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Denver

Legal Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number:1317

The Denver office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Legal Assistant. Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.   

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 and Office 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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Los Angeles

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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New York

Audio Visual Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
New York

Job Number:1253

The IT Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Audio Visual (AV) Engineer in the NY office. The AV Engineer is responsible for the coordination and setup of all audio and video services, solutions and equipment; development of new solutions, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting; and working with the Arnold & Porter Audio Visual vendors on billing issues and procurement.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance and support of all A/V solutions to ensure optimum performance for our users and clients.
  • Liaison to the Arnold & Porter audio conference and videoconference bridge providers, video duplication, A/V equipment vendors and any other related vendors.
  • Responsible for duplication and editing of audio and video as well as capturing webcasts and other streaming media to DVD or other media.
  • Track, schedule and maintain all of the Firms portable A/V equipment. (i.e., TV's, Elmo's, cameras, overhead projectors, LCD Projectors, screens, podiums, microphones and audio conference units).
  • Setup of all A/V needs in support of conferences or special events.
  • Maintain, monitor and periodically test the operation of all built in A/V systems.
  • Document and keep current administrative and design manuals for the implementation and maintenance of the Firm's A/V network.
  • Provide quality customer service to all of the Firm's staff and clients including in direct support of A/V needs.
  • Assist in the coordination of vendors to maintain and service the Firm's Cable TV system.

Qualifications:

  • A two-year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum four years of experience in implementing, maintaining, and supporting Windows operating systems and MSOffice application suites.
  • Law firm or professional services experience preferred.
  • Experience in providing workstation support in a Microsoft networking environment.
  • Experience with Exchange and a document management system is a plus.
  • Strong customer service skills and personal initiative.
  • Technical experience with hardware configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, and printers required.
  • Ability to read and interpret A/V wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours.

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General Service Clerk Operations 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1278

The Operations Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a General Services Clerk in the New York office. The General Services Clerk is responsible for conference room set ups, office moves, general office maintenance and furniture relocation.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of related work experience in a similar office environment.
  • Knowledge and experience using basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient manner.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours 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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Practice Management Coordinator Practice Management 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1291

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Coordinator in the DC or New York office supporting various Practice Groups. The Coordinator is responsible for providing a combination of technical, analytical and administrative support to the Practice Management Team and the Chief Talent Officer. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Supporting the Practice Management Team in assisting Firm and Practice Group Leadership in business planning and analysis, report preparations, meetings and communications and implementation of practice and Firm initiatives. 
Centralizing the Practice Management internal communications, including developing substantive internal team meeting agendas and executing PM-specific events. 
Managing Practice Management shared document workspace, including reporting, budgets and expenses, ad hoc projects, etc.  
Assisting in the coordination of practice group meetings and presentations. 
Providing periodic support and data to Business Development. 
Identifying and coordinating training opportunities for the PM Team on internal and external tools, processes and technology. 
Assisting with modification and roll-out of Practice Management-specific tools, including online reporting and matter management applications. 
Partnering with peer departments (Business Development, Talent Development, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, etc.) and coordinating on behalf of PM. 
Acting as a first point of contact to the Practice Management team, which includes monitoring the team inbox and responding to and relaying requests as appropriate. 
Managing special projects, both internally and with peer departments, as requested.  
Performing a variety of administrative tasks and providing general support as assigned. 
Reviewing and analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy. 
Assisting with ad hoc projects concerning practice group performance at the request of the Firm and Practice Leadership and Practice Managers.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting. 
Minimum of two years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment (Practice Management, Business Development, Talent Development, Financial Services, or Accounting experience a plus). 
High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. 
Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation. 
Ability to work independently as well as on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across administrative departments and practice areas in all offices. 
Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys and other administrative staff members. 
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm. 
Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables. 
Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills. 
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, service mentality and sensitivity to confidential information.

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Senior Collection Coordinator Research Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1314

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter is looking for a Senior Collection Coordinator to work in the New York office as part an energetic, creative and service orientated team located firm-wide.  The Coordinator handles purchasing, invoice processing, serials and other activities to ensure the integrity of the print collection.  The Coordinator also provides reference support for research services as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Establishing and maintaining effective vendor relationships and working with vendors on billing issues.
Acquiring print materials, processing invoices and maintaining firm and department databases, and allocating client-matter charges.
Conducting desk book audits, communicating with attorneys, and recording decisions.
Sorting and processing mail, establishing and maintaining serials and routing records and distribution lists, and checking-in and routing materials. 
Supporting cataloging by creating and maintaining holdings, item and patron records and processing new materials in the integrated library system.
Maintaining the resources, including shelving, withdrawing titles, filing and/or overseeing the filing contractor, shifting and shelf reading. 
Providing basic research support including interlibrary loan and document delivery services.  
Participating in collection review projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration, accounting or related subject preferred.  
Minimum of two years of experience providing collection management or technical services in a library, preferably law or business.
Knowledge of legal and business literature, including print and electronic resources.
Experience with integrated library systems.    
Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and Outlook.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to coordinate large amounts of data.
Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for working with numbers. 
Ability to multitask.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.   
Strong client service skills.

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Talent Coordinator Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1282

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Talent Coordinator in the New York office. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Attorney Recruiting and Legal Personnel teams.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Legal Personnel:

  • Assisting/coordinating orientation and integration of all new associates and staff attorneys in the NY office.
  • Processing and managing pre-employment requirements (references, conflict checks, offer letters, etc.)
  • Coordinating paperwork for new associate and staff attorney hires (arrival notices, orientation schedules, orientation packets, personnel files, personnel authorization forms).
  • Acting as a liaison for new employees with other Firm departments.
  • Supporting the annual associate and staff attorney evaluation and feedback process as needed.
  • Tracking bar admissions and assisting with the bar admissions process as needed.

Attorney Recruiting:

  • Working with the Attorney Recruiting team, office recruiting committees and hiring partners to develop and implement an overall recruiting strategy and program to best present A&P to candidates on law school campuses.
  • Coordinating the on campus interview process, including but not limited to registration, scheduling, preparing interview materials and submitting feedback forms to participating law schools.
  • Supporting the callback interview process, including but not limited to scheduling, greeting and communicating with candidates.
  • Assisting with planning callback events, offer visits and any other activities related to callback events.
  • Coordinating weekly decision meetings during callback process.
  • Coordinating campus outreach events including on-campus events designed to market the Firm; partner with career services personnel and faculty to raise the Firm's profile; interact with former A&P summer associates network.
  • Assisting with summer associate program planning, including but not limited to, planning events, coordinating summer associate arrival dates, handling pre-arrival communications, scheduling orientation and trainings and facilitating the end of summer departure process.
  • Preparing and maintaining Associate and Staff Attorney Hiring Program reports and statistics.
  • Supporting lateral associate interview process including identifying/presenting candidates and scheduling interviews.
  • Supporting various lateral recruiting initiatives such as the clerkship hiring and Tax LLM hiring processes.
  • Handling administrative tasks for the department including expense forms and check requests.
  • Other projects as assigned by the Director or Managers.
  • Qualifications:

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

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San Francisco

Research Analyst Research Services 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1298

Arnold & Porter is looking for a Research Analyst to work as part of an energetic, creative and service orientated team.  The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for responding to reference and research requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel firm-wide and also assists with current awareness monitoring, collection development and other department activities.  This position can be located in either the Firm’s San Francisco or Silicon Valley office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performing legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites
Working with designated practice groups to offer targeted research, training and product support and participating in collection development activities, reviewing materials and recommending changes
Collaborating with Research Services colleagues in the US and abroad to provide research and support to all firm offices
Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results
Contributing to the development of content for the intranet

Qualifications
MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
Minimum of two years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, LexisAdvance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg BNA .
Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
Strong client service orientation.
Able to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
Able to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Silicon Valley

Research Analyst Research Services 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1297

Arnold & Porter is looking for a Research Analyst to work as part of an energetic, creative and service orientated team.  The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for responding to reference and research requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel firm-wide and also assists with current awareness monitoring, collection development and other department activities.  This position can be located in either the Firm’s San Francisco or Silicon Valley office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performing legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites
Working with designated practice groups to offer targeted research, training and product support and participating in collection development activities, reviewing materials and recommending changes
Collaborating with Research Services colleagues in the US and abroad to provide research and support to all firm offices
Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results
Contributing to the development of content for the intranet

Qualifications
MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
Minimum of two years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, LexisAdvance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer and Bloomberg BNA .
Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
Strong client service orientation.
Able to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
Able to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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Washington, DC

Assistant Teacher Children's Center 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1292

The Children's Center of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Teacher to assist in the all of the classrooms (infant through pre-school) as a floater. The hours for this position are 10:00a.m. - 6:30p.m., Monday through Friday.  The Assistant Teacher will work with the classroom teachers to implement our curriculum and to maintain a positive and welcoming environment. The Assistant Teacher will use his/her knowledge of best practices to support the development of the children.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• At a minimum a valid Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.
• A minimum of two years of experience working in a childcare setting.
• CPR/First Aid certification.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
• Ability to perform activities with children for extended periods of time and be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities.

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Audio Visual Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1302

The IT Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Audio Visual (AV) Engineer in the DC office. The AV Engineer is responsible for the coordination and setup of all audio and video services, solutions and equipment; development of new solutions, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting; and working with the Arnold & Porter Audio Visual vendors on billing issues and procurement. Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance and support of all A/V solutions to ensure optimum performance for our users and clients.
Liaison to the Arnold & Porter audio conference and videoconference bridge providers, video duplication, A/V equipment vendors and any other related vendors.
Responsible for duplication and editing of audio and video as well as capturing webcasts and other streaming media to DVD or other media.
Track, schedule and maintain all of the Firms portable A/V equipment. (i.e., TV's, Elmo's, cameras, overhead projectors, LCD Projectors, screens, podiums, microphones and audio conference units).
Setup of all A/V needs in support of conferences or special events.
Maintain, monitor and periodically test the operation of all built in A/V systems.
Document and keep current administrative and design manuals for the implementation and maintenance of the Firm's A/V network.
Provide quality customer service to all of the Firm's staff and clients including in direct support of A/V needs.
Assist in the coordination of vendors to maintain and service the Firm's Cable TV system.

Qualifications:
A two-year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
Minimum four years of experience in implementing, maintaining, and supporting Windows operating systems and MSOffice application suites.
Law firm or professional services experience preferred.
Experience in providing workstation support in a Microsoft networking environment.
Experience with Exchange and a document management system is a plus.
Strong customer service skills and personal initiative.
Technical experience with hardware configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, and printers required.
Ability to read and interpret A/V wiring diagrams.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Flexibility to work additional hours.

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Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1305

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the Washington, DC office. The BD Manager is  responsible for managing the creation and implementation of the Government Contracts Practice and the Aerospace, National Security and Defense Industry business development strategies, as well as other initiatives as needed. The Manager serves as the primary liaison between practice and industry groups and the Marketing Department and is responsible for coordinating the resources of the Marketing Department and other Firm resources in implementation of those plans. The Business Development Manager will work closely with the Practice/Industry group leaders and members to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage the day-to-day business development activities to ultimately grow the Firm’s practices.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Qualifications: 

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

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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.

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Financial Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1240

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Financial Analyst in the Washington, DC office.

As a member of the Firm's Pricing team, the Financial Analyst will function as a legal pricing professional in our Washington, DC office, reporting to the Director of Pricing and Practice Analysis. The Financial Analyst will work directly with attorneys to develop pricing strategies, create innovative fee structures, and implement analytics to measure success.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pricing – Partner with attorneys in assigned Practices to develop pricing strategies and standardized fee structures that drive sector growth. Help train attorneys on pricing best practices and client value communication.
  • Profitability – Respond to attorney requests for internal metrics using financial models to assess the profitability of new business proposals. Assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions using alternative fee arrangements.
  • Practice Analysis – Prepare and provide analysis of Practice specific monthly financial reports (i.e., working attorney productivity reports, key performance indicator reports, client and attorney reports, etc.
  • Best Practices – Lead individual attorney training sessions as needed. Actively promote the Firm's legal project management software, tools and matter management techniques.
  • Business Development – Assist with pricing related aspects of RFPs. Collaborate with Marketing to construct client budgets, and alternative fee arrangements that maximize client value and firm profitability.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a BA/BS degree. MBA or JD preferred.
  • A minimum of two years' experience in legal, or related financial planning and analysis role.
  • Proven analytical skills with advanced knowledge of data mining using MS Excel.
  • Prior experience with business intelligence or report writing software preferred.
  • Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures. Collegial and consensus-building, with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Collaborates effectively, and professionally, with all levels of the Firm, including clients, attorneys, and co-workers.
  • Able to influence all levels of the organization. Can effectively present complex financial information in a distilled and easily understood format that will enhance decision-making.
  • Able to lead, as well as serve as a team member of, cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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IP Docketing Specialist Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1289

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Intellectual Property Docketing Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The Specialist is responsible for assisting the IP Docket Manager in facilitating actions required to efficiently operate the intellectual property docket department by performing the day-to-day duties and functions relating to supervising the patent and trademark dockets.

These responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Date stamping all incoming mail and emails.
  • Docketing all US and foreign patent and trademark prosecution mail.
  • Processing accurate data input of deadlines and other relevant docket information in the firm's CPA Inprotech system.
  • Reviewing the accuracy of US Patent & Trademark Office and other documents (e.g. correctness of inventor names, filing dates, priority applications) and directing attorneys'/law clerks' attention to errors requiring correction.
  • Establishing future deadlines and alerting attorneys to deadlines as appropriate.
  • Preparing docket and status reports for attorney and/or client review upon request.
  • Notifying and following up as appropriate with attorneys and other personnel regarding applicable deadlines to be cleared from the dockets.
  • Reviewing PTO filings for accuracy, clearing the daily docket and establishing the next set of status and/or deadline dates, and coordinating deliveries to the Patent & Trademark Office with courier service.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Prior US and foreign patent and trademark prosecution docketing experience is a plus
  • Prior experience with CPA Inprotech a plus.
  • Strong MS Word skills and familiarity with Outlook.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a busy office environment.
  • Availability and willingness to work overtime hours.

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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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Marketing Experience Information Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1279

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Marketing Experience Information Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The Specialist will be instrumental in rolling out a new experience software platform, developing processes and workflows to collect experience data and being actively involved in keeping our experience information accurate, robust and up-to-date. After the launch of the program, the specialist will be involved in gathering feedback from users, keeping the data fresh and planning improvements that address the needs of constituents across the Firm, including lawyers, marketing, IT, finance, matter intake, business development and recruiting.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Director of Business Development on planning, implementation and deployment of a new industry-leading experience database platform.
  • Preparing existing data, including addressing data quality issues, for migration of existing experience data to the new system.
  • Developing and making recommendations on configuration options, workflows, processes, fields, and data taxonomies for the new platform.
  • Serving as the experience database ambassador within the Firm and encouraging maximum adoption. Leading training and support for Marketing staff on the effective use of the software.
  • Creating effective communications including documentation for various stakeholders on the planning, implementation and use of experience resources.
  • Acting as a central resource to the business development team regarding experience descriptions.
  • Entering experience information data from awards submissions and other sources into the database.
  • Working in partnership with business development team members and attorneys, creating and updating compelling experience lists to be used in pitches and marketing materials.
  • Devising internal processes and procedures for gathering experience information.
  • Exploring new ways for the Firm to get full value from the experience database platform.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of five years of prior experience working at a law firm or relevant professional services firm.
  • Prior experience as a legal assistant/paralegal or in legal marketing a plus.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software applications, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with databases required.
  • Experience with experience databases preferred, especially with software of the Foundation Software Group.
  • Excellent written communications and organizational skills.
  • Confident communicator, ability to work effectively with various stakeholders in different departments of the Firm.
  • Excellent project management skills and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently.
  • Deep understanding of law firms and of the scope of work handled by large law firms. 
  • Experience documenting and communicating processes and workflows.
  • Experience with managing data and data entry.

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Policy Specialist Legislative and Public Policy 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1315

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

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

The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated and was recently cited by Bloomberg Government as one of the top three legislative practices at a national law firm.  The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service. The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations.  Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, healthcare systems, educational institutions, units of local government, foreign governments, and coalitions.

Qualified candidates for this position will have a minimum of one year of experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles.  Relevant experience might include staff work in Congress, for a corporation or association in general government affairs.  Ideal candidates will likely have relevant substantive experience in one or more of the following policy sectors: financial services, trade, insurance, tax, environment and technology.  All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references.   

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample.

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Practice Management Coordinator Practice Management 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1290

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Coordinator in the DC or New York office supporting various Practice Groups. The Coordinator is responsible for providing a combination of technical, analytical and administrative support to the Practice Management Team and the Chief Talent Officer. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Supporting the Practice Management Team in assisting Firm and Practice Group Leadership in business planning and analysis, report preparations, meetings and communications and implementation of practice and Firm initiatives. 
Centralizing the Practice Management internal communications, including developing substantive internal team meeting agendas and executing PM-specific events. 
Managing Practice Management shared document workspace, including reporting, budgets and expenses, ad hoc projects, etc.  
Assisting in the coordination of practice group meetings and presentations. 
Providing periodic support and data to Business Development. 
Identifying and coordinating training opportunities for the PM Team on internal and external tools, processes and technology. 
Assisting with modification and roll-out of Practice Management-specific tools, including online reporting and matter management applications. 
Partnering with peer departments (Business Development, Talent Development, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, etc.) and coordinating on behalf of PM. 
Acting as a first point of contact to the Practice Management team, which includes monitoring the team inbox and responding to and relaying requests as appropriate. 
Managing special projects, both internally and with peer departments, as requested.  
Performing a variety of administrative tasks and providing general support as assigned. 
Reviewing and analyzing data, including issue-spotting and confirming report accuracy. 
Assisting with ad hoc projects concerning practice group performance at the request of the Firm and Practice Leadership and Practice Managers.

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Business, Economics, Finance, or Accounting. 
Minimum of two years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment (Practice Management, Business Development, Talent Development, Financial Services, or Accounting experience a plus). 
High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. 
Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation. 
Ability to work independently as well as on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across administrative departments and practice areas in all offices. 
Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys and other administrative staff members. 
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm. 
Exhibit superior attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables. 
Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills. 
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, service mentality and sensitivity to confidential information.

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Research Analyst Research Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1296

Arnold & Porter is looking for a Research Analyst to work as part an energetic, creative and service orientated team in the Washington, DC office.  The Research Analyst is primarily responsible for responding to reference and document delivery requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel firm-wide and supporting other department activities, as needed.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Responding to reference and basic research requests;
Serving as the Department’s document delivery specialist;
Assisting with current awareness monitoring;
Performing password maintenance and related tasks; 
Participating in collection development activities; and
Contributing content to the intranet and department newsletter.  

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; MLS from an ALA accredited school or interest in pursuing graduate education in library and information science is a plus.  
A minimum of one year of work experience in a business setting, with law and library experience a plus. 
Experience with Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg and other legal databases preferred.  
Proficient using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel. PowerPoint a plus. 
Strong interest in expanding library knowledge and skills, including especially database research. 
Strong client service skills.  
Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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Senior Policy Specialist Legislative and Public Policy 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1316

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

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

The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated and was recently cited by Bloomberg Government as one of the top three legislative practices at a national law firm.  The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service.  The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations.  Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, healthcare systems, educational institutions, units of local government, foreign governments, and coalitions.

Qualified candidates for this position will have a minimum of three years of experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles.  Relevant experience might include staff work in Congress, for a corporation or association in general government affairs.  Ideal candidates will likely have relevant substantive experience in one or more of the following policy sectors: financial services, trade, insurance, tax, environment and technology.  All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references.   

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample.

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 4 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
  • 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday
  • 12:00 PM to 8:30 PM, Monday through Friday
  • 1:30 PM to 10:00 PM, Monday through Friday
  • 10:15 AM to 7:00 PM, Thursday through Friday & 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturday through 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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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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