Coordinator, Client Development – Litigation

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Title :

Coordinator, Client Development – Litigation

Location :

New York

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in any of our US offices, the litigation client development coordinator will be responsible for assisting with the business development and visibility initiatives and priorities for their assigned practices and lawyers. As part of a team, this role will work closely with the relevant client development manager (and specialist where applicable) on client development and marketing initiatives to drive the growth of our business and support the lawyers with their marketing initiatives.

For a select group of litigation practices, the client development coordinator will be responsible for providing support on collateral materials including the creation of pitch documents, brochures, attorney biographies, matter descriptions and other content. Along with the relevant client development manager, the client development coordinator will also assist in supporting visibility and client relationship management activities including conferences, sponsorships and client facing events. This role will also work closely with the other client development coordinators to provide additional support on team infrastructure and broader department projects as needed.

This role reports to the Senior Client Development Manager for Industries.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the development of collateral materials, such as practice group descriptions, attorney biographies, practice area capability statements, and web content.
  • Support the creation and formatting of marketing pitches and proposal materials, ensuring content accuracy and consistency.
  • Assist with profile-raising activities for assigned practices and attorneys, including events, webinars, community involvement, conferences, and professional associations.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support for firm-hosted events, including seminars, client receptions, and webinars. Coordinate with the special events team to manage invitations, CLE accreditation materials, and registration details.
  • Support the execution of sponsorship deliverables and assist with attorney presentations for speaking engagements.
  • Maintain and update pitch tracking, reporting, mailing lists, and other data points within the CRM system.
  • Ensure organized file maintenance in the Document Management System (DMS) and update case information in the litigation database.


  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Professional interpersonal skills with the ability to interact comfortably with executives and senior attorneys.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient project management and time management abilities.
  • Capability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to work overtime as necessary and flexibility in schedule.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; additional certifications or coursework in marketing, business, or related fields is a plus.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in professional services, preferably within a law firm or legal department.
  • Experience in supporting business pitches and understanding of legal practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Experience with CRM systems (e.g., InterAction, Salesforce) preferred.


Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $70-80k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all partners, employees and applicants and, in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, religion, matriculation or political affiliation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status or partnership status, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, personal appearance, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking and sex offenses, arrest or conviction record, or on any other basis prohibited by law.