Job ID: 6169
Updated: Nov 23, 2021
Location: New York, NY, United States
Category: Administrative Management
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
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking experienced pro bono counsel for its nationally recognized pro bono program, resident in the firm’s New York office. This role will focus on advancing the goals of the Firmwide pro bono program as crafted by the Firmwide Pro Bono Management Committee, with specific responsibility for working with the lawyers in the New York office, as well as helping out firm-wide, as needed. This is an exempt position reporting to the global director of pro bono.
Basic responsibilities will include identifying and developing pro bono opportunities, appropriately staffing matters, maintaining a robust network of internal and external relationships, mastery of pro bono policy and protocols, and helping to perform essential risk management functions. This pro bono counsel will engage regularly with the rest of the creative and dynamic pro bono team to coordinate Firmwide projects, and will help maintain consistency of policies and practices across all the firm’s offices.
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