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Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1866

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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.

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

 

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Research Analyst Research Services 2 Openings
Chicago

Job Number: 1848

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago..

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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.

 

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

 

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1829

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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.

 

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

 

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Denver

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1867 

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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.

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

 

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IT Training and Support Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1856

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Information Technology (IT) Training and Support Analyst in the Denver office. The IT Training and Support Analyst provides quality and consistent front-line, technical end user support services in a professional and responsive manner; including troubleshooting assistance, problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection and/or visits to user locations as well as develops training programs and a variety of training materials including manuals, QRGs and online documentation for the computer system, phone system, and applications used or developed within the firm.  The IT Training and Support Analyst must take ownership and provide timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders. This position interacts directly with other IT groups to determine the proper solution to an issue, set up for quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new users and performs other related duties. The hours are 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday - Friday.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing installs, moves and changes to office layout for PC's, software, printers, phones and network components.
  • Communicating effectively, providing guidance and technical support for workstations, applications, procedures and break fix items; working with users, remote team members and peer groups across the organization to complete assigned work.
  • Helping with equipment installations, hardware racking, cable management and vendor support/oversight.
  • Interacting directly, when needed, with the network engineers, enterprise application administrators and engineers, other office support teams, litigation support, application developers, information security, application support and training, and procurement and inventory tracking to determine the proper remediation for an issue.
  • Setting up and quality assurance tests new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the firm.
  • Providing exceptional client service and support to the firm and the firm’s clients.
  • Maintaining expert knowledge level in the areas:
    • All firm applications; including, but not limited to, electronic messaging, document management, financial systems, human resource systems, and practice support applications.
    • Microsoft Office Suite, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
    • The firm’s remote access and mobile computing environment, including, but not limited to:  internet access, VPN access, Mobile Device messaging systems, wireless, cable and DSL connectivity, and Citrix.
    • Firm’s phone, voice conferencing and video conferencing systems;  Microsoft PC OS operation and configuration and desktop, laptop, and peripheral hardware set-up, configuration and trouble shooting.
  • Utilizing trouble-shooting skills to resolve issues with software, hardware, printers, network connectivity, remote access and other peripherals.
  • Providing desk side support on escalated issues when unable to remote control into computer.
  • Providing immediate expert level support for the configuration of workstations, laptops, and standard and non-standard software applications used by the firm.
  • Installing and configuring software applications as required.  Liaison with hardware and software manufacturers to resolve issues.
  • Preparing new and replacement PCs and laptops for the end-users.
  • Escalating to and partners with Network Operations, Enterprise Systems, and Applications Development staff to resolve network and/or application issues.
  • Documenting the resolutions to issues in the Help Desk Knowledge base in detail.
  • Participating  in floor support for major system changes, rollouts of new software, hardware, and system enhancements.
  • Coordinating with other IT groups to research, test, deploy, document, and upgrade new and existing hardware and software.
  • Coordinating with audio-video group to ensure effective and timely set-up of AV equipment and related AV services.
  • Participating in setting up, testing, and supporting Trial Sites for the Firm.
  • Supporting, monitoring, implementing and complying with firm policies and procedures as pertains to the Information Technology Department.
  • Meeting deadlines for deliverables.

Qualifications:

  • Two-year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of four years of experience in providing end-user support.
  • Minimum of two years of experience developing and executing IT training programs.
  • Participates in user groups relating to the computer system and applications used within the firm.
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications is preferred.  Previous employment in legal information technology is preferred.
  • Experience in providing workstation support in a Microsoft environment and implementing, maintaining, and supporting Windows operating systems and MS Office application suites.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment required.     
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to successfully perform tasks independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and the general public.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work alternate shifts and overtime as determined by the Manager.

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

The salary range for this position is $59,000 to $73,000 commensurate with experience. 

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

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.

 

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

 

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Research Analyst Research Services 2 Openings
Denver

Job Number: 1846

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The salary for this position is $95,000 commensurate with experience.

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1828

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

For benefits information, please click here.

The salary range for this position is $85,000 to $115,000 commensurate with experience.

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

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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Houston

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1868

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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Research Analyst Research Services 2 Openings
Houston

Job Number: 1847

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago..

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1827

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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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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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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.

 

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

Los Angeles

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1869

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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Research Analyst Research Services 2 Openings
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1845

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1826

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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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New York

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1870

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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Chief Legal Talent Officer Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1787

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Chief Legal Talent Officer (CLTO). The CLTO may be located in the Washington, New York or San Francisco office. The Chief Legal Talent Officer will develop, elevate, and promote first-rate legal recruiting and talent development programs that attract, develop and retain the highest caliber legal talent, with the focus on developing the firm’s lawyers at all levels to achieve their full potential. The CLTO is expected to be a strategic thinker and thought leader in recruiting and development initiatives that also encompass all aspects of the ongoing Associate experience, developing creative solutions that demonstrate the firm’s commitment to wellness and promotes morale and long-term engagement. The CLTO will perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys and advisors. The CLTO will manage effective departmental operations, promoting an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement, and will serve as a positive role model and mentor to the legal talent team.

The CLTO will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with the firm Chairman, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Practice Management, the Management Committee and other leadership within the firm. This individual will manage a team of approximately 25 staff members through four direct reports, including a Director of Attorney Professional Development, a Director of Attorney Recruiting, a Director of Attorney Career Counseling and a Director of Legal Personnel.

The Chief Legal Talent Officer will:

  • Work with the Firm Chairperson, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, and other senior stakeholders to develop, implement, and advance state-of-the-art, best-in-class legal talent management programs that encompass the recruitment, retention, training, development, evaluation, and compensation of the firm’s lawyers.
  • Develop a general resource hub tailored to “the Associate experience” at the firm, supporting professional development and personal wellness needs of associate attorneys; ensure effective internal communications about these resources as well as incorporation into the firm’s external recruiting and “best places to work” communications efforts.
  • Act as a thought leader to develop the strategic direction and ensure effectiveness of global recruiting and development programs and events, including on-campus recruiting, lateral Associate recruiting, summer associate and trainee programs, onboarding and integration, academies, external training programs, CLE programming, and other related programs.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current legal talent management trends, program design and strategies, and market data, including peer firms, and be able to create new and innovative programs for lawyers.
  • Develop partnerships with key external stakeholders and other thought leaders in the areas of legal talent recruiting and attorney development that will support and enhance the firm’s brand and culture as an employer of choice and a great place to work.
  • In consultation with the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, firmwide resource groups, and other key stakeholders, including practice group leadership, develop and support diversity and inclusion efforts in recruiting, retaining, and advancing the firm’s legal talent; ensure an inclusive approach to the development and implementation of Associate recruitment, professional and career development, and Associate life/engagement related initiatives.
  • Develop programs to enhance the general and practice-specific performance of the firm’s lawyers, including programming on performance management and evaluation, legal skills training and assessment, wellness, benchmark management, and other training and development programs.
  • Conduct an organizational review/audit of the existing legal talent department structure and processes, including the use of talent/recruiting-related committees, and make recommendations regarding what is working, what is not, and how best to utilize all available resources to continually improve the firm’s ability to recruit, retain, develop and promote lawyers.
  • Oversee efforts with senior firm leadership, Chief Officers, Practice Group Leaders, and Practice Managers on the creation of attorney training programs, including programs specifically related to firm economics, leadership, management, and culture.
  • Collaborate with Practice Management on mentoring, sponsorship, shadowing, and other programs to ensure the development needs of each practice area are met.
  • Travel to local firm offices to implement strategic legal talent initiatives, understand the culture of the firm, and forge connections with the firm’s attorneys.
  • Manage department staff, including Directors of Attorney Recruiting, Legal Personnel, Attorney Professional Development, and Career Counseling, as well as staff reporting to such Directors, to foster high standards, high levels of expertise and skills, excellent internal and external client service, creativity, and innovation.
  • In consultation with the Chief Marketing Officer, oversee internal and external communications related to responsible areas, including with law schools, external training and development vendors, and internal facilitators, for appropriate messaging and achievement of program goals.
  • Serve as a department liaison and collaborate with other Chief Officers and their department staff to ensure smooth delivery of services to the firm’s lawyers and clients.
  • Develop and understand firm data surrounding recruiting and development to inform the firm’s hiring and development needs; determine which Key Performance Indicators and other technology tools to use to measure progress against these metrics.
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer and/or the Office of the General Counsel on employee relations matters that directly involve the firm’s legal talent.
  • Develop, monitor, and manage the firm’s legal talent and development budget to ensure goals are met in accordance with the budget and in the most productive and cost-effective manner possible.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate and/or law degree a plus.
  • A minimum of 15 years of broad-based talent management experience, including strategic planning, professional development, performance management, talent acquisition, and career and recognition systems for highly sophisticated, global, multi-office law firms and/or other professional service organizations.
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of professional talent management field and trends, including understanding of best practices in recruiting, professional development, career development, coaching and counseling, adult learning principles, and instructional design.
  • Strategic-thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate and implement sophisticated talent management programs and initiatives, including data analytics.
  • Proven experience leading innovation and continuous improvement in talent management capacities; superior communication and engagement skills, including the ability to interact credibly and diplomatically with individuals at all levels of an organization, and recognize when to lead through influence rather than control.
  • Executive presence and excellent presentation skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and explain complex data and concepts.
  • Demonstrated high emotional intelligence, with strong influencing skills and ability to overcome objectives and gain buy-in.
  • Demonstrated inclusive leadership and cultural competency skills, with an understanding of the opportunities and challenges related to advancing diversity in the legal industry, and large law firms specifically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of firm leadership to build consensus around legal talent management strategy and tactics
  • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners.
  • Excellent writing, research, and editing skills.
  • Sound judgment and common sense, as well as a high degree of integrity, tact, and discretion.
  • Ability to leverage critique of work to improve performance coupled with a commitment to professional development and growth.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure on a large number of strategic initiatives, managing multiple priorities, and adjusting to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices.

 

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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Director of Information Governance Records Department 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1751

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

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with appropriate stakeholders to create a culture that manages information as an enterprise asset.
  • Supporting and enabling collaboration across the different areas of the Firm to democratize information and ensure there are no ‘data silos.’
  • Supporting the Firm-wide records and information management (RIM) program, ensuring information across all media and formats is properly retained and disposed.
  • Reviewing, evaluating and enhancing Arnold & Porter’s global records retention schedules and policies to align with the Firm’s legal obligations and operational needs and develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive approach to data retention.
  • Managing the collection, processing, review and production of Firm documents and electronically stored information, including development of procedures and technologies for a streamlined, cost-effective electronic discovery program.
  • Partnering with IT, Legal Operations, and Legal Technology teams to identify opportunities for process automation and technological solutions for records management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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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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 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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Real Estate Project Legal Assistant Practice Support 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1857

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: 

  • Supporting attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Scheduling lien searches and filings.
  • Preparing closing sets.
  • Filing and obtaining documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Updating minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Preparing audit letter responses.
  • Conducting research using various resources including databases and the internet. 
  • Assisting 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 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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1823

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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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Newark

Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant Operations 1 Opening
Newark

Job Number: 1840

The Operations Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant in the Newark, NJ office. The Coordinator will assist the Newark office’s attorneys with administrative, organizational and research needs as well as coordinate the facilities, operations, accounting and technology needs of the small office. The Office Coordinator/Administrative Assistant also will virtually assist the NY office attorneys as well as attorneys in other U.S. offices with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting, greeting and welcoming clients, guests and office employees.
  • Answering incoming telephone calls, transferring appropriately and handling routine inquiries.
  • Ordering, receiving and coordinating food deliveries and notifying employees of  deliveries.
  • Scheduling conference rooms and equipment needs with IT.
  • Scheduling local transportation for clients, guests and attorneys, as needed.
  • Maintaining facility and vendor schedules and relationships.
  • Coordinating with building management to ensure facility maintenance and safety.
  • Establishing and promoting participation in conservation and recycling programs.
  • Ordering and coordinating basic pantry supplies for ongoing or special needs.
  • Fostering and maintaining a relationship with the building management office. Contacting and following up with building management re: service requests when necessary, i.e., HVAC, Lighting, etc.
  • Processing invoices daily, logs in vendor documents and maintaining accurate and up-to-date invoice records.
  • Coordinating marketing and related office events and functions.
  • Coordinating Newark office events/initiatives and assisting with NY office events/ initiatives as needed.
  • Overseeing vendors and outsourcing entities (i.e., Williams Lea, courier, etc.).
  • Coordinating the preparation and distribution of financial, productivity and workflow analyses and reports.
  • Preparing, editing and proofreading legal papers and correspondence of legal nature such as contracts, agreements, summons, complaints, motions and subpoenas from draft or dictated text.
  • Coordinating the workflow for attorneys on a regular basis.
  • Editing client prebills as directed by the attorneys and processing all client billing in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures with assistance from the Billing Department.
  • Ability to set-up new client matters, completes client label requests and request on-site and off-site client files with assistance from the firm’s Records and Conflicts & Client Intake Departments.
  • Accurately and efficiently arranging travel for attorneys via the firm’s Travel Department.
  • Inputting, editing and finalizing attorney time into the firm’s time entry system.
  • Managing Outlook calendar and assists in meeting deadlines.
  • Coordinating meetings including: reserving conference rooms, ordering meals, arranging for any IT equipment needed (i.e., laptop, projector, audio/video equipment), sending Outlook meeting requests, etc.
  • Scheduling appointments, answering the telephone in a courteous and professional manner, taking messages, updating the attorneys’ contact lists, providing transcription/dictation services, preparing, editing and proofreading routine correspondence, organizing and routing incoming mail and arranging conference calls and/or video conference calls.
  • Entering and processing expenses and invoices through Chrome River.
  • Filing correspondence and legal documents electronically and manually.
  • Ensuring proper indexing and filing of original legal documents and deposition transcripts.
  • Using Nuance or other software to convert PDFs to MS Word documents.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred.
  • A minimum of two years prior professional services or office experience.
  • A minimum typing speed of 50+ wpm.
  • Proficiency in all the of the Firm’s software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Nuance, Chrome River, DTE, Time Entry, etc.).
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to deal effectively with all levels of people in demanding, high stress situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency with legal terminology and standard legal procedures.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Strong database and Internet research skills.
  • Ability to multitask and have a sense of urgency with the workload.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent client service skills. 
  • 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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San Francisco

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1871

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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Chief Legal Talent Officer Talent Development 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1788

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Chief Legal Talent Officer (CLTO). The CLTO may be located in the Washington, New York or San Francisco office. The Chief Legal Talent Officer will develop, elevate, and promote first-rate legal recruiting and talent development programs that attract, develop and retain the highest caliber legal talent, with the focus on developing the firm’s lawyers at all levels to achieve their full potential. The CLTO is expected to be a strategic thinker and thought leader in recruiting and development initiatives that also encompass all aspects of the ongoing Associate experience, developing creative solutions that demonstrate the firm’s commitment to wellness and promotes morale and long-term engagement. The CLTO will perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys and advisors. The CLTO will manage effective departmental operations, promoting an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement, and will serve as a positive role model and mentor to the legal talent team.

The CLTO will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with the firm Chairman, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Practice Management, the Management Committee and other leadership within the firm. This individual will manage a team of approximately 25 staff members through four direct reports, including a Director of Attorney Professional Development, a Director of Attorney Recruiting, a Director of Attorney Career Counseling and a Director of Legal Personnel.

The Chief Legal Talent Officer will:

  • Work with the Firm Chairperson, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, and other senior stakeholders to develop, implement, and advance state-of-the-art, best-in-class legal talent management programs that encompass the recruitment, retention, training, development, evaluation, and compensation of the firm’s lawyers.
  • Develop a general resource hub tailored to “the Associate experience” at the firm, supporting professional development and personal wellness needs of associate attorneys; ensure effective internal communications about these resources as well as incorporation into the firm’s external recruiting and “best places to work” communications efforts.
  • Act as a thought leader to develop the strategic direction and ensure effectiveness of global recruiting and development programs and events, including on-campus recruiting, lateral Associate recruiting, summer associate and trainee programs, onboarding and integration, academies, external training programs, CLE programming, and other related programs.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current legal talent management trends, program design and strategies, and market data, including peer firms, and be able to create new and innovative programs for lawyers.
  • Develop partnerships with key external stakeholders and other thought leaders in the areas of legal talent recruiting and attorney development that will support and enhance the firm’s brand and culture as an employer of choice and a great place to work.
  • In consultation with the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, firmwide resource groups, and other key stakeholders, including practice group leadership, develop and support diversity and inclusion efforts in recruiting, retaining, and advancing the firm’s legal talent; ensure an inclusive approach to the development and implementation of Associate recruitment, professional and career development, and Associate life/engagement related initiatives.
  • Develop programs to enhance the general and practice-specific performance of the firm’s lawyers, including programming on performance management and evaluation, legal skills training and assessment, wellness, benchmark management, and other training and development programs.
  • Conduct an organizational review/audit of the existing legal talent department structure and processes, including the use of talent/recruiting-related committees, and make recommendations regarding what is working, what is not, and how best to utilize all available resources to continually improve the firm’s ability to recruit, retain, develop and promote lawyers.
  • Oversee efforts with senior firm leadership, Chief Officers, Practice Group Leaders, and Practice Managers on the creation of attorney training programs, including programs specifically related to firm economics, leadership, management, and culture.
  • Collaborate with Practice Management on mentoring, sponsorship, shadowing, and other programs to ensure the development needs of each practice area are met.
  • Travel to local firm offices to implement strategic legal talent initiatives, understand the culture of the firm, and forge connections with the firm’s attorneys.
  • Manage department staff, including Directors of Attorney Recruiting, Legal Personnel, Attorney Professional Development, and Career Counseling, as well as staff reporting to such Directors, to foster high standards, high levels of expertise and skills, excellent internal and external client service, creativity, and innovation.
  • In consultation with the Chief Marketing Officer, oversee internal and external communications related to responsible areas, including with law schools, external training and development vendors, and internal facilitators, for appropriate messaging and achievement of program goals.
  • Serve as a department liaison and collaborate with other Chief Officers and their department staff to ensure smooth delivery of services to the firm’s lawyers and clients.
  • Develop and understand firm data surrounding recruiting and development to inform the firm’s hiring and development needs; determine which Key Performance Indicators and other technology tools to use to measure progress against these metrics.
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer and/or the Office of the General Counsel on employee relations matters that directly involve the firm’s legal talent.
  • Develop, monitor, and manage the firm’s legal talent and development budget to ensure goals are met in accordance with the budget and in the most productive and cost-effective manner possible.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate and/or law degree a plus.
  • A minimum of 15 years of broad-based talent management experience, including strategic planning, professional development, performance management, talent acquisition, and career and recognition systems for highly sophisticated, global, multi-office law firms and/or other professional service organizations.
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of professional talent management field and trends, including understanding of best practices in recruiting, professional development, career development, coaching and counseling, adult learning principles, and instructional design.
  • Strategic-thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate and implement sophisticated talent management programs and initiatives, including data analytics.
  • Proven experience leading innovation and continuous improvement in talent management capacities; superior communication and engagement skills, including the ability to interact credibly and diplomatically with individuals at all levels of an organization, and recognize when to lead through influence rather than control.
  • Executive presence and excellent presentation skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and explain complex data and concepts.
  • Demonstrated high emotional intelligence, with strong influencing skills and ability to overcome objectives and gain buy-in.
  • Demonstrated inclusive leadership and cultural competency skills, with an understanding of the opportunities and challenges related to advancing diversity in the legal industry, and large law firms specifically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of firm leadership to build consensus around legal talent management strategy and tactics
  • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners.
  • Excellent writing, research, and editing skills.
  • Sound judgment and common sense, as well as a high degree of integrity, tact, and discretion.
  • Ability to leverage critique of work to improve performance coupled with a commitment to professional development and growth.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure on a large number of strategic initiatives, managing multiple priorities, and adjusting to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices.

 

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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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 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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Research Analyst Research Services 2 Openings
San Francisco

Job Number: 1843

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1824

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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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Silicon Valley

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1872

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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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 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.

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

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Research Analyst Research Services 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1844

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has (2) openings for a Research Analyst to join our energetic, creative, and global service team. Both positions cover the hours between 9:00 am. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Monday-Friday, and can be associated with any of the following A&P offices: San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Houston, Denver, or Chicago.

Under the direction of the firmwide Research Services management team, Research Analysts respond to research and reference requests from attorneys, legal assistants and administrative personnel in all A&P offices and serve as liaisons to designated practice and industry groups. Research Analysts also assist with current awareness monitoring, curated news preparation, collection development, and other department activities. 

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with colleagues in the U.S. and abroad to perform legal, business and scientific reference and research using a variety of free and fee-based databases and web sites.
  • Working with designated practice and industry groups to promote and raise awareness of research tools and services by offering targeted research and curated reports, orientations and training, and assistance with collection development by evaluating products and recommending changes.
  • Assisting with current awareness services by developing requests, monitoring output and summarizing results.
  • Contributing to the development of content for the intranet. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited school.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent, professional level legal and business research experience, preferably in a law firm or other similar environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to make cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, including Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Law 360, Wolters Kluwer, and Bloomberg BNA.
  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Quest ticketing system a plus.
  • Strong client service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritizing multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to analyze, cull and summarize search results.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

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.

 

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

 

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1825

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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.

 

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

 

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Tallahassee Operations Center

Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1781

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist.  This position may located in the Washington DC office or Tallahassee Operations Center. 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 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.

 

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

 

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
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 located in the Washington DC office or Tallahassee Operations Center. 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 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.

 

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

 

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1733

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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.

 

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

 

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Washington, DC

Assistant Manager of Research Services Research Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1795 

The Research Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Assistant Manager of Research Services to join our energetic, creative, and service-oriented global team. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). Under the direction of the Manager of Research Services, the Assistant Manager of Research Services works as part of the management team to develop research services and to provide expert, customized research service.  The incumbent assists the Manager with project management and oversight of Research Services, taking the lead on the coordination of daily research and other activities, as assigned.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Manager of Research Services to manage unit services and to develop and document processes, procedures and other best practices to support unit activities; serves as main point of contact in the Manager’s absence.
  • Indirectly supervising the Senior Research Analyst(s), Research Analyst(s), and Legislative Analyst and directly supervising the Research Coordinator.
  • Serving as the primary coordinator in areas designated by the Manager; such as centralized, on-demand research activities and the onboarding and training of lateral attorneys, as well as summer and fall associates.
  • Performing 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.
  • Serving as a liaison to practice groups and other designated constituencies to offer targeted research, training, and product support, and serving as the department’s expert in select subjects, industries, or types of research.  
  • Participating in collection development activities, reviewing resources, products, and tools, making recommendations as appropriate, and promoting their use.
  • Assisting with current awareness services; developing requests, monitoring results, creating and maintaining targeted current awareness alerts and feeds.
  • Establishing relationships and serving as a liaison internally with users and other designated individuals, and externally, with vendors and colleagues.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the delivery of research services; including technologies and resources relevant to the Firm’s practice.
  • Sharing knowledge by contributing to internal knowledge sharing systems, reporting at meetings, teaching, and other means.
  • Promoting the services of the Department firmwide.
  • Participating and/or leading special projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience, including significant experience in a law firm or corporate information center. Law firm experience is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage both short-term and on-going projects involving resources and staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of research methodology and print and electronic resources and tools in the areas of law relevant to the firm’s practices.
  • Advanced understanding of database research and the technologies associated with it.
  • Demonstrated proficiency making cost-effective use of a wide range of print and online resources, such as Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg BNA and Wolters Kluwer.
  • Familiarity with library and law Firm technologies, including software and products used for communication, research and knowledge sharing.
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, with the ability to forge relationships with management, colleagues and a diverse clientele.
  • Excellent business writing and communication skills, including in person, chat, email, and remote settings.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, including the ability to analyze, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of sources to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Ability and desire to seek out challenges and capitalize on new opportunities as well as be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • 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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Billing Specialist Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1780

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Specialist.  This position may located in the Washington DC office or Tallahassee Operations Center. 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 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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Business Development Coordinator Marketing 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1859

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has two Business Development Coordinator openings in the Washington, DC office. Each Coordinator is responsible for supporting the business development activities for specific practice groups:

  • Intellectual Property, Legislative and Environmental practices
  • Antitrust, Cybersecurity & Privacy, Government Contracts and Telecom practices

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 two years of marketing and/or proposal experience or related 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 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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Chief Legal Talent Officer Talent Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1786

The Talent Development Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Chief Legal Talent Officer (CLTO). The CLTO may be located in the Washington, New York or San Francisco office. The Chief Legal Talent Officer will develop, elevate, and promote first-rate legal recruiting and talent development programs that attract, develop and retain the highest caliber legal talent, with the focus on developing the firm’s lawyers at all levels to achieve their full potential. The CLTO is expected to be a strategic thinker and thought leader in recruiting and development initiatives that also encompass all aspects of the ongoing Associate experience, developing creative solutions that demonstrate the firm’s commitment to wellness and promotes morale and long-term engagement. The CLTO will perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys and advisors. The CLTO will manage effective departmental operations, promoting an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement, and will serve as a positive role model and mentor to the legal talent team.

The CLTO will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work closely with the firm Chairman, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Practice Management, the Management Committee and other leadership within the firm. This individual will manage a team of approximately 25 staff members through four direct reports, including a Director of Attorney Professional Development, a Director of Attorney Recruiting, a Director of Attorney Career Counseling and a Director of Legal Personnel.

The Chief Legal Talent Officer will:

  • Work with the Firm Chairperson, Co-Managing Partners, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, and other senior stakeholders to develop, implement, and advance state-of-the-art, best-in-class legal talent management programs that encompass the recruitment, retention, training, development, evaluation, and compensation of the firm’s lawyers.
  • Develop a general resource hub tailored to “the Associate experience” at the firm, supporting professional development and personal wellness needs of associate attorneys; ensure effective internal communications about these resources as well as incorporation into the firm’s external recruiting and “best places to work” communications efforts.
  • Act as a thought leader to develop the strategic direction and ensure effectiveness of global recruiting and development programs and events, including on-campus recruiting, lateral Associate recruiting, summer associate and trainee programs, onboarding and integration, academies, external training programs, CLE programming, and other related programs.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current legal talent management trends, program design and strategies, and market data, including peer firms, and be able to create new and innovative programs for lawyers.
  • Develop partnerships with key external stakeholders and other thought leaders in the areas of legal talent recruiting and attorney development that will support and enhance the firm’s brand and culture as an employer of choice and a great place to work.
  • In consultation with the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, firmwide resource groups, and other key stakeholders, including practice group leadership, develop and support diversity and inclusion efforts in recruiting, retaining, and advancing the firm’s legal talent; ensure an inclusive approach to the development and implementation of Associate recruitment, professional and career development, and Associate life/engagement related initiatives.
  • Develop programs to enhance the general and practice-specific performance of the firm’s lawyers, including programming on performance management and evaluation, legal skills training and assessment, wellness, benchmark management, and other training and development programs.
  • Conduct an organizational review/audit of the existing legal talent department structure and processes, including the use of talent/recruiting-related committees, and make recommendations regarding what is working, what is not, and how best to utilize all available resources to continually improve the firm’s ability to recruit, retain, develop and promote lawyers.
  • Oversee efforts with senior firm leadership, Chief Officers, Practice Group Leaders, and Practice Managers on the creation of attorney training programs, including programs specifically related to firm economics, leadership, management, and culture.
  • Collaborate with Practice Management on mentoring, sponsorship, shadowing, and other programs to ensure the development needs of each practice area are met.
  • Travel to local firm offices to implement strategic legal talent initiatives, understand the culture of the firm, and forge connections with the firm’s attorneys.
  • Manage department staff, including Directors of Attorney Recruiting, Legal Personnel, Attorney Professional Development, and Career Counseling, as well as staff reporting to such Directors, to foster high standards, high levels of expertise and skills, excellent internal and external client service, creativity, and innovation.
  • In consultation with the Chief Marketing Officer, oversee internal and external communications related to responsible areas, including with law schools, external training and development vendors, and internal facilitators, for appropriate messaging and achievement of program goals.
  • Serve as a department liaison and collaborate with other Chief Officers and their department staff to ensure smooth delivery of services to the firm’s lawyers and clients.
  • Develop and understand firm data surrounding recruiting and development to inform the firm’s hiring and development needs; determine which Key Performance Indicators and other technology tools to use to measure progress against these metrics.
  • Collaborate closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer and/or the Office of the General Counsel on employee relations matters that directly involve the firm’s legal talent.
  • Develop, monitor, and manage the firm’s legal talent and development budget to ensure goals are met in accordance with the budget and in the most productive and cost-effective manner possible.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with graduate and/or law degree a plus.
  • A minimum of 15 years of broad-based talent management experience, including strategic planning, professional development, performance management, talent acquisition, and career and recognition systems for highly sophisticated, global, multi-office law firms and/or other professional service organizations.
  • Demonstrated deep knowledge of professional talent management field and trends, including understanding of best practices in recruiting, professional development, career development, coaching and counseling, adult learning principles, and instructional design.
  • Strategic-thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate and implement sophisticated talent management programs and initiatives, including data analytics.
  • Proven experience leading innovation and continuous improvement in talent management capacities; superior communication and engagement skills, including the ability to interact credibly and diplomatically with individuals at all levels of an organization, and recognize when to lead through influence rather than control.
  • Executive presence and excellent presentation skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and explain complex data and concepts.
  • Demonstrated high emotional intelligence, with strong influencing skills and ability to overcome objectives and gain buy-in.
  • Demonstrated inclusive leadership and cultural competency skills, with an understanding of the opportunities and challenges related to advancing diversity in the legal industry, and large law firms specifically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of firm leadership to build consensus around legal talent management strategy and tactics
  • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners.
  • Excellent writing, research, and editing skills.
  • Sound judgment and common sense, as well as a high degree of integrity, tact, and discretion.
  • Ability to leverage critique of work to improve performance coupled with a commitment to professional development and growth.
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure on a large number of strategic initiatives, managing multiple priorities, and adjusting to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Availability to travel as needed to the firm’s offices.

 

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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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1782

The Finance and Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Client Account Specialist.  This position may located in the Washington DC office or Tallahassee Operations Center. 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 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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Digital Marketing Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1841

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Digital Marketing Coordinator in the Washington, DC office. The Coordinator will help maintain the firm’s public website and Intranet to ensure that content is accurate, current, and reflective of the firm’s brand standards. The Coordinator also will serve as a back-up proofreader as needed. This position will report to the Digital Marketing Manager and work closely with team members across the marketing department, including in other offices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as the primary contact for incoming website requests/edits, including attorney biographies, headshots, practice and industry pages, upcoming events, recognition items, and blogs (including those hosted on LexBlog).
  • Supporting the Digital Marketing Manager in maintaining the firm’s website and Intranet for editorial tone and compliance with brand standards.
  • In coordination with larger Marketing Communications team, assisting in the development and implementation of the editorial calendar for website and Intranet content.
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports measuring website and blogs using Google Analytics and other third-party tools.
  • Supporting the Digital Marketing Manager in reviewing the firm website to ensure it meets current web accessibility standards.
  • Providing support with broader digital marketing initiatives, as assigned by the Digital Marketing Manager and the Director of Brand and Content Management.
  • Serving as a proofreader for all Marketing materials as needed, to include PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and web copy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two-year college degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of two years of office experience.
  • Experience in a law firm, corporate or professional environment preferred.
  • A minimum typing speed of 50 wpm.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Working knowledge of HTML (2+ years is desired).
  • Basic understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM), online content distribution, web analytics and digital marketing best practices.
  • Knowledge of content management databases such as Sitecore and Foundation is a plus.
  • Willingness to learn and utilize new technology tools that support the functions of the team is critical.
  • Proven proofreading skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to provide excellent client service.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, manage time and handle a variety of projects/tasks simultaneously.
  • Proven reliability, dependability, and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • 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 LAWand the Supplement poster.

 

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Director of Information Governance Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1713

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

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with appropriate stakeholders to create a culture that manages information as an enterprise asset.
  • Supporting and enabling collaboration across the different areas of the Firm to democratize information and ensure there are no ‘data silos.’
  • Supporting the Firm-wide records and information management (RIM) program, ensuring information across all media and formats is properly retained and disposed.
  • Reviewing, evaluating and enhancing Arnold & Porter’s global records retention schedules and policies to align with the Firm’s legal obligations and operational needs and develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive approach to data retention.
  • Managing the collection, processing, review and production of Firm documents and electronically stored information, including development of procedures and technologies for a streamlined, cost-effective electronic discovery program.
  • Partnering with IT, Legal Operations, and Legal Technology teams to identify opportunities for process automation and technological solutions for records management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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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Document Review Specialist Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1851

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Document Review Specialist in the Washington DC office. The Document Review Specialist is responsible for ensuring the firm’s Retention Policy is adhered. This includes tracking, retrieving, reviewing, transferring and destroying of client files.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking the closure of matters to obtain the disposition of files from billing and/or responsible attorney(s) or client.
  • Retrieving, coordinating and organizing material for destruction under the guidelines of the firm’s records retention policy.  Pulling material from archive boxes and on-site shelving areas and placing in secured shred bins for destruction purposes.
  • Reviewing all client paper files prior to their release from the firm as the result of an attorney departure.
  • Ensuring the firm’s records management system is updated in a timely manner with regards to the status of files that have been destroyed or transferred.
  • Collaborating with attorneys and other legal staff with regards to material that should be maintained in hard copy form and/or destroyed.
  • Monitoring firm-wide retention schedules for both physical and electronic files.
  • Assisting the Manager, Records Center with notifying the appropriate party(s) to gain disposition instructions of client files.
  • Retrieving, reviewing and coordinating the return of the appropriate client files to the client upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of two years of records management and/or legal assistant experience.
  • A minimum typing speed of 40.
  • Basic knowledge of scanning equipment.
  • Experience with Records Management software.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently in a well as with a team.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of the firm.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough knowledge of the firm’s Records Management, Document Management systems and Document Retention Policy for electronic and physical files.
  • Ability to handle a large volume of client material at any given time.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • 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.
  • 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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Financial Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1769

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Financial Analyst in the Washington, DC office. As a member of the firm’s Pricing Team, the Financial Analyst will function as one of the primary legal pricing professionals in our Washington, DC office, while reporting to the Manager of Pricing and Practice Analysis. The Financial 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 pricing strategies and fee structures that drive sector growth. Help train attorneys on 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 provide 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.
  • Best Practices - Lead individual and group attorney training sessions as needed. Actively promote the firm’s business intelligence software, tools and matter management techniques.
  • Business Development - Assist 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 that maximize client value and firm profitability.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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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Project Legal Assistant Practice Support 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1807

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has openings for Project Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC and New York offices. Applicants should submit their resume, cover letter, school transcript and a short writing sample.      
 
The Project Legal Assistant assists our legal staff in preparing for depositions, document productions, and hearings and trials. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure. 
 
Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • 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 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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Proposal Content Writer Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1747

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Proposal Content Writer in the Washington, DC office. The Proposal Content Writer, working with our Business Development and Editorial teams, will play an important role in advocating Arnold & Porter’s value proposition and ensuring that content is high-impact, client-centric and consistent. With a deep understanding of the firm’s litigation, transactional and regulatory capabilities and the evolving legal needs of the world’s top companies, the Proposal Content Writer will employ effective writing and editing skills to develop compelling pitch materials and proposals.  This role is dedicated to continuous improvement in communicating the firm’s strengths, value and expertise in practice, industry or general service capabilities. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample for consideration.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as a key member of the proposal team, working with the technical specialists and business development managers to develop written pitches and proposals that are responsive to client requests and highlight the firm’s value proposition and ability to address client needs. The process will include writing content tailored to the client, customizing pre-existing content to answer questions in a responsive manner, and harmonizing content across practices including voice, style and messaging.
  • Crafting and editing compelling content showcasing practice and industry group value proposition and demonstrated client benefit.
  • Collaborating with practice area attorneys and business development managers to develop or strengthen credential statements and value-driven practice content. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree; JD strongly preferred.
  • Journalism experience a plus.
  • Minimum of eight years of related writing experience in a professional services environment.
  • Legal services experience required.
  • Exceptional writing capabilities, including advanced grammar and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to create concise persuasive narrative copy from a bulleted list or abstract ideas.
  • Stellar editorial and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint style.
  • Previous usage of content library databases a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, handle several projects at once, work independently, and complete tasks under time pressure, 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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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1676

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has two 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
  • 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday 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 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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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1732

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Systems Engineer. This position may be located in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Tallahassee or Denver). The Systems Engineer will be a member of a highly experienced team responsible for the direction and health of our computer, storage and systems infrastructure with a strong emphasis on maintaining systems in a global enterprise infrastructure, backup and data protection technologies, scripting, project management skills and the ability to work well in a collaborative team environment. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • A minimum of five years of experience in providing VMware and system support in a Microsoft Windows enterprise network.
  • Previous employment in legal information technology is desired, but not required.
  • Experience with supporting a multi-office, large global enterprise, multi-time zone environment.
  • Previous experience in legal information technology preferred (not required).
  • Strong support, troubleshooting, and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Strong analytical, creative problem solving and process improvement skills.
  • A thorough understanding and appreciation of technology and its value to the business.
  • Experience working with application development and business teams.
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate complex technical requirements/solutions to all executive and management levels.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with VMware Infrastructure, vSphere v5.x or greater, including ESXi, and Virtual Center Site Recovery Manager.
  • Experience with managing one of the following storage systems: Pure FlashArray x70, Pure FlashBlade, NetApp ONTAP, EMC VNX, and Hitachi HNAS.
  • A minimum of five years of experience as a systems engineer in a client technology focused Windows & VMware virtualization engineering team.
  • Significant experience managing Microsoft Server operating systems and Active Directory.
  • Experience with Veeam Backup applications, as well as other Data Protection products.
  • Experience in building (including installation of VI5 or 6), administering, maintaining and troubleshooting complex VMware environments for test, development and production use.
  • Experience performing physical-to-virtual (P2V) and virtual-to-virtual (V2V) conversions for Windows and Linux.
  • Experience implementing best practices for virtual networking, vMotion, HA, DRS/DPM.
  • Experience configuring and administering UCS infrastructure and blade systems.
  • Strong customer service skills and an excellent ability to communicate with and help clients with varying degrees of technical sophistication.
  • High motivation and personal initiative.
  • Ability to learn new technology rapidly.
  • Ability to accomplish projects independently involving a variety of computing technologies and teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, facilitate solutions, and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Proven ability to maintain and update technical knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information on the network.
  • Strong documentation skills using Visio and other tools to maintain current architectural diagrams.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Scripting experience automating administrative tasks via PowerShell, VBScript, or other automation tools.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of any of the following is preferred: Pure Storage Purity Software, Shared storage solutions, VMware storage integration, VMware Capacity Planner, VCOPS, VCP Certification, Site Recovery Manager, Cisco UCS, HPE servers, Microsoft MCSE and/or ITIL Foundations certification, Azure services.

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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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.

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