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Business Development Attorney 1 Opening
Brussels

Job Number: 1994 

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Attorney in the Brussels office.  We are seeking a qualified antitrust/competition lawyer to join the firm’s EU antitrust practice to focus on client opportunity development. The role can be part time or full time.  This is different from a traditional PSL and more marketing-focused roles.  This is a unique and exciting opportunity to work closely with the our EU antitrust attorneys in Brussels and London on strategic initiatives to grow the practice.  It requires an entrepreneurial approach, experience with business development and a solid understanding of the work of the EU antitrust practice (with experience in life sciences and privacy/data protection helpful).  

The right candidate will support the attorneys in designing and executing targeted client outreach initiatives as well as in securing various other business development opportunities, such as speaking engagements, publications and events. Partners and counsel will work closely with the person filling the role to gain a deep understanding of the firm’s clients and their respective the business development focus. The successful candidate should be able to independently do research, assess the impact that developments in case law and current affairs may have for the firm’s key clients and author advisories and other client communications on those topics. As time allows, this person may be assigned legal support projects for the firm’s general antitrust practice.

We offer a rewarding work environment and competitive compensation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitors legal developments and keeps attorneys abreast of these developments
  • Helps identify opportunities to engage with existing and new clients
  • Keeps track of BD initiatives, encourages follow-up, provides input on ways to engage
  • Plans/proposes other initiatives to create visibility including cross-practice opportunities within the firm
  • Prepares communications and tailors materials for clients regarding legal developments (including e-mails, client alerts, blogposts, advisories/newsletters, LinkedIn posts, client presentations and pitches)
  • Proactively creates and updates standard pitch materials
  • Supports attorneys in their preparation for client pitches, speaking opportunities and presentations
  • Secures opportunities at conferences, events, publications
  • Manages EU ranking submissions for Competition Practice
  • Creates visibility for the team on social media platforms such as LinkedIn
  • Responsible for competitive intelligence efforts for the practice
  • Works with attorneys and other firm staff to organize and coordinate knowledge management efforts

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of six years post-qualification experience as practicing lawyer in antitrust/competition law
  • Experience with business development initiatives
  • Additional experience in a marketing or knowledge management role is a plus, but not a requisite
  • Experience from working with life sciences or privacy/data protection regulatory teams also a plus, but not a requisite

SKILLS

  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Ability to interact effectively with people
  • Ability to work well in both a team and individually
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent legal research skills
  • Excellent command of the English language; additional language skills will be appreciated

 

Please submit your CV and cover letter to:  Gracy.Greant@arnoldporter.com

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click hereIf you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Research Analyst Research Services 1 Opening
Brussels

Job Number: 1993 

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has opening for a Research Analyst in Brussels to join our energetic, creative, and global service team.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, the Research Analyst responds to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serves as a liaison to designated practice and industry groups. The Research Analyst also assists with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development and maintenance, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs reference and research services across a wide range of subject areas using a variety of print and electronic resources, including free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Supports all firm practice groups and serves as liaison for designated practice groups – including the antitrust/competition and life sciences practice groups in Brussels -  by offering targeted research, training, and product support in related subjects, industries, or types of research.
  • Assists with current awareness services by creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Supports collection management of both print and digital resources, including advising on the library budget, ordering new purchases, auditing subscription renewals, vetting invoices, coordinating with cataloger, and maintaining the print collection.
  • Participates in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Helps plan, develop tools and documentation, and participate in orientation and training sessions.
  • Maintains awareness of new products, research tools and emerging technologies relevant to research services.  
  • Actively participates in department and other internal firm meetings.
  • Promotes the services of the Research Services Department firm-wide.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A university degree in library and information science or a related degree along with a certificate or training in professional library skills and techniques from an accredited school.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience providing research and reference in a law library with law firm experience. Familiarity with EU Competition Law, Life Sciences and Privacy / Data Protection would be a strong plus.
  • Knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practice with a focus on EU law, especially Competition and Life Sciences.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA, Wolters Kluwer, MLex, PaRR, and Concurrences, as well as a working knowledge of the official EU sites such as CURIA and Eur-Lex.
  • Familiarity with library and law firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including business writing skills.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, creative and highly organized individual with strong attention to detail.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources.
  • Strong client service and a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Effective work habits, including the ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities under deadlines.
  • An ability to read, speak, and understand English as well as working knowledge of another languages such as French, German and/or Dutch.  

Please submit your CV and cover letter toGracy.Greant@arnoldporter.com

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click hereIf you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Chicago

Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Chicago

Job Number: 1986

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing arrangements, and account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios.  The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the billing cycle. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Maintains updated pre-bill status report for assigned portfolio.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Chicago

Job Number: 1984

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC  office. The Client Account Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing and collection arrangements, account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios. The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the full cycle of client invoicing and collections. This position analyzes inventory statistics, prepares supporting documentation, and makes recommendations based on business strategies. The Specialist works closely with management on the training and mentoring of the billing team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; manages all billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy, and effective negotiation skills.
  • Primarily handles complex billing arrangements which may include client-level billing and collections.
  • Trains and mentors billing specialists.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established, including following-up on collections and contacting clients as needed.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing and or collection arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Prepares effective monthly billing and collections forecasts for assigned portfolio(s).  Maintains updated pre-bill status report and collection projection tools; monitors billing and collection numbers daily.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Prior law firm billing experience required.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make
 www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Electronic Billing Coordinator Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1982

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Electronic Billing Coordinator. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office.. The Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the Firm’s electronic billing (eBilling) systems and providing support to the attorneys and client account managers as related to the successful submission of all electronic billing.  Additional responsibilities include: Transitioning clients to electronic billing; submitting all timekeepers and rates to each client and/or eBilling vendor site; reporting on the status of all eBills for the firm using the eBilling Hub reports feature and assisting with monthly billing as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Specialized Billing or eBilling experience in a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Proficiency in Aderant or Elite billing software preferred.
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 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.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Media Relations Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1960

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Media Relations Manager. This position may be located in the Washington, New York or Chicago offices. The Media Relations Manager will be responsible for increasing visibility around our core Industry Groups and leading practices by building additional awareness of our key partners, capabilities and unique offerings at the intersection of regulatory, litigation and transactional expertise.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight years of media relations and communications experience, preferably with a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization. This individual is passionate about media relations, extraordinarily proactive and self-motivated, highly comfortable working with and counseling firm partners and senior-level staff, and excited to join a fast-paced team that works on some of the highest profile, most exciting issues.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping to create, develop, plan and execute communications strategies as a member of the Media Relations team.
  • Obtaining placements in appropriate media outlets, based on strategic plans and proactive opportunities, that will raise visibility of the firm and its Industry Groups/practice areas and partners in the media.
  • Developing and cultivating relationships with appropriate press contacts at relevant legal, business, policy, and technology publications. To include international, national and regional media.
  • Developing effective relationships with partners earning their trust and respect and ability to collaborate on proactive media opportunities.
  • Preparing partners for media interviews and actively participates in meetings with key reporters; provides partners with substantive feedback following media interviews.
  • Writing communication materials such as press releases, media pitches, byline articles, pre-briefing documents, social media posts, etc.
  • Working closely with Business Development and Brand/Editorial Content teams to identify areas of cross collaboration on industry trends, information on matters, and newsworthy client work that we can promote.
  • Supporting strategy around internal and crisis communications where needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree required.
  • A minimum of eight years of media relations and strategic communications experience, preferably at a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization.
  • Ability to provide high-level media relations counsel to attorneys and professional staff on key industry sectors.
  • Experience with relevant sectors including Life Sciences; Financial Services; Consumer Products and Retail; Technology, Telecommunications and Media; and Aerospace, Defense and National Security.
  • Has strong relationships with key media contacts in the legal, business, policy and tech sector and proven ability to build new relationships.
  • Ability to write and pitch story ideas, client wins, thought leadership, op-eds and brand profile in targeted media outlets.
  • Strong news sense and understanding of what it takes to generate impactful media coverage and how to measure ROI.
  • Experience in developing and successfully executing communications plans.
  • Comfortable interacting with and counseling partners and senior-level employees.
  • Passion for tracking industry trends and activities in order to provide attorneys and firm leadership with fresh ideas on content development and distribution.
  • Digital and social media savvy.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to successfully prioritize multiple demands and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Team player and ability to work in fast-paced, high-profile environment.

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information.
 E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Receptionist Operations 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1887

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Receptionist in the Chicago office.   The Receptionist will professionally answer all incoming calls, welcome all clients and guests, coordinate the pick-up and delivery of express mail services (i.e., FedEx, UPS, etc.), assist in conference room reservations with food and beverage set ups and perform clerical duties (i.e., duplicating, faxing, scanning, binding, etc.)   

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year prior office experience answering telephones and greeting visitors.
  • 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Denver

Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1880

The Denver office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an experienced Legal Assistant to support the Complex Litigation Practice Group.  Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.   
 
The Legal Assistant provides support, under direct supervision of attorneys and specialists, on various client and firm matters and a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.
 
Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with the electronic discovery process, including the collection, preservation and review of materials for eventual production; tracks incoming and outgoing productions; assists with the preparation of privilege logs.
  • Establishes and maintains case files, document collections and chronologies.
  • Drafts correspondence.
  • Compiles materials for witness interviews and depositions.
  • Digests and indexes deposition transcripts.
  • Assists with trial preparation and at trial, including trial set ups, organizes trial exhibits and notebooks; develops charts, graphs, and other visual aids; maintains exhibits, takes notes at trial, assists with Trial Director and/or other presentation software.
  • Develops information retrieval systems with an emphasis on use of computerized litigation support.
  • Cite checks and proofreads documents.
  • Researches, analyzes, and drafts factual memoranda.
  • Conducts computer searches, researches case management functions on client databases or firm resources such as Trial Director, Opus 2 Magnum, Relativity, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, the Internet.
  • Collaborates with Litigation Support on computer issues; i.e., electronic discovery and other matters.
  • Files and retrieves documents at courthouses and government agencies; prepares files and executes electronic filings.
  • Pulls cases and obtains resources from local libraries.
  • Assists and coordinates teams of contract attorneys on document review projects.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years of related experience in a law firm supporting litigation practice groups.
  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Paralegal certificate a plus.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.
  • 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.

For benefits information, please click here. https://www.arnoldporter.com/en/careers/professional-staff/benefits

The salary range for this position is $40,280 to $75,000 commensurate with experience. 

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Houston

Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Houston

Job Number: 1987

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing arrangements, and account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios.  The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the billing cycle. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Maintains updated pre-bill status report for assigned portfolio.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Houston

Job Number: 1985

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC  office. The Client Account Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing and collection arrangements, account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios. The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the full cycle of client invoicing and collections. This position analyzes inventory statistics, prepares supporting documentation, and makes recommendations based on business strategies. The Specialist works closely with management on the training and mentoring of the billing team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; manages all billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy, and effective negotiation skills.
  • Primarily handles complex billing arrangements which may include client-level billing and collections.
  • Trains and mentors billing specialists.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established, including following-up on collections and contacting clients as needed.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing and or collection arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Prepares effective monthly billing and collections forecasts for assigned portfolio(s).  Maintains updated pre-bill status report and collection projection tools; monitors billing and collection numbers daily.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Prior law firm billing experience required.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make
 www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Electronic Billing Coordinator Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1983

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Electronic Billing Coordinator. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the Firm’s electronic billing (eBilling) systems and providing support to the attorneys and client account managers as related to the successful submission of all electronic billing.  Additional responsibilities include: Transitioning clients to electronic billing; submitting all timekeepers and rates to each client and/or eBilling vendor site; reporting on the status of all eBills for the firm using the eBilling Hub reports feature and assisting with monthly billing as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Specialized Billing or eBilling experience in a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Proficiency in Aderant or Elite billing software preferred.
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 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.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1900

Arnold & Porter has a Legal Resource Assistant opening in the Houston office.  A Legal Resource Assistant assists attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing, editing, and proofreading legal documents.
  • Assisting with all aspects of trials, depositions, arbitrations, mediations, client meetings and case strategy meetings; organizing trial exhibits, notebooks, charts, graphs, memorandums, and other legal documents as well as other visual aids.
  • Filing documents in State, Federal and Appellate courts.
  • Diligently and efficiently managing attorneys’ Outlook calendars. Arranging video conferences using Zoom, WebEx and Microsoft Team as well as conference calls and meetings.
  • Organizing, routing and archiving incoming mail and case filings.
  • Entering, processing and tracking expense reports and vendor invoices.
  • Review, edit and finalize firm invoices to clients.
  • Coordinating and scheduling attorney travel.
  • Maintaining an awareness of attorneys' caseloads and statuses.
  • Establishing and maintaining attorneys' professional and case files.
  • Establishing and maintaining attorneys’ state,  federal and appellate court admissions current including MCLE compliance.
  • Establishing and maintaining attorneys’ professional associations current.
  • Working with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint for a variety of assignments.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a bachelors or two-year degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years legal experience.
  • 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.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster..

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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London

International Arbitration Clerkship Litigation – International Arbitration
London

Job Number: 1641

The London office of Arnold & Porter is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USAChambers GlobalChambers Latin AmericaThe Legal 500 USThe Legal 500 UKGlobal Arbitration ReviewInternational Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to email: LDClerkship@arnoldporter.com.

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Marketing Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
London

Job Number: 1989

The Marketing Department has an opening for a Marketing Specialist in the London office. The Specialist is responsible for providing support for business development and marketing activities, with the majority of time devoted to assisting with the coordination of events, marketing and business development activity within and across practices and offices, providing implementation support for strategic marketing and business development initiatives.

The Specialist works with lawyers, business development/marketing managers, and other firm staff to coordinate practice group and individual attorney business development and marketing efforts in the London and Brussels offices. The Specialist is dedicated to providing the highest level of service to the firm’s attorneys, clients and other members of the Marketing Department. In addition to individual responsibilities, the Specialist also works as part of the Marketing team that supports each other as needed on all projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Business Development

Responsible for supporting RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission. Elements of this responsibility include, for example:

  • Work with lawyers, marketing colleagues, and other firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.
  • Organize information related to proposals and coordinate personnel contributing to the proposal processes.
  • Identify most applicable content, edit existing content, and draft and proofread content for proposals and pitches.
  • Coordinate assembly/production and delivery of finished product.
  • Maintain London practice group content in Foundation databases, including: central proposal content database; attorney experience and deals databases; and pitch/proposal database.
  • Update content on the firm’s website, including updating biographies and experience highlights.
  • Provide support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.
  • Assist with data collection and coordination of practice group submissions to Chambers and other rankings/awards submissions.
  • Assist the business development and marketing managers with other marketing and business development and administrative duties as needed.
  • Run searches in InterAction and update the database as necessary.

Events

Responsible for coordinating and staffing of local seminars, webinars and other events: end-to-end support including:

  • Developing a communications plan for each event to ensure efficient and timely promotion, including monitoring RSVP progress and encouraging outreach to maximize attendance.
  • Managing and updating invitation and RSVP lists, including the creation of invitations and registration sites.
  • Managing in-person and virtual events to ensure smooth execution including site selection, site inspections, creation of onsite attendee materials, name badges, coordinating event staffing with internal resources and oversight of external vendors, such as caterers.
  • Maintaining and managing content for Events pages on firm website and intranet.
  • Creation of post-events reports, ensuring appropriate follow up.
  • Works closely with the Firm’s Special Events Team to ensure branding and event protocols are adhered to.

Communications

  • Assist with the preparation of marketing communications materials including social media posts and responses to press inquiries.
  • Assist with the collection of data for London and European-based surveys.
  • Creation, proofing and posting of content for multiple communications outlets including intranet, website and social media channels

Graphic Design 

  • Partner with graphic design staff to create firm-approved, branded layouts for print, presentations, social media, and email campaigns.
  • Design, modify and update graphic files for production.
  • Make updates to existing designs when change is needed, often with a quick turnaround, across the firm’s varied time zones.
  • Work independently to create new pieces for approved use in London, based on established creative standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Marketing, Business, Communications, Events Management or Hospitality required).
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a law firm environment or a professional services organization.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of applications, including InterAction, Cvent, Vuture, Foundation and Survey Monkey; Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign/Photoshop/Illustrator/Premiere Pro and Rush).
  • Strong skills in MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, and internet searching.
  • Ability to function as an enthusiastic self-starter who can work with multiple layers of supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Highly effective communication skills, both in person and via phone or email, including correspondence with Firm clients.
  • Possess a strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to build rapport with attorneys and other professional staff (this includes listening carefully to requests and asking questions when necessary).
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with both lawyers, professional development, and marketing teams, as well as the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills with particular attention to detail and proofreading.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while prioritizing work assignments.
  • Flexibility for working additional hours as needed.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to:  LondonProfessionalStaffRecruiting@arnoldporter.com.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click hereIf you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Senior Finance & Pricing Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
London

Job Number: 1838

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Senior Finance & Pricing Analyst in the London office. As a member of the Firm’s Pricing Team, the Senior Finance & Pricing Analyst will function as the primary legal pricing professional in our London office, while reporting to the Director of Pricing and Practice Analysis that is based out of Washington, DC. The Senior Finance & Pricing Analyst will work directly with attorneys to develop pricing strategies, create innovative fee structures, and implement analytics and reporting to measure success.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Pricing - Partner with attorneys to develop legal pricing strategies and fee structures that drive sector growth. Guide attorneys on legal pricing best practices, assessing and tracking alternative fee arrangement risks, and communicating client value. 
  • Profitability - Respond to attorney requests for internal metrics by developing 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 communicate analysis of practice and office specific and firm wide monthly financial reports (i.e., working attorney productivity reports, key performance indicator reports, client and attorney reports, etc.) and work directly with attorneys and management to enhance business management through financial analyses and assisting with business plans. Analyze data using Analysis Services cube solutions and data visualization applications.
  • Industry Knowledge - Lead research of industry rate setting trends and fee arrangement structures and analysis of local market survey data to grow the firm’s understanding of UK and European and (other non-US markets) legal pricing practices and enhance our team processes.
  • Best Practices - Lead individual and group attorney training sessions as needed. Actively promote the firm’s business intelligence software applications, tools and matter management techniques.
  • Business Development - Support attorneys with budgeting and pricing related aspects of RFPs and client fee arrangement negotiations. Collaborate with Marketing to construct client budgets, rate structures, and alternative fee arrangements and pricing solutions that maximize client value and firm profitability.
  • Support firm senior management, attorneys, practice groups and offices, Finance colleagues, and other functional departments by preparing ad hoc financial analyses, presentations, and reports. 

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree. 
  • A minimum of three years' experience in legal, or related financial planning and analysis role.
  • Prior experience with business intelligence applications (such as Big Square), report writing software, and law firm accounting systems (such as Aderant) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Experience with dashboard and data visualization tools: SSRS, Power-User, Tableau, Power BI Suite preferred 
  • Ability to work effectively as a cross-functional leader across multiple projects.
  • Team-oriented; able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively, and professionally, with all levels of the firm, including clients, attorneys, and co-workers.
  • Ability to influence all levels of the organization. Effectively present complex financial information in a distilled and easily understood format that will enhance decision-making.
  • Ability to lead, as well as serve as a team member of, cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Ability to be collegial and consensus-building, with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus and possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and strong problem solving skills.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external. 
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

Please submit your resume to LondonProfessionalStaffRecruiting@arnoldporter.com.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

 

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Business Development Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1920

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Coordinator. This position may be located in the DC or New York office. This position may be located in the DC or New York office. The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the business development activities for the Intellectual Property, Legislative and Environmental practice groups.

The majority of time will be devoted to pitches/proposals and practice group experience information for submissions and rankings. This position will work closely with lawyers, business development managers, and other firm staff to coordinate practice group and individual attorney business development and marketing efforts. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a strong work ethic, dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our attorneys, clients, and other members of the marketing department. While the Coordinator will have plenty of individual responsibilities, this individual works as part of team that supports each other as needed on all marketing and business development projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission. Elements of this responsibility include, for example:
    • Working with attorneys, marketing staff, and other Firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.
    • Organizing information relating to proposals and coordinating personnel contributing to the proposal processes.
    • Identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content for proposals and pitches.
    • Coordinating information and research requests with the Research Services and Finance & Accounting departments.
    • Coordinating assembly/production and delivery of finished product.
  • Working with Business Development Managers to provide support for the full range of practice group marketing and business development activity, including sponsorships and presentations.
  • Overseeing editing and production of individual practice or industry team newsletters, blogs or other communications.
  • Collecting and coordinating data for practice group submissions to Chambers and other rankings/awards submissions.
  • Using InterAction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
  • Entering data into Foundation, the firm’s database for proposal content, experience items and pitch/proposal tracking.
  • Managing practice group content on the Firm’s website, including biographies and experience highlights.
  • Providing support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of one year of marketing and/or proposal experience or related work experience. 
  • Legal marketing experience is preferred. 
  • Experience with the listed practices is a plus.
  • Prior experience in proposal assembly and creation preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • 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 have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more informationE-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Director of Professional Development Talent Development
New York

Job Number: 1909

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Professional Development.  The Director may be located in the Washington, DC or New York offices.  The Director of Professional Development establishes, implements, and promotes comprehensive, high-quality attorney development programs that meet the professional, business, and client service goals of the firm.  In addition, the Director works to promote consistency among the objectives of the firm's attorney recruitment, orientation, mentor, evaluation and professional development programs. The Director oversees the Professional Development team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating educational curriculum to include substantive law issues, practice skills, practice-group specific subjects, client service, communications, management training, as well as other educational programs for attorneys.
  • Identifying and engaging with outside consultants and trainers, as necessary, to provide programs, in addition to using in-house resources.
  • Incorporating on-line training programs into the overall curriculum, as appropriate.
  • Integrating the firm’s training program with applicable CLE requirements and establishes/evaluates CLE tracking mechanisms.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of the firm’s policies and procedures with respect to attorney recruitment, orientation, work assignments, evaluations, mentor programs, and training with the objective of evaluating these systems against the “best practices” in major international law firms.
  • Surveying attorneys in practice groups and in firm management to identify professional development issues and to identify areas for training.
  • Developing a curriculum for all attorneys to include subjects of general applicability, practice-specific training, and level-specific training.
  • Evaluating existing procedures for new attorney orientation and integration; recommends areas that could be enhanced.
  • Overseeing attorney participation in professional and bar organizations, with an eye towards getting the maximum participation benefit for the firm and for attorneys.
  • Maintaining a master calendar database (accessible to all attorneys) of all training activities. Working with the IT Department to develop mechanisms for disseminating curriculum information firmwide.
  • Tracking participation in programs and obtains regular feedback for evaluation.
  • Developing materials to “market” professional development activities internally and with recruits.
  • Keeps up-to-date on professional development initiatives through literature, seminars, conferences, and membership in appropriate professional organizations.  Participates in professional development organizations.
  • Preparing and monitoring the budget for all professional development activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate and/or law degree a plus.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a similar role within a law firm, professional services or corporate environment.
  • Proficiency in Access and viDesktop.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Highly developed project management skills with prior supervisory experience.
  • Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism and ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
  • Professional presence, strong interpersonal, management and problem solving skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and initiative.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to strategically maintain financial/budgetary information.
  • Ability to be a change agent and drive new firm initiatives.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Ability to define goals and follow though to achieve results.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Diversity & Inclusion Specialist Firm Administration 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1850

The Diversity & Inclusion Team of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Diversity & Inclusion Specialist in the New York office. The Diversity & Inclusion Specialist has firm-wide responsibility to advance the firm’s overarching diversity & inclusion strategy with particular emphasis on support of the firm’s attorney and administrative professionals affinity groups. This role is primarily responsible for assisting the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer (CDIO) in implementing aspects of the firm’s affinity group related initiatives, as well as working with other members of the Diversity & Inclusion team to support the firm’s broader diversity and inclusion efforts. The Specialist will contribute to firm-wide initiatives and special projects, as needed, to advance recruiting, retention, development, and promotion efforts for lawyers and administrative professionals.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with the CDIO and the firm’s Affinity Groups to develop and coordinate in-person and virtual programs and provide logistical support for both internal and external programs.
  • Work closely with the CDIO, Manager and other firm colleagues to organize and execute firm-wide and office specific diversity and inclusion events and education programs.
  • Support firm-wide diversity and inclusion efforts, including the D&I Committee and D&I Associate Advisory Board initiatives, diversity pipeline initiatives, and any other activities supported by the Diversity and Inclusion team.
  • Assist the CDIO with managing and tracking the diversity-related sponsorships and memberships that the firm maintains with industry organizations and bar associations; make recommendations to the CDIO regarding the continued support of various organizations.
  • Assist with the preparation of responses to industry diversity surveys and clients' requests for diversity-related information.
  • Work with the CDIO and the firm’s recruiting teams to implement strategies to attract attorneys and professionals from underrepresented communities, including but not limited to identification of attorneys to participate in recruiting events; the administration and promotion of the Arnold & Porter D&I Scholarship; and law student and legal professional outreach and marketing efforts.
  • Assist the CDIO and Manager in maintaining relationships with law school diversity professionals, alumni, community stakeholders and other diversity and inclusion professionals to expand outreach efforts and increase partnerships, visibility and the success of diversity initiatives.
  • Conduct ongoing research on DE&I trends and best practices, as needed.
  • Assist in the development of DE&I materials, resources and toolkits.
  • Provide support in the areas of project management, scheduling, and the organization of work for the D&I Assistant.
  • Work with the D&I team and Marketing to maintain diversity and inclusion marketing content: including updates to the firm's internal and external websites, development of internal and external promotional and informational materials to support diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives.
  • Serve as diversity, inclusion, and equity subject matter expert; stay abreast of market trends and innovations.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, particularly in the Human Resources, Talent, and Marketing departments, to create programs to support the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of post-graduate experience supporting and implementing innovative D&I initiatives in a law firm or professional services organization.
  • Experience with diversity, inclusion, and equity practices and programs, especially with employee resource, affinity groups or networks, in the legal profession and/or corporate organizations.
  • Experience supporting and implementing innovative D&I initiatives.
  • Prior experience in professional development, marketing, legal recruiting or related area highly desirable.
  • High proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software; proficiency in viDesktop and HTML coding are preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the diversity and inclusion industry and theories of intersectionality as they pertain to implementing initiatives for members of underrepresented communities.
  • Highly developed project management skills and experience with event planning.
  • Exceptional flexibility and ability to be a strong team player.
  • Excellent collaboration and organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic environment, with proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple priorities and organize complex information, and implement solutions as needed.
  • Able to effectively work both independently and collaboratively with professionals at all levels.
  • Strong judgment and ability to respect, protect, and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information.
  • Must be team oriented, contributing as needed on unexpected projects or requests.
  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail, professional presence and strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 3 Openings
New York

Job Number: 2010

Arnold & Porter has several Legal Resource Assistant openings in the New York office.  Legal Resource Assistants assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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.

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.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff, Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Manager of Attorney Recruiting Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1975

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Manager of Attorney Recruiting in the New York Office. The Manager of Attorney Recruiting oversees law school outreach initiatives; the summer associate program; and summer associate, lateral associate, entry-level associate, and judicial clerk recruiting processes for the New York office. The Manager of Attorney Recruiting will be a member of the Talent Development team and work closely with other Talent Development functions and other departments, including Legal Personnel, Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion, and Practice Management. The Manager will collaborate with the Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting and other Talent Development Directors and Managers to plan and coordinate attorney recruiting initiatives for the New York office. In addition, the Manager will work closely with the Co-Chairs of the New York office Hiring Committee and the Firmwide Hiring Committee Co-Chairs to help determine and accomplish the Hiring Committee's goals and objectives. 

If you are a strategic thinker and motivated team-player, we hope you will apply for this role on our dynamic, collaborative, and fun team. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Summer Associate Program

  • Overseeing all administrative aspects of the summer associate program, including:
    • Maintaining regular communication with all summer associates before arrival, during the program, and after departure.
    • Reviewing and administering summer associate orientation.
    • Planning and coordinating summer associate mentoring programs and work with the Professional Development team to facilitate summer associate training programs.
    • Managing the summer associate work assignment system by working with assigning attorneys to monitor work status and distribute assignments.
    • Overseeing the planning and coordination and attend all social summer associate program events.
    • Overseeing the summer associate evaluation process, summer associate exit interviews, and end of summer offer decision process. 

Summer Associate Recruiting Process

  • Overseeing all administrative aspects of the summer associate recruiting process, including:
    • Reviewing the on-campus interview plan for the New York office and recommending changes as appropriate.
    • Overseeing the on-campus interview registration process for the New York office.
    • Reviewing and evaluating all unsolicited summer associate applications.
    • Working closely with the New York Office Hiring Committee Co-Chairs to select on-campus interviewers.
    • Meeting and greeting students in hospitality suites during on-campus interviews.
    • Overseeing the coordination of all callback interviews and post-offer follow-up visits and events.
    • Meeting with summer associate candidates during callback interviews and post-offer follow-up visits.
    • Preparing candidate packets for Hiring Committee meetings and lead offer decision meetings.
    • Facilitating offer decision-making process and post-offer follow-up efforts.
    • Preparing and analyzing reports and projections regarding summer associate recruiting success and other issues for use by the Hiring Committee.
    • Preparing agendas for Hiring Committee Co-Chair meetings.
    • Ensuring the firm's adherence to National Association for Law Placement (NALP) guidelines.
    • Serving as firm liaison to law school career services professionals and other recruitment professionals. Maintaining these relationships through telephone and in-person contact and participation in professional organizations and conferences.
    • Managing all aspects of the New York office's 1L outreach efforts.
    • Coordinating with other offices on Firmwide 1L outreach efforts.
    • Managing all aspects of recruiting process for New York office diversity & inclusion focused 1L positions.

Lateral Associate, Entry-Level Associate, and Judicial Clerk Hiring

  • Manage day-to-day duties related to the lateral associate, entry-level associate, and judicial clerk hiring process, including:
    • Reviewing and evaluating all applications.
    • Coordinating with practice groups and the Practice Management team to initiate searches.
    • Communicating with search firms regarding lateral associate hiring needs and applicants.
    • Managing offer approval and extension process.
    • Working closely with Talent Development team members to support the onboarding and integration process for all new associates.

General

  • Updating NALP form and complete other necessary industry forms and surveys. 
  • Liaising with the Marketing team to ensure recruiting efforts are publicized on social media platforms.
  • Creating and oversee Attorney Recruiting and Summer Program budgets for the NY office.
  • Managing NY Attorney Recruiting Team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of five years of prior attorney recruiting experience at a law firm is required.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Four-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize while maintaining great attention to detail and quality.
  • Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism, and the ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills in a fast-paced environment are required. 
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and database experience is required.
  • Strong technology skills and a familiarity with recruiting databases (i.e., viRecruit and Symplicity) are preferred.
  • Experience with preparing statistical analyses and monitoring budgets is preferred.
  • Additional hours, weekend work, and travel will be required, especially during the summer and fall months.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Media Relations Manager Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1959

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Media Relations Manager. This position may be located in the Washington, New York or Chicago offices. The Media Relations Manager will be responsible for increasing visibility around our core Industry Groups and leading practices by building additional awareness of our key partners, capabilities and unique offerings at the intersection of regulatory, litigation and transactional expertise.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight years of media relations and communications experience, preferably with a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization. This individual is passionate about media relations, extraordinarily proactive and self-motivated, highly comfortable working with and counseling firm partners and senior-level staff, and excited to join a fast-paced team that works on some of the highest profile, most exciting issues.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping to create, develop, plan and execute communications strategies as a member of the Media Relations team.
  • Obtaining placements in appropriate media outlets, based on strategic plans and proactive opportunities, that will raise visibility of the firm and its Industry Groups/practice areas and partners in the media.
  • Developing and cultivating relationships with appropriate press contacts at relevant legal, business, policy, and technology publications. To include international, national and regional media.
  • Developing effective relationships with partners earning their trust and respect and ability to collaborate on proactive media opportunities.
  • Preparing partners for media interviews and actively participates in meetings with key reporters; provides partners with substantive feedback following media interviews.
  • Writing communication materials such as press releases, media pitches, byline articles, pre-briefing documents, social media posts, etc.
  • Working closely with Business Development and Brand/Editorial Content teams to identify areas of cross collaboration on industry trends, information on matters, and newsworthy client work that we can promote.
  • Supporting strategy around internal and crisis communications where needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree required.
  • A minimum of eight years of media relations and strategic communications experience, preferably at a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization.
  • Ability to provide high-level media relations counsel to attorneys and professional staff on key industry sectors.
  • Experience with relevant sectors including Life Sciences; Financial Services; Consumer Products and Retail; Technology, Telecommunications and Media; and Aerospace, Defense and National Security.
  • Has strong relationships with key media contacts in the legal, business, policy and tech sector and proven ability to build new relationships.
  • Ability to write and pitch story ideas, client wins, thought leadership, op-eds and brand profile in targeted media outlets.
  • Strong news sense and understanding of what it takes to generate impactful media coverage and how to measure ROI.
  • Experience in developing and successfully executing communications plans.
  • Comfortable interacting with and counseling partners and senior-level employees.
  • Passion for tracking industry trends and activities in order to provide attorneys and firm leadership with fresh ideas on content development and distribution.
  • Digital and social media savvy.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to successfully prioritize multiple demands and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Team player and ability to work in fast-paced, high-profile environment.

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information.
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Real Estate Project Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1905

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

The Real Estate Project Legal Assistant assists legal staff in preparing for pre and post-closing transactional work and due diligence investigations. 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 deal inception through closure.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Trademark Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1996

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has a Trademark Legal Assistant opening in the New York or Washington, DC office.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.

The Trademark Legal Assistant provides support to the Trademark Prosecution practice group under the direct supervision of attorneys on various domestic and international client and firm matters.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Files and maintains trademarks with the US Patent and Trademark Office, and foreign trademark offices and agencies, including filing trademark applications, responses to office actions, statements of use, extensions of time, notices of allowance, changes of name and owner, post publication amendments, power of attorney forms, petitions, assignments, section 8 and 15 renewals and section 8 and 9 renewals.
  • Files extensions of time for oppositions, notices of opposition, petitions to cancel, multiple types of motions with the ESTTA and follow all actions via TTABVUE.
  • Generates and reviews global search reports using SAEGIS and Corsearch.
  • Creates cost estimate spreadsheets for clients.         
  • Establishes and maintains trademark files and other document collections as needed.
  • Drafts correspondence.
  • Performs docket maintenance such as clearing deadlines and reminders.
  • Communicates with clients and foreign agents.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a four-year college degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of domestic and international trademark prosecution legal assistant experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, electronic intellectual property resources, the USPTO website and IP docketing systems such as Inprotech.
  • 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support StaffStephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Trusts & Estates/Tax Project Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1961

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Trusts & Estates/Tax Project Legal Assistant in the New York office.    

The Project Legal Assistant will focus on tax and trusts & estates work by assisting our legal staff in preparing estate planning documents, probate, and tax filings. 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 matter inception through case closure.  Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.  

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with drafting and assembling estate planning documents.
  • Processing executed documents and preparing correspondence to clients and accountants.
  • Gathering, reviewing, and organizing asset information for eventual probate and estate tax reporting.
  • Preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of probate filings and estate tax return filings both locally and throughout the United States.
  • Preparing probate-related filings and executing electronic probate filings.
  • Preparing and filing various Internal Revenue Service forms.
  • Assisting in compiling documents for and preparing responses to IRS audit requests.
  • Maintaining indexes and organizing case files and workrooms.
  • Indexing and organizing files for off-site storage.
  • Assisting with document collection, review, and production.
  • Filing and obtaining documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizing legal research software.
  • Conducting research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assisting with department projects as needed and performing other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a paralegal certificate and/or 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click hereIf you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information.
 E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Trusts & Estates/Tax Specialist Practice Support 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 2004

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has a Trusts & Estates/Tax Specialist opening in the New York office.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.

The Specialist will provide high level support to the Trusts and Estates (Tax) Group on various aspects of estate planning, trust administration and handling of probate proceedings.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Finds and secures probate and non-probate assets.
  • Collects proceeds from life insurance.
  • Addresses tax issues.
  • Advises on decedents final bill payments.
  • Assists with the sale of estate property.
  • Prepares and files all documents required in the probate process.
  • Drafts probate pleadings.
  • Notifies decedent’s creditors.
  • Transfers assets into the name of the estate and/or trust.
  • Prepares inventory listings of assets beginning with the date of death.
  • Prepares accountings from the date of death through the closing of the probate process.
  • Prepares fiduciary tax returns.
  • Prepares and files estate tax returns.
  • Transfers assets to beneficiaries.
  • Obtains tax ID numbers and drafts tax returns.
  • Drafts trust agreements, inventories, petitions and pleadings.
  • Assists with hiring, interviewing, and training legal assistants.

Qualifications: 

  • A four-year college degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years previous relevant trust and estate experience, including probate, trust administration and return preparation and a minimum of two (2) years of prior supervisory experience.
  • Accounting, estate planning and tax preparation experience a plus.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with One Source Trust & Estate Administration (Thompson Reuters), Estate Val, Gift Val, Estate Planning Tools, Superforms and Internal Revenue Service website for completing various miscellaneous forms.
  • 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.
  • Ability to coordinate directly with client (or their family office), financial institutions, etc.
  • 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click hereIf you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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San Francisco

Facilities Manager Operations 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1794

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Facilities Manager in the San Francisco office.  The Facilities Manager serves as a liaison to San Francisco and Silicon Valley building management ensuring the firm space is maintained by Arnold & Porter employees, outside vendors and building maintenance. The Manager supervises office moves and office security as well as serves as a project manager for all construction projects within the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices while managing Offices Services and Reception.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with space planning and contracting outside design, construction, electricians and maintenance vendors.
  • Managing subleased spaces, including billing and collection of rent, taxes, and operating expenses from subtenants.
  • Supervising duplicating, message delivery, mailroom and reception.
  • Purchasing stationery, office and pantry supplies and furniture as well as purchasing and maintaining office equipment.
  • Processing vendor invoices.
  • Serving as liaison to building management.
  • Ensuring firm space is properly maintained by Arnold & Porter staff, outside vendors and building maintenance.
  • Overseeing all in-house catering and conference room functions.
  • Preparing the departmental budget and monitoring monthly variance reporting.
  • Orchestrating office moves and conducting office tours.
  • Participating in office event planning.
  • Developing, updating and managing emergency response plans and logistics.
  • Travelling between the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years of directly related experience in a law firm, corporate or professional class A building environment.
  • Able to read and comprehend construction/working drawings and architectural design concepts. 
  • Knowledge of security access systems a plus.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment in order to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to strategically maintain financial/budgetary information.
  • Effective leadership experience.
  • Ability to be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Ability to define goals and follow though to achieve results.
  • Strong problem solving skills and an ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster..

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1998

Arnold & Porter has a Legal Resource Assistant opening in the San Francisco office.  Legal Resource Assistants assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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.

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.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support StaffStephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Silicon Valley

Project Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1809

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Project Legal Assistant in the Silicon Valley office. Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.      
 
The Project Legal Assistant will focus on patent litigation work by assisting our legal staff in preparing for depositions, document productions, and hearings and trials in various courts and agencies including the US Patent and Trademark Office and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. 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.
  • 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 paralegal certificate &/or 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.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.
 

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Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1781

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing arrangements, and account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios.  The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the billing cycle. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Maintains updated pre-bill status report for assigned portfolio.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1783

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office.. The Client Account Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing and collection arrangements, account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios. The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the full cycle of client invoicing and collections. This position analyzes inventory statistics, prepares supporting documentation, and makes recommendations based on business strategies. The Specialist works closely with management on the training and mentoring of the billing team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; manages all billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy, and effective negotiation skills.
  • Primarily handles complex billing arrangements which may include client-level billing and collections.
  • Trains and mentors billing specialists.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established, including following-up on collections and contacting clients as needed.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing and or collection arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Prepares effective monthly billing and collections forecasts for assigned portfolio(s).  Maintains updated pre-bill status report and collection projection tools; monitors billing and collection numbers daily.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Prior law firm billing experience required.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make
 www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Electronic Billing Coordinator Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1973

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Electronic Billing Coordinator. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office.The Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the Firm’s electronic billing (eBilling) systems and providing support to the attorneys and client account managers as related to the successful submission of all electronic billing.  Additional responsibilities include: Transitioning clients to electronic billing; submitting all timekeepers and rates to each client and/or eBilling vendor site; reporting on the status of all eBills for the firm using the eBilling Hub reports feature and assisting with monthly billing as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Specialized Billing or eBilling experience in a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Proficiency in Aderant or Elite billing software preferred.
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 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.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Information Security Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1939

Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Information Security Engineer in the Washington, DC  or Tallahassee, FL office.  The Information Security Engineer is a technical security expert responsible for supporting security operations, engineering, and architecture functions and efforts for Arnold & Porter.  Under the direction of the Manager of Information Security, the Information Security Engineer helps to ensure the overall security posture of the firm, and is expected to be involved in day-to-day security operations and contribute to ensuring the integrity and availability of the firm’s IT and application infrastructure in support of enterprise IT objectives and client service delivery needs.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing security log and event analysis taking appropriate action as directed or required to address security risk issues or events / incidents.
  • Monitoring and proactively executing the vulnerability management program to prevent or reduce IT hygiene risk issues from impacting production systems.
  • Maintaining and managing security toolsets that help to mitigate or respond to security events and incidents.
  • Supporting and leading security incident response and investigation efforts as directed.
  • Assists with validating and tracking IT operational activities to ensure compliance with policy, standards, and other applicable requirements, or as directed by organizational needs.
  • Researching and identifying security vulnerabilities and relevant industry / cybersecurity trends for follow-up and action.
  • Regular reporting and tracking of IT security events and metrics along with remediation activities.
  • Assists with supporting third-party risk management efforts as assigned.
  • Assists with supporting firm security awareness training program as assigned.
  • Planning and implementing security systems and standards by evaluating network and security technologies, developing security requirements for the enterprise infrastructure, and maintaining overall user access and data protection control in support of enterprise objectives and client service delivery.
  • Reviewing enterprise architecture and application changes for security impacts and possible remediation to address security risk.
  • Actively participating in the enterprise Change Control Board (CCB).
  • Conducting research and providing recommendations on methods, software, and technologies to mitigate risk exposures.
  • Assists with developing and contributing to security policies, standards and procedures to maintain an appropriate security posture and/or compliance with applicable requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Information Security.
  • Four year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • Experience and understanding of Windows, Unix/Linux, and Active Directory.
  • Solid understanding of core networking protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/HTTPS, routing protocols.
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Strong client service skills and personal initiative.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including colleagues, managers, attorneys and firm leadership.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster..

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more informationE-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Washington, DC

Administrative Coordinator Firm Administration 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1949

Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Administrative Coordinator in the Washington, DC office supporting the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Firm Administration matters. The Coordinator will provide a combination of technical, project-based and administrative support to the Firm’s Leadership team as well as general support for Firmwide administration matters.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Scheduling and coordination of  meetings led by Firm Leadership 
  • Facilitating internal communications from the COO, including information for Firm Administration efforts and projects.
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets that support Leadership initiatives.
  • Handling and processing Charitable Contributions for the Firm. 
  • Completing monthly variances for the Firm Administration Department budget along with preparing this departmental budget on an annual basis.
  • Coordinate with other Firm departments in order to facilitate the completion and response to client surveys.
  • Entering data/invoices into Chrome River for expense reimbursement.
  • Reviewing data including issue-spotting and confirming accuracy of information.
  • Coordinating initiatives for the firm in a variety of areas.
  • Partnering with other departments such as Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Marketing, Talent, HR, etc. and coordinating projects on behalf of the COO.
  • Facilitating and handling special projects.
  • Performing a variety of administrative responsibilities to develop systems and processes to manage the work efficiently as well as providing general support as assigned. 
  • Assisting with ad hoc projects for the firm.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a professional work environment.
  • Expert proficiency in MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word is required.
  • Minimum of 50 wpm typing.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, with people at all levels within the firm as well as external individuals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build successful working relationships and to work within a team environment exhibiting the ability to collaborate effectively as well as work independently.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and pride in high quality deliverables.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information. 
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to makwww.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1780

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Billing Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing arrangements, and account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios.  The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the billing cycle. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Maintains updated pre-bill status report for assigned portfolio.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. 
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Business Development Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1859

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Coordinator. This position may be located in the DC or New York office. This position may be located in the DC or New York office. The Business Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the business development activities for the Intellectual Property, Legislative and Environmental practice groups.

The majority of time will be devoted to pitches/proposals and practice group experience information for submissions and rankings. This position will work closely with lawyers, business development managers, and other firm staff to coordinate practice group and individual attorney business development and marketing efforts. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, with a strong work ethic, dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our attorneys, clients, and other members of the marketing department. While the Coordinator will have plenty of individual responsibilities, this individual works as part of team that supports each other as needed on all marketing and business development projects.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the RFP, pitch, and proposal processes from planning through submission. Elements of this responsibility include, for example:
    • Working with attorneys, marketing staff, and other Firm personnel in the development and execution of proposals and presentations.
    • Organizing information relating to proposals and coordinating personnel contributing to the proposal processes.
    • Identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content for proposals and pitches.
    • Coordinating information and research requests with the Research Services and Finance & Accounting departments.
    • Coordinating assembly/production and delivery of finished product.
  • Working with Business Development Managers to provide support for the full range of practice group marketing and business development activity, including sponsorships and presentations.
  • Overseeing editing and production of individual practice or industry team newsletters, blogs or other communications.
  • Collecting and coordinating data for practice group submissions to Chambers and other rankings/awards submissions.
  • Using InterAction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
  • Entering data into Foundation, the firm’s database for proposal content, experience items and pitch/proposal tracking.
  • Managing practice group content on the Firm’s website, including biographies and experience highlights.
  • Providing support for attorneys reaching out to targeted contacts and clients, including creation of targeted lists for specific business development efforts and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of one year of marketing and/or proposal experience or related work experience. 
  • Legal marketing experience is preferred. 
  • Experience with the listed practices is a plus.
  • Prior experience in proposal assembly and creation preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrates strategic focus and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
  • 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 have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information
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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1782

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office.. The Client Account Specialist is responsible for managing the account set up, billing and collection arrangements, account and inventory management for assigned client portfolios. The Specialist develops strong collaborative relationships with the attorneys throughout the full cycle of client invoicing and collections. This position analyzes inventory statistics, prepares supporting documentation, and makes recommendations based on business strategies. The Specialist works closely with management on the training and mentoring of the billing team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes, fosters, and maintains professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; manages all billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy, and effective negotiation skills.
  • Primarily handles complex billing arrangements which may include client-level billing and collections.
  • Trains and mentors billing specialists.
  • Verifies rates with the rate analysts, reviews and implements the outside counsel guidelines, monitors fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; sets up and monitors alerts; communicates with the firm’s Billing & Intake Committee regarding discounts, write-downs, and write-offs.
  • Manages the prebill to the final bill process; ensures that billing attorneys receive accurate prebills and that they return their prebills in a timely manner; submits finalized bills/eBills in appropriate template format, adhering to the attorney and client specifications; and confirms the final bills have been submitted to the client and are posted in the accounting system.
  • Collaborates with the eBilling Coordinators for new client account set-ups with eBilling requirements; collaborates with Accounting Systems Administrator to update appropriate fields according to client billing guidelines; submits invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submission and troubleshooting issues; and proactively follows-up regarding acceptance and timely payment of eBills.
  • Communicates directly with clients as requested or as established, including following-up on collections and contacting clients as needed.  Concisely communicates arrangements with attorneys and clients on their matters; provides clients with requested information on any special billing and or collection arrangements.  Responds to all inquiries relating to same.
  • Responds to inquiries relating to accruals, audits and payment reports; recommends solutions based on billing trends relating to realization; and prepares ad hoc reports upon request.
  • Prepares effective monthly billing and collections forecasts for assigned portfolio(s).  Maintains updated pre-bill status report and collection projection tools; monitors billing and collection numbers daily.
  • Monitors the unapplied cash report and offers resolution when applicable and assists Accounts Receivable with accurate payment applications.  Keeps partners updated on available unapplied and trust funds and applies funds when needed.
  • Establishes effective back-up support processes (cross-training and knowledge transfer) to ensure seamless support for all portfolio matters. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Prior law firm billing experience required.
  • Related experience performing complex accounting analysis utilizing advanced Excel and reporting skills.
  • High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to assess pertinent information and anticipate needs and outcomes.
  • Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product and prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Talent for delivering exceptional client service through teamwork and an ability to work independently.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make
 www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Director of Professional Development Talent Development
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1908

The Talent Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Professional Development.  The Director may be located in the Washington, DC or New York offices.  The Director of Professional Development establishes, implements, and promotes comprehensive, high-quality attorney development programs that meet the professional, business, and client service goals of the firm.  In addition, the Director works to promote consistency among the objectives of the firm's attorney recruitment, orientation, mentor, evaluation and professional development programs. The Director oversees the Professional Development team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creating educational curriculum to include substantive law issues, practice skills, practice-group specific subjects, client service, communications, management training, as well as other educational programs for attorneys.
  • Identifying and engaging with outside consultants and trainers, as necessary, to provide programs, in addition to using in-house resources.
  • Incorporating on-line training programs into the overall curriculum, as appropriate.
  • Integrating the firm’s training program with applicable CLE requirements and establishes/evaluates CLE tracking mechanisms.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of the firm’s policies and procedures with respect to attorney recruitment, orientation, work assignments, evaluations, mentor programs, and training with the objective of evaluating these systems against the “best practices” in major international law firms.
  • Surveying attorneys in practice groups and in firm management to identify professional development issues and to identify areas for training.
  • Developing a curriculum for all attorneys to include subjects of general applicability, practice-specific training, and level-specific training.
  • Evaluating existing procedures for new attorney orientation and integration; recommends areas that could be enhanced.
  • Overseeing attorney participation in professional and bar organizations, with an eye towards getting the maximum participation benefit for the firm and for attorneys.
  • Maintaining a master calendar database (accessible to all attorneys) of all training activities. Working with the IT Department to develop mechanisms for disseminating curriculum information firmwide.
  • Tracking participation in programs and obtains regular feedback for evaluation.
  • Developing materials to “market” professional development activities internally and with recruits.
  • Keeps up-to-date on professional development initiatives through literature, seminars, conferences, and membership in appropriate professional organizations.  Participates in professional development organizations.
  • Preparing and monitoring the budget for all professional development activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate and/or law degree a plus.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment and a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a similar role within a law firm, professional services or corporate environment.
  • Proficiency in Access and viDesktop.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Highly developed project management skills with prior supervisory experience.
  • Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism and ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
  • Professional presence, strong interpersonal, management and problem solving skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and initiative.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to strategically maintain financial/budgetary information.
  • Ability to be a change agent and drive new firm initiatives.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Ability to define goals and follow though to achieve results.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Electronic Billing Coordinator Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1972

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Electronic Billing Coordinator. This position may be located in the Chicago, Houston, Tallahassee, or Washington, DC office. The Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the Firm’s electronic billing (eBilling) systems and providing support to the attorneys and client account managers as related to the successful submission of all electronic billing.  Additional responsibilities include: Transitioning clients to electronic billing; submitting all timekeepers and rates to each client and/or eBilling vendor site; reporting on the status of all eBills for the firm using the eBilling Hub reports feature and assisting with monthly billing as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Specialized Billing or eBilling experience in a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Proficiency in Aderant or Elite billing software preferred.
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • 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.
  • Talent for delivering client service through teamwork.
  • Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
  • Strong initiative to proactively increase value to the position.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of data.
  • Ability to organize time, prioritize workload effectively, and work independently.
  • Reliability, dependability, and strong motivation to respond to requests quickly.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Human Resources Assistant Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1969

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Human Resources (HR) Assistant in the Washington, DC office. The HR Assistant will assist with staff recruiting and onboarding functions, support internal HR related initiatives and assist with general administrative tasks within the Human Resources Department. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing the bi-weekly staff recruiting letters/emails and scanning/uploading recruiting documents into the Applicant Tracking System.
  • Maintaining the Application Tracking System.
  • Posting new open positions (internally and externally) and creating electronic recruiting files.
  • Administering and managing the candidate diagnostic assessment process.
  • Preparing and updating staff recruiting spreadsheets.
  • Greeting and escorting applicants to conference rooms for interviews.
  • Preparing new hire orientation schedules, reserving conference rooms, sending calendar invites, preparing new hire packets, giving the Firm tours, and distributing the new hire forms for DC staff.
  • Processing non-employee workers and entering all non-employee worker information into the HRIS system. 
  • Processing staff employment verifications.
  • Preparing ad hoc staff recruiting reports, as needed.
  • Processing invoices and expenses for the human resources department.
  • Providing backup in handling the electronic filing for FMLA and electronic personnel files including creating new hire personnel files.
  • Assisting with Staff Appreciation Week, Service Awards and other events hosted by the HR department.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc projects, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of one year of office experience.
  • Experience in a law firm, corporate or professional environment preferred.
  • A minimum of 50 wpm typing.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Proven reliability, dependability, and motivation.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster .

 

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

 

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Information Security Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1938

Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Information Security Engineer in the Washington, DC  or Tallahassee, FL office.  The Information Security Engineer is a technical security expert responsible for supporting security operations, engineering, and architecture functions and efforts for Arnold & Porter.  Under the direction of the Manager of Information Security, the Information Security Engineer helps to ensure the overall security posture of the firm, and is expected to be involved in day-to-day security operations and contribute to ensuring the integrity and availability of the firm’s IT and application infrastructure in support of enterprise IT objectives and client service delivery needs.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing security log and event analysis taking appropriate action as directed or required to address security risk issues or events / incidents.
  • Monitoring and proactively executing the vulnerability management program to prevent or reduce IT hygiene risk issues from impacting production systems.
  • Maintaining and managing security toolsets that help to mitigate or respond to security events and incidents.
  • Supporting and leading security incident response and investigation efforts as directed.
  • Assists with validating and tracking IT operational activities to ensure compliance with policy, standards, and other applicable requirements, or as directed by organizational needs.
  • Researching and identifying security vulnerabilities and relevant industry / cybersecurity trends for follow-up and action.
  • Regular reporting and tracking of IT security events and metrics along with remediation activities.
  • Assists with supporting third-party risk management efforts as assigned.
  • Assists with supporting firm security awareness training program as assigned.
  • Planning and implementing security systems and standards by evaluating network and security technologies, developing security requirements for the enterprise infrastructure, and maintaining overall user access and data protection control in support of enterprise objectives and client service delivery.
  • Reviewing enterprise architecture and application changes for security impacts and possible remediation to address security risk.
  • Actively participating in the enterprise Change Control Board (CCB).
  • Conducting research and providing recommendations on methods, software, and technologies to mitigate risk exposures.
  • Assists with developing and contributing to security policies, standards and procedures to maintain an appropriate security posture and/or compliance with applicable requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in Information Security.
  • Four year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • Experience and understanding of Windows, Unix/Linux, and Active Directory.
  • Solid understanding of core networking protocols, including TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/HTTPS, routing protocols.
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Strong client service skills and personal initiative.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including colleagues, managers, attorneys and firm leadership.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster..

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more informationE-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1974

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Legal Resource Assistant in the DC office. The Legal Resource Assistant assists attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • 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.

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.

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.


Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

 

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Media Relations Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1914

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Media Relations Manager. This position may be located in the Washington, New York or Chicago offices. The Media Relations Manager will be responsible for increasing visibility around our core Industry Groups and leading practices by building additional awareness of our key partners, capabilities and unique offerings at the intersection of regulatory, litigation and transactional expertise.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight years of media relations and communications experience, preferably with a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization. This individual is passionate about media relations, extraordinarily proactive and self-motivated, highly comfortable working with and counseling firm partners and senior-level staff, and excited to join a fast-paced team that works on some of the highest profile, most exciting issues.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume for consideration.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Helping to create, develop, plan and execute communications strategies as a member of the Media Relations team.
  • Obtaining placements in appropriate media outlets, based on strategic plans and proactive opportunities, that will raise visibility of the firm and its Industry Groups/practice areas and partners in the media.
  • Developing and cultivating relationships with appropriate press contacts at relevant legal, business, policy, and technology publications. To include international, national and regional media.
  • Developing effective relationships with partners earning their trust and respect and ability to collaborate on proactive media opportunities.
  • Preparing partners for media interviews and actively participates in meetings with key reporters; provides partners with substantive feedback following media interviews.
  • Writing communication materials such as press releases, media pitches, byline articles, pre-briefing documents, social media posts, etc.
  • Working closely with Business Development and Brand/Editorial Content teams to identify areas of cross collaboration on industry trends, information on matters, and newsworthy client work that we can promote.
  • Supporting strategy around internal and crisis communications where needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree required.
  • A minimum of eight years of media relations and strategic communications experience, preferably at a law firm, media outlet or professional services organization.
  • Ability to provide high-level media relations counsel to attorneys and professional staff on key industry sectors.
  • Experience with relevant sectors including Life Sciences; Financial Services; Consumer Products and Retail; Technology, Telecommunications and Media; and Aerospace, Defense and National Security.
  • Has strong relationships with key media contacts in the legal, business, policy and tech sector and proven ability to build new relationships.
  • Ability to write and pitch story ideas, client wins, thought leadership, op-eds and brand profile in targeted media outlets.
  • Strong news sense and understanding of what it takes to generate impactful media coverage and how to measure ROI.
  • Experience in developing and successfully executing communications plans.
  • Comfortable interacting with and counseling partners and senior-level employees.
  • Passion for tracking industry trends and activities in order to provide attorneys and firm leadership with fresh ideas on content development and distribution.
  • Digital and social media savvy.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to successfully prioritize multiple demands and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Team player and ability to work in fast-paced, high-profile environment.

 

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.
 

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 4 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1676

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has several openings for Service Desk Analysts in the Washington, DC office working the following shifts:

  • 11:00 PM to 11:00 AM Friday into Saturday and Saturday into Sunday and 7:00 AM to 2:45 PM Monday and Tuesday
  • 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday
  • 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM Sunday through Friday

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in end-user support.
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications and previous employment in legal information technology is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support Staff  Stephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Trademark Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1995

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has a Trademark Legal Assistant opening in the New York or Washington, DC office.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.

The Trademark Legal Assistant provides support to the Trademark Prosecution practice group under the direct supervision of attorneys on various domestic and international client and firm matters.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Files and maintains trademarks with the US Patent and Trademark Office, and foreign trademark offices and agencies, including filing trademark applications, responses to office actions, statements of use, extensions of time, notices of allowance, changes of name and owner, post publication amendments, power of attorney forms, petitions, assignments, section 8 and 15 renewals and section 8 and 9 renewals.
  • Files extensions of time for oppositions, notices of opposition, petitions to cancel, multiple types of motions with the ESTTA and follow all actions via TTABVUE.
  • Generates and reviews global search reports using SAEGIS and Corsearch.
  • Creates cost estimate spreadsheets for clients.         
  • Establishes and maintains trademark files and other document collections as needed.
  • Drafts correspondence.
  • Performs docket maintenance such as clearing deadlines and reminders.
  • Communicates with clients and foreign agents.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a four-year college degree strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of domestic and international trademark prosecution legal assistant experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite, electronic intellectual property resources, the USPTO website and IP docketing systems such as Inprotech.
  • 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.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support StaffStephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Director of Support StaffStephanie Denmark at +1 202.942.6068. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.