Job ID: 6348
Updated: Mar 4, 2022
Location: New York, NY, United States
Category: Legal Recruiting & Development
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
The New York office is seeking a Legal Education & Development (LED) Specialist as a member of the Legal Recruiting and Development Department. The LED Specialist will provide support to the Capital Markets (CM) practice group in the New York office. The NY CM practice group of approximately 60 attorneys is a rapidly growing group that works with a variety of clients and many different practice groups throughout the firm. The practice is highly substantive, complex and fast-paced and involves intensive interaction with colleagues and clients. CM group leadership prioritizes collaboration and excellence. The NY team is currently ~60% diverse by gender and ~40% diverse by race/ethnicity and a key priority is to advance a diverse pipeline for promotion over the next five years. Commensurate with the group’s dramatic growth, we have decided to seek an LED specialist dedicated to supporting our team and our education and development goals for CM team members.
Collaboratively work with CM attorneys and Legal Education to support the following objectives for the CM practice group:
Lead professional development for CM attorneys
Design and operationalize best practices for formal reviews and informal feedback
Structure and execute mentorship programming
Play a support role to the NY Legal Recruiting Team during the summer program and fall recruiting related to CM hiring
Work and collaborate with vendors where needed
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.
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