Practice Group Manager – Litigation
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 New York, the Practice Group Manager (Litigation PGM) will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operation of the group, as well as the development and implementation of the group’s strategic initiatives, in collaboration with practice group and firm leadership. The Litigation PGM is a key piece of the firm’s business services function and will join a growing practice management team collectively responsible supporting practice leaders in the management of their groups, including through: (1) serving as information conduits to support cross-department and cross-office initiatives and projects; (2) strategic planning, reporting, and meeting management; (3) talent management; (4) supporting the firm’s free market system, pipeline development, and productivity goals; (5) developing practice-specific education and trainings; and (6) supporting initiatives and projects in collaboration with a number of firm departments, including Professional Development, Marketing & Client Development, Knowledge Management, Communications, Recruiting, Diversity, Career and Alumni Services, Technology, and Office Administration.
Communication, leadership and emotional intelligence are important skills needed in this role along with an understanding of the life cycle of a litigation case and how litigation attorneys practice in a law firm setting.
This role reports to the Chief Legal Operating Officer and will work closely with the Firm’s other Practice Group Managers, including for the Litigation Group.
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 $200-225k. 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.
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