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Chicago

Records Center Clerk Records Department 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1464

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has a Records Center Clerk opening in the Chicago Office. The Records Center Clerk is responsible for all activities related to the creation, maintenance and disposition of the Firm’s client files. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accessing, compiling, gathering and issuing requested files and information.
  • Updating the Firm’s records management system with the current location of client files.
  • Receiving, storing, maintaining and securing files as well as preparing files for transfer to off-site storage in accordance with established procedures.
  • Researching and referencing documents for special projects upon request.
  • Ensuring available shelving space throughout department and/or office.
  • Preparing and scanning all incoming client files before material is shelved or sent off-site.
  • Assisting with the transfer of client files outside the Firm with the appropriate authorization.
  • Coordinating with other records areas to maintain standardized system procedures, practices and policies.
  • Following up on files signed out to users as needed.
  • Receiving and filing incoming materials for established client files.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of work experience in an office environment.
  • Prior records experience in a law firm preferred.
  • Excellent grammar, writing and spelling skills.
  • Ability to organize, classify and describe materials .
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Ability to multitask. 
  • Experience with clerical and filing tasks.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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Los Angeles

Calendar Technician Records Department 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1448

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Calendar Technician in its Los Angeles office.  The primary responsibility of the Calendar Technician is the creation and maintenance of the litigation and corporate calendar database.  A rules-based calendaring program is used to assist with the accuracy of the database. 

Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of calendaring experience in a law firm or corporate law department setting is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience demonstrating an ability to synthesize information from litigation documents and apply in a calendaring environment will be considered in lieu of law firm calendaring experience.
  • Strong initiative, creativity, and attentiveness to detail.   

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IP Litigation Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1188

The Los Angeles office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an experienced IP Litigation Legal Assistant.  The IP Litigation Legal Assistant will assist on all aspects of IP litigation matters.   Duties will include: Assisting  attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as daily assignments in relation to supporting active litigation matters and preparing for trial;  Supporting patent litigation, patent appeals and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC); Organizing  information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.

Requirements include:

  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.
  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief.
  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes.
  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures.
  • Prepare documents for discovery in response to opposing counsel requests.
  • Work with in-house and outside vendors for electronic litigation support.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work extra hours and travel as needed.

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1487

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Project Legal Assistant in  the Los Angeles office.  Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.   

Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, document productions, and hearings and trials. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively.
  • Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional problem solving skills, critical thinking abilities and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary.

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New York

Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number:1432

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the New York office. The BD Manager is responsible for managing the creation and implementation of business development strategies for the White Collar Defense practice. The Manager serves as the primary liaison between practice and industry groups and the Marketing Department and is responsible for coordinating the resources of the Marketing Department and other Firm resources in implementation of those plans. The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Practice Group leaders and attorney members, and Practice Management, to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage day-to-day business development activities to ultimately grow the White Collar Defense practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serves as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the White Collar Defense practice group.  Collaborates with the attorneys to develop business plans and marketing strategies for implementation.
• Develops business growth strategies and manages activities for working groups or initiatives affiliated with the White Collar practice, including Anti-Corruption (FCPA), False Claims Act, Workplace Integrity, Cannabis, Investigations, and Compliance.
• Develops business growth strategies and manages activities for the Newark, NJ office.
• Works with White Collar and affiliated groups to identify trends and opportunities, and develop new business approaches and targeted cross selling opportunities.  Creates customized pitch material for specific opportunities.
• Regular travel to the Washington, DC office is expected for in-person meetings with the DC White Collar team.
• Works closely with White Collar lawyers to develop individual business development plans.  Provides regular check in and follow up with coaching as necessary to ensure success.
• Manages RFPs, pitches and proposals from initial planning with the attorney team through to final submission.
• Collaborates with Director of Business Development to evaluate opportunities and develop multi-disciplinary new business pitches and responses to RFP’s.
• Works closely with White Collar practice leaders and Practice Management to develop effective practice group meeting agendas and ensure follow up through communication of minutes and agreed upon action items.
• Coordinates with event planning staff to identify, sponsor or create targeted industry conferences, in-house client seminars/webinars, speaking engagements and other special events for Practice and Industry Groups.  Identifies targets and works with Mailing List team to identify or create appropriate lists.
• Coordinates with the Market Research team to secure the necessary business development research (including client, industry and competitive intelligence). 
• Uses Interaction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
• Identifies work or issues that are potentially media-worthy for the Media Relations team to implement PR, directories and other media placements for the assigned practice groups.
• Coordinates with the Marketing Communications team in the development of  marketing materials and website content including practice area descriptions, brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
• Leads the strategy and execution for directories and surveys such as Chambers and other ranking submissions.
• Facilitates the integration of lateral partners and counsel into Practice Groups.  Works closely with new laterals to ensure execution of their business development plans.
• Develops and manages Practice Group budgets.
• Works with Practice and Industry Groups to measure and report progress on business plans and business development efforts.
• Works with key client teams associated with designated practice groups.
• Supervises and mentors Business Development Coordinator and Assistant activities including pitch and proposal materials; updates to practice descriptions, experience items and attorney bios; directory submissions and event logistics.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Four-year degree required.  Masters or J.D. degree useful.
• Minimum of 7 years of marketing experience; professional services or law firm background preferred, particularly in white collar defense, investigations, litigation, or related area.
• Excellent computer and internet  skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
• Use of InterAction and Marketing databases required.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
• Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
• Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
• Demonstrated maturity and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
• Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
• Knowledge of business development process in a services industry required. 
• Experience in budget planning and client account management critical.

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Talent Development Coordinator Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number:1412

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Talent Development Coordinator in the New York office.  The Talent Development Coordinator is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of various Talent Development matters.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Legal Personnel

  • Assisting with orientation and integration of all new and lateral associates and staff attorneys in the New York office.
  • Processing and managing pre-employment requirements (references, conflict checks, offer letters, etc.)
  • Coordinating paperwork for new and lateral associate and staff attorney hires (arrival notices, orientation schedules, orientation packets, personnel files, personnel authorization forms).
  • Acting as a liaison for new employees with other Firm departments (including Payroll, HR/Benefits, Office Administration and IT).
  • Supporting annual and mid-cycle associate and staff attorney evaluation and feedback processes.
  • Supporting the operation of the Foreign Attorney program.
  • Assisting in maintaining/auditing database of bar admissions and assisting with the bar admissions process as needed.
  • Tracking attorney leaves of absence, secondments, clerkships, etc.
  • Assisting with the coordination of visa-related matters.
  • Liaising with Talent Development colleagues (including Diversity & Inclusion) on data requests and analyses for internal and external purposes.

Attorney Recruiting

  • Supporting the callback interview process, including but not limited to scheduling, greeting and communicating with candidates.
  • Helping plan callback events and post-offer events.
  • Working with the team to plan campus outreach events including on-campus events designed to market the firm; partner with career services personnel and faculty to raise firm’s profile; interact with network of former A&P summer associates.
  • Assisting with the summer associate program planning, including but not limited to, planning events, coordinating summer associate arrival dates, pre-arrival communications, scheduling orientation and trainings, and facilitate the end of summer exit process.
  • Supporting various lateral recruiting initiatives such as the clerkship hiring and Tax LLM hiring processes. 
    Career Counseling
  • Providing support to the Career Counselors.
  • Tracking/highlighting specifics in annual associate statements.
  • Supporting Career Development meetings (organize, track, follow up).

Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of two years of administrative experience in professional services, corporate or law firm environment. 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office.
  • viDesktop platform experience a plus.
  • Requires strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, a professional demeanor and the ability to provide an excellent first impression of the Firm.  
  • Must work well with all levels of Firm personnel, establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm and react to challenging situations appropriately. 
  • Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible, adaptable to change and results-oriented.  
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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User Support Specialist Business Resource Center 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1441

The Business Resource Center (BRC) of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a BRC/ARC Specialist in the New York office. The Specialist is responsible for producing high quality documents and providing excellent client service to the Firm and the Firm’s clients.  The Specialist will assist the BRC from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and then assist the Real Estate Practice Group in the NY office from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining advanced proficiency of software used by the Firm (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Winscribe, Nuance & Adobe Professional, SnagIt) to produce high-volume, time sensitive legal documents.
  • Preparing and editing legal documents and correspondence such as contracts, agreements, summons, complaints, motions, subpoenas, closing documents, etc.
  • Converting documents.
  • Preparing, printing and organizing large Excel documents as well as producing PowerPoint presentations.
  • Answering and responding to telephone requests/inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of hardware used within the BRC (i.e., transcription equipment, scanners, and printers).
  • Maintaining an expertise in databases used by the Firm (i.e.,  FileSite, InterAction, etc.)
  • Entering necessary data into the BRC database for tracking purposes.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in a document processing department within a legal environment or two years of experience supporting attorneys in an administrative capacity. 
  • Proficiency in all software used by the Firm (MS Office Suite, Chrome River, Intapp Time Entry, Innova, etc.)
  • Proficiency with FileSite or a comparable document management system.
  • Competency using Styles, Headers and Footers, Section/Page Breaks, Page Numbering, Table of Contents/Authorities, etc.
  • Proficiency with legal terminology and standard legal procedures.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills to include strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong database and Internet research skills.
  • Ability to multitask and have a sense of urgency with the workload.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and be adaptable to change.
  • Excellent client service skills. 
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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San Francisco

Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1460

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has a Client Account Specialist (CAS) opening in the San Francisco office.  The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing monthly accruals for a myriad of clients.

Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
• Prior specialized billing, collection and/or account management experience in a legal or professional services industry a plus.
• Strong proficiency in Excel.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
• Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
• Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
• Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
• Ability to manage time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
• Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
• Ability to work additional hours as needed.

 

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Client Service Coordinator Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1421

The San Francisco office of Arnold & Porter, an international law firm, has an opening for a Client Service Coordinator within the Finance & Accounting Department. The Client Service Coordinator is responsible for assisting Arnold & Porter’s Director of Client Service & Compliance with providing support to the Arnold & Porter Relationship Partners responsible for the relationships with certain key firm clients, to ensure compliance with client and Firm requirements related to client engagements and billings.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinating intake of new clients, including engagement letters, client billing guidelines, and billing rates (in coordination with Arnold & Porter’s Pricing Team); consulting with Relationship Partners and preparing and submitting budget estimates to clients; coordinating with Client Account Specialists and Billing Specialists to prepare and submit monthly accruals to clients; communicating with clients and with eBill groups to obtain approvals from clients and eBilling systems for the addition of new timekeepers; communicating client time entry rules to timekeepers and ensuring that time entries comply with client-specific timekeeping rules; coordinating with the eBill team to resolve eBilling rejections, short-pays and other issues; coordinating with the Client Service team to ensure adherence to Billing Guidelines; reviewing and editing prebills; and coordinating with Client Account Specialists regarding Accounts Receivable inquiries and follow-up. This position presents an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career in finance or accounting, as well as in the growing field of legal operations.

Qualifications:
• Four-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
• Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook.  Aderant experience is a plus.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the Firm and of client’s organizations with tact and diplomacy.
• Ability to prepare accurate, detailed work product.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.
• Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly. 
• Ability to work additional hours as needed.

 

 

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Tallahassee Operations Center

Accounts Payable Assistant Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1449

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Accounts Payable Assistant in the Tallahassee Operations Center. The Accounts Payable Assistant is responsible for accurately and timely processing and paying approved vendor invoices, employee reimbursements,  and authorized Firm expenses using the Firm’s Chrome River tracking software.  In order to maintain accuracy and timeliness, the Accounts Payable Assistant ensures that Firm policies and protocols are followed and communicates effectively to resolve any discrepancy as a result of submitted information that is incomplete or inaccurate. The Accounts Payable Assistant responds to and investigates inquiries from internal clients and vendors regarding past due invoices. 

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Auditing sales and use tax reports and processing state tax payments on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Entering vendor and invoice information into Aderant accounts payable module and reviewing for accuracy, and eliminating duplicate entries/payments.
  • Consolidating and distributing printed checks with appropriate documentation and obtaining proper signatures on checks.
  • Uploading electronic invoices into Aderant accounts payable module.
  • Maintaining vendor files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with departmental procedures and accepted accounting practices.
  • Assisting the General Ledger group in the account reconciliation process by researching and correcting outstanding items.
  • Researching and following up on outstanding checks, missing W8 or W9 documents and duplicate vendor records.
  • Assisting with monthly closings and reconciliation of the Firm’s electronic payments and credit card payments.

Qualifications:

  • Two-year college degree preferred.  Equivalent experience considered.
  • Minimum of two years of office/accounting experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and automated accounting systems.  Aderant and Chrome River experience is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prepare an accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage time, multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Strong client service skills. 
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Network Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1468

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Network Engineer in the Washington, DC  or Tallahassee office.  The Engineer provides network design, administration and support in the engineering, design and operations of voice, collaboration, data and wireless communications solutions for implementation of the Firm’s network. 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Assisting with development of network specifications and standards in support of the Firm’s IT direction.

•Assisting with development and recommendations for network growth, security, and improvements. Analyzing the existing infrastructure to improve efficiency and ROI of investments.

•Working with vendors to ensure SOW is fulfilled and implementation is appropriate and correct.

•Helping define and maintain KPI for network performance and participating in capacity planning for the Firm’s infrastructure environment.

•Troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure incidents to minimize the impact to the business and restore services.

•Installing and troubleshooting performance issues in a Cisco based network within a global law firm.

•Participating in the development and administration of DR / BC environment to support the Firm’s vision for a minimal downtime infrastructure.

•Performing routine and emergency maintenance of all networking equipment.  Escalating and partnering with other IT groups to diagnose and resolve enterprise application or network issues.

•Documenting in detail the resolutions to issues in the knowledge management system.

•Taking the lead on assigned projects, following work plans and meeting deadlines as outlined for the project.

•Participating in the On-Call rotation within the network operations group to provide 24/7 support for all of the Firm’s offices globally.

•Managing a diverse workload within the Firm while being able to meet timelines and expectations.

 

Qualifications:

•College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.

•A minimum of 5 years of experience in providing networking support in a Global Cisco network and voice environment.

•Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.

•CCNA and/or CCNP certification, as well as demonstrated experience with VPN, QoS, BGP, EIGRP and TCP/IP concepts in general. CCIE is an added plus but not required.

•Demonstrated knowledge and experience configuring and supporting a Cisco CUCM environment that uses SIP, UCCX, CUAC and Presence.

•Experience with MPLS mesh and Cisco ASA firewalls is preferred. Experience with Palo Alto firewalls is a plus.

•Experience with Nexus IOS, CAT 4500 series and 9000 Series switching.

•Ability to multitask in a high energy, fast paced and ever changing environment.

•Ability to effectively communicate in English (oral and written communication).

•Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.

•Ability to identify the appropriate method of communication.

•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

•Ability to identify practical solutions to complex problems which may require the introduction of new technology, refinements to existing technology solutions or manual processes

•Strong problem solving skills.

 

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1489

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications, and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and timely addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users
  • Performs other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using Office 365/SharePoint Online, MS SharePoint 2016, 2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search)
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries KendoUI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Washington, DC

Benefits Assistant Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1430

The Benefits Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Benefits Assistant in the Washington, DC office. The Benefits Assistant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of all benefit programs at the Firm.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  assisting with the new hire and departure process; scheduling meetings; maintaining formal documents of our benefit plans; mailing required notices to plan participants’ home addresses; processing invoices; responding to employee inquiries; handling a variety of routine data entry into the HR system; maintaining all employee/partner benefits and retirement program files (beneficiary/distribution forms, etc.); gathering information for auditors; overseeing and updating the Benefits Intranet pages and assisting the Director of Benefits and benefits staff with administrative/clerical support as needed.

Qualifications:

• A minimum of one year of office experience and/or experience working with databases.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 2010.  SharePoint experience is a plus.
• Minimum of 45 wpm typing.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and quality work product.
• Strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information
• Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

 

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Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1463

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the New York or Washington, DC office. The BD Manager is responsible for managing the creation and implementation of business development strategies for the White Collar Defense practice. The White Collar Business Development Manager will work closely with Practice Group leaders and attorney members to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage day-to-day business development activities to grow the White Collar Defense practice in an AmLaw 50 firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the White Collar Defense practice group.  Collaborates with the attorneys to develop business plans and marketing strategies for implementation.
  • Develops business growth strategies and manages activities for working groups or initiatives affiliated with the White Collar practice, including Anti-Corruption (FCPA), False Claims Act, Workplace Integrity, Investigations, and Compliance.
  • Works with White Collar and affiliated groups to identify trends and opportunities, and develop new business approaches and targeted cross selling opportunities.  Creates customized pitch material for specific opportunities.
  • Periodic travel to the non-base office (New York or Washington, DC) is expected for in-person meetings with the White Collar team in the other office.
  • Works closely with White Collar lawyers to develop individual business development plans.  Provides regular check in and follow up with coaching as necessary to ensure success.
  • Manages RFPs, pitches and proposals from initial planning with the attorney team through to final submission.
  • Collaborates with Director of Business Development to evaluate opportunities and develop multi-disciplinary new business pitches and responses to RFP’s.
  • Works closely with White Collar practice leaders and Practice Management to develop effective practice group meeting agendas and ensure follow up through communication of minutes and agreed upon action items.
  • Coordinates with event planning staff to identify, sponsor or create targeted industry conferences, in-house client seminars/webinars, speaking engagements and other special events for Practice and Industry Groups.  Identifies targets and works with Mailing List team to identify or create appropriate lists.
  • Coordinates with the Market Research team to secure the necessary business development research (including client, industry and competitive intelligence). 
  • Uses Interaction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
  • Identifies work or issues that are potentially media-worthy for the Media Relations team to implement PR, directories and other media placements for the assigned practice groups.
  • Coordinates with the Marketing Communications team in the development of  marketing materials and website content including practice area descriptions, brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Leads the strategy and execution for directories and surveys such as Chambers and other ranking submissions.
  • Facilitates the integration of lateral partners and counsel into Practice Groups.  Works closely with new laterals to ensure execution of their business development plans.
  • Develops and manages Practice Group budgets.
  • Works with Practice and Industry Groups to measure and report progress on business plans and business development efforts.
  • Works with key client teams associated with designated practice groups.
  • Supervises and mentors Business Development Coordinator and Assistant activities including pitch and proposal materials; updates to practice descriptions, experience items and attorney bios; directory submissions and event logistics.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Four-year degree required.  Masters or J.D. degree useful.
  • Minimum of 7 years of marketing experience; professional services or law firm background preferred, particularly in white collar defense, investigations, litigation, or related area.
  • Excellent computer and internet  skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
  • Use of InterAction and Marketing databases required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
  • Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated maturity and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of business development process in a services industry required. 
  • Experience in budget planning and client account management critical.

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.

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Director of Information Governance Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1502

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Information Governance in the Washington, DC office.  The Director of Information Governance will lead the Firm-wide data governance activities and will have responsibility for establishing and maintaining a data governance and records management framework that seeks to improve data quality, accelerate the creation of value from Arnold & Porter’s data and information assets, and improve the efficiency of our Records teams and data users around the Firm. The Director will ensure adherence to the enterprise data governance framework to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and understanding required to meet overall business needs. The Director will serve as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and other related issues, and will work closely with practice groups, Firm management, and other administrative departments throughout the organization to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory requirements as well as support the strategic direction of the Firm.  This position reports to the Chief Information Officer.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Working with appropriate stakeholders to create a culture that manages information as an enterprise asset.
• Supporting and enabling collaboration across the different areas of the Firm to democratize information and ensure there are no ‘data silos.’
• Supporting the Firm-wide records and information management (RIM) program, ensuring information across all media and formats is properly retained and disposed.
• Reviewing, evaluating and enhancing Arnold & Porter’s global records retention schedules and policies to align with the Firm’s legal obligations and operational needs and develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive approach to data retention.
• Managing the collection, processing, review and production of Firm documents and electronically stored information, including development of procedures and technologies for a streamlined, cost-effective electronic discovery program.
• Partnering with IT, Legal Operations, and Legal Technology teams to identify opportunities for process automation and technological solutions for records management.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent, JD degree preferred.
• Broad knowledge of records, information management, and protection laws, regulations, and best practices.
• Information governance experience, including in the areas of personal information, Firm/Company information, Systems, and Infrastructure.
• Professional certifications in various technical areas related to records management are preferred (e.g., Information Governance Professional IGP, Certified Records Manager CRM, Electronic Records Management ERM, Enterprise Content Management ECM).
• Experience in leading and motivating staff.
• Project management experience, PMP certification a plus.
• Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
• Ability to effectively plan and organize work.
• Ability to perceive and analyze problems as well as to quickly respond to inquiries and work under tight deadlines.
• Ability to develop alternatives and make or recommend sound decisions using good judgment.
• Thorough knowledge of legal records management principles.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of the Firm with tact and diplomacy.
• Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material.
• Must be available to work outside of the standard work hours as determined by the Chief Information Officer.

 

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Director of Strategic Marketing Communications Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1347

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Strategic Marketing Communications in the DC office.  The Director is responsible for driving all activities related to visibility raising, marketing communications, PR and Media strategy;  and brand messaging for the Firm.  The Director is responsible for the Firm’s internal communications program including managing regular communications from the Firm’s leadership and oversight of the Firm’s intranet.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Developing and managing the positioning and messaging of the Firm. 
Enhancing the brand and raising the visibility for the Firm globally.
Building the recognition of Firm expertise across practices and industries.
Overseeing Firmwide PR and media relations including outside consultants.
Managing the full Marketing Communications Department and staff budget.
Supervising related Directors, Senior Managers and other staff as required. 
Serving as the senior advisor to partners, practices/industries, teams and affiliate groups seeking to raise their profile through marketing communications.
Serving as a senior advisor to Firm leaders/management. Providing guidance and preparing media talking points and Q&As, as appropriate for Firm management.
Overseeing the marketing communications efforts for new laterals: press releases, bios, internal and external announcements.  Serving as point person for Marcom integration.

Qualifications: 

A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Business is required. 
A Master’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business preferred.  
Minimum of ten years of marketing communications management required (in the professional services area desired.) 
Significant experience in the public relations and media relations is required.
Previous law firm experience a significant plus. 
Strong computer skills; preferred proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Experienced at strategic communications planning and implementation across all media.
Professional services marketing knowledge relevant to direct meaningful programmatic development and generate substantive recommendations.
Analytical skills, especially related to the ROI of Marketing Communications investment.
Strategic planning skills, especially related to brand/positioning.
Experience with managing social and digital media campaigns.
Experience in the integration of video in marketing campaigns.
Experience working with graphic designers to develop and implement a means to maintain graphic/design consistency across the brand in print/online/multimedia. 
Knowledge of public relations and implementation of related strategies for positioning and messaging to enhance brand awareness.
Excellent managerial, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
Superb communications skills, written and oral.
Creative, innovative thinker.
Strong media relations/journalism/message management skills. 

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Human Resources Assistant Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1455

The Human Resources Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Human Resources Assistant in the Washington, D.C. Office.  The responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Processing FMLA payroll authorizations for staff and attorneys.
  • Handling all the FMLA electronic filing and personnel electronic filing.
  • Entering all non-employee worker information into Epicor.
  • Processing staff employment verifications.
  • Preparing new hire orientation schedules, reserving conference rooms, sending calendar invites, preparing new hire packets, giving the Firm tours and distributing the new hire forms for DC staff.
  • Preparing the bi-weekly staff recruiting letters, printing resumes and scanning recruiting documents into the database.
  • Assisting with Staff Appreciation Week and other events hosted by the HR department.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of experience in an administrative support position.  Experience in a law firm, corporate or professional environment preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency using databases, MSWord and Excel.
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint is a plus.
  • A minimum typing speed of 50 wpm.
  • Two-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks, with a sense of urgency, while maintaining high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.

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Instructional Design/Training Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1365

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Instructional Design/Training Manager in the Washington, DC office.  The Manager is responsible for designing comprehensive learning programs that will enhance the technology user’s ability to work with the various information technologies, systems, and applications that are used to support the Firm and its clients. The Manager will create the design and oversee the development of internal and external curriculum including eLearning, blended learning, virtual training, webinars, online and informal learning solutions using instructional systems design principles and guidelines. The Manager is responsible for the oversight of quality and alignment of all training curriculum content to ensure effectiveness and compliance as well as supervising the IT training team.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•Minimum of 5 years of related experience in large scale learning design including blended solutions is required. 
•Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience managing a team of trainers.
•Minimum of 3 years of experience in assessment of business and learner needs and training design best practices to meet organizational metrics.
•Four-year college degree preferred, equivalent experience considered.
•Previous law firm employment required. Experience in eLearning (Captivate, Articulate, HTML etc.), video development, and virtual training development (Adobe Connect webinars, learning platforms, streaming channels).
•Ability to work within a collaborative environment and within aggressive time frames.
•Strong knowledge of adult learning principles.
•Able to analyze complex business requirements and adopt new methods to develop materials, take preventative measures with projects, programs, and process designs to overcome potential barriers.
•Knowledge of computer operating systems and general knowledge of applications commonly utilized in a law firm environment.
•Must have exceptional judgment, demonstrate flexibility and professionalism.
•Ability to lead effectively.
•Use communication, analytical and conflict resolution skills to deliver results-oriented service.
•Strong organizational and communication skills in a dynamic environment are a must.
•Ability to multitask and prioritize while maintaining high attention to detail and quality.
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
•Ability to provide excellent customer service. 

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International Arbitration Coordinator Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1443

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Bilingual International Arbitration Coordinator.  This bilingual position in Spanish and English will provide administrative support to the International Arbitration practice group attorneys.    

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing schedules for attorneys.
  • Preparing detailed itineraries for attorneys, including important numbers, locations and contact names.
  • Making travel reservations to include air travel, ground transportation and lodging for attorneys. 
  • Handling visa arrangements for foreign travel for attorneys.
  • Submitting vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement via Chrome River. 
  • Preparing, editing and proofreading legal documents to include inputting time entry.
  • Maintaining the contact database (InterAction) for attorneys.
  • Translating documents from English to Spanish and vice versa.
  • Assisting with special projects as directed by the attorneys.
  • Other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience considered.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English and Spanish fluently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with tact, diplomacy, discretion and respect for confidentiality and diversity.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with individuals at all levels within the Firm and outside the Firm.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a busy office environment.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment using good judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Typing a minimum of 60 wpm.
  • Ability to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1500

Arnold & Porter has two Legal Resource Assistant openings in the Washington, DC office. The Legal Resource Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include the following: Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents; assisting with trial preparation including organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, and other visual aids; managing calendars and schedules by coordinating meetings, conference calls, and appointments; entering and processing expenses and invoices; coordinating and scheduling attorney travel; maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses; establishing and maintaining attorneys' files; working with Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments; and performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
  • Ability to read, speak and write Spanish is a plus.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  • A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule from 10:30 am – 7:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Network Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1467

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Network Engineer in the Washington, DC  or Tallahassee office.  The Engineer provides network design, administration and support in the engineering, design and operations of voice, collaboration, data and wireless communications solutions for implementation of the Firm’s network. 

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Assisting with development of network specifications and standards in support of the Firm’s IT direction.

•Assisting with development and recommendations for network growth, security, and improvements. Analyzing the existing infrastructure to improve efficiency and ROI of investments.

•Working with vendors to ensure SOW is fulfilled and implementation is appropriate and correct.

•Helping define and maintain KPI for network performance and participating in capacity planning for the Firm’s infrastructure environment.

•Troubleshooting and resolving infrastructure incidents to minimize the impact to the business and restore services.

•Installing and troubleshooting performance issues in a Cisco based network within a global law firm.

•Participating in the development and administration of DR / BC environment to support the Firm’s vision for a minimal downtime infrastructure.

•Performing routine and emergency maintenance of all networking equipment.  Escalating and partnering with other IT groups to diagnose and resolve enterprise application or network issues.

•Documenting in detail the resolutions to issues in the knowledge management system.

•Taking the lead on assigned projects, following work plans and meeting deadlines as outlined for the project.

•Participating in the On-Call rotation within the network operations group to provide 24/7 support for all of the Firm’s offices globally.

•Managing a diverse workload within the Firm while being able to meet timelines and expectations.

 

Qualifications:

•College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.

•A minimum of 5 years of experience in providing networking support in a Global Cisco network and voice environment.

•Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.

•CCNA and/or CCNP certification, as well as demonstrated experience with VPN, QoS, BGP, EIGRP and TCP/IP concepts in general. CCIE is an added plus but not required.

•Demonstrated knowledge and experience configuring and supporting a Cisco CUCM environment that uses SIP, UCCX, CUAC and Presence.

•Experience with MPLS mesh and Cisco ASA firewalls is preferred. Experience with Palo Alto firewalls is a plus.

•Experience with Nexus IOS, CAT 4500 series and 9000 Series switching.

•Ability to multitask in a high energy, fast paced and ever changing environment.

•Ability to effectively communicate in English (oral and written communication).

•Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.

•Ability to identify the appropriate method of communication.

•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

•Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

•Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

•Ability to identify practical solutions to complex problems which may require the introduction of new technology, refinements to existing technology solutions or manual processes

•Strong problem solving skills.

 

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Patent Law Clerk Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1470

Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based in Washington, DC, has an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in the Washington, DC office.  The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently.  Responsibilities include: preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments; supporting business development;  managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned.

Candidates should have a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Candidates with broad training in the biological sciences are sought, with expertise in plant biology, biochemistry, genetics, chemistry, microbiology, entomology or chemical engineering preferred.  Research experience or training in RNA silencing, genome editing, nucleic acids chemistry, microbiomes, quantitative genetics, process and reactor design, separation technologies, thermodynamics and kinetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong oral and written communication skills.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.  Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

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Senior Healthcare/Life Sciences Policy Specialist Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1486

Arnold & Porter is seeking a Senior Healthcare/Life Sciences Policy Specialist for the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group in the Washington, DC office.

With approximately 20 professionals in Washington and California, the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group advocates for clients before the United States Congress and the departments and agencies of the Executive branch.  Professionals in this group include political appointees in recent Presidential administrations and a bipartisan group of Congressional staff alumni. 

The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated as one of the nation’s best practice groups for public policy issues.  The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service.  The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare and life sciences, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations.  Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, healthcare stakeholders, educational institutions, foreign governments, and coalitions.
The open position is expected to be focused almost entirely on healthcare and life sciences policy issues. Qualified candidates for this position will have experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles, with strong healthcare and life sciences policy experience.  Relevant experience might include staff work in Congress or for a healthcare/life sciences corporation or association in a government affairs role.  Ideal candidates will have experience in healthcare policy, including Medicare/Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for health services and products across payment systems and sites of care, drug pricing policy, medical devices, children’s health issues, and health information technology, among others.  All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references.   This position is not open for candidates who have a J.D.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample. All submissions must be received by Friday, October 25, 2019.

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Senior Information Security Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1465

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Senior Information Security Analyst in the Washington, DC office.  The Senior Analyst is a technical security lead and expert responsible for supporting security operations, engineering, and architecture functions and efforts for Arnold & Porter.  Under the direction of the Director of Information Security & Compliance, the Senior Analyst is a wide ranging, hands-on role encompassing the design, implementation and maintenance of advanced security technologies, performing in-depth security reviews for new projects and technologies, providing frontline response for all security incidents, and performing security risk assessments.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Functioning as the primary resource/lead for the Firm's key security platforms including the coordination of design, implementation, and maintenance of those platforms within the Information Security and other IT operations teams.
• Performing and leading as directed and required, the front line security incident response as a member of a 3 person on-call rotation. Providing timely investigation and resolution to all suspicious email reports, malware instances, and other security events. Helping lead continuous improvement of the team's incident response effort through automation, process maturity, and other activities as appropriate and applicable.
• Assessing and reviewing the Firm's current technology infrastructure to identify key risk areas, ensuring that adequate controls are in place to address those risks. Taking a lead position to research specific security technologies and controls as requested by senior management.
• Helping lead efforts to automate mundane or time-intensive security operations tasks and processes including the integration of these automation efforts and initiatives into the security architecture in a transparent and supportable way to augment the Information Security team’s current abilities.
• Using established processes to conduct detailed, written security reviews for vendors, projects, and technologies. The security review process includes conducting initial intake interviews with stakeholders, researching and performing due diligence, using third party risk management tools, conducting risk assessments, and presenting final recommendations for moving forward in a secure manner.
• Leading efforts to improve cyber threat intelligence (CTI) gathering, analysis, and management.
• Conducting periodic scheduled processes and procedures such as running vulnerability scans, and periodic privileged access reviews as assigned and directed.
• Maintaining operational responsibility for the information security team's ticketing queue, primarily relating to the evaluating and managing tickets requesting policy exceptions.
• Offering insights and collaborating within the team to provide input to strategic and tactical planning, initiatives, and projects.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Information Security.
• Minimum of three (3) years of experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
• Four year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
• CISSP, GIAC or other similar certifications are preferred.
• Technical expertise, experience and understanding of Windows, Unix/Linux, and Active Directory as well as core networking protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/HTTPS, routing protocols.
• Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.
• Strong project and task management skills required.
• Effective oral and written communication with the ability to identify the appropriate method of communication.
• Strong team collaboration, self-initiative and motivation skills.
• Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. 
• Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number:1353

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has four Service Desk Analyst openings in the Washington, DC office working the following shifts:
• 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Sunday through Friday
• 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday and Tuesday

The Service Desk Analyst is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm. Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum of three years of experience in end-user support.
• Two-year college degree preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
• Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
• Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1488

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications, and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and timely addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users
  • Performs other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using Office 365/SharePoint Online, MS SharePoint 2016, 2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search)
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries KendoUI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1377

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant in the Washington, DC office.  The Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. This individual must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Responsibilities include the following:  Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents in Portuguese, Spanish and English; assisting with trial preparation including organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, and other visual aids; managing calendars and schedules by coordinating meetings, conference calls, and appointments; entering and processing expenses and invoices; coordinating and scheduling attorney travel; maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses; establishing and maintaining attorneys' files; working with Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments; and performing other duties as assigned.
Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications
• Ability to speak, read and write English, Portuguese and Spanish fluently.
• A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
• Excellent organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
• Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook, various databases and Internet research skills.
• Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
• A proficiency with standard office procedures working in a team/collaborative environment.
• Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary
   

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