executive Committee and key stakeholders

Requirements:

  • MBA or JD required; former practicing attorney preferred
  • 5+ years of executive level project management experience in a law firm
  • A record of developing effective partnerships across disparate groups to organize and facilitate decisions and ensure successful implementation of projects
  • Managerial experience as an effective, versatile and action-oriented communicator
  • Superb judgment, sound reason and unquestioned integrity
  • The ability to remain calm and function under pressure in a constantly changing environment
  • The ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with regard to all matters

To Apply:  If your experience meets the requirements of this Chief of Staff position, please submit your resume in Word format, if possible. Thank you

Contact:

Mary Suneetha
Managing Director
Filcro Legal Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10017

Resume Submission Link

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https://www.filcrolegalstaffing.com/copy-of-attorney-jobs-in-law-firms
 

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Director
Legal & Business Affairs

TV / Motion Picture / Documentary /
Music Videos & Branded Entertainment

Location: New York, NY
The Firm:  Global Award Winning Production Company with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Germany and Hong Kong
Compensation: $150,000 with 100% paid benefits.

Job Summary:

The Director of Legal & Business Affairs will serve as production attorney and counsel for all aspects of television specials, scripted and non-scripted series, feature-length films, documentaries, commercials and music videos as delegated by Executive Producers, Directors, clients, and other personnel, as well as outside counsel. This is an in-house position that affords great work / life balance for someone who works well in a highly creative environment.

Job Primary Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, draft and review personal services agreements for talent (including directors and key crew), non-disclosure agreements, location agreements, appearance releases, materials releases, vendor agreements and production services agreements.
  • Oversee archival licensing for company projects with the goal of streamlining and standardizing the process.
  • Conduct pre-broadcast clearance review for defamation, right of publicity/privacy, copyright, trademark and other matters, as appropriate and commensurate with background.

Job Qualifications and Requirements

  • JD degree and a minimum 2-4 years of recent law firm or in-house counsel experience with an emphasis on production counsel work for non-scripted and scripted television and film projects.
  • Must have excellent contract-drafting, interpersonal, and time-management skills.
  • Experience with branded entertainment, commercials and music matters a plus, but not required.
  • Should exhibit good business and legal judgment while working on multiple projects at once and under time constraints.
  • Must be admitted to practice law in New York State.
  • This executive should enjoy working in a highly creative environment.

Contact

Mary Suneetha
Managing Director
295 Madison Avenue
New York, NY  10017

Resume Submission Link

Mobile URL https://www.media-recruiters.com/attorney-legal-business-affairs-tv-

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Knowledge Management Attorney (KM) M&A

Location New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan

Compensation Base salary to $220,000, Yearly Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life and AD&D Insurance; All Firm Amenities. Exceptional work environment and offices. Noted HR Programs with firm stability, security and career growth.

The Firm Large U.S. Multinational Law Firm

Summary

The Knowledge Strategy group has a need for a full time or part time (4 days / week) Knowledge Management lawyer with an M&A background and at least 5 years' experience at a large international law firm. You will be responsible for developing the knowledge strategy for designated practices and implementing projects and initiatives to meet their practices’ needs.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain designated practice sites and other know-how repositories, curating practice sites content and ensuring they are in line with the needs of the practice.
  • Meet regularly with attorneys who have expertise relevant to the practice, and facilitate sharing of quality know-how and expertise. Respond to queries from attorneys to identify know-how.
  • Research, monitor and inform the practice of legal and industry developments and trends.
  • Train lawyers and promote the use of department's KM resources.
  • Liaise with users to gather feedback.
  • Work with other Knowledge Strategy attorneys and other departments to share best practices.
  • Assist with the development of new practice tools, re-engineer processes for greater efficiencies and advise the Knowledge Strategy partners on improved processes and new technologies for the practices.
  • Create, administer and expand comprehensive knowledge strategy functions

Skills and Experience Required

  • JD required with strong academics
  • 3+ years previous experience, as an M&A lawyer in a law firm
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a knowledge management / strategy group.
  • Experienced in aspects of KM Systems (any) content identification, writing and production, understanding practice and client challenges, technical interface, and development of new practice group sites.
  • Prior experience drafting, editing, and managing core documents for large, complex M&A deals
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team;
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to assume responsibility for assigned projects and tasks
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work; Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • A history of maintaining highly confidential M&A and IPO information

Contact

Mary Suneetha
Managing Partner
Filcro Legal & Business Affairs Group

Resume Submission Link

Mobile Link: https://www.filcrolegalstaffing.com/business-development-mgr

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