Sr. Business Development Coordinator

Practice Area

Business Development & Marketing, Law Firm


Washington, DC



Position Type

Business Development, Marketing




The Senior Business Development Coordinator works closely with the Litigation practice group on all business development initiatives. This position will collaborate with other members of the Business Development, Marketing & Communications, and Client Development teams to ensure their initiatives support firm priorities and help drive overall firm strategy.



  • Partners with group leaders and assigned directors and managers to contribute to and assist in the development and execution of strategic plans to drive business development.
  • Drafts pitches and proposals, including firm responses to formal RFPs.
  • Drafts, edits and submits ranking submissions (e.g. Chambers, Law360).
  • Plays a key role in the development of group website content and marketing collateral.
  • Plans and ensures the successful execution of client development events, such as seminars and webinars.
  • Contributes ideas to increase brand awareness and profile, including driving outward facing activities such as sponsored events, in-house presentations, professional speaking opportunities, articles and media interviews.
  • Supports attorneys with client alerts, blogs, podcasts and newsletters.
  • Initiates and analyzes client, market, competitor and industry research to inform business development strategies.


The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Equivalent training and experience may substitute for education. The position requires a minimum of two to four (2-4) years of increasingly responsible, directly related experience during which the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities were demonstrated. Direct experience in a law firm or professional services environment in any professional capacity preferred.