Overview

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Legal Project Manager within our Financial Operations Department. This role can be based in any of our U.S. offices. (San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Boston, New York, D.C.)

The Opportunity

It’s an exciting time to join MoFo’s growing Pricing & Legal Project Management team! The Legal Project Manager supports clients and Partners in effectively managing the delivery of legal services to our clients through the lifecycle of a matter.

Scoping and budgeting

Staffing and communication

Service delivery

Task management

Closure and feedback on performance

Key learnings

Client satisfaction

Using proven project management knowledge, technical knowledge, and experience, the Legal Project Manager will plan, lead and coordinate deliverables through written communications (plans, schedules and budgets), team meetings and regular communications with the lead partner and clients about the progress of the matter.

Ideal Candidate      

JD degree a plus or 3- 5 years of law firm legal project management or practice management experience preferred.

Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint; familiarity with SharePoint or similar technology.

Project management certification or training preferred.

Familiarity with Lean/Six Sigma project/process principles preferred.

Demonstrated experience leading teams.

About Morrison & Foerster LLP

Who We Are

At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We’re passionate about what we do. We’re equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect — for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are, and what we do .

Should you find you’re ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!