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Legal Practice Integration Coordinator

Job ID: 5309

Updated: Feb 13, 2020

Location: New York, NY, United States

Category: Human Resources

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About Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms.  Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.

Essential Job Functions

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a member of the Firmwide (FW) Legal Recruiting and Development Department, the Legal Practice Integration Coordinator supports the Legal Practice Integration Manager and is responsible for assisting with and coordinating the overall administration of the attorney and practice integration processes.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: preparing weekly work stream reports, supporting the development of our attorneys, the staffing needs of the Partners, the work integration process and lateral integration program, and general administrative responsibilities as assigned.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary.)

Assist in the Legal Practice Integration Process, including:

  • Preparing weekly work stream report templates
  • Preparing data visualizations to support work stream analytics
  • Pulling and securing highly confidential data reports from internal server
  • Coordinating and entering data and summaries from check-in meetings
  • Supporting Integration Task Force and its initiatives
  • Coordinating attorney meetings and check-ins
  • Managing communications and logistics for integration events
  • Coordinating with HR, Professional Development, and Lateral Recruiting Teams for updates relating to personnel changes and updates

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Organizing and filing documents
  • Updating and managing key Integration documents in the Document Management System
  • Other duties as assigned by the Legal Practice Integration Manager

Qualifications & Requirements

Education, Work Experience, Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a similar setting, law firm, or professional services strongly preferred.
  • Technical experience must include MS Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Power Bi (Data Visualization), and Excel (advanced).  Experience or familiarity with OneNote is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly organized, possess excellent proofing and communication (oral and written) skills; the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment; a very strong attention to detail; and a professional demeanor. 
  • Additionally, the ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and collaborate among lawyers and staff to achieve results.  
  • This position also requires discretion and care due to exposure to sensitive and highly confidential information.

How to Apply

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