Legal Project Manager

Practice Area

Law Firm

Location

Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, DC

Contract

Permanent

Position Type

Legal Project Management

Consultants

Jason Caramanico

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Description

Legal Project Manager

 

 

An Am Law 100 law firm with several offices worldwide, has an opening for a Legal Project Manager. This role can be based in any of the firm's U.S. offices. The Legal Project Manager supports clients and Partners in effectively managing the delivery of legal services to clients through the lifecycle of a matter.

 

  • Scoping and budgeting
  • Staffing and communication
  • Service delivery
  • Task management
  • Closure and feedback on performance
  • Key learnings
  • Client satisfaction

 

Using proven project management knowledge, technical knowledge, and experience, the Legal Project Manager will plan, lead and coordinate deliverables through written communications (plans, schedules and budgets), team meetings and regular communications with the lead partner and clients about the progress of the matter.

 

Ideal Candidate      

 

JD degree a plus or 3- 5 years of law firm legal project management or practice management experience preferred. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint; familiarity with SharePoint or similar technology. Project management certification or training preferred. Familiarity with Lean/Six Sigma project/process principles preferred. Demonstrated experience leading teams.