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Pittsburgh

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Role:

The position will work closely with the Director of Legal, Tax and Policy Operations and business stakeholders at all levels of the company.  The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and implementing effective, scalable tools, technologies, and processes to ensure effective operations in a high-growth environment.  The Manager Legal, Tax and Policy Operations is also responsible for effective change management. 

Responsibilities

-Drive strategic and operational initiatives with on-time and on-budget results 

-Standardize and automate manual processes to improve workflows, knowledge sharing and collaboration 

-Collect and analyze financial and other relevant data from department tools and industry resources; define objectives to provide metrics and dashboards that drive efficiencies and optimize spend; leverage data to make stronger business decisions 

-Leverage best practices across the legal functions and collaborate closely with other business lines (including sales, operations, IT, and finance) to develop and produce reporting that drives increased financial visibility and accountability 

-Provide creative thinking to help identify and develop cutting-edge strategies for increasing value and reducing outside legal spend while maintaining high standards for legal support 

-Identify trends and recommend solutions to improve performance, retention and employee experience 

-Recommend strategies to raise the profile of the Legal team in the company, industry and community 

-Responsible for other projects, plans and initiatives as determined by the Director of Legal, Tax and Policy Operations 
 

Expectations  

-Collaborative work done in a way that balances educated decision making with measured speed of implementation. 

-Ability to influence conversations and work through building of relationships, thoughtful framing of issues, and building influence through excellent work.   

-Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to present complex information in a clear and simple format. 

-A constant example of modeling Crown’s B3 values.   
 

 Education/Certifications  

 Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. 
 

Experience/Minimum Requirements  

-2+ years of relevant legal operations or similar strongly preferred 

-Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining SharePoint Online sites 

-Demonstrated PowerBI skill 

-COGNOS reporting experience a huge plus 

-Business analysis/requirements gathering skills  

-Advanced proficiency in Excel; advanced proficiency in developing briefs and reports with PowerPoint 

-Experience with e-billing and matter management software (Passport specifically would be a huge plus) 

-Strong experience in developing, implementing, and using legal department technology solutions 

-Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communications skills 

-Accepts feedback from others.  Ability to build relationships and influence others across a geographically dispersed, complex environment 

-Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines 

-Ability to direct the diagnosis of workflow problems, critical paths and institute remedies 

-Customer service orientation with a strong problem-solving approach 

-Knowledge of and ability to apply standard business process analysis and management methods to identify and address improvement opportunities 

-Understanding of metrics and their use to drive behavior and performance  


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Remote / Boulder, CO

Contract Management
3 Days
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ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS? ARE YOU SEEKING A NEW CHALLENGE IN A DYNAMIC SECTOR?  

This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside. 

OUR TRUE NORTH:

Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.

Outside Interactive is seeking a bright, energetic, highly organized and detail-oriented Head of Legal Operations with a minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience gained in-house (ideally at a technology or Internet company) to join our rapidly growing Legal team. This role reports directly to the Chief Legal Officer and oversees all operations related to the Legal function across the organization. In this critical role, the successful candidate will interface with members of every level of the organization to assist the Legal team in the management, negotiation and execution of a wide range of corporate, commercial, intellectual property and strategic initiatives and the organization’s day-to-day operational needs. This role will drive the strategic planning and execution of key initiatives that increase legal operational efficiencies and effectiveness.

HOW YOU WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE: 

You will lead the design, development and deployment of key processes, guidelines, templates and forms to improve efficiency of the legal function
With attorney support, you will draft, review, revise and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements and lead the build out of various contract templates, processes and procedures
You will project manage various new and ongoing strategic initiatives for the legal department, partnering closely with various functions across the company to ensure effective roll-out, adoption and successful ongoing maintenance
You will support and manage the strategic selection of law firms, drive law firm performance management, rates and other engagement terms with the aim of reducing spend, maximizing value and improving predictability
You will assess all department resources related to matter management, knowledge management, eDiscovery, ethics & compliance, document management, billing management and various other legal technology systems, then over time implement best in class technology, systems and processes
You will monitor spend against budget and support various budgeting initiatives within the legal department, including managing the accruals process and assisting with annual departmental budgeting and headcount planning
You will manage the company’s IP portfolio (liaising with department attorneys and outside counsel, where applicable), including assisting with the clearance, acquisition and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights and domain names
You will assist in the maintenance of the company’s corporate insurance program, including preparing applications and coordinating among appropriate internal and external stakeholders
You will partner closely with the Chief Legal Officer to support various company-wide strategic initiatives, including M&A, securities, corporate governance and equity and debt financings, such as coordinating and populating virtual data rooms and preparation of disclosure schedules and other documents

YOU WILL THRIVE IF: 

You are highly organized, detail-oriented, creative, curious, efficient and resourceful with strong follow-through skills
You are able to simultaneously manage workloads, multiple client demands and shifting priorities within a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment under tight timelines
You are energized by the challenges of serving a dynamic, hyper-growth company
You are collegial, hardworking, confident, a self-starter and have a passion for results
You are curious about and stay up to date on latest trends and best practices for effective legal operations
 

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant experience gained in-house (ideally at a technology or Internet company)
Experience in contract lifecycle management, including process redesign, technology and project management
Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite of product
Proficient in various legal technology solutions, including contract management systems (e.g., Linksquares), PO and finance platforms (e.g., Netsuite, Bill.com) and legal billing platforms (e.g., SimpleLegal)
 

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of  between $130,000 to $160,000.  Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away,  sick leave, and more.  This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors

 


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Corning, NY / Possible Remote

Operations Management
3 Days
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Odds are that the email you read this morning travelled over Corning Optical Fiber; the smartphone you used had a Corning cover lens; and the vehicle you took to work had cleaner emissions because of a Corning catalytic substrate.

 

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

 

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

 

Corning’s Law Department helps achieve the company’s business objectives while minimizing its legal risk through clearly defined roles in structured Centers of Excellence (COE), a focus on the substance of the work through optimization of tasks, an inclusive and collaborative culture across the globe, and conscientious behavior to adhere to policies and processes. The Law Operations COE delivers processes and operational support to assist the Law Department in achieving its goals. The Law Operations team is seeking a professional, highly motivated individual to evaluate, implement, and manage programs that advance the Law Operations vision and mission. The Analyst III will lead the reporting and data management for the Law Department, will identify opportunities for improvement, and will help implement those changes.

 

Analyst III, Law Operations (Data Analytics and Reporting) will partner with internal and external customers to understand requirements for meeting reporting requirements, implement data-driven strategies to control costs, forecast resource and budget needs, monitor internal and external resource performance, and contribute to improvements in playbooks and processes.

 

Responsibilities

Business Intelligence: Manage and guide the Law Department through data, not intuition. Uncover hidden trends, find new efficiencies, and focus the department on clear and measurable outcomes that make a difference to the business.

•         Understand the Law Department business objectives that drive the work for different COEs and monitor the performance of Law Operations through creation and interpretation of reports and dashboards

•         Assist with further build-out/enhancement of the Law Department’s internal and company-facing portals, including data and analytics dashboards

•         Create an intra-department program for continual enhancement of dashboards and operational reporting to support data transparency and more strategic driven activities management throughout the function

•         Identify and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and metrics to oversee department performance

•         Assist with collection and assessment of benchmarks/metrics/KPIs

•         Develop reports and processes to monitor people, processes, and spend throughout the law department

•         Present data to finance and accounting departments that explains, categorizes, and justifies law department spend

•         Identify opportunities to streamline processes and use the law department budget more efficiently

•         Partner with the COEs by sharing data insights and collaborating cross functionally to implement agreed upon improvements

•         Identify opportunities to leverage technology solutions to resolve business, law, and finance issues

 

Practice Operations:

Minimize the extent the Law department resources are distracted by operational tasks and projects.

•         Help translate Law Department goals and priorities into strategic vision

•         Ensure cross-functional alignment with other key company functions (e.g. IT, Finance, CSS, GSM)

•         Assist with development, implementation and enhancement of department processes

•         Document existing policies, procedures and guidelines; develop one-stop shop for online resources and training and formulate education plan around such policies/processes

•         Provide support for special projects as requested.

•         Develop and enforce processes and policies to manage outside counsel usage and spend

•         Monitor trends in Law Operations technology, process, and people; benchmark with other multi-national companies to identify leading practices

 

Competencies:

•         Self-starter, must be organized and able to work independently, manage through ambiguity, strategize, multi-task and prioritize

•         High level of professionalism and emotional intelligence

•         Demonstrated diligence, organization, attention-to-detail and follow-through skills

•         Ambitious and aspires to grow professionally

•         Excellent written, communication, research, and presentation skills

•         Experience with fiscal and budget management

•         Experience with general project management in a technical environment; drafting business cases/ROI analyses

•         A demonstrated understanding of how to develop, implement, and enhance processes

•         Eager to learn new things and apply knowledge to innovate, improve/simplify processes

•         Demonstrated ability to influence and work effectively with global teams at all levels

•         Strong business partnering skills

•         Experience creating dashboards and reports, and ability to apply insights to inform business decision-making

•         Strong ability to explore and analyze datasets, visualize data insights and communicate findings

•         Strong analytics technology skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel and Tableau or Power BI

•         Technically savvy; early adopter of corporate technology for collaboration and communication

•         Change agent with exemplary customer service mindset

 

Desired Skills:

•         Strong working knowledge of, and hands-on practical experience with, technology tools and applications typically used in Law department settings

•         Experience creating and delivering communications/ presentations for the training and development of internal stakeholders

•         Demonstrated success collaborating with partners across other divisions, geographies and/or COEs

•         Experience navigating the organization to find internal resources and tools

 

Required Qualifications:

•         MBA, or alternatively, 10+ years business experience, is required.

•         Deep understanding of big data, analytics and business intelligence.

•         Finance, CSS, GSM prior experience is preferred.

•         An understanding of Master Data Management / Data Governance.

 

What sets us apart?  Corning’s unwavered commitment to Diversity.  Diversity is integral to Corning’s belief in the fundamental dignity of the individual – one of Corning’s seven Values.  We are committed to providing an environment where all employees can thrive.  This begins with an understanding that our global workforce consists of a rich mixture of diverse people.  This diversity will continue to be a source of our strength as well as a competitive advantage.

 

If you have a passionate belief in the power of innovation to change the world; and if you are up to the challenge of working for a world-class organization that makes real, profitable advanced materials, then visit Corning’s website at www.corning.com

 

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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Remote - Richmond, VA

Operations Management
5 Days
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Envision providing research and recommendations on legal operations services for a Fortune 200 Company with some of the most iconic brands! Have a degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Legal with analysis skills? Have experience working in the Finance or Legal space? If so, we want to speak with you!

We are currently seeking a Senior Analyst, Legal Operations to join our team in Richmond, VA, or we are open to remote work arrangements.

The successful candidate will be responsible for data analysis, financial processes and regular communications with outside counsel firms and in-house attorneys

Specific accountabilities include:
• Compile and analyze financial information and proactively identify risks and opportunities
• Ensure compliance with policies, guidelines and financial controls, including executing Sarbanes-Oxley controls and responding to internal audit requests
• Research, resolve and respond to billing inquiries on a timely basis, using the company’s matter management and e-billing system
• Communicate with outside legal counsel (firms) and legal support suppliers
• Facilitate the mitigation of IT Security risk with outside counsel (firms) and legal support suppliers in alignment with IT Risk Management Programs

Qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Legal or related field
• 3 -5 years of related professional experience in a corporate finance/legal department or law firm
• Excellent computer skills, especially MS Excel (V lookup, pivot tables, charts and formulas) and other financial or matter management software applications
• Strong communication skills, customer service orientation and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, adapt to changing priorities and meet deadlines

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit-sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance.


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New York

Operations Management
5 Days
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As our Legal Operations Manager, you will be a key member of Squarespace’s Legal team. You’ll identify opportunities for operational efficiencies and improve the effectiveness of the Legal department, and you’ll project manage those opportunities to completion. You will also help design and implement a legal operating strategy that matches the needs of the business and aligns with the team’s strategic objectives.

You will report directly to the General Counsel, based in NYC, and can be based remotely in an approved state (see application question below for approved locations).

All Squarespace employees are working remotely at this time. We are closely monitoring the status of COVID-19 as we continue our work to build a return-to-work plan that ensures a safe return to our offices and provides flexibility for our employees.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design the strategy for the Legal team’s software from the RFP phase through implementation, ongoing review of usage, and management of the vendor relationships.
    Work closely with other stakeholders to automate, make self-service and otherwise drive commercial contracting processes.
  • Review and document legal information and processes. For example, you will compile legal knowledge bases for use by the team and by internal clients.
  • Maintain processes for certain company-wide trainings and policy management. You will also standardize Legal team processes such as personnel onboarding and the transitioning of matters between team members.
    Establish key metrics to track and communicate Legal team performance and the value that the team brings to the business.
  • Coordinate communications and organize development programs for the Legal team, including but not limited to, leadership team meetings, all hands meetings, training programs and offsites.
  • Help track and manage legal spend globally and assist with departmental budgeting and headcount planning.
  • Assist with and manage other projects as needed.
  • Stay knowledgeable on trends in legal software and best practices for effective legal operations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of relevant experience; experience in a high-growth environment is advantageous.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve processes and tools to enhance efficiency and drive results.
  • Strong project management experience with a proven track record of completing projects on time and on budget.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with all organizational layers of cross-functional groups (e.g., IT, InfoSec, Finance, Procurement, HR, etc.).
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and maintaining cloud-based legal department technology solutions (e.g., contract management and self-service contracting, project management, corporate governance systems, e-discovery, e-billing, electronic document management and knowledge bases, etc.).
  • Strong collaborator and communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders across departments.
  • Proactive and able to work independently, with a strong ability to prioritize, project manage, meet deadlines, and adapt to the shifting demands of different situations.
  • Organized with a close attention to detail.

 

BENEFITS & PERKS

Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
Fertility and adoption benefits
Retirement benefits with employer match
Flexible vacation & paid time off
Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
Equity plan for all employees
Pretax commuter benefits
Education reimbursement
Employee donation match to community organizations
7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
Dog-friendly workplace in NYC
Free lunch and snacks
Private rooftop


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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Manager, Insurance Billing Process

Seattle, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco

Billing/eBilling
18 Days
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This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Manager, Insurance Billing Process to join our team. This position can be fully remote working within Seattle, Portland, LA or San Francisco markets. 

 

The Manager, Insurance Billing Process position will be responsible for managing the full cycle of the insurance billing process, including intake and auditing of new matters, review of time entries on prebills, appealing reductions, and advising attorneys on best practices and process improvement opportunities.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

 

On a typical day you will:

 Act as the primary firm resource for insurance billing guidelines, deductions, and appeals to meet goals for compliance and profitability
Monitor and audit the opening of new insured matters for compliance with insurance guidelines and requirements; confirm that all required information is provided or reach out to obtain missing information
Work with attorneys when drafting engagement letters to confirm the billing arrangements are clearly defined
Review time and cost entries on prebills to identify those that are not compliant with Outside Counsel Guidelines and work with the attorneys as needed to revise narratives
Educate and train timekeepers on compliant narratives
Review deductions and make recommendations to the attorneys in order to submit appeals; follow up with attorneys to ensure appeals are submitted timely
Stay current with insurance carriers’ Outside Counsel Guidelines to serve as an expert to the attorneys; ensure that new guidelines are communicated and attorney questions are answered
Work with other internal teams to automate new matter/timekeeper notification emails provide updates as information changes to ensure timekeepers are well-informed of time entry guidelines
Facilitate internal audits to measure attorney and paralegal compliance with insurance carrier guidelines and measure the effectiveness of training
Actively seek and identify opportunities to improve existing processes related to insurance billing and appeals; collaborate with internal teams to implement process changes
Prepare reports that identify the insured matters and analyze financial data for those matters; create metrics to review the profitability of these matters
 

Join us if you have:
Bachelor’s degree and completion of a paralegal program of study or clear demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skill, required
Working knowledge of the insurance industry and Outside Counsel Guidelines
Highly developed attention to detail
Excellent writing, proofreading and organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Must be a team player and willing and eager to help others and share knowledge and skills
Strong customer service, analysis, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Demonstrated ability to learn new technology quickly and independently
Microsoft Office computerized business applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
 

Who We Are
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

What’s in it For You?
DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:

Choice of health and vision insurance plans
2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
Dental plan
Fertility and adoption benefit
Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
Tuition reimbursement
Commuter benefits
Retirement contribution
 

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

 

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.  We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.


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Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Senior Pricing Manager

DC, NY, Chicago, LA or SF

Analysis
22 Days
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*THIS POSITION CAN BE BASED OUT OF ANY U.S. OFFICE (DC, NY, Chicago, LA or SF).*

 
Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, is seeking a Senior Pricing Manager to join the Firm. This position, under the direction of the Chief Client Value Officer will work with the team and lawyers to develop pricing proposals and manage matters to meet clients’ business needs and maximize firm profitability. 

 

This position is responsible for the following:

·       Manage, train and develop team

·       Collaborate with lawyers to develop pricing proposals that help practice groups and teams win new business while maximizing firm profitability

·       Manage pricing strategies as it pertains to RFPs and other panel arrangements

·       Manage annual rate setting process; work with Chief Client Value Officer and Lawyers to support renegotiation cycles with clients on rate setting

·       Model and prepare proposals for across all alternative fee arrangements

·       Track performance of matter economics, including work effort, write-downs, write-offs, vendor expenses, and profitability

·       Work with lawyers and case teams to develop staffing and matter budgets, based on individual case needs and historical experience

·       Identify best practices and opportunities for streamlining and improving processes to support the pricing function including innovative solutions

·       Educate lawyers on pricing developments in the industry specifically centered around alternative fee arrangements and other innovative pricing concepts

 

 
Qualified candidates should possess the following:

·       Bachelor’s degree

·       10 years of professional experience and a minimum of 5 years working in a law firm or professional services firm, preferably in areas related to pricing and legal project management

·       Experience managing and developing talent

·       Leadership and team-building as it pertains to developing and retaining talent

·       High level of proficiency in financial modeling and sophisticated skills in manipulating data

·       Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize multiple pieces of information clearly and concisely

·       Must have a strong work ethic and the ability to work nights and weekends as necessary

·       Advanced Excel skills; proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

·       SQL, PowerBI/Tableau experience preferred

·       Experience with law firm accounting platforms particularly Elite Enterprise and 3E is preferred


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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

Manager, Venture Counsel Program

Salt Lake City, Utah

Operations Management
22 Days
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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is the premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. We represent innovative companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations, as well as the venture firms, private equity firms, and investment banks that finance and advise them.  The firm has approximately 1,000 attorneys in 16 offices: 11 in the U.S., three in China, and two in Europe.  The firm performed well in 2020, with revenues growing by nearly 18% to exceed $1 billion and profits per equity partner growing 12% to exceed $3 million, both for the first time ever.

We are seeking to hire a Manager for our team of Venture Counsel, who are lawyers dedicated to supporting our startup clients in their corporate transactions, such as incorporations and early-stage financings. The Venture Counsel Manager will help design and scale our Venture Counsel program, including hiring and managing the Venture Counsel team. There is no billable hours target for this role, however, it is expected that some of the Manager’s supervisory work will be billable. The Venture Counsel Manager will also work closely with the leadership of the firm’s Emerging Companies Practice and our Innovation team to enhance our service delivery model for early-stage clients. Since the Venture Counsels will be working heavily with our newly launched software platform Neuron, the Venture Counsel Manager will play important roles in contributing to the continued design and improvement of the software and in designing the business processes around these automation and technology tools.

This role is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Responsibilities

-Primary responsibility for the day-to-day management of Venture Counsel.
-Provide mentorship and career guidance for Venture Counsel.
-Be a resource for Venture Counsel to answer questions and provide guidance on client projects.
-Play a key role in developing and delivering a comprehensive training program for Venture Counsel including substantive legal knowledge, use of technology and automation tools, and client service skills.
-Ensure that each Venture Counsel is achieving targets for productivity, efficiency, profitability and excellent client service.
-Manage staffing and Venture Counsel workload.
-Ensure that Venture Counsel are maximizing use of technology and automation tools.
-Conduct informal and formal performance reviews.
-Make recommendations on compensation and performance bonuses.
-Work closely with the recruiting team to identify and hire strong Venture Counsel candidates.
-Build relationships with target law schools to build pipeline of future hires.

Experience and Qualifications

-At least 5 years’ experience performing legal work for early stage technology and life sciences companies.
-Strong leadership and mentoring skills which translate into an engaged, high-performing team of Venture Counsel.
-Strong oral and writing skills and ability to serve as the public face of the Venture Counsel program internally and externally.
-Experience or willingness to learn, adopt, and shape the Venture Counsel program to facilitate a technology-enabled legal practice.
-JD required; member of the Utah bar (will consider candidates who are not currently admitted in Utah).


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Husch Blackwell LLP

Senior Pricing Analyst

United States

Analysis
24 Days
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Husch Blackwell LLP is a full-service litigation and business law firm with multiple locations across the United States, serving clients with domestic and international operations.  We have an immediate opening for a Senior Pricing Analyst. This position may be filled remotely or in any of our HB locations. 

The Senior Pricing Analyst supports the Senior Manager of Strategic Pricing to administer pricing objectives that align with Firm strategy by compiling and analyzing financial data and historical statistics. Essential job functions include:

  • Assist the Senior Manager in support of the development of pricing programs, financial models and provide ongoing measurement on their effectiveness.
  • Generate financial analyses that support the development of pricing strategies, pricing policies, and optimization of pricing management.
  • Provide ongoing profitability analytics, and timely and accurate financial information to support firm’s client profitability objectives.
  • Responsible for ad hoc financial analyses as requested per the Senior Manager and the Director of Legal Project Management & Strategic Pricing.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a pricing model database; ensure integrity of information and data.
  • Assist in responding to requests from attorneys for matter planning, budgeting, and tracking.
  • Review engagement letters, RFPs and client billing protocols to identify provisions which may cause policy or procedure issues for the Firm.
  • Ensure pricing data is accurately represented in engagement letters and/or fee schedules for the client.
  • Assist in responding to requests for proposals specific to alternative pricing strategies; prepare pricing estimates.
  • Analyze performance of specific engagements against budget.
  • Assist in determining attorney and non-attorney timekeeper billing rates.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The physical activity of this position:
    Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
    Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
    Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    Hearing.  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
    Repetitive Motion.  Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • The physical requirements of this position:
    Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
  • The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision:
    The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position:The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

CORE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to deliver superior service to all internal and external customers and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with clients and employees at all times; professional appearance required.
  • Ability to successfully perform position requirements with excellent organizational, time-management and prioritization skills required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team; ability and willingness to adapt to changing business demands.
  • Ability to produce acceptable amount of work efficiently and accurately; ability to produce quality final work product.
  • High level of professional integrity required; ability to maintain confidentiality and build trust.
     

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Husch Blackwell is committed to maintaining the health and wellbeing of our people and our communities. As such, our Firm requires all Partners and employees to be fully vaccinated (subject to approved accommodations for medical or religious reasons).  In order for employment to commence, all new hires must provide one of the following: (a) a copy of a completed CDC COVID Vaccination Record Card; (b) proof of initial dose; or (c) documentation supporting an approved exemption request. 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-year degree with major coursework in Finance preferred; or combination of education and commensurate work experience required.
  • Trade Training preferred; 5 years of related work experience in pricing, financial, profitability analysis or economics, preferably in a professional services environment; knowledge of legal statistical modeling and pricing tools required.
  • Robust analytical skills and ability to utilize computer systems and related tools, including Iridium, Elite 3E, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft office products, specifically Excel and Access.
    SQL proficiency preferred.
  • Familiarity with data warehouse extraction and budget platforms.
     

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Employees are entitled to compensation commensurate with skill and experience. The full time base annual salary for this position in the Denver, CO market is expected to range between $71,000 – $105,000. Salaries in other markets will vary depending on market data. Bonus opportunities are non-guaranteed, and are dependent upon individual and firm performance. Full time employees receive benefits including: medical and dental coverage; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance; pre-tax flexible spending account for certain medical and dependent care expenses; an employee assistance program; Paid Time Off; paid holidays; participation in a retirement plan program after meeting eligibility requirements; and more.

 

Please include a cover letter and resume when applying.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet. Principal Applicants Only.


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Remote - Colorado

Operations Management
26 Days
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Evolve is a hospitality company with a mission to make renting a vacation home easy for everyone. Thanks to an unapologetic passion for hospitality, we now support over 15,000 properties in over 750 markets across North America. We enjoy earning each guest and owner’s business – all while having some fun along the way.

Why this role

At Evolve our mission is to make vacation rental easy for everyone, which includes navigating the legal and regulatory environment impacting the vacation rental business. We’ve taken an innovative approach to vacation rental management and we are looking for an innovative and driven Legal Operations Manager who can bring organization and creative problem solving skills to a growing legal and compliance team.

You will play a key role in building and managing a world-class legal and compliance operations function. You will collaborate and coordinate with cross functional business partners to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Legal team across our full range of priorities. You will be the  primary point of contact for many of our clients and partners to ensure that we are building and strengthening these critical relationships. You will design and implement processes and policy to improve the efficient operation of our team. You will ultimately be responsible for many of the day-to-day functions of the Legal team and report to our General Counsel.

Join a fast-paced growth-stage culture, while having the support of a larger, well funded company-we’ve raised over $100M in investment capital from world-class investors like T. Rowe Price, Allen & Company, and Annox Capital.

What you’ll do

-Own and manage Evolve’s legal operations processes, including the contract management, litigation reporting, recordkeeping, and outside counsel billing process.
-Evaluate, implement, and manage legal operations software.
-Lead the administration of Evolve’s contracts policy and process. Develop and deliver contract training as needed.
-Draft and prepare legal documents, including NDAs, purchase agreements, sales agreements, and any other documents related to real estate transactions.
-Review and lead development of contract templates and clauses.
-Lead or support Legal team projects, potentially including the ongoing ownership of cross functional initiatives.
-Maintain Evolve’s legal intranet page and corporate records, including minute books, corporate filings, equity administration, and other corporate governance needs.
-In collaboration with the General Counsel, develop tools for tracking team initiatives and goals.

What makes you a great fit

-4+ years as a legal operations professional, paralegal, or legal project manager, preferably in an in-house legal team.
-Experience reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.
-Experience implementing or administering contract management systems along with other legal operations software and processes.
-Highly effective organizational skills with ability to juggle competing priorities.
-A team player that is detail-oriented with an ability to accommodate tight deadlines in a changing and fast-paced environment.
-Ability and desire to learn everyday and tackle new challenges.
-Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

Location

Evolve has a flexible working environment so teammates can work remotely anywhere in the state of Colorado, in our beautiful downtown Denver office, remotely or a hybrid of both! We’re currently all working remotely and will be opening up the office in the near future for our in office and hybrid options.

Compensation

For this role our salary range is $83,584 – $96,146, depending on relevant experience.

Total Rewards at Evolve

At Evolve, we care for our teammates by supporting their physical, mental, and financial wellbeing through a comprehensive Total Rewards Program. 

-Industry competitive pay, including equity in the company for all Evolvers
-Health insurance package options that include 100% employer paid HDHP plan and two PPO plan options for you and your dependents
-Employer-paid dental, and vision, for you and your qualified dependents 
-Paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage
-401(k) with a 4% match that vests immediately
-PTO, sick days, and paid Parental Leave
-Rich learning and development program for Evolvers

But wait, there’s more… optional benefits offered include commuter benefits, pet insurance and travel perks. 

About Us

Opportunity: Our leadership and management teams are dedicated to creating meaningful learning and growth opportunities for all Evolvers, as well as providing clear expectations and continuous feedback.

Community: It’s easy to make friends at Evolve. We support maintaining a strong community through our teammate-led groups focused on learning, inclusion, environmental wellness, and more. 

Transparency: Every month, our leadership team shares how the company is performing, explaining where we’re headed next, and recognizing team members for jobs well done. 

Values: They mean more to Evolve than just bullets on a page, they drive our daily decisions and impact how we work as a hospitality company. 

Earn It
Build Loyalty One Interaction at a Time
Communicate Often, Honestly & Directly
Embrace Change
Stay Hungry & Humble
Care
Be Efficient
Take Risks
Learn Every Day
Have Some Fun Along the Way
Which value sounds the most like you?

Evolve is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse work environment is a successful work environment so all qualified candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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New York, San Francisco, Remote

Operations Management
31 Days
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The Senior Legal Operations and Licensing Specialist will be responsible for managing several core aspects of the legal function at Check, including maintenance of our Money Transmitter Licenses, responding to regulator inquiries and audits, contracts management, vendor diligence, management of our insurance program, and HR compliance support. The position will be part of the Legal & Compliance team and will report directly to the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Management opportunities are possible as our team continues to grow. 


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Santa Clara, CA

Operations Management
32 Days
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The Legal Operations Manager will be responsible for collaborating with the Chief Legal Officer and senior Legal team leadership to implement the Legal team’s strategy and lead change management, with an emphasis on driving the strategic planning and execution of key initiatives that increase operational efficiencies and oversees all operations related to the Legal function across the globe. This professional will also manage the day-to-day operation of payment processes, billing, and various administrative support matters.  This role provides leadership and program management to the Legal Department’s capability, operational and communications initiatives, and ensures the proper systems, processes and tools are in place to deliver Legal services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner, including supporting both internal and outside counsel management.

 

PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Program

Responsible for development, implementation and enhancement of department processes, systems and tools. 
Translate the CLO team goals and priorities into a strategic plan and subsequently, with members of the CLO team, drive, track, and report progress of such plan.
Coordination of team communications (e.g. newsletters) and organizing development programs for the legal department, including but not limited to, leadership team meetings, all hands meetings, training programs and legal team retreats. 
Work closely with contracts managers to continuously improve internal and external commercial contracting processes.

Outside Counsel and Vendor Management

Design, implement, and oversee a comprehensive external legal resource management program that encompasses managed services, vendors, and law firms and that includes tools, policies and processes for outside counsel expenses.
In collaboration with Chief legal Officer, manage strategic selection of law firm and drive performance of Legal vendors (both outside counsel and vendors) to optimize efficiency and reduce spend, while ensuring quality in services.
Benchmark performance, rates and other engagement terms, and drive the use
of alternative fee structures and billing arrangements.

Information Technology

Own CLO technology solutions, such as contract management, records management, matter management, docketing, e-billing and workflow automation tools, to drive efficiency, collaboration and departmental alignment.
Develop and oversee electronic filing system with all company contracts and other important documents to facilitate collaborative sharing of information amongst legal team. 
Liaise with the IT team on identifying, implementing, integrating, and optimizing applications and tools, and building internal tools and automation capabilities.
Centralize, formalize, and update various information that should be accessible to the entire team including the Legal Ops/Legal Team Wiki.

Human Resources/Office Operations

Work with members of the legal team to drive, track, and report progress. 
Ensure cross-functional alignment and create and drive relationships with other key company functions, such as HR, IT, Finance and Real Estate/Facilities.  
Implement/Manage Legal team metrics, benchmarking, and reporting. 
Create onboarding mechanisms and lead onboarding efforts for all new hires and contractors to ensure transition is efficient & effective.
Collaborate with Legal People Managers to lead the hiring efforts from creating job descriptions to aligning with the HR Team. 
Manage calendaring, submit expense reports and provide other administrative support as needed

Finance

Assist legal leadership team with day-to-day department operations, including managing purchase requisitions, payment of all legal bills, general reporting, budgeting, and financial management. 
Develop, implement, and manage vendor cost reduction strategies, including fee arrangement negotiations, onboarding and offboarding, payment processes, and governance of billing guidelines.
Advise on the Legal team’s budget planning, including partnering with the Finance team to monitor budget constraints and actual performance against budgets and forecasts, identify spending trends, potential cost savings, and efficiency opportunities.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

BA or BS
5+ years of experience with legal operations and management in-house or at a law firm.
Proven ability to efficiently and effectively manage the operations of the global Legal Department, including executing change management initiatives. 
Exceptional communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills and ability to express ideas effectively in individual and group situations. 
Exceptional management, prioritization and organizational skills • Experience reporting to and effectively interacting with senior leadership.
Demonstrate leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; respect for all levels of employees.
Proficient in MS Office Suite of products.
 

 


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Atlanta

Billing/eBilling
32 Days
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Latitude is recruiting a legal operations coordinator for a permanent, full-time role with one of its corporate clients. The coordinator’s responsibilities will include supporting the operational and administrative aspects of a mid-size legal department. Primary responsibilities include managing outside counsel and other vendor contracting, compliance and payment functions (reviewing and processing law firm invoices in the CounselLink system for the corporate legal department, e.g.), as well as coordinating functions. The Legal Ops Coordinator will work directly with the General Counsel and other legal department leadership. This is a great opportunity for a strong and organized legal billing review or office manager or legal ops individual who wants to broaden their experience and work with a fantastic team!

Responsibilities for the Legal Operations Coordinator:

Serve as the primary coordinator of operational items within the legal department
Manage outside counsel, vendor and technology system contracting, compliance and renewals
Administer the CounselLink system, managing law firm invoices
Interacting with attorneys and other staff to ensure completeness and accuracy of bills
Processing invoices for payment
Analyzing invoices for compliance with company policy
Generating periodic reports
Coordinating scheduling for general counsel and liaison with corporate leadership and other departments for relevant logistics of meetings
Requirements for the Legal Operations Coordinator:

3+ years of experience in legal operations and/or accounts payable.
Experience with CounselLink or similar systems
Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in business or accounting preferred
Must have excellent skills in organizing and maintaining attention to detail and follow-through
Highly professional, poised and outstanding communication skills required
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and accounting / billing systems
Outstanding references
Position Details of the Legal Operations Coordinator:

Type of role: Permanent
Schedule: Full-time
Location: Atlanta – Remote Considered
Compensation: Competitive pay
Confidentiality

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

About Latitude

Latitude offers life-changing engagements and permanent positions with companies and law firms to outstanding attorneys and paralegals.
Permanent Positions

Great attorneys, paralegals and other legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we choose to recommend.

Latitude is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Rate Administrator

Seattle

Billing/eBilling
33 Days
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Rate Administrators are business partners to our attorneys and are integral to client relationships – they report and audit our attorney and paralegal billable rates to ensure accuracy for client billing. In addition, this position is responsible for setting up client and matter rate arrangements in our database.  

 

This position offers the flexibly of being fully remote, however will require you to come into our Seattle office on occasion for team-based events and meetings. If you have sharp attention to detail, can perform independently and own processes, and strong communication skills, we want to hear from you.  

 

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled. 

 

On a typical day you will: 

Set up new timekeepers and maintain status of existing timekeepers in financial system 
Enter new or update existing client/matter billing rates; review and modify new matter intake where needed 
Review client engagement letters and outside counsel guidelines; update matters for compliance with listed requirements, including coding cost exceptions 
Produce Excel charts for the purpose of batch system rate loads 
Create and maintain an electronic folder/database of top client and matter rate arrangements 
Audit and maintain individual timekeeper rates    
Monitor end dates to existing client arrangements 
Monitor and maintain client volume discounts in the billing system  
Assist with year-end rate reviews for all clients and billing attorneys 
Communicate changes in arrangements to Business Intake and the billing team 
 

Join us if you have:  

 3+ years relevant experience in an automated accounting department 
Demonstrated high level of ability to use MS Excel, including the use of Pivot Tables and VLookup 
Knowledge of Elite Enterprise and/or Aderant software preferred 
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail 
Strong written and oral communication skills 
Must perform well under pressures of deadlines, heavy volumes, and requests 
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently required 
Must be a team player and have ability to work independently, with minimal supervision 
Previous experience in a law firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, preferred 
Ability to work overtime as needed. 
A Bachelor’s degree and a background in billing or accounting is helpful, but we are open to candidates from non-traditional backgrounds who have transferrable skills to succeed.    
 

Physical Requirements 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. 


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Long Island City, NY

Operations Management
33 Days
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Manager – Legal Operations

Altice USA

Long Island City, NY

 

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our legal team. The Legal Operations Manager will work closely with the general counsel, other members of the legal department and business stakeholders at all levels of the company. As the Legal Operations Manager, you will be key in creating processes and practices to improve the day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of the legal team, facilitate change, control costs, manage vendor relationships, provide necessary reporting to the department as well as company finance teams and create and maintain accurate budgets.  You must be able to adapt to changing priorities and business needs and must be proactive in identifying areas of need and generating action plans.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Define, develop and implement the department’s legal operations strategy and initiatives to support efficiency and effectiveness, and monitor the latest legal operations trends to continually enhance our legal organization.

·         Set specific goals and initiatives for the legal department and report on key operational and substantive metrics that will better inform decision-making, including matter and work product analyses.

·         Identify and implement legal department tools to streamline new or existing practices, manage design, rollout, and training for new systems, and generally oversee the legal department’s technology strategy (including the selection, implementation, administration, and support of all technology resources related to matter and document management, content and knowledge management, e-billing management, contract management and related legal operations systems)

·         Manage the overall relationship between vendors and the legal department, including onboarding new firms/vendors, invoice processing and coordinating payments.

·         Administer the legal department’s law firm management/e-billing system (currently Thomson Legal Tracker) handling day-to day matter creation, billing management, review of audit flags, intake and processing of expense accruals/estimates, reporting and analytics.

·         Assist in the negotiation of law firm rates or other fee schedules for outside counsel within parameters set by supervising attorneys, and maintain and update the department’s comprehensive listing of approved rates.

·         Develop and enforce processes and policies to manage outside counsel usage and spend.

·         Develop accurate departmental budgets and manage the planning, tracking, expense analysis and forecasting functions.

·         Act as the lead legal department liaison with cross-functional teams including finance, accounting and various other business units regarding budgets, accruals, invoice reconciliation and payment processing.

·         Develop and implement internal process guidelines and templates and optimize workflows within the legal department.

·         Handle other administrative matters as assigned from time to time.

 

Qualifications:

·         BA or BS required, MBA or JD preferred but not required.

·         6+ years of experience with legal project operations and management in-house (additional experience at law firm preferred).

·         Financial background with an eye for analytics, as well as the proven ability to work closely with finance and accounting departments.

·         Prior experience developing playbooks and policies.

·         Demonstrated ability to independently move projects forward by gaining the support needed from others while working in a cross-functional role.

·         Strong experience in developing, implementing, and using legal department technology solutions (including proficiency with Thomson Legal Tracker, our current law firm management solution).

·         Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

·         Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines.

 

 

For more information, or to apply, please visit:

https://www.alticeusacareers.com/job/manager-legal-operations-legal-long-island-city-ny-28505/

 

 

About Altice:

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We’re not the only ones who have seen it; we’ve recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law.  This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law.

 

 


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CA, OR, CO, GA, VA, MD, or DC

Operations Management
33 Days
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MARKETING STATEMENT

No matter what your job title, the work you do at Kaiser Permanente (Kaiser) supports the health and wellbeing of our members. All 12 million of them. That’s because each of us—from our financial professionals and IT team members to our RNs and physicians on the front line of care—shares a commitment to providing the best possible care experience. With locations across the United States, we offer the opportunity to build a rewarding career in an environment that supports your success. Join us and put your beliefs into practice.

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for managing technology groups. Responsible for people and HR management, including selecting, developing, evaluating, and rewarding personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Determines resources allocation within managed teams, including scheduling of work. Accountable for the delivery of assigned objectives.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

As a member of the Legal Operations team in the National Legal Department for Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and Hospitals, this position leads the department’s Technology Solutions function, plays a critical role in developing and delivering the strategic technology priorities of the National Legal Department and drives strategic legal operations policy, task control, compliance, training, initiatives and change efforts related to technology solutions across seven (7) diverse legal practice.

  • Lead the Department’s Technology Solutions function in day-to-day legal department operations related to technical systems and application ownership. Support the department’s seven legal practice groups to deeply understand and communicate regarding complex legal processes. Recommend the best solutions to optimize client service delivery. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Management of the Legal Department’s IT budgeting and funding process for technology.
    • Identify and implement advanced legal technologies utilizing agile project planning to support legal business systems requirements and specifications with on-time and on-budget results.
    • Ownership of maintenance and support requirements for the legal department’s technical systems and programs, including change requests, business testing, compliance and generation of documentation for knowledge management, process mapping, training and auditing.
    • Development of process improvement initiatives as they intersect with automation, data management and systems and focused on continuous business improvement and contingency planning.
    • Reporting on key operational and substantive metrics for the practice groups that will better inform decision-making, including legal matter and work product analyses.
  • Inform the department’s knowledge management strategy and advise on the systematic application of information systems and legal technologies, including legal document management, to define, structure, retain, share and effectively use the legal-specific institutional knowledge of the National Legal Department.
  • This position will be involved in managing a “program management-lite” office on behalf of the Legal Operations leadership team, including projects and initiatives for other legal operations functions besides Technology Solutions.  PMO-lite engagement will entail governance, prioritization and resourcing of proposed technology and technology-related projects and initiatives, working in collaboration with designated project stakeholders to ensure cross-functional project consistency for Legal Operations as requested, with on-time and on-budget results.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The position is a member of the operations leadership team in the National Legal Department and works closely with the Finance and Practice Group Services function leaders who all report to the VP, Corporate Structure & Administration. The position will interface directly with Practice Group Relationship Managers and the Vice Presidents of seven Practice Groups, including Litigation and PPL (Public & Professional Liability), Health Plan & Payor Operations, Health Care Business Law, Corporate & Commercial Law, Government Programs and Labor & Employment.  This position will also act as the primary interface between the National Legal Department and Kaiser Permanente’s IT organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Personnel Management: Manages the efforts of direct reporting, as well as matrix reporting, positions. Responsible for selecting, developing, and deploying personnel in the most effective manner to meet assigned objectives. Responsible for performance management, compensation decisions, and providing on-going, regular developmental feedback.
  • Issue Management and Advocacy: Responsible for issue management in assigned functional area. Anticipates issues through regular communication with reporting positions, mitigating risk or escalating issues for resolution by more senior levels as necessary.
  • Change Management: Responsible for leading change management efforts related both to specific functional area as well as larger departmental goals or objectives. Identifies and acts upon opportunities to leverage direct reporting team in change management activities; ensures direct reporting team is engaged in change management as appropriate.
  • Project Management: Responsible for management of project plans for individual objectives or projects as well as ensuring project timelines and objectives are met for projects managed by reporting positions.
  • Strategic Development: Provides information relative to the identification and development of objectives, goals, and strategy relative to individual functional area. May participate in development of same.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years of management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

·       Minimum five (5) years of legal technology management experience and eight (8) years of legal business systems requirements definition and analysis, legal technology project planning, legal business user application support and relationship management strongly preferred.

Experience in corporate legal departments strongly preferred.

Juris Doctorate degree, strongly preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of systems or operational environments.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Other Additional Requirements:

  • Strong experience in developing, implementing, and using legal technology solutions (e.g., e-billing, matter management, knowledge management, contract solutions, legal hold, e-signature). TeamConnect experience a strong plus.
  • Experience designing integrations with and migrating legacy data strategies into legal management software platforms.
  • Strong understanding of legal operations technology trends.
  • Demonstrated experience helping to educate attorneys, paralegals, claims examiners and assistants on processes and technology and maintain a virtuous feedback loop.

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Mobile -- USA (Raleigh/Durham, NC preferred but not required)

Operations Management
36 Days
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In this position, you will lead and build-out Lenovo’s Legal Center of Excellence (“COE”), with a worldwide team of attorneys and other professionals driving excellence in contract negotiations and processes, across all of Lenovo’s Business Groups, functions and operating regions.  Lenovo’s Legal COE is driving transformational change within the Legal Team and the company to integrate legal and business acumen with responsive processes and advanced technology.  We own our results and celebrate our successes.

In terms of legal complexity, you will lead a team of experienced business lawyers who serve as legal advisors on contracts to teams and decision makers across different geographies, business units and functional areas.  This requires an individual understanding of contracts and risk management; the ability to recognize and synthesize functional expertise from others in the Department; and the ability to manage and delegate across a team of local and regional experts.  You will also be responsible for planning and coordinating Contract Management governance policies, including the review, deployment and continuous improvement of multiple contract templates, playbooks, document retention policies, as well as training and self-help solutions to end-users.

In terms of business complexity, the COE team regularly engages with business teams and leaders.  You will need to have and continuously refresh a robust understanding of the company’s business, products, partners and customers.  This is critical for understanding risk and to develop mitigation strategies, and to act as a effective sounding board for the business.    

In terms of project management, you will lead and deliver complex multidisciplinary projects, on time and within budget.  This includes leadership and oversight over the Contract Lifecycle Management platform and processes; and identification and implementation of new tools, policies, processes and infrastructure improvements to accelerate negotiation and service delivery.  You will help drive and accelerate our contract automation goals and, in collaboration with other legal and business leadership, chart a path and make course-corrections.

Finally, in terms of vision and energy, you will need both.  Lenovo is a dynamic and growing company, and the Legal COE is a place for lawyers who are excited to be part of a cutting-edge legal services team.  Technology and forward-thinking transformation open doors – and set high expectations – for the practice of corporate law. 

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Manage the Legal COE team, a global group of legal professionals comprised of lawyers and operational specialists
Model legal analysis, collaboration and transformation skills
Identify and communicate key responsibilities and practices to COE Leadership Team, to promote a culture of ownership, teamwork and professional excellence
Develop capabilities of the team with a commitment to professional development and a continuous learning mindset
Own and manage the contracting model through innovative best practices, standardization and process improvements to streamline and scale contract support
Define, manage others and directly support as needed on programs and practices within the Lenovo contracts team, and more broadly within the Lenovo business
Create metrics and monitor progress against plan, benchmarking internally and externally
REQUIRED SKILLS

Technical Skills:  strategic and operational expertise to execute functional responsibilities.:

Experience with global teams and processes
Able to handle ambiguity and pressure, relishes the opportunity to solve problems and scale high mountains
Excellent contract negotiating, drafting and influencing skills; expert knowledge of contract structures and types; familiarity with contracting processes; high-tech industry experience a plus
Experience with Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) systems and processes (firm)
Relentless in the pursuit of continuous improvement, driving demonstrable improvement and value
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to build consensus and work collaboratively across functions
Critical and innovative thinker with excellent business sense and judgment
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Team Building & Management:  providing leaders with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams:

Able to challenge and inspire managers and team members to achieve high standards and business results.
Experience with management, mentorship, team development and training
Values collaboration, inclusion and teamwork
Required Experience & Qualifications:

J.D. Degree
15+ years of relevant legal experience (Experience with Contract Lifecycle Management – CLM systems and processes required) 
In-house legal department experience, including handling complex contracts
Experience working successfully in global, cross-cultural, cross-functional, high-performing teams
Previous experience setting up and/or deploying a Contracts function across global regions


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Multiple Cities

Operations Management
37 Days
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Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Director of Strategic Pricing to work with our Innovation team. You will be part of a dynamic team dedicated designing, building, and implementing the firm’s pricing program that addresses client needs and meets the firm’s financial and other business related objectives. This role will be proximate to one of the firm’s major office locations (Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Chicago, New York, Silicon Valley, or Washington, D.C.) and will be a hybrid work arrangement (flexibility to work several days/week remotely) as part of the firm’s return to the office plan.

What you would do in this job:

•Direct and enable the firm to execute and scale profitable pricing strategies
•Create and structure innovative and practical pricing models for alternative fee and hourly fee arrangements, including the tracking and evaluation of executed pricing arrangements
•Manage and enhance pricing presentation, review, and approval processes
•Negotiate directly with clients, and help support Partner-led negotiations, on pricing and develop offering structures to meet alternative fee arrangement requests
•Guide design, development, and maintenance of standard tools and methodologies to deliver pricing services
•Proactively identify, develop, and implement pricing opportunities that meet the Firm’s goals
•Facilitate educational/coaching sessions for multiple internal audiences on pricing and profitability
•Develop, mentor, and manage Strategic Pricing Analysts by providing coaching, training, ongoing feedback, and performance evaluations
•Special projects and other duties as assigned

Position Expectations

•Ability to problem-solve;
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment (e.g., via phone, web/videoconference)
•Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-orientated environment
•Demonstrated ability to use good judgment in taking initiative while asking for direction or clarification and consulting others, as appropriate
•Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
•Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
•Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
•Ability to maintain stamina throughout a standard workday, on- and off-site
•Ability to maintain regular attendance and work regularly scheduled hours
•Ability to take direction and accept supervision
•Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
•Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Company Benefits

•Opportunity to participate in firm-sponsored volunteer events
•Wellness programming with personalized content and activities
•Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts at the top of their fields
•Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision and 401(k) plans
•Generous paid time off
•Hybrid Work Arrangement

Requirements

•Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or related field
•Experience in a law firm pricing environment required
•7+ years of experience developing and implementing sophisticated pricing strategy and analysis, enhancing organizational productivity and profitability, and leading through change
•MBA or comparable graduate degree, preferred 
•Experience managing a team of analysts, preferred 
•Accredited Legal Pricing Professional (ALPP) designation, preferred 
•Certified Legal Project Manager, preferred 
•Six Sigma training, preferred 


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Santa Clara, CA

Operations Management
37 Days
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eHealth is seeking a Legal Operations Specialist to join our Legal team.  The right candidate will be proactive, solution-oriented, comfortable with a dynamic environment, and a collaborative team player with a positive attitude. The position reports to the Senior Manager, Legal Operations, and will be working closely with our attorneys, legal professionals, and our cross-functional business partners.

What you will be doing:

  • Implementing and optimizing legal technologies and processes such as contract lifecycle management, document management and knowledge management.
  • Coordinating daily management and maintenance of the Ironclad contract management system, including contract routing, generating reports, capturing relevant data, and support for our users.
  • Improving contract processes and procedures to increase quality, accuracy and efficiency through updating user manuals and resources, maintaining playbooks and clause libraries and facilitating platform training and design.
  • Engaging and developing strong relationships with cross-functional teams, including Finance, Business Development, Marketing, and Product to facilitate resolution or escalate issues as needed.
  • Supporting the development, implementation, and improvement of relevant departmental policies, processes, and other initiatives, including special projects and research.
  • Driving team building and professional development, such as CLE and learning programs, team meetings, off-sites & activities.
     

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience at a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Experience supporting legal operations technologies, specifically contract management systems, knowledge management tools, and ticketing/tracking platforms, e.g. Ironclad, Sharepoint, MS VIVA and JIRA.
  • Proficiency with business applications such as Microsoft O365 and GSuite.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with contracts and how they are used.
  • Project management experience a plus.
  • Strong interest and aptitude towards continuous improvement, process efficiency and scale, and technology and automation solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Can effectively articulate difficult ideas/concepts.
  • Supportive and collaborative approach for improving processes, including an interest in contributing to the adoption of new and existing policies and procedures in an ever-changing, dynamic legal environment.

 

eHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.

If you are interested in applying for employment with eHealth and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact us at:  accommodations@ehealthinsurance.com.


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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Senior Practice Management Specialist

Seattle, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco

Operations Management
37 Days
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As a member of the practice management team, the Senior Practice Management Specialist will support the Technology, Communications, Privacy, and Security practice on initiatives that enhance the business and strategic operations of the practice group.  This position offers a hybrid work-from-home schedule 2 days a week out of our Seattle, Bellevue, Los Angeles, Portland, or San Francisco offices. 

 

We value entrepreneurial self-starters who bring innovative solutions to the table. If you are detail-oriented, stellar communication skills and the ambition to learn, we want to talk to you.  

 

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled. 

 

On a typical day you will:

Provide guidance and advice regarding business development opportunities for the practice group
Draft and prepare communications related to winning new work and enhancing the practice group’s profile and reputation
Lead the collection, storing, maintenance and distribution of information on lawyers’ experience and develop an effective system that minimizes the administrative burden on lawyers
Identify and conduct research in support of new business opportunities
Serve as primary liaison between practice group chairs/other practice leaders and staff departments to execute on practice group operating needs while reducing the amount of administrative time spent by practice leaders
Negotiate sponsorships and manage marketing budget
Coordinate client seminars and webinars for assigned practice group. Support the practice managers on major events that require the practice managers to lead
Attend practice group meetings, provide marketing materials and financial reports, and support the practice group operation as appropriate
Work with the marketing communications to create, update and organize marketing collateral and related records as well as practice group’s blogs, newsletters, and social media platforms
Assist with additional projects as necessary
Travel to other offices, as necessary
 

Join us if you have: 

4+ years of professional services marketing is desired, or equivalent internship and education; law firm marketing or media sector experience is a plus
Ability to take ownership of projects and handle multiple projects simultaneously
Demonstrated writing ability and excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to maintain effective working relationships and communicate verbally and in writing in a professional, courteous manner with clients, firm members, and other business contacts
Ability to interact with lawyers, clients and staff at all levels
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Products required, i.e. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel; CRM technology a plus
Ability to pay close attention to detail and be highly organized and accurate
Previous experience in the media/entertainment sector or in a law-firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, is preferred
General familiarity with the practice of law is a plus
 

Who We Are 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them. 

 

What’s in it For You? 

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to: 

Choice of health and vision insurance plans
2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
Dental plan
Fertility and adoption benefit 
Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service 
Tuition reimbursement 
Commuter benefits
Retirement contribution 
 

Physical Requirements 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. 

 

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. 

 

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.  We are committed to promoting a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws. 

 


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San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA

Operations Management
39 Days
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ROLE

We are seeking a legal technology leader who knows how to innovate within a corporate legal department. Bring your experience to help us scale and grow. You will set the technology vision and own the roadmap for Splunk’s Legal and Global Affairs (LGA) department. Your team will drive selection and implementation of LGA’s technology applications, and improve business processes. When necessary, you will use internal tool sets and your MacGyver know-how to develop automated or 3rd party solutions. Help us understand what is possible.

There’s plenty happening in LGA at Splunk! This role will report to the Senior Program Manager of Legal Operations, but the real clients will span LGA leadership, which includes Legal, Government Affairs and Splunk’s social impact arm, Global Impact. The Legal Technology & Solutions Manager will report into this role.

You must be technically astute, and able to work independently, moving quickly from conversation to solution. You love multitasking, are flexible and enjoy working in the weeds to get things done. You have a high attention to detail, superb communication abilities, and never-ending curiosity. You possess excellent customer service skills. You also must be fun, as we are a great team. We live the mantra—work hard, have fun, make history!

RESPONSIBILITIES

– Set the technical vision and strategy.
– Chat and brainstorm to find solutions to our biggest problems.
– Present, maintain and communicate the technical roadmap to LGA leadership.
– Coordinate with various Splunk internal teams (e.g., IT, PMO, Business Applications) to advance LGA priorities.
– Evaluate and enhance business processes through workflow automation and integration using tools such as Mitratech’s Thinksmart Automation Platform (TAP), Docusign, and Google Workspace.
– Select, implement, integrate, test and maintain LGA’s suite of legal and business technologies and solutions, including workflow applications, contract management systems, AODocs, SimpleLegal e-billing platform, eDiscovery solutions and other systems as required.
– Manage LGA’s hardware, software and professional services vendors.
– Manage the department’s intranet.
– Document Splunk’s best-practices; perform user testing and training as vital.
– Other responsibilities as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

– A minimum of 12 years of relevant experience with a technical bachelor’s degree; or a minimum of 8 years and a technical master’s degree; or a PhD with a minimum of 5 years’ experience; or equivalent experience
– Proven ability to set, communicate, and execute on a technical vision and roadmap
– Ability to think strategically while balancing multiple priorities
– Able to define problem statements, quantify impact, synthesize a story, and recommend solutions
– Experience selecting and maintaining legal technologies (e.g., e-billing systems, matter management, contract management system) and workflow automation tools
– Active participation in industry groups and associations.
– Previous experience in-house at a technology/SaaS company’s legal department strongly preferred
– Demonstrable ability to be highly productive with minimal oversight from management
– Excellent communication capabilities and a proven track record of building positive relationships with senior partners
– Fun

 

We value diversity at our company.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. 

For job positions in certain locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 


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Chicago, IL Plano, TX Denver, CO Austin, TX Atlanta, GA Charlotte, NC Raleigh, NC Virginia Beach, VA

Operations Management
43 Days
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Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable, and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun, and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!

Role

We are seeking a hardworking and motivated individual to join Splunk’s growing legal operations team. In this role, you will help support business processes, design, implement and maintain department technology applications and infrastructure, and work with different teams across the Legal and Global Affairs department and company to enable the business to grow and scale. The Legal Technology & Solutions Manager will report to the Head of Legal Technology. The role will need to adapt and evolve as legal operations continue to build and align with the needs of the department and the business.

 

Personal Characteristics and Skills

  • Demonstrates, enthusiasm, and resourcefulness, maintains a good work ethic and a high degree of accountability
  • Takes initiative to identify gaps or opportunities to improve processes and makes recommendations on technology solutions
  • Demonstrates strong personal organization
  • Enjoys multi-tasking and operating independently and multi-functionally
  • Is agile in learning and mastering new technologies quickly
  • Shows ability and desire to communicate with people across all levels in the organization who have varying levels of technological experience
  • Is flexible, willing to work through day-to-day manual tasks, and has impeccable follow-through
  • Has high attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Maintains a forward-thinking spirit that seeks out opportunity and mental agility that welcomes a constantly evolving landscape
  • Possesses organizational and project management skills
  • Able to understand, analyze and evaluate business processes and related software programs and systems
  • Maintains a sense of humor and lives the mantra—work hard, have fun, make history!
  • Demonstrable ability to successfully work in a remote environment

 

Responsibilities

  • Build, implement, and maintain custom workflows using Thinksmart Automation Platform (TAP)
  • Lead and participate in the evaluation, testing, design, and implementation of new software, or enhancements to existing, applications
  • Assist in identifying, designing, and developing metrics to assess employee use of technology applications, organizational effectiveness, and customer satisfaction
  • Analyze and provide assessments on the accuracy, reliability, and effectiveness of existing systems and recommend improvements in system design, business processes, and new technology product offerings
  • Create, manage, and maintain intranet sites (simpplr platform)
  • Build and manage knowledge management/task management systems/processes
  • Lead requirement gathering sessions with business stakeholders and draft requirement documents to build solutions independently or in collaboration with IT.Partners with  technology teams in drafting or translating business requirements into technical designs
  • Manage and administer the e-NDA tool
  • Manage the administration of other tools, applications, and processes used within the Legal & Global Affairs organization
  • Other responsibilities as needed

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with excellent academic credentials
  • Proven experience developing workflows on ThinkSmart Application Platform (TAP)
  • Experience managing legal applications (e.g. Apttus, DocuSign, EthicsPoint, IPAN, IPFolio, Zapproved, Red Flag Group, SimpleLegal, etc.)
  • Minimum of 8+ full years in-house experience in legal operations, with an emphasis on legal technology
  • Experience in a dynamic high-performing environment requiring a high level of responsiveness
  • Experience working in-house at a technology company strongly preferred
  • Expertise with Google Suite, Jira, SmartSheet, ServiceNow, a plus!
  • Skilled in requirements gathering, user acceptance testing, implementing systems and process changes

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

(Colorado only*) Minimum base salary of $90,000. You may also be eligible for incentive pay + equity + benefits.*Note: Disclosure per sb19-085 (8-5-201 et seq).


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Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Director, Legal Operations (GS-0343-14)

Washington, D.C.

Operations Management
46 Days
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This position is in the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s (PBGC) Office of General Counsel.

The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice and counsel for the Director and the Corporation on all legal issues confronting the Corporation. This includes enforcement of Title IV of ERISA through litigation, negotiation, drafting regulations and guidance, deciding administrative appeals and administration of the Freedom of Information Act. It also includes advising the Corporation on corporate governance, ethics, procurement, labor relations and privacy.

Specialized experience is defined as one year of experience at the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the privacy sector (preferably in a law office/firm or corporate legal department, or in a consulting capacity to either) performing analysis of driving improvements in legal operations and administrative functions.  Examples may include: developing innovative strategies for increasing value and operational efficiency (preferably in legal operations) through optimization of internal work allocation, processes and procedures and use of technology; using alternative fee structures to determine billing for services; analyzing data to set performance metrics and establish reporting to track results; developing multi-year budget estimates to support organizational needs; and developing organizational plans, policies, and procedures related to succession planning, workforce analysis and talent development.

Responsibilities include:

Analyze and evaluate quantitative and qualitative effectiveness of legal operations related to value in legal services.

Provide sound business advice and strategic direction in developing programs and initiatives and metrics/reports for monitoring progress.

Coordinate legal operations and project within department and across the Agency, as necessary.

Analyze and evaluate quantitative and qualitative effectiveness of legal operations related to value in legal services.

Provide sound business advice and strategic direction in developing programs and initiatives and metrics/reports for monitoring progress.

Coordinate legal operations and project within department and across the Agency, as necessary.

The following areas of expertise are not considered creditable for the purposes of specialized experience: IT project management; IT portfolio or Enterprise Architecture; budget analysis; procurement or contracting; facilities management; logistics; transportation; supply chain management; or financial project management.

A Master’s Degree or MBA is desired but not required.

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you must submit all the required information (including your supplemental documentation) before midnight EST on the closing date, which is September 14, 2021. All resumes should be five pages or less; anything over five pages will not be reviewed. Private sector formatted resumes preferred.

If you are not able to apply online or require reasonable accommodations, please contact  shukry.addou@pbgc.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. For TTY/TDD users, call the Federal Relay Service toll free at 1-800-877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 229-4111. Please complete all the steps in the online application process at USAJOBS (https://www.usajobs.gov). You may make updates to your information at any time prior to midnight EST on the closing date of this announcement.

You may register with USAJOBS (https://www.usajobs.gov), which will store your information and resume. You will only need to complete this step once.

Current and former federal employees, see Job Announcement number OGC-2021-18 at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612666600.

All U.S. citizens, see Job Announcement number OGC-2021-19 at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/612667600.

Please see further instructions outlined in the “How to Apply” section found at the bottom of the page at the above-referenced links.


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Jersey City or Las Vegas

Operations Management
53 Days
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DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AND COMPLIANCE OPERATIONS
Jersey City, NJ
 
 
About Us

We are BetMGM. We are revolutionizing sports betting and online gaming in the United States. We are a partnership between two powerhouse organizations—MGM Resorts International and Entain Group. You know our name through our exciting portfolio of brands including BetMGM Sportsbook, Borgata online, Party Casino and Party Poker. We aim to bring our ideas into action and find ways to deliver the best quality in gaming platforms.

We understand that each card in the deck plays a unique role in any given hand, just as our employees each play a unique role in accomplishing our goals as a company. We strive to create a culture of empathy where our employees feel valued, heard, and comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We want to build a product and a workplace that reflect the communities we serve so we approach our work fearlessly, take responsibility when we get it wrong, and ante-up again. We play to win, and we are all-in together.

We were recognized as one of Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work”.

About the Role

Working closely with the Chief Legal Officer, you will lead the Legal & Compliance Department’s efforts to become more efficient and effective. This is an exciting role for a legal and compliance operations professional to work collaboratively with leaders in the department to continuously improve workflows, systems and processes.  This role requires a highly motivated change agent who is excited about developing and leading scalable processes, organizational models, and workflows to increase the quality, efficiency, value, and effectiveness of the department’s operations and service delivery. 
 
Responsibilities
Optimize existing processes and establish workflows for day-to-day operations by addressing complex issues related to large scale projects such as contract management, records retention, litigation support, document management and institutional knowledge management. 
Implement and maintain a Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) platform to track and organize the voluminous regulatory requirements that apply to our business and related policies, internal controls and regulator inquiries.
Refine and continuously improve the effectiveness of legal and compliance training.
Partner with leaders in the department to create financial tracking, responsible spending practices, support Finance partners with forecasting to optimize spending and impact on business strategies.
Influence all department members to have a financial mindset, optimize spending, ensure transparency of spending best practice and hold teams accountable by tracking, managing and analyzing spend practices. 
Identify, develop, and enforce processes and policies to manage legal operations including outside counsel usage and spend; selection of outside firms, negotiate alternative fee arrangements, develop billing guidelines, and optimize vendor relationships. 
Partner with cross-functional teams to build on established partnerships, drive strategic company-wide initiatives, and collaborate on projects. 
Demonstrate advanced knowledge, proactive planning, and skill by designing and driving legal department large scale transformation strategic projects, to positively impact the legal team’s productivity and effectiveness with on-time and on-budget results leveraging benchmarking and market best practices. Ability to be successful with ever changing priorities, flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, business drivers and organizational needs. 
Create and analyze key legal department metrics and KPI’s through reports and dashboards and implement changes to drive improvement and enhance operational performance.  
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer.
Maintain confidentiality of company and personal data.
Travel as required.

Education
A Bachelor’s Degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

Qualifications  
8+ years of legal/compliance operations or other relevant experience.
Prior experience developing playbooks, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to independently move projects forward by gaining support needed from others while working in a cross-functional role.
High proficiency in oral and written communications.
High proficiency in report writing.
Experience with GRC platforms.
Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Understand the dynamics of competing business priorities.
Attention to detail and an analytical mind.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
High level of personal initiative and motivation.
Good interpersonal and presentation skills.
Professional, honest and reliable.
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Outlook.

About Our Culture

Building BetMGM from the ground up takes effort, energy, and teamwork, but that’s what will make leading this industry all the more satisfying. We stay focused on our main goal with the help of these four company pillars:
Believe in Your Game – Take your shot! There’s a freedom to explore ideas usually only start-ups are lucky enough to experience.
Backed by the Best – With our expertise—merged with that of our world-class investors—we have the opportunity to take this business, and ourselves, farther than anyone has ever imagined.
Do What’s Right – We operate with clarity and simplicity, always doing the right thing by our customers and each other, standing shoulder to shoulder every day.
Hustle Hard – Our combined commitment and ambition is what drives us to create some of the most innovative products in the industry.
 
What We Offer

As a valued employee, we’re committed to giving you the resources and support you need. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Employee Resource Groups and more!

Gaming Compliance

Candidate must comply with and support the company’s responsible gambling policies, procedures and initiatives.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of duties a person in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
 

BetMGM LLC is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to learn more about you.

If you need assistance or accommodation with your application due to a disability, you may contact us at recruitment@betmgm.com.


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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Senior Manager, Legal Operations

Carlsbad, CA or Waltham, MA

Contract Management
58 Days
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How will you make an impact?
The Senior Manager of Legal Operations will lead and support projects to optimize the delivery of legal services across all Groups and Divisions of the company, with a focus on contracting processes and contract management. Through the development of team and utilizing a customer-centric demeanor, the role will execute on projects that build contract management standard methodologies, enabling better contract compliance and improved service levels for customers.

What will you do?

This role reports to the Director, Legal Operations for Thermo Fisher Scientific and will have direct responsibility for a project management team within Legal Operations. The Senior Manager, Legal Operations will work closely with all levels of attorneys and legal professionals across Global Legal, participating in and managing projects that provide solutions for key internal customers and partners across all company Groups. Initiatives will focus on establishing robust pre- and post-execution contract management through the implementation of a contract lifecycle management system, supporting automated legal solutions, and leading process improvement projects. The role will develop mechanisms for the extraction and analysis of data from contracting processes, which will help identify areas for improvement and resource optimization and will also support cross-functional projects that find opportunities for continuous improvement in the delivery of broader legal services. As the role provides enterprise-wide support, it will span all Groups and Divisions, seeking to deliver consistent, consolidated solutions at scale. 

Key Responsibilities will include:

Management
-Lead, run, guide and mentor a high-performing team of professionals with a diverse array of skills and levels of experience, across varied functional areas.
-Help design team and individual goals and establish mechanisms to track progress, with focus on customer satisfaction, quality, and team member performance.
-Direct management of a project management team, prioritizing and supporting team members’ career development.

Operational Management
-Execute on projects and activities in alignment with the mission and goals of the company, Global Legal, Group Legal, and the Legal Operations function.
-Utilize best in class project management and reporting tools to lead resources, project plans, and results.
-Assemble, coordinate and meet with project partners to address project issues and enable informed decisions to be made in a timely fashion.
-Demonstrate important metrics across all aspects of the Legal Department’s provision of legal services to the company and interactions with our customers.
-Apply the company’s Practical Process Improvement (PPI) business system within the department.

How will you get here?

Education
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year university, or extensive equivalent professional experience.

Experience and Skills
-Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
-Strong sense of ethics and integrity.
-Experienced people leader with confirmed experience developing and leading robust teams, establishing strategic goals, and cultivating employee development.
-Experience in developing and deploying project standard methodologies, policies, procedures, and processes.
-Experience at working both independently and in a collaborative environment is essential.-Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
-Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
-Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is critical.

Accessibility/Disability Access
Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
 


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US - Remote

Operations Management
58 Days
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Product Manager – TeamConnect

Please apply here for prompt scheduling: https://grnh.se/cf0fa7d51us

Mitratech is a proven global technology partner for corporate legal and compliance teams. Our approach to work is proactive, collaborative, and committed. The professionals who thrive at Mitratech are people who know how to balance individual excellence with teamwork. We believe our employees’ enthusiasm fuels great work, so we pursue individuals with a passion for building an environment of ownership, transparency, continuous improvement as well as a dedication to driving the best possible experience for our clients. In other words, if you like people and technology, you’ll fit right in.

Mitratech is seeking an innovative, technically savvy Product Manager to establish a market winning product direction for our flagship product — TeamConnect.  You should enjoy spending time in the market understanding our clients’ problems, partnering with design and engineering colleagues to conceive and deliver solutions, and leading cross-functional teams (Marketing, Support, Services, Sales). 

You will be asked to draw upon Agile and project management skills to increase the effectiveness of engineering execution, drive scale and efficiency with internal partners, and wholly represent your projects  – demonstrated through your comfort to switch between detailed communications with engineering to demonstrating value to executives. Successful candidates will possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You will partner with peer product managers and product owners to understand, communicate and implement product priorities that align / compliment with our platform vision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop & execute an product strategy, including build, buy, or partner recommendations
  • Ability to connect multiple disparate dots (Competitive, CSAT, Industry Trends, Analyst Reviews, etc) together to create a vision for projects
  • Lead discussions with clients / prospects / partners to gather market / product insights / recommendations for a product direction
  • Define milestones (with details) to achieve a roadmap
  • Partner with peer product managers to execute the TeamConnect roadmap
  • Drive conversations with multiple Mitratech stakeholders to logical decisions around product direction, messaging, positioning and go to market strategies
  • Develop strategies for clients where there is a mix of deployment approaches (on-premise, hosted, SaaS)
  • Present / demo to customers, prospects, peers and leadership
  • Develop product / project metrics and a means to measure success from a financial & end user traction / engagement
  • Closely partner with UI/UX and engineering staff in India to design features and turn them into software releases
     

Requirements & Skills:

  • At least 2 – 3 years product management.  Legal operations experience (B2B preferred) a plus
  • Have successfully launched 3 – 5 new releases (or 1 – 2 new products) from start to finish (in Legal Departments a plus)
  • Understands the economics of product(s)
  • Strong project management skills;  document, socialize & archive product artifacts
  • Ability to communicate across functional teams with different “languages” (role-specific)
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on user-centered discovery and production definition experience
  • Familiar with common development and collaboration tools such as JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint and Aha! (not mandatory)
  • Experience with platform product management, prioritization and organizational alignment of multiple teams working together (not mandatory)

 

All applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be required to complete a 30 minute online assessment as part of your candidate application.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.


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Medline Industries

Sr Corporate Paralegal

Northfield, IL

Litigation
58 Days
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JOB SUMMARY

Perform a variety of law-related tasks under the direction of the organization’s attorneys. Conduct legal research, drafts legal documents and perform other related duties. Focused on projects involving multiple business units with an emphasis on improving cross-functional collaboration, process automation, records management, and optimizing commercial relationships.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist Legal Operations Manager with various corporate governance transactions including:  formations, qualifications, acquisitions, amendments, dissolutions, conversions, management changes, withdrawals, etc.
Manage KYC requests and UBO filings internationally with respect to restructuring activities.
Review, prepare, and manage the filings both domestically and internationally (primarily responsible for the Americas managing corporate transactions with international team members in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa); large portfolio 100+ entities.
Preparation of annual and ad hoc corporate resolutions (corporations, limited liability company, and limited partnerships).
Maintain corporate records (minute books) and update global subsidiary management database.
Execute complex projects and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams on corporate restructuring activities, M&A, due diligence, and information requests.
Responsible for support related to litigation, subpoenas, and management of legal hold and eDiscovery activities.
Assist with occasional contract review for commercial attorneys.
 
 MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

Bachelor’s Degree.
Certification / Licensure

ABA Approved Paralegal Certificate.
Work Experience

At least four years of experience in a corporate legal department with increasing levels of responsibility and strong interest in entity management and corporate governance.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Experience with entity management software and global subsidiary management.
PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

Bachelor’s degree concentration in Business, Finance, or Operations.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Advanced proficiency with MS Word (styles, multi-level numbering, redlining), Adobe Acrobat (split, merge, and redacting), AdobeSign.
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight, and able to maintain confidentiality.
Advanced organizational and multi-tasking skills, extreme attention to detail, and able to adapt to changing priorities.


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Malvern, PA

Operations Management
58 Days
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Overview:

The Legal Operations Manager will design, establish, and drive processes and practices to improve the day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s law department. The primary focus will be on legal matter budgeting and controlling outside legal vendor costs, in addition to improving the internal operations of the Law Department. The Legal Operations Manager will work closely with the General Counsel, all members of the law department, and business stakeholders at all levels, and will report to the Deputy General Counsel.

Company:

Saint-Gobain is one of the world’s largest building materials companies and manufacturers of innovative material solutions. In North America, Saint-Gobain has approximately 150 locations and more than 15,000 employees. The Company’s worldwide sales in 2020 amounted to €38.1 billion. Visit www.saint-gobain.com for more information about Saint-Gobain worldwide.

Experience:

The successful candidate will have 5-10 years of experience in legal operations, whether that has been obtained in a corporate law department, in a law firm, or in an equivalent role that is relevant to this position. A B.A. or B.S. from an accredited four-year college or university will be required, and an advanced degree, such as an MBA, JD or some other applicable area of study, will be preferred, though not required.  

Compensation:

A competitive compensation package, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.

Relocation:

The Company does not expect to relocate candidates for this position, which will be based in Malvern, PA. However, it is open to considering well-qualified candidates who would work remotely with occasional travel to the Malvern office, as needed.


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Remote Canada or US

Operations Management
66 Days
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LexGo  |  Let’s Fix It

LexGo is a boutique consulting firm that drives transformation within in-house legal departments. Partnering with legal departments of all sizes, we take a hands-on, integrated approach to transform stagnant or floundering in-house legal teams into operationally focused, efficient and cohesive teams.

Our clients come to us needing a partner to lead strategic change within their departments. Whether it’s building new processes from the ground up, remodelling teams, re-designing internal operating systems, tackling inefficiencies or sourcing technology to better operate, our goal is to align their priorities to help them thrive.

LexGO is looking to add a part-time Legal Operations Consultant to join its growing team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to partner with world-class legal departments to build the foundations of their Legal Ops function. You will be instrumental in improving the day-to-day efficiency and effectiveness of our client’s legal teams.

What you’ll do

This role is a part-time consulting role and hours of work will vary depending on our various client engagements. As a Legal Ops Consultant with LexGO, you will help our clients build the foundations of their legal operations function. This will include:

– Design, develop and implement fit-for-purpose processes, workflows, programs and systems to meet the current and emerging client needs

– Build and redesign operational processes, and evaluate supporting software tools with the goal of increasing organizational efficiency and effectiveness within the department

– Assist in the development and delivery of departmental operational cadence, OKR & strategic planning, communication plans as well as performance reporting

– Organize and, in some cases, lead ad hoc strategic projects for clients with project management principles, change management frameworks and/or industry best practices

– Design and develop training tailored to the relevant clients needs

– Mentor and train relevant clients to build capacity within the client organization

– Draft and deliver status reporting to the client and LexGO to track progress on client deliverables

– Work within budgetary and resources requirements within the client engagement

You have:

– Minimum of 3 years experience in legal operations as part of an in-house legal team

– Ability to work closely with clients to understand their business, solve their biggest challenges, and achieve their business objectives

– Experience collaborating with key resources and stakeholders across departments, advising, influencing decisions, managing change, and working to achieve strategic goals

– Superior judgment, problem-solving, communication, and project-management skills

– Tech-savvy and well-versed in legal enterprise software, tools, and applications

– Experience in launching operational initiatives such as streamlining processes and creating scalable solutions

– Superior verbal and written communication with creative ability to conceptualize and articulate new approaches and solutions

– Recognized as someone with a growth mindset, who promotes strategic thinking, implements solutions that create clarity

If this role sounds like it’s right up your alley, please consider applying! In your application, please include a cover letter and tell us about an interesting operational challenge you’ve worked on, and how you solved it.


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Can be based in any of our offices.

Operations Management
71 Days
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We have an opening for a Senior Director of Knowledge and Innovation Delivery “K&ID” who will be responsible for the operational leadership of the K&ID department, including Knowledge and Innovation Attorneys, Business Analysts and the Research and Intelligence (formerly the Library) groups. The Senior Director will lead the K&ID management team in executing knowledge and innovation strategies that improves efficiency and client experience across all practices and departments.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Along with firm leadership, Practice Management, Marketing and Business Development, create practice innovation strategy, develop, and set strategies for the knowledge and research functions.
  • Collaborate with other practice group professionals to support the firm’s and the practice group’s strategic objectives, including innovative technology solutions, and other organizational priorities as set forth by practice and sub-group leadership.
  • Lead Innovation Attorneys, Business Analysts and related department managers to develop and deliver user centered business solutions which improve internal and external client experience.
  • Lead and manage knowledge and innovation team in: collecting and automating firm documents and processes; driving use of efficiency tools (Kira, Smartsheet and RPA); building firm knowledge sharing systems that provide contextual information to fee-earners and clients; integrating, supporting and coordinating the firm’s knowledge and business processes; building out the firm’s Experience Management capabilities; and effectively deploying the firm’s research and competitive intelligence teams.
  • Partner with Practice Group Leaders and Practice Management to recommend and initiate improvements in all knowledge and innovation areas. Specifically, in delivering highest quality knowledge, content and research services to the firm’s practices and clients, ensuring effective sharing of knowledge across all practices and jurisdictions, and identifying and implementing cutting-edge KM platforms to create efficiencies in the practice of law.
  • Lead a knowledge sharing culture where knowledge is valued and used, and lawyers have the skills to use these resources independently. Help drive cultural change across the firm, embedding a culture of continuous learning, innovation, and client service.
  • Partner with Marketing team to identify opportunities for internal and client-facing knowledge sharing.
  • Collaborate with the firm’s Legal Personnel and Training department on supporting legal substantive training across the firm’s practices.
  • Remain current with knowledge trends, legal technology trends, law firm business trends, and legal developments, while promoting this information across the firm and with the senior management team.
  • In collaboration with the team and the IT group, assesses all technology used by the practice groups on an ongoing basis. 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong operational experience with a deep understanding of technology and business process improvement methodologies.
  • Aptitude for building relationships and fostering a collaborative approach to working with internal clients across practice groups and departments.
  • Experience scaling innovation through process in a professional services firm.
  • Ability to empathize and engage with attorneys to look at processes and service delivery through a business lens.
  • Ability to leverage and grow team members experience around project management, innovation and process.
  • Excellent project management and critical thinking skills with a focus on innovation and change management.
  • Exceptional communication, collaboration and team leadership skills.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and SharePoint.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant technology systems and applications used in law firms and/or legal departments.
     

Under the direction of the COO and in close coordination with practice management and marketing, this role is a collaborative leader, working with all practice groups and functional departments, who has strong operational and technical skills. This individual should be able maintain a big picture of the firm’s business and can provide direction, inspiration and experience to the functional and technical professionals. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of experience in knowledge management, operations management, process improvement, marketing operations, legal practice, or legal operations in a law firm or corporate setting preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree in relevant field (MLIS, MBA or JD) is preferred.

COVID Vaccine Policy:

On July 7, 2021, Fenwick implemented a policy requiring all new hires to receive the COVID vaccine.  Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment.  Fenwick will continue to comply with applicable laws regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals with disabilities and/or strongly held religious beliefs.  This policy is part of Fenwick’s ongoing efforts to ensure the safety and-well-being of our staff and community, and to support public health efforts.


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Denver, Colorado

Operations Management
75 Days
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We are seeking a proactive, forward-thinking, and results-oriented professional to join our growing legal team as Senior Manager, Legal Operations. In this role, you will demonstrate specialized expertise and partner with the Vice President of Legal Operations to define and execute on a vision to build a world-class Legal Operations function in our dynamic, high-growth environment. This role requires a highly motivated change agent who is excited about developing and leading scalable processes, organizational models, and workflows to increase the quality, efficiency, value, and effectiveness of the department’s global operations and service delivery. 

 

How You Will Make a Difference  

What you will do:    

Optimize existing global processes and establish workflows for day-to-day operations by addressing complex issues related to large scale projects such as contract management, records retention, litigation support, document management and institutional knowledge management. Create efficient and effective ways of working processes by identifying opportunities, determining best practices, and creating solutions by streamlining processes. 

Identify and implement legal department tools to streamline new or existing operational practices and manage design, rollout, and training for new operational processes and systems such as new hire onboarding, new technology, or process rollouts. 

By partnering with senior leaders in the Legal department, create financial tracking, responsible spending practices, support Finance partners with forecasting to optimize spending and impact on business strategies. Influence all Legal team members have a financial mindset, optimize spending, ensure transparency of spending best practice and hold teams accountable by tracking, managing and analyzing spend practices. 
Develop and execute a coordinated, integrated legal technology roadmap by leveraging subject matter experts across multiple functions, establish timelines and lead the implementation of related systems across all areas of Legal. 

Identify, develop, and enforce processes and policies to manage legal operations including outside counsel usage and spend; selection of outside firms, negotiate alternative fee arrangements, develop billing guidelines, and optimize vendor relationships. 

Partner with cross-functional teams such as Brands, HR, DT, SC and Finance teams to build on established partnerships, drive strategic company-wide initiatives, and collaborate on projects. 

Demonstrate advanced knowledge, proactive planning, and skill by designing and driving legal department large scale transformation strategic projects, to positively impact the legal team’s productivity and effectiveness with on-time and on-budget results leveraging benchmarking and market best practices. Ability to be successful with ever changing priorities, flexibility to adapt to changing priorities, business drivers and organizational needs. 

Create and analyze key legal department metrics and KPI’s through reports and dashboards and implement changes to drive improvement and enhance operational performance.  

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity  

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day. 

 

Skills for Success 

Years of Related Professional Experience: 8 years 

Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.  

What we expect you already know:   
Educational/ Position Requirements:  B.A. or B.S. required; advanced degree preferred 

Minimum 8 years of experience in a legal department, law firm, or relevant operational management role 

Financial background with an eye for analytics, as well as the ability to work closely with the Finance team 

Tech-savvy and well-versed in legal enterprise software, tools, and applications, such as e-billing, document management, matter management, and contract life-cycle management technology 

Prior experience developing playbooks, policies, and procedures 

Demonstrated ability to independently move projects forward by gaining support needed from others while working in a cross-functional role (collaboration with Finance, IT, HR, and brands) 

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills  

Experience implementing alternative legal services provider programs 

The ability to develop a rapport with and listen to legal team members and business leaders in order to solicit inputs along with benchmarking best practices of demonstrably successful in-house legal departments 

Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines to execute on key initiatives  

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:   

Travel by air and overnight, as required 10% amount of time 

Lifting and/or bending, lifting 10 lbs. of weight 

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Persevere.  

What’s in it For You 

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage both mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF” to learn more.  

 

We just have one question. Are you in? 


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Redwood City, CA or Austin, TX

Billing/eBilling
75 Days
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WHAT IS BOX? 

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal.

By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 97,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud.

WHY BOX NEEDS YOU 

We are looking for a Legal Operations Manager I to join our quest in optimizing and automating processes by implementing legal programs and tools. Our team solves problems and takes initiative, with the ability to pivot according to the business needs. We need someone like you to help make an immediate impact! You’ll have the opportunity to identify opportunities, and implement methods, for streamlining and increasing operational efficiencies within the legal department.  As a legal operations team member, you will support a wide variety of projects and programs across the Legal team. This role is based in our Austin office or Redwood City and reports into the Chief of Staff, Legal Operations.

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

Engage with stakeholders at different levels and across different departments to identify, mitigate, escalate, and resolve issues.

Manage and maintain our standard contract validation processes, including process documentation.

Assist in preparing reports and metrics.

Drive strategic projects for the Legal team and collaborate with cross functional stakeholders.

Gather business requirements and develop written documentations based on specific projects.

Prioritize, organize, and work efficiently in a high-volume, results-oriented environment.

Assist with other projects on the Legal team, as needed.

Stay knowledgeable on trends in legal software and technology.

WHO YOU ARE 

Bachelor’s degree required and 3+ years of legal work in areas such as legal operations, contracts administration, or paralegal.

Strong initiative and problem-solving skills with a history of investigating, scoping, establishing a framework, and executing legal processes.

You have a passion to create structure and insight from disorder and data.

A detail oriented, data driven individual who has advanced skills in Excel/G-sheets and MS Office.

Demonstrates a strong ability to communicate concepts clearly, accurately, and succinctly to a wide range of audiences, both orally and in writing.

A history of building strong relationships, credibility, and partnerships and of working in cross-functional teams.

Required experience in legal processes, operations and exposure to legal tools such as a contracts management system, e-billing/spend management solution, and/or electronic signature software.  Preferred experiences with any of the following tools: Coupa, Salesforce, and/or Certa.

BENEFITS 

Visit this webpage to check out all of our exciting benefits: https://join.collectivehealth.com/box

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Glendale, CA

Operations Management
78 Days
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Summary:

We are seeking a confident, analytical, and nimble Legal Operations Manager to support our Legal Team, primarily focusing on legal documentation processes and systems management. This individual will take the lead in enhancing the efficiency, organization, and automation of legal processes across several areas in collaboration with the Legal Team and other departments. The successful candidate will be comfortable working independently in a fast-paced environment, communicate clearly and effectively, have strong organizational skills and attention to detail, efficiently manage a high volume of daily tasks and longer-term projects, and be overall customer-service oriented.

Responsibilities:

-Primary administrator for team’s technology solutions, such as contract management, document management, and legal request intake

-Create new and maintain templates in the contract management system

-Provide training and support on the contract management system and other aspects of legal operations to internal stakeholders and users

-Manage corporate governance documentation, intellectual property portfolio, and privacy processes

-Identify areas for operational improvement with the Legal department and own the implementation of such initiatives

-Build cross-functional relationships with other stakeholders within the organization to support the client and internal requests

-Work with department members as well as cross-functional stakeholders to identify opportunities for workflow enhancement

-Manage the Legal department’s budget to accurately forecast needs and spending

-Build and maintain legal and compliance dashboarding

Required Qualifications:

-3-8 years experience in legal operations or a related field

-Excellent written and verbal communication skills

-Experience defining legal operations requirements and using data and metrics to measure improvements

-Strong project management skills

-Strong professional and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external partners

-Highly organized with strong attention to detail. Able to multi-task, effectively prioritize, and thrive in a fast-paced environment

-Experience working with legal contracts and contract management systems and processes

-Skilled in using standard office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


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Remote

Operations Management
82 Days
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We’re looking for a nimble and seasoned Senior Legal Operations Manager to join Procore’s Legal Department. In this new role, you’ll help create and execute a vision to build a world-class legal operations function, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Legal Department and ultimately Procore more broadly. 

As a Senior Legal Operations Manager, you’re a proactive change agent who is excited about identifying, developing, implementing, and continuously improving new scalable processes and workflows across the entire Legal Department, which ripple out to the company at large.  Successful candidates are comfortable turning ambiguity into order and collaboratively leading cross-functional efforts while relying on data to make business decisions.

This position will report to our Director, Legal Operations and can be based in any of our U.S. offices or remotely, with periodic travel. We’re looking for someone to join us immediately.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and curate a multi-year process improvement and technology roadmap that supports the Department’s mission and objectives, partnering with IT to ensure those priorities become reality
  • Create or improve the operations, internal communications, and ongoing innovation and evolution of the Legal Department in partnership with existing Legal Operations teammates
  • Translate between legal, technical, and other internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are captured and priorities defined
  • Assess, implement, and maintain best-in-breed technologies and processes to drive efficiencies in the Department’s delivery of legal services
  • Stay abreast of latest legal technology developments and assess capabilities of solutions relevant to areas such as contract management, content management, IP management, policy management, business process management, e-signature, board management, e-discovery, compliance management, and subsidiary management
  • Develop metrics to evaluate and monitor departmental effectiveness, client satisfaction, and team performance and provide regular reporting on initiatives to relevant stakeholders
  • Conduct periodic team and employee training on relevant departmental topics
  • Work closely with contracts managers to continuously improve internal and external commercial contracting processes
  • Lead or support additional projects as needed, potentially including the ongoing ownership of longer-term programs

What we’re looking for:

  • 8+ years of relevant legal operations experience (gained ideally at a SaaS or other high growth software company) in roles of increasing responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve processes and tools to enhance efficiency and drive results
  • Strong project management experience with a proven track record of consistently successfully completing projects on time and on budget, and achieving the desired result, ideally within a legal department
  • Passion for technology and energized by the challenges of serving a growing company in a dynamic environment
  • Proven track record of collaborating with all organizational layers of cross-functional groups (e.g., IT, InfoSec, Finance, Sales, Procurement, HR, etc.) to set objectives, ensure alignment, develop and drive relationships, identify dependencies, facilitate collaboration and deliver superior results
  • Demonstrated strength in analytical problem-solving—analyzing complex tasks, synthesizing information, developing options, including comprehensive plans inclusive of alternatives, and presenting data and recommendations
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, implementing, and maintaining cloud-based legal department technology solutions (e.g., contract management, e-discovery, e-billing, self-service contracting, document management, knowledge management, etc.)
  • Adept at explaining complex systems and technical topics in a clear, concise manner to stakeholders who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written, and visual presentations
  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, proactive, efficient, and resourceful with exceptional follow-through skills
  • High EQ, impeccable professional ethics, integrity,  judgment, and demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information
  • Be able to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive, “can-do” attitude to the workplace and works collaboratively with other members of the Legal Department and organization

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome builders of all backgrounds. We thrive in a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination against employees on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Perks & Benefits

You are a person with dreams, goals, and ambitions—both personally and professionally. That’s why we believe in providing benefits that not only match our Procore values (Openness, Optimism, and Ownership) but enhance the lives of our team members. Here are just a few of our benefit offerings: generous paid vacation, employee stock purchase plan, enrichment and development programs, and friends and family events.