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Los Angeles

Calendar Technician Conflicts and Ethics 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1110

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

Qualifications:

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

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Legal Resource Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1074

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

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

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications:

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

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New York

Audio Visual Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1114

The IT Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Audio Visual (AV) Engineer in the New York office.  The AV Engineer is responsible for the coordination and setup of all audio and video services, solutions and equipment; development of new solutions, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting; and working with the Arnold & Porter Audio Visual vendors on billing issues and procurement. The hours for this position are 11:00am to 7:00pm Monday through Friday with flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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

Qualifications:

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

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Business Intelligence Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC New York

Job Number: 975

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Intelligence Coordinator in the Washington, DC or New York office.  The Business Intelligence Coordinator provides lawyers, firm leaders and administrative professionals with industry, company and competitor information that will aid in the development and achievement of strategic goals and tactical objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver standardized research deliverables, as well as customized reports for more in-depth research requests for specific, imminent opportunities.
  • Produce research on individual clients and prospects in support of client generation and development.
  • Monitor news and intelligence sources for business development and market visibility opportunities, stay current on news and trends relating to key clients and prospects and their markets, and proactively distribute findings to appropriate decision makers.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of companies, industries, markets, and competitors and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Meet with partners from time to time to gain valuable insight into the marketplace and the ways lawyers can add value to existing relationships.
  • Assist in the review of potential resources for information and intelligence.
  • The position can reside in the Washington D.C. or New York City offices, and some travel to the other offices will be required.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the professional services industry.
  • Law firm experience is preferred, not mandatory.
  • Excellent word-processing and Internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong project management skills, including appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Ability to build rapport well and is a good listener; can work comfortably with partners.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing deadlines.
  • Resourceful and tenacious in pursuit of relevant information, both secondary and primary, and accurate and accountable in its delivery.
  • Strong client service orientation and ability to interact effectively with attorneys, key personnel and clients, to manage and exceed expectations, and to exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy, and professionalism in these client interactions.
  • Able to scale communications into various lengths for consumption by busy decision-makers. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in use of the Firm’s internal business-management and reporting systems (e.g., client relationship-management software, financial systems, etc.)
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in searching and extracting information published by information aggregators, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CapitalIQ, LexisNexis, Hoovers, MergerMarket, etc.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
New York

Job Number: 1016

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

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

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Firmwide Director of Strategic Client Relationships Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1063

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Firmwide Director of Strategic Client Relationships in the New York office.  The Director works with Firm Leadership and key relationship partners to assure the successful development and retention of key institutional clients.  The role encompasses the development of key clients and the development of client teams with plans incorporating business development and cross selling strategies.  The Director also will have responsibility for the planning and execution of  business development and client service training within the Firm.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the integration of key client relationships in the firm. Work closely with firm and practice group leadership to identify opportunities and create cross selling plans that will lead to the integration of key shared and top clients.
  • Conduct client feedback sessions.  Work closely with firm management to identify regular client feedback meetings with the firm’s top strategic relationships.
  • Provide client feedback briefings to Relationship Partners, Firm and Practice Group Leadership and recommend follow up as appropriate.
  • Direct the Client Teams program including:
  •   -Analysis of client spend and practice area utilization.
  •   -Identification of strategic relationships that would benefit from a client team.
  •   -Work with relationship partners to identify team members and launch an integrated team.        
  •   -Develop client service plans including cross selling opportunities identified by the team.        
  •   -Oversee implementation and report on success.
  •   -Creation of exclusive programming and events for key clients.
  • Develop business development strategies with relationship partners to maximize key preferred provider relationships.    
  • Develop and advise on strategies for RFPs, pitches and other BD opportunities for institutional client relationships.
  • Participate in industry teams as appropriate where key client interests are involved. Development and implementation of client service standards and best practices across combined organization.
  • Develop and work with colleagues to deliver client service, business development and marketing training programs for attorneys across the Firm.
  • Lead client-facing strategic research projects as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree required.  Master’s or JD degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years of client relationship management, business development and client service training in a law firm or professional services environment.
  • Ability to empower and lead a team to meet the business needs of the Firm.
  • Demonstrated people management skills providing direction, change leadership, monitoring performance, motivating staff and building a positive working environment.
  • Ability to interact with Firm Management, key relationship partners, chiefs, directors and office administrators.
  • Strong skills in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Ability to change direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and to prioritize and manage time appropriately.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed.



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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial
New York

Job Number: 1091

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

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

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications

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

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1096

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

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

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:







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

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Talent Development Assistant Temporary Talent Development 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1097

Arnold & Porter is seeking a Talent Development Assistant for the Summer/Fall to support the Talent Development Department of the New York office.  This is a temporary position working 35 hours per week from May 2018 - September 2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Entering data into the applicant database and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Processing interview schedules in applicant database.
  • Processing candidate correspondence (both letters and emails).
  • Preparing on campus interview binders for the interviewers and hospitality suite hosts.
  • Preparing and shipping marketing materials for on campus interviews.
  • Preparing nametags for receptions and offer dinners.<
  • Preparing resume packets for attorneys attending receptions and offer dinners.
  • Preparing spreadsheets and PDFs of candidate materials and interview evaluations for offer decision meetings.

Qualifications:

  • Prior office experience.
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.

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San Francisco

Client Account Specialist Financial Services 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1068

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

Qualifications: 

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

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1089

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

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

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications:

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

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Regional Business Development and Marketing Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1073

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Regional Business Development and Marketing Specialist in the San Francisco office. The Specialist will support the business development and marketing activities of the Firm’s California attorneys (located in San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles), as well as the Intellectual Property and Labor & Employment practices groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: drafting submissions for legal directories such as Chambers and Legal 500; identifying events and opportunities that raise the Firm’s profile in the California market; managing logistics for client events, including staffing the event, interacting with clients/guests, working with venues and caterers, producing event materials, and working with other internal departments such as IT and facilities; creating and maintaining strong mailing lists for the local California markets; drafting responses to regional surveys and submissions to West Coast media outlets; monitoring local press outlets for relevant media clips; drafting pitches, RFPs and other targeted marketing collateral; recording and managing experience in appropriate databases for use in future business development efforts; providing practice group support for designated groups and initiatives; scheduling meetings, agendas and follow-up items; tracking and documenting attorney business development activities; managing the logistics associated with California sponsorships, including meeting all deadlines (e.g., payment, preparation of advertisement/logo, submission of RSVPs, etc.); working with research team to provide intelligence; and performing administrative tasks associated with the California attorneys’ BD efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year college degree
  • Minimum of five years of related experience in marketing, business development or client relations role, preferably in a professional services company or firm.
  • Knowledge of business development and marketing processes in a services industry required.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Understanding of marketing concepts, principles and activities.
  • Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
  • Heavy use of Firm Marketing contact databases, such as InterAction, Content Management Systems and other client databases is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented with dedication to timely follow up.
  • Outstanding organizational and planning skills.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under pressure with changing deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Flexibility for working after hours and occasional travel.

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Silicon Valley

Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1122

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

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

pplicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications:

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

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Tallahassee Operations Center

Business Applications Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 993

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Applications Analyst in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The Business Applications Analyst is responsible for developing detailed requirements for business applications and participating in the full project lifecycle to successfully deliver quality application solutions to the Firm’s practice teams and administrative groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Working closely with business users to efficiently gather requirements, streamline processes, improve access to information, and define business and technical needs.
  • Analyzing and evaluating existing or proposed systems to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Developing requirement specification documents, business justifications, risk analyses, and  process and workflow documents.
  • Performing research of various solutions to meet business needs through cost-benefit analyses and risk and feasibility assessments.
  • Coordinating project meetings with business users, IT teams, and third party vendors.
  • Assisting with design mockups, coordinating working groups, user testing, and project rollouts.
  • Developing test plans and participating in associated quality assurance activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of four years of business requirement analysis experience.
  • Previous law firm experience is a plus.
  • Four-year college degree required, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Complete understanding of the software development  life cycle.
  • Solid understanding of application architecture, networking, and system designs.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and experience managing complex projects.
  • Experience with application selection and design.
  • Ability to interface with high-demand low availability clients.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Strong track record of business requirements analysis.
  • Experience working with multiple end-user teams.
  • Ability to participate in a collaborative design and solution delivery environment.
  • Ability to manage numerous assignments and/or projects simultaneously.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1018

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

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

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IT Service Desk Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1127

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an IT Service Desk Manager in the Washington DC or Tallahassee office. The Manager is responsible for the supervision, management, maintenance and coordination of the centralized IT Service Desk resources to ensure the timely delivery of a superior customer service experience handling computer-related incident resolution and request fulfillment to end users firm wide in a fast paced 24/7 environment.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:  scheduling DC and Tallahassee Service Desk resources as needed to maintain the timely handling of support issues in a 24/7 environment; identifying, recommending, and documenting procedure and process improvements related to IT service delivery and incident resolution; collaborating with other Directors, Managers and Supervisors in the Firm to ensure that departmental and Firm projects are completed efficiently; performing incident trend analysis (Incident Management) and making recommendations to the Director, IT Support Services for ways to reduce recurring issues; reviewing, editing, and maintaining the IT Service Desk  knowledge database and providing feedback to the Training Manager to ensure training programs meet the needs of the Firm’s end users.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in providing end-user support and a minimum of three years’ supervisory experience in a Help Desk or Service Desk environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications is required.
  • Previous employment in a law firm or legal department is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will have knowledge in the following areas of IT: computer and mobile device Operating systems, Application Software, Computer Hardware, Remote Access and Network connectivity.
  • Excellent customer service skills and personal initiative.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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IT Support Specialist Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1104

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an IT Support Specialist in the Tallahassee Operations Center. The IT Support Specialist is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm.  Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.  The hours for this position are 8:30am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday. This position may travel to assist other offices including the West Palm Beach office.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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

Job Number: 926

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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System Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1065

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

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities:

    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies.

    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.

    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.

    o Providing support for the VMware environments.

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

QUALIFICATIONS: 

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

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Washington, DC

Bilingual Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1118

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

Bilingual Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, document productions, and hearings and trials in English and Spanish. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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Billing Rate Analyst Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1000

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Billing Rate Analyst in the Washington, DC office. The Analyst is responsible for assisting the Senior Billing Rate Analyst with analyzing and determining billing rates for the Firm as well as ensuring the accuracy of the special rate tables.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist attorneys with rate specific projects and rate inquiries; assist in preparing client rate specific spreadsheets for client approvals; compare New Business Memo rate sections to Accounting System for accuracy and if inaccurate, contacts the attorney for verifications or correction prior to approving the new business memo; respond to requests for information, clarification and special analyses from billing attorneys and their clients and responsible for conversion of rates (USD, GBP and EUR), and input into Accounting System.

Qualifications: 

  • Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Prior billing experience in a law firm environment.
  • Prior billing analysis experience is a plus.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the Firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material
  • Proficiency in Excel and experience working in databases.

  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Business Applications Analyst Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 993

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Applications Analyst in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The Business Applications Analyst is responsible for developing detailed requirements for business applications and participating in the full project lifecycle to successfully deliver quality application solutions to the Firm’s practice teams and administrative groups.

Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Working closely with business users to efficiently gather requirements, streamline processes, improve access to information, and define business and technical needs.
  • Analyzing and evaluating existing or proposed systems to identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Developing requirement specification documents, business justifications, risk analyses, and  process and workflow documents.
  • Performing research of various solutions to meet business needs through cost-benefit analyses and risk and feasibility assessments.
  • Coordinating project meetings with business users, IT teams, and third party vendors.
  • Assisting with design mockups, coordinating working groups, user testing, and project rollouts.
  • Developing test plans and participating in associated quality assurance activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of four years of business requirement analysis experience.
  • Previous law firm experience is a plus.
  • Four-year college degree required, equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and databases.
  • Complete understanding of the software development  life cycle.
  • Solid understanding of application architecture, networking, and system designs.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and experience managing complex projects.
  • Experience with application selection and design.
  • Ability to interface with high-demand low availability clients.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Highly organized.
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Strong track record of business requirements analysis.
  • Experience working with multiple end-user teams.
  • Ability to participate in a collaborative design and solution delivery environment.
  • Ability to manage numerous assignments and/or projects simultaneously.

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Business Intelligence Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC New York

Job Number: 975

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Intelligence Coordinator in the Washington, DC or New York office.  The Business Intelligence Coordinator provides lawyers, firm leaders and administrative professionals with industry, company and competitor information that will aid in the development and achievement of strategic goals and tactical objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce and deliver standardized research deliverables, as well as customized reports for more in-depth research requests for specific, imminent opportunities.
  • Produce research on individual clients and prospects in support of client generation and development.
  • Monitor news and intelligence sources for business development and market visibility opportunities, stay current on news and trends relating to key clients and prospects and their markets, and proactively distribute findings to appropriate decision makers.
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of companies, industries, markets, and competitors and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Meet with partners from time to time to gain valuable insight into the marketplace and the ways lawyers can add value to existing relationships.
  • Assist in the review of potential resources for information and intelligence.
  • The position can reside in the Washington D.C. or New York City offices, and some travel to the other offices will be required.

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in the professional services industry.
  • Law firm experience is preferred, not mandatory.
  • Excellent word-processing and Internet skills necessary; proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Strong project management skills, including appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Action-oriented, intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Ability to build rapport well and is a good listener; can work comfortably with partners.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing deadlines.
  • Resourceful and tenacious in pursuit of relevant information, both secondary and primary, and accurate and accountable in its delivery.
  • Strong client service orientation and ability to interact effectively with attorneys, key personnel and clients, to manage and exceed expectations, and to exhibit a high degree of responsiveness, diplomacy, and professionalism in these client interactions.
  • Able to scale communications into various lengths for consumption by busy decision-makers. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in use of the Firm’s internal business-management and reporting systems (e.g., client relationship-management software, financial systems, etc.)
  • Proficient (or able to become proficient quickly) in searching and extracting information published by information aggregators, including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, CapitalIQ, LexisNexis, Hoovers, MergerMarket, etc.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as needed.

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Client Account Specialist Finance & Accounting 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1017

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has two Client Account Specialist (CAS) openings.  These positions can be located in the New York, Tallahassee or Washington, DC office. The CAS is responsible for managing all the billing and collections processes from engagement to collections with tact, diplomacy and effective negotiation skills.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the proper and accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; establishing, fostering, and maintaining professional and collaborative relationships with attorneys, staff and clients to ensure compliance with both attorney and client specifications; verifying rates with the rate analyst; reviewing and implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing the prebill to final bill process; collaborating with the eBilling Coordinators for setting up new clients for eBilling; submitting invoices electronically, taking accountability for successful submissions and troubleshooting issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions based on billing trends relating to realization.

Qualifications: 

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

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Document Imaging Specialist Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC
Job Number: 1052

The Records Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Document Imaging Specialist in the Washington DC office. The Document Imaging Specialist is responsible for organizing, maintaining and reviewing the physical files for the purpose of imaging documents; utilizing industrial and/or office grade imaging equipment to convert physical documents into an electronic format and monitoring the quality of the converted documents to ensure the accuracy and completeness of electronic images.  This position also is responsible for the input of new client matters into the Firm’s Records Management system as well as additional duties as assigned.

Qualification: 

  • A minimum of two years of records management and/or legal assistant experience.
  • Experience with electronic files in a legal environment is a plus.
  • A minimum of 45 wpm typing.
  • Knowledge of scanning equipment.
  • Proficiency in a range of computer software applications, including programs and databases such as, MSWord, Excel, Filesite.
  • Excellent organizational skills. 
  • Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously. 
  • Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. 
  • Must have attention to detail. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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IT Service Desk Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1126

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an IT Service Desk Manager in the Washington DC or Tallahassee office. The Manager is responsible for the supervision, management, maintenance and coordination of the centralized IT Service Desk resources to ensure the timely delivery of a superior customer service experience handling computer-related incident resolution and request fulfillment to end users firm wide in a fast paced 24/7 environment.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:  scheduling DC and Tallahassee Service Desk resources as needed to maintain the timely handling of support issues in a 24/7 environment; identifying, recommending, and documenting procedure and process improvements related to IT service delivery and incident resolution; collaborating with other Directors, Managers and Supervisors in the Firm to ensure that departmental and Firm projects are completed efficiently; performing incident trend analysis (Incident Management) and making recommendations to the Director, IT Support Services for ways to reduce recurring issues; reviewing, editing, and maintaining the IT Service Desk  knowledge database and providing feedback to the Training Manager to ensure training programs meet the needs of the Firm’s end users.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four year college degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in providing end-user support and a minimum of three years’ supervisory experience in a Help Desk or Service Desk environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications is required.
  • Previous employment in a law firm or legal department is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will have knowledge in the following areas of IT: computer and mobile device Operating systems, Application Software, Computer Hardware, Remote Access and Network connectivity.
  • Excellent customer service skills and personal initiative.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1086

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

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

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

Qualifications

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

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

Job Number: 926

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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Media Relations Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1113

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Media Relations Specialist in the Washington, DC office.  The Specialist is largely responsible for overseeing the directory submission process (including Chambers, Legal 500) and other marketing surveys for editorial publication in legal and business trades. In addition, the Specialist will work closely with others on the Media/PR team to implement other profile raising efforts and initiatives designed to present a positive public image for Arnold & Porter.  Efforts may include aiding in the support of the Firm’s national and regional media needs to increase the visibility in target markets; maintaining currency of news and recognition items on the website, intranet, and social media; assessing viability of new surveys and pay to play opportunities; drafting and editing written content for a variety of outlets; and special projects as assigned. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Serves as internal and external POC for all directories/surveys/submissions (with the exception of annual firmwide surveys such as ALM).

    o Insures timely completion and submission of all relevant submissions and related references. 

    o Oversees logistics and scheduling for research interviews between attorneys and directory publishers.

    o Manages and distributes Directory/Survey/Submissions calendar.

    o Produces annual comparison reports of results and rankings.

    o Notifies attorneys of rankings and accolades.

    o Manages Chambers and Legal500 annual online bios and relevant update.

    o Works with Business Development Managers to create, finalize, and keep current all Chambers practice profiles.
  • Develops and maintains an online repository for reference in preparing future submissions.

    o Fulfills individual, practice, and Firm requests for historical data.
  • Secures annual directly listing agreements and prepares updates to all related profile pages and other similar listings.
  • Manages PR-related vendors including Meltwater, Cision, etc. and understands and uses each tools’ functionality.
  • Researches and drafts news and collateral materials as assigned, including write-ups/successes for the website.
  • Works with PR/Media team on attorney awards and nominations process including drafting, editing, and submitting nominations. 

    o Maintains repository of awards and honorees for future reference.
  • Works with Marketing Communications team to post appropriate rankings and accolades to website, intranet, and social media channels.
  • Manages and creates all media lists for news distribution.
  • Manages scheduling and logistics for Firm photographer in DC for attorney bio photos.
  • Handles logistics and assists with preparation for on-site filming and photo shoots.
  • Maintains an active knowledge of industry trends and best practices to aid in the department’s marketing communications efforts.
  • Attends relevant Legal Marketing and PR events to further knowledge and relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications, or journalism.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in marketing and/or public relations; strong emphasis on writing, editing, and project management.
  • Law firm or professional services firm experience preferred.
  • Experience with, working knowledge of legal directories. highly desired.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).  Comfortable using a variety of proprietary marketing databases.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in handling several time-sensitive and subject sensitive projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in completing projects is paramount.
  • Detail oriented with dedication to follow up.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle changing deadlines.
  • Flexibility for occasional travel and work after hours.

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Patent Law Clerk Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1070

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

Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of immunology (preferably with a focus on antibodies), biochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related fields are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in antibody development and characterization, RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.   The ideal candidate will have passed the Patent Bar.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.  Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  Please include a cover letter,  resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

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Patent Law Clerk (Plant) Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1077

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

Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience.  Training in the fields of plant biology, genetics, microbiology or entomology are preferred though candidates having experience in other biological science fields also will be considered.  Research experience in RNA silencing, genome editing, microbiomes, or quantitative genetics is desirable.  Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills.   The ideal candidate will have passed the Patent Bar.  Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.  Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  Please include a cover letter,  resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.

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Practice Management Analyst Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1109

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Analyst in the DC office. The Practice Management Analyst is responsible for assisting the Practice Management Team, Chief Marketing Officer, Finance and Accounting Team and Practice Group Leaders in managing the business operations for the Practice by providing seamless quality service to lawyers and timekeeping staff, creating a cohesive team across all offices.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage practice group resources by monitoring workflow, tracking availability and vacations, and working with Staffing Partners on associate assignments.
  • Develop substantive agendas and presentations for practice group meetings and prepare other practice group communications with Practice Group Leaders.
  • Identify and address operational issues to support attorney efficiency.
  • Analyze practice group’s financial data regularly and provide ad hoc reports as necessary; prepare monthly financial reports and presentations for practice group meetings; monitor practice group  timekeeping and inventory reports, following up with attorneys as needed and reporting to Practice Group Leaders; and facilitate discussions to align client/matter staffing with pricing solutions in collaboration with the Finance Department.
  • Work with Business Development to identify appropriate resources at all attorney levels for new business initiatives.
  • Coordinate with billing partners and the Pricing Team to track matters against budgets, identify issues and ensure efficient matter management.
  • Collaborate with Talent Development on all initiatives related to associate development and retention, including mentoring, evaluations, reviews, promotions and practice-specific associate training.
  • Identify gaps in attorney resources and prepare needs analyses to support practice group recruiting efforts.
  • Act as a confidante for attorneys.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor‘s degree. Master’s degree or J.D. a plus.
  • Relevant Law Firm or professional services, operations and management experience.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
  • Demonstrates strategic focus, self-motivation, and a drive to action.
  • Comfortable working independently as well on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across offices and practice areas.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.
  • Exhibit significant attention to detail and produce high quality deliverables.
  • Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
  • Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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Project Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1

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

Project Legal Assistants assist our legal staff in preparing for depositions, due diligence investigations, pre and post-closing transactional work, document productions, and hearings and trials. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Manager of Legal Support Services, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from case inception through case closure.



Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists with assembly of exhibits and appendices for court papers, depositions, and trials.
  • Organizes paper and electronic documents for use in depositions or trials.
  • Maintains, indexes and organizes case files and workrooms.
  • Indexes and organizes files for off-site storage.
  • Assists with document collection, review and production.
  • Prepares for and attends depositions, hearings, trials and arbitrations as directed.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Utilizes legal research software.
  • Supports attorneys and legal assistants in transactional closings.
  • Schedules lien searches and filings.
  • Prepares closing sets.
  • Files and obtains documents at various courts and agencies.
  • Organizes and schedules diligence materials.
  • Updates minute books and summaries of officers and directors.
  • Prepares audit letter responses.
  • Conducts research using various resources including databases and the internet.
  • Assists with department projects as needed and performs other work-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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Systems Engineer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1064

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

  • Applying knowledge of VMware ESX and related systems to evaluate and maintain the technical environment.
  • Working closely with Platform team leads and other team members in a proactive manor.
  • Providing support of the VMware environment with the following key responsibilities:

    o Providing expertise and support for virtual technologies.

    o Building, documenting, and testing VMware virtual solutions.

    o Scripting and developing innovative tools to solve operational issues.

    o Providing support for the VMware environments.

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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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