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Los Angeles

Calendar Technician Conflicts and Ethics 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1110

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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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1200

Arnold & Porter has a Legal Resource Assistant opening in the Los Angeles 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.
  • 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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Working Secretarial Supervisor Secretarial 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1181

The Secretarial Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Working ARC Supervisor in the Los Angeles  office. The Working ARC Supervisor is responsible for coordinating coverage and workflow within the ARCs as well as assisting attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and clerical work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates secretarial/legal resource assistant schedules to ensure necessary coverage in the ARCs.
  • Tracks secretarial/legal resource assistant attendance, leave and overtime requests.
  • Approves timecards for all legal secretaries and legal resource assistants.
  • Monitors and coordinates the workflow in the ARCs on a regular basis.
  • Assists with orientation, integration and training of legal resource assistants.
  • Assists with planning and coordination of secretarial and support staff events.
  • Prepares, edits and proofreads legal papers and correspondence of legal nature such as contracts, agreements, summons, complaints, motions and subpoenas from draft or dictated text.
  • Edits client prebills as directed by the attorneys and processes all client billing in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures with assistance from the Accounting Department.
  • Ability to set-up new client matters, complete client label requests and request on-site and off-site client files with assistance from the Firm’s Records and Conflicts & Client Intake Departments.
  • Accurately and efficiently arrange travel for attorneys via the Firm’s Travel Department.
  • Inputs, edits and finalizes attorney time into the Firm’s time entry system.
  • Routes articles to attorneys and other Firm personnel.
  • Manages Outlook calendar and assists in meeting deadlines.
  • Coordinates meetings including: reserving conference rooms, ordering meals, arranging for any IT equipment needed (i.e. laptop, projector, audio/video equipment), sending Outlook meeting requests, etc.
  • Schedules appointments, answers the telephone in a courteous and professional manner, takes messages, updates the attorneys’ contact lists, provides transcription/dictation services, prepares, edits and proofreads routine correspondence, organizes and routes incoming mail and arranges conference calls and/or video conference calls.
  • Enters and processes expenses and invoices through Chrome River.

    • Files correspondence and legal documents electronically and manually.

    • Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents and deposition transcripts.

    • Uses Nuance or other software to convert PDFs to MS Word documents.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two years of prior legal secretarial experience.
  • Experience with coordinating schedules and workflow within a secretarial pool is required.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Minimum of 60 wpm typing.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented with dedication to timely follow up.
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure with changing deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Flexibility for working after hours.

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New York

Information Technology Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1191

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Information Technology Analyst in the New York office. The IT 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.  The hours for this position are 10:30am to 6:30pm Monday through Friday.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Minimum of four 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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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial
New York

Job Number: 1091

Arnold & Porter has Legal Resource Assistant openings in the New York office.  The Legal Resource Assistants 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.
  • 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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Manager of Career Counseling Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1209

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Career Counseling in the New York office. The Manager of Career Counseling provides career development and advancement counseling to all attorneys, maintains relationships with Firm alumni and clients, and develops career development resources.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Providing individual career development and advancement counseling, coaching and planning to all Firm attorneys.  Assisting attorneys with Firm integration, navigation of Firm procedures and resources, and short- and long-term career planning.
  • Assisting all attorneys with individual career development and advancement plans, including the path to promotion, development of personal career goals, and support for transitions.
  • Providing assistance with career advancement opportunities internally and outside the Firm, as requested by attorneys.
  • Tracking and evaluating career counseling program and develop measurements of success.
  • Establishing, tracking and maintaining relationships with Firm alumni, including overseeing the creation of an alumni database and other alumni initiatives.
  • Developing relationships with Firm partners and counsel to facilitate career development, secondments and placement initiatives with clients and Firm contacts.
  • Monitoring associate trends and share with Talent Department to enhance associate life as well as professional development initiatives.
  • Writing, editing and compiling resources and newsletters to assist with career development and counseling, including a regular career counseling program update for Firm committees.
  • Maintaining the career development resources page on the Firm’s intranet.
  • Managing annual career development meetings process.

Qualifications: 

  • J.D. or other advanced degree related to career coaching or counseling required.  
  • Counseling experience required; experience counseling lawyers or law students on career development and advancement opportunities preferred.  
  • Management experience preferred.  
  • Strong proficiency in database programs, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required.  
  • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills required.  
  • Database management skills helpful.  
  • Understanding of the legal profession preferred.  
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.  
  • Ability to interact smoothly with high-level professionals necessary; public speaking skills preferred.
  • Familiarity with career opportunities for lawyers within legal and non-legal environments, including federal and state governments, in-house corporate legal departments, non-profit/public interest organizations and large and small law firms, strongly preferred.

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Operations Coordinator Operations 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1186

The Operations Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Operations Coordinator in the New York office. The Coordinator provides administrative support to the Operations Specialist, the NY Director of Administration, and the Firm-wide Director of Operations. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Orders Firm-branded procurement including business cards and buck slips, as well as notary stamps and seals.
  • Maintains building COI’s for NY operations and facilities vendors.
  • Coordinates all NY building work orders.
  • Assists in preventive maintenance scheduling and oversight of all regular and incidental vendors including HVAC, drain cleaning, pest control, etc.
  • Assists in the coordination and implementation of all office/subtenant related construction projects.
  • Ensures regular walk-through of space is done to record obvious damage to walls, carpet, doors, etc. 
  • Develops and maintains an automated program to track damage and coordinate timely and economical repairs.
  • Assists in the planning and coordination of office-wide events.
  • Coordinates the processing invoices through Chrome River.
  • Assists in developing and monitoring budgets for NY operational cost centers, reporting significant variances with explanations to the Operations Specialist in accordance with established procedures. 
  • Assists in tracking expenses and preparing the annual Business Plan for Operations.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two years of experience working in a law firm or professional services environment. Preferably in Operations or Facilities. 
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Minimum of 50 wpm typing.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented with dedication to timely follow up.
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure with changing deadlines.
  • High degree of trustworthiness commensurate with handling confidential and sensitive material.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Flexibility for working additional hours.

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1096

The New York office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Project Legal Assistant.  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, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, 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.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • 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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Receptionist Operations 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1220

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Receptionist in the New York office. The Receptionist will professionally answer incoming calls, greet all clients and guests, coordinate and direct mail and courier delivers, schedule car service transportation, provide coverage on secondary reception floor, escort clients and visitors to non reception floors on a as needed basis, assist in conference room reservations, and food and beverage set ups and perform clerical duties (i.e., duplicating, faxing, scanning, binding, etc.)

Qualifications:

  •  A minimum of a high school diploma required.
  •  A minimum of three years prior experience in a law firm or similar office environment.
  • Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of Firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Demonstration of general clerical skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with using a computer in an office environment.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.

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Trademark Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1203

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Trademark Legal Assistant in the New York office.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Assisting with foreign and domestic trademark portfolios for various clients; preparing and filing documents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; and working closely with attorneys and senior legal assistants in trademark prosecution matters. 

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years of trademark prosecution experience.
  • Familiarity with Trademark clearance and knock-out searches.
  • Familiarity with USTPO and TTAB forms and filing practices, as well as foreign Trademark matters.
  • Familiarity with Domain Name registration and maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of MS office suite.
  • Excellent writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to follow through.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours and travel, as necessary.   
  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.

Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample

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San Francisco

Facilities Assistant Operations 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1204

The Facilities Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Facilities Assistant in the San Francisco office. The Facilities Assistant is responsible for providing assistance in the all areas of office maintenance and services, as well as providing coverage for the receptionist during breaks, lunches and absences and receptionist coverage from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  stocking and organizing supplies & equipment; gathering, sorting and delivering interoffice mail; assisting with shipping and receiving; coordinating conference room reservations; setting up and breaking down conference rooms; interacting with and escorting vendors; and maintaining a safe office space.  This Facilities Assistant will report to the Facilities Manager.

Qualifications: 

  • Prior facilities and reception experience in a law firm or other professional environment is a plus.
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to perform general maintenance repairs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. 
  • Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • 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.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.
Patent Agent/Law Clerk Legal Support Services 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1228

Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based in Washington, DC, has an opening for a Patent Agent/Law Clerk in the San Francisco office.  The Patent Agent/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 an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of immunology (preferably with a focus on antibodies), biochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in antibody development and characterization, RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required, but Patent Bar membership is preferred.  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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Tallahassee Operations Center

Accounts Payable Manager Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1201

The Accounting and Finance Department has an opening for an Accounts Payable Manager in the Tallahassee Operations Center. The AP Manager manages the day-to-day operation of the Accounts Payable group to ensure that deadlines are met and excellent service is provided.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Supervises the Accounts Payable staff. 
  • Performs month-end close-out which includes the release of all AP sessions, processing checks and posting the checks to Aderant; prints check
    registers for all bank accounts.
  • Prepares yearly 1099’s for all applicable Firm vendors; oversees mailing the 1099’s.  Works with the Director of Tax to electronically file 1099’s with the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Assists the Director of Accounting with the development and implementation of departmental systems, processes, procedures and policies. 
  • Ensures compliance and adherence to Firm Policies.
  • Ensures staff documentation is thorough and accurate, in accordance with departmental procedures and accepted accounting practices. Reviews vendor files for data entry accuracy.
  • Monitors check activity throughout the year and assists the Tax group with the unclaimed property returns for all jurisdictions.
  • Supervises, reviews and monitors the status of all Accounts Payable reconciliations on a monthly basis to ensure timely completion, including assigned Balance Sheet accounts, credit card payments, ACH payments, and foreign wire interface payments (Global Exchange).
  • Reviews foreign wire interface files (Global Exchange) to ensure accuracy; downloads files to the accounting system.
  • Assists with disbursement download processing and provides training to staff.
  • Prepares and processes electronic transfers and payments through on-line banking, ensuring proper approval and support.
  • Monitors all payable activities through the Firm’s automated invoice software (Chrome River)  and ensures each is in compliance with Firm-wide Accounts Payable guidelines and Firm policies.  Monitors and reviews invoices entered by other Firm personnel for timely processing.
  • Oversee travel and expense reimbursements paid by electronic fund transfers, through Chrome River and monitor expense reimbursements for timely processing.
  • Actively assists in quarterly interim and year-end expense projections.  
  • Provides documentation requested by the auditors, including interim and year-end reports.
  • Responds to Accounts Payable questions from Firm members as well as outside vendors.
  • Communicates with the Accounts Payable staff members in the Firm’s domestic and foreign offices to resolve issues and to respond to inquiries.
  • Enters manual vendor and invoice information into Aderant’s Accounts Payable module.  Reviews data entry for accuracy and ensures that duplicate entries/payments have been eliminated. 
  • Requests cashier’s checks from the bank and ensures delivery.
  • Assists the General Ledger group in their account reconciliation process by researching and correcting outstanding items.
  • Works with the Accounting Applications Systems group closely to maintain Chrome River and implement changes and upgrades.
  • Provides other assistance to the Director of Accounting as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A four-year college degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum of seven years of Accounts Payable experience and prior supervisory experience.
  • Prior law firm experience preferred.
  • Experience with Aderant and/or Chrome River preferred.
  • Must have good working knowledge of payables software programs and a clear understanding of the relationship of AP functions to the general ledger.
  • Excellent supervisory, communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. 
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product. 
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload and oversee a high volume of work.

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Desktop Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1164

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Desktop Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the user computing environment.  As part of the desktop engineering team, this engineer is responsible for building, delivery, and maintenance of stable, high performing, and secure desktop images that provide excellent user experiences.  This engineer also is responsible for the support of all Firm’s desktop applications, integrations, and the efficient delivery and updates of these applications.  This position will report to the Director of Enterprise Applications. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuously improves user desktop experiences through OS and application optimizations, automation, and streamlined processes.
  • Evaluates, deploys, and supports all Firm desktop applications.
  • Develops seamless integrations among desktop applications.
  • Performs routine software updates to enhance functionalities and security.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves escalated desktop application and OS issues.
  • Builds hardware agnostic image for desktop and laptop computers.
  • Creates custom group policies and PowerShell scripts for workstations.
  • Manages application package creations, and deliveries through SCCM.
  • Maintains workstation security using various technologies such as endpoint protection software, data encryptions, application whitelisting, and others.
  • Evaluates and recommends desktop, laptop hardware and peripherals.
  • Performs desktop rollouts and data migrations using OSD task sequences and USMT.
  • Creates documentation on system designs, procedures, and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in desktop engineering, application support, and supporting operating systems in a Microsoft Windows enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in customer support experience supporting a diverse customer base including C-level executives.
  • Microsoft certifications highly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in customizing Windows 7, Windows 10, and image creation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, and PowerShell .
  • Advanced knowledge with user profile, folder redirection, and Windows registry.
  • Expert knowledge of  Microsoft Office application customizations, and add-ins.
  • Experience with SCCM, packaging and application deployment in multiple offices.
  • In-depth knowledge working with browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) customizations, security settings, policies, and plug-in.
  • Experience in legal specific applications a plus – FileSite, Workshare, Payne Form Assistant, Numbering, IntApp, IPro, Litigation Support Software, and others.
  • Working experience in large scale deployment using technologies including, SCCM task sequences, OSD, USMT, MDT, WDS,App-V and others.
  • Extensive knowledge in information security including, Sophos/CM endpoint protections, Bitlocker, MBAM, Bit9, Zscaler, Windows security policies, digital certificates, file permission, AD security or other similar products.
  • Familiarity with VMWare, virtual machines, and Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop.
  • Knowledge of general application architectures and SQL a plus.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts including, TCP/IP, DNS, firewalls, VPN, load balancing, DHCP, VPN, and PXI Boot.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and customer driven minded.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong sense of achievement and willingness to contribute to a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Lead Cash Application Accountant Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1179

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Lead Cash Application Accountant in the Tallahassee office. The Lead Cash Application Accountant will assist and support the Treasury Controller in administering the Accounts Receivable function, including cash receipt entry, adjustments, research and reporting. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum three years dedicated specialized cash receipts experience.
  • Experience with CMS accounting system is a plus.
  • Law Firm or professional services background preferred.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

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Manager of Application Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 926

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Application Development in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Manager will lead a team of application developers and business analysts in a high-pace environment.  This role is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of in-house custom applications that align with the needs of the various business units of the Firm. The Manager develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that solutions are delivered with a high degree of quality and in a timely manner via a consistent approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team of application developers responsible for designing, developing, testing, documentation, delivery, and support of in-house developed applications that include, but not limited to, Intranet, Extranet, web applications, SharePoint applications, and mobile applications.
  • Manage a team of business analysts who work closely with the departmental heads and end users to gather requirements, workflows; and accurately define functional and technical requirements of the users for their application needs.
  • Responsible for development, maintenance and enforcement of coding standards and conventions, change and source control, best practices, technical documentation, and deployment methods.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology (SDLC) tailored to the firm’s needs.
  • Review and assess existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and embrace continuous improvement of applications.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business units and other IT team managers for scheduling new deployments, upgrades and patches to ensure proper communication and least disruptive to the business.
  • Establish and maintain a code review practice of technical designs and development code to ensure quality releases into production.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and manage contract and consulting development resources when required.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development applications tools and methodologies are adopted.
  • Implement, champion, and ensure compliance with project management and solution delivery processes which produce on-budget, on-schedule, and to quality expectations.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff including development of training, development plans and performance management.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience of application development team.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in application design and coding as a software developer/Architect.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in project and program management.
  • Four-year college or advanced degree preferred in Information Technology or related disciplines, comparable experience considered.
  • Hand-on experience in SharePoint development, Windows programming, web development, and mobile application development a plus.
  • Experience in .Net Programming, C#, Web Forms, MVC, Java, JQuery, Json, JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstraps, Web API, Visual Studio, TFS, Knock-out, Angular JS, Object-C, Android SDK.
  • Demonstrated experience with SDLC (Agile methodology).
  • Familiarity with various software packages used by law firms, including FileSite, IntApp Open, Microsoft SharePoint, and accounting systems such as Elite and Aderant; HRIS systems such as Ultipro and Epicor.
  • Familiarity with business analysis and user case analysis.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft SQL related technologies - SSIS, SSRS, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, Master Data, Data warehousing, BI.
  • Solid understanding of IP networking, IT infrastructure, Active Directory, Information Security, IIS.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Must have in-depth abilities in leading software development and solution delivery.
  • Possess project management skills, PMP certification a plus.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Excellent communication skills a must.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, great team player, ability to set goals and motivate the team to meet them.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends on occasions as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1104

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Service Desk Analyst in the Tallahassee Operations Center. 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.  The hours for this position are 8:30am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday. This position may travel to assist other offices including the West Palm Beach office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four 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 and travel.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1207

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
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using 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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1211

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Systems Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong record of managing enterprise infrastructure systems, backup and disaster recovery technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities:
    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies
    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.
    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.
    o Providing support for the VMware environments.
    o Evaluating and analyzing current virtualization infrastructure to provide optimum performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operation of various backup solutions including hardware/software support, training, and special projects
  • Working closely with application owners to verify successful backups of all necessary data are being completed
  • Actively seeking to understand end user computing needs and ensuring the design, implementations, management, procedures, and automation align with the policies of the Firm and the needs of the users.
  • Planning and managing the full life-cycle of complex, multi-phase application integration, and implementation projects
  • Providing written requirements, system architecture designs, test plans, implementation plans and operation guides for designated technologies.
  • Analyzing current enterprise and making recommendations for capacity planning, performance tuning and design issues
  • Supporting and monitoring Firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department
  • Identifying and prioritizing system requirements, patches, and enhancements
  • Communicating status and key business information effectively to both executive management and internal clients
  • Working closely with key vendors to support infrastructure, address escalated issues, and keep current with technology portfolio.
  • Participating in the on-call rotation to provide infrastructure support for escalated events outside of productions hours, weekends and possibly holidays
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of three years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following application technologies: current Microsoft server operating systems, Active Directory, VMWare, vSphere 5.x or greater, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, DNS, DHCP, VLANs, TCP/IP, DFS, Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp ONTAP, Veeam.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Strong client service skills with customer service driven mindset. 
  • Detail oriented and has a sense of urgency. 
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing. 
  • Possess a strong sense of achievement and a willingness to contribute in a dynamic team environment. 
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.

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Washington, DC

Bilingual Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1214

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Bilingual Legal Resource Assistant in the Washington, DC office.  The Bilingual 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 in 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 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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CRM Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1195

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a CRM Coordinator in the Washington, DC office.  The Coordinator is responsible for collecting and maintaining client information in support of firm-wide marketing and client development efforts.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain all master and marketing/event mailing lists; ensure security groups are established and maintained; regularly audit lists against established “list hygiene” parameters and take appropriate actions to resolve data quality issues.
  • Create folders for campaign marketing lists; perform advanced/complex searches to meet campaign-audience criteria and populate lists; create and share web links to marketing lists and key functions.
  • Oversee the subscription management and email delivery failures processes and complete or route contacts’ requests to update preferences and/or data.
  • Suggest ways to improve list quality and highlight opportunities to segment lists.
  • Manage data cleanup tasks for mailing list contact records including monitoring the system for duplicate contacts, merging duplicate contacts, ensuring contacts are associated with companies, etc.
  • Monitor CRM mailbox(es) and resolve or route requests,
  • Serve as primary trainer for ARC support and administrative staff with respect to marketing contacts and list management.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree; equivalent experience considered.  
  • Minimum of two years of CRM experience with LexisNexis InterAction.
  • Knowledge of CRM and Data Quality Management concepts.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Strong Internet research search skills and proficiency with Customer Relationship Software platform LexisNexis  InterAction required. Experience with financial databases will also be considered.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to manipulate data in common formats such as Excel and .CSV files.
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities within tight time constraints.
  • Ability to complete daily tasks while working on long term projects.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team.
  • Ability to handle a number of responsibilities simultaneously, to field conflicting priorities, to manage and meet multiple deadlines with minimal supervision, and to be a self-starter.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.
Desktop Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1163

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Desktop Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the user computing environment.  As part of the desktop engineering team, this engineer is responsible for building, delivery, and maintenance of stable, high performing, and secure desktop images that provide excellent user experiences.  This engineer also is responsible for the support of all Firm’s desktop applications, integrations, and the efficient delivery and updates of these applications.  This position will report to the Director of Enterprise Applications. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Continuously improves user desktop experiences through OS and application optimizations, automation, and streamlined processes.
  • Evaluates, deploys, and supports all Firm desktop applications.
  • Develops seamless integrations among desktop applications.
  • Performs routine software updates to enhance functionalities and security.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves escalated desktop application and OS issues.
  • Builds hardware agnostic image for desktop and laptop computers.
  • Creates custom group policies and PowerShell scripts for workstations.
  • Manages application package creations, and deliveries through SCCM.
  • Maintains workstation security using various technologies such as endpoint protection software, data encryptions, application whitelisting, and others.
  • Evaluates and recommends desktop, laptop hardware and peripherals.
  • Performs desktop rollouts and data migrations using OSD task sequences and USMT.
  • Creates documentation on system designs, procedures, and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines. Equivalent experience will be considered.<
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in desktop engineering, application support, and supporting operating systems in a Microsoft Windows enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in customer support experience supporting a diverse customer base including C-level executives.
  • Microsoft certifications highly preferred.
  • Expert knowledge in customizing Windows 7, Windows 10, and image creation.
  • In-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, and PowerShell .
  • Advanced knowledge with user profile, folder redirection, and Windows registry.
  • Expert knowledge of  Microsoft Office application customizations, and add-ins.
  • Experience with SCCM, packaging and application deployment in multiple offices.
  • In-depth knowledge working with browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) customizations, security settings, policies, and plug-in.
  • Experience in legal specific applications a plus – FileSite, Workshare, Payne Form Assistant, Numbering, IntApp, IPro, Litigation Support Software, and others.
  • Working experience in large scale deployment using technologies including, SCCM task sequences, OSD, USMT, MDT, WDS,App-V and others.
  • Extensive knowledge in information security including, Sophos/CM endpoint protections, Bitlocker, MBAM, Bit9, Zscaler, Windows security policies, digital certificates, file permission, AD security or other similar products.
  • Familiarity with VMWare, virtual machines, and Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop.
  • Knowledge of general application architectures and SQL a plus.
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts including, TCP/IP, DNS, firewalls, VPN, load balancing, DHCP, VPN, and PXI Boot.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and customer driven minded.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong sense of achievement and willingness to contribute to a dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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Document Review Specialist Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1131

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Document Review Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The Document Review Specialist is responsible for the review and organization of documents before they are scanned into the Firm's records management and document management systems. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Coordinating and organizing material for destruction under the guidelines of the Firm's records retention policy; ensuring the data entry of the Firm's records management system is updated timely and meets the retention schedule; collaborating with attorneys and other legal staff with regards to material that should be maintained in hard copy form and/or destroyed; monitoring the firm-wide retention schedules for both physical and electronic files; coordinating the return of appropriate client files to clients upon their request; and assisting with the retrieval of physical files from off-site storage and assisting with updating the Firm's records management system as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of two years' records management and/or legal assistant experience.
  • Ability to type 30 words per minute.
  • Basic knowledge of scanning equipment.
  • Demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of the firm.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Experience with Records Management software, a plus.
  • Ability to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

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Human Resources Coordinator Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1185

The Human Resources Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Human Resources Coordinator in the DC office.  The Coordinator is responsible for providing a combination of technical, analytical and project support to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Human Resources (HR) Team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the CHRO and HR team with special projects, analyses, benchmarking and implementing HR and other Firm initiatives.
  • Facilitating HR internal communications, including developing information for HR efforts and projects.
  • Managing HR shared document workspace, including reporting, ad hoc projects, etc. 
  • Partnering with peer departments such as Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, etc and coordinating on behalf of HR.
  • Facilitating and managing special projects, both internally and with peer departments. 
  • Reviewing and analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy.
  • Assisting with ad hoc projects concerning HR.
  • Assisting in the coordination of HR meetings and presentations.
  • Identifying and coordinating training opportunities as necessary.
  • Performing a variety of administrative tasks and providing general support as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required; strong technical skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written with people at all levels within the Firm.
  • Must possess strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across administrative departments in all offices.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of internal stakeholders and other administrative staff members.
  • Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables.
  • Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to confidential information.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1086

Arnold & Porter has Legal Resource Assistant openings in the Washington, DC office.  The Legal Resource Assistants 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.
  • 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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Legislative Executive Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1208

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Legislative Executive Assistant in the Global Law and Public Policy area in the DC office supporting former Ambassador(s).  This position will be the primary support to the former Ambassador(s)and will maintain official schedules, travel plans, and related records; prepare travel visas as necessary; and plan and manage protocol aspects of official events hosted by the Ambassador(s).   

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares the daily schedule for the Ambassador(s).
  • Engages in analysis and research for the Ambassador(s).  
  • Prepares detailed itineraries for the Ambassador(s), including important numbers, locations and contact names.
  • Prepares monthly projected schedules for the Ambassador(s).
  • Makes reservations for the Ambassador(s)' air travel, ground transportation, and lodging.
  • Submits vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement via Chrome River.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Ambassador(s)’ contact database (InterAction). 
  • Reviews the Ambassador(s)' mail and invitations.
  • Responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call.
  • Maintains files of invitations that have been declined, accepted, or that are tentative/pending.
  • Monitors the Ambassador(s)' incoming telephone calls, takes messages, and returns calls as requested.
  • Places outgoing calls for the Ambassador(s) and maintains a record of calls.
  • Maintains the Ambassador(s)' files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel.
  • Prepares guest lists and invitations for events, ensures that they are properly delivered, and verifies acceptances/regrets. 
  • In coordination with the Ambassador(s), develops and maintains contact lists and guest lists for receptions, lunches, dinners, and other representational activities. Ensures that the data is accurate. 
  • Participates in meetings, conferences and social functions to aid on matters of protocol. 
  • Keeps a calendar of events of interest for Ambassador(s) of special events.
  • Handles all visa arrangements for foreign travel.
  • Assists with special project as directed by the Ambassador(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience considered.
  • Prior experience providing scheduling and protocol support to an Ambassador or Congress/Senate member.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Ability to act with tact, diplomacy, discretion and respect for confidentiality and cultural diversity.
  • Ability maintain a range of contacts.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people 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 possess good judgment.
  • Experience making visa and travel arrangements.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Typing a minimum of 60 wpm.

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Manager of Application Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 926

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Application Development in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The Manager will lead a team of application developers and business analysts in a high-pace environment.  This role is responsible for the design, development, testing, implementation, and support of in-house custom applications that align with the needs of the various business units of the Firm. The Manager develops and implements policies and procedures to ensure that solutions are delivered with a high degree of quality and in a timely manner via a consistent approach.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a team of application developers responsible for designing, developing, testing, documentation, delivery, and support of in-house developed applications that include, but not limited to, Intranet, Extranet, web applications, SharePoint applications, and mobile applications.
  • Manage a team of business analysts who work closely with the departmental heads and end users to gather requirements, workflows; and accurately define functional and technical requirements of the users for their application needs.
  • Responsible for development, maintenance and enforcement of coding standards and conventions, change and source control, best practices, technical documentation, and deployment methods.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing compliance of a structured software development life cycle methodology (SDLC) tailored to the firm’s needs.
  • Review and assess existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and embrace continuous improvement of applications.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business units and other IT team managers for scheduling new deployments, upgrades and patches to ensure proper communication and least disruptive to the business.
  • Establish and maintain a code review practice of technical designs and development code to ensure quality releases into production.
  • Develop relationships with vendors and manage contract and consulting development resources when required.
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies to ensure that the most effective development applications tools and methodologies are adopted.
  • Implement, champion, and ensure compliance with project management and solution delivery processes which produce on-budget, on-schedule, and to quality expectations.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to staff including development of training, development plans and performance management.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience of application development team.
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in application design and coding as a software developer/Architect.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in project and program management.
  • Four-year college or advanced degree preferred in Information Technology or related disciplines, comparable experience considered.
  • Hand-on experience in SharePoint development, Windows programming, web development, and mobile application development a plus.
  • Experience in .Net Programming, C#, Web Forms, MVC, Java, JQuery, Json, JavaScript, HTML5, Bootstraps, Web API, Visual Studio, TFS, Knock-out, Angular JS, Object-C, Android SDK.
  • Demonstrated experience with SDLC (Agile methodology).
  • Familiarity with various software packages used by law firms, including FileSite, IntApp Open, Microsoft SharePoint, and accounting systems such as Elite and Aderant; HRIS systems such as Ultipro and Epicor.
  • Familiarity with business analysis and user case analysis.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft SQL related technologies - SSIS, SSRS, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, Master Data, Data warehousing, BI.
  • Solid understanding of IP networking, IT infrastructure, Active Directory, Information Security, IIS.
  • Detail oriented and have sense of urgency.
  • Must have in-depth abilities in leading software development and solution delivery.
  • Possess project management skills, PMP certification a plus.
  • Innovative and creative thinker.
  • Excellent communication skills a must.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills, great team player, ability to set goals and motivate the team to meet them.
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends on occasions as needed.
  • Ability to effectively present information, and work with users at all levels in the Firm.

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Marketing Editorial Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1194

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Marketing Editorial Coordinator in the Washington, DC office.  The Coordinator is the primary point-of-contact for publications, including Advisories, Alerts, Newsletters, and Client Announcements,  which are a critical and forward-facing component of the firm’s thought leadership. 
The individual will work closely with the Marketing Editorial Specialist and report to the Senior Manager of Editorial. The Coordinator will work directly with attorney authoring teams and be responsible for copy editing, website processing, email distribution, and social media posting of the Firm’s steady stream of publications. Other duties, as needed, could include writing and posting of website content and gathering of analytics to measure engagement with and effectiveness of the Firm’s content.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (degree in Marketing, Business, Communications, Journalism or English, required).
  • At least 3 years of writing/editing experience, preferably in a professional services firm (ideally law firm) along with other marketing responsibilities.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software applications, website content management systems, email marketing systems, MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of general marketing and business concepts useful.  Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong communications skills, especially writing.
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.

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Patent Law Clerk Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1070

Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based in Washington, DC, has an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in its 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 an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of immunology (preferably with a focus on antibodies), biochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in antibody development and characterization, RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal 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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Patent Law Clerk (Plant) Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1077

Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based on Washington, DC, has an opening for a Patent Law Clerk (Plant) in its 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 an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of plant biology, genetics, microbiology or entomology are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal 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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Revenue Manager Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1193

The Accounting and Finance Department has an opening for a Revenue Manager in the Washington, DC office. The Revenue Manager manages and coordinates the collections functions of the Firm by maximizing the cash collections and reporting on the accounts receivable status of all firm-wide client accounts.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Providing monthly reporting to Firm Management on significant outstanding accounts receivable; analyzing accounts and reporting to Firm Management on the highest risk accounts as well as providing resolution recommendations;  preparing monthly collection projections; working with IT to update, monitor and report on the year-end collection database;  following up with attorneys to ensure their projections have been entered in the database and that their collections targets are being met; training the Client Account Specialists on their collections responsibilities.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred. 
  • Minimum of five years of dedicated specialized collections or account management and supervisory experience. 
  • Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis. 
  • Law Firm or professional services background preferred.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to assess pertinent information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions. 
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product. 
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork, training and mentoring. 
  • 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 paper and electronic data. 
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload and oversee a high volume of work.
Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 5 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1130

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has multiple openings for Service Desk Analysts in the Washington, DC office. 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. 

Service Desk Analyst Hours

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday

9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday

1:30 PM to 10:00 PM, Monday through Friday

11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday and 2:00 PM to 9:45 PM, Monday & Tuesday

10:15 AM to 7:00 PM, Thursday & Friday and 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday & Sunday

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of four 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: 1206

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
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users

 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using 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 HandshakeExperience 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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1210

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Systems Engineer in either the Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong record of managing enterprise infrastructure systems, backup and disaster recovery technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities:
    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies
    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.
    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.
    o Providing support for the VMware environments.
    o Evaluating and analyzing current virtualization infrastructure to provide optimum performance on an ongoing basis.
  • Overseeing the day-to-day operation of various backup solutions including hardware/software support, training, and special projects
  • Working closely with application owners to verify successful backups of all necessary data are being completed
  • Actively seeking to understand end user computing needs and ensuring the design, implementations, management, procedures, and automation align with the policies of the Firm and the needs of the users.
  • Planning and managing the full life-cycle of complex, multi-phase application integration, and implementation projects
  • Providing written requirements, system architecture designs, test plans, implementation plans and operation guides for designated technologies.
  • Analyzing current enterprise and making recommendations for capacity planning, performance tuning and design issues
  • Supporting and monitoring Firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department
  • Identifying and prioritizing system requirements, patches, and enhancements
  • Communicating status and key business information effectively to both executive management and internal clients
  • Working closely with key vendors to support infrastructure, address escalated issues, and keep current with technology portfolio.
  • Participating in the on-call rotation to provide infrastructure support for escalated events outside of productions hours, weekends and possibly holidays
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of three years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following application technologies: current Microsoft server operating systems, Active Directory, VMWare, vSphere 5.x or greater, vCenter, Site Recovery Manager, DNS, DHCP, VLANs, TCP/IP, DFS, Cisco UCS, EMC VNX, NetApp ONTAP, Veeam.
  • Proven strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Strong client service skills with customer service driven mindset. 
  • Detail oriented and has a sense of urgency. 
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to work effectively, and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Innovative and creative thinker. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly, and concisely, both orally and in writing. 
  • Possess a strong sense of achievement and a willingness to contribute in a dynamic team environment. 
  • Ability to work after-hours or weekends as needed.

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Website & Digital Media Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1180

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Website & Digital Media Manager in the Washington, DC office.  The Manager will fulfill a trendspotting function, understand changes in the digital marketplace and implement strategies that raise the bar and position the Firm as a digital marketing leader in the marketplace. The Manager will manage and support the development of marketing operations tools and systems that meet the big-picture needs of the Firm. This position oversees the spectrum of digital marketing systems, including the Firm's website, micro-sites, blogs, email marketing, social media, online video, accessibility, SEO, and analytics. This role will understand and implement best practices across the Firm’s digital assets, social media, and other brand and marketing systems and proactively monitor them for improvement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the ongoing development needs of the Firm’s website, including a focus on user experience and user interface design.
  • Ensure proper functionality of the Firm’s marketing technology platforms, including but not limited to public websites and microsites, blogs, social networking platforms, email marketing, and related electronic templates.
  • Manage the maintenance and integrations required for the website, social media initiatives, search engine optimization tools, Google analytics, and other related systems.
  • Collaborate in pursuit of producing innovative and cost-effective digital media solutions and advise on best digital practices.
  • Responsible for the supervision of at least one other staffer. Also serves as the primary liaison with external website and digital media vendors and internal IT support staff.
  • Provide user training and support and creation of manuals and functional documentation for website technology platforms.
  • Establish priorities and recommend additional resources and tools to support website planning and execution.
  • Ensure functionality and data flow are working optimally between integrated systems.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience working in a similar role. Experience working in a professional services organization preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience.
  • Prior experience working within a digital marketing landscape and in seeking out new technologies to help drive business in a competitive marketplace.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to exercise good business judgment, diplomacy, and discretion in complex situations. Ability to interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism.
  • Able to translate technology ‘language’ to non-technology savvy people and have the ability to train others in the marketing/business development department on technology needed to support the department.
  • Must be highly motivated, a self-starter who is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and successfully, many with tight deadlines.
  • Able to work with all levels of Firm management and as part of a team.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and adjust and adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to lead meetings, teams, and work groups to encourage participation, mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among participants; ability to coordinate the activities or tasks of people and/or groups.
  • Ability to manage conflicts and tensions that arise.

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