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Los Angeles

IP Litigation Legal Assistant Legal Support Services 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1188

The Los Angeles office of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an experienced IP Litigation Legal Assistant.  The IP Litigation Legal Assistant will assist on all aspects of IP litigation matters.   Duties will include: Assisting  attorneys in research and preparation of pleadings as well as daily assignments in relation to supporting active litigation matters and preparing for trial;  Supporting patent litigation, patent appeals and contested proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC); Organizing  information through the preparation of summaries, chronologies, reports, spreadsheets, charts, logs, and coding forms for input into databases, graphs and other usable formats.

Requirements include:

  • The ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to manage electronic and hard copy documents through litigation technology.
  • Legal and factual cite checking including the ability to shepardize and Blue Book a brief.
  • Thorough understanding of court rules and filing requirements.
  • Knowledge of Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and internet search engines for research purposes.
  • Knowledge of Pacer and ECF filing procedures.
  • Prepare documents for discovery in response to opposing counsel requests.
  • Work with in-house and outside vendors for electronic litigation support.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work extra hours and travel as needed.

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New York

Business Development Coordinator Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1510

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Coordinator in the New York office responsible for providing support for business development activities for the Firm’s litigation practices, including White Collar Defense, with the majority of time 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, our clients, and other members of the marketing department. While the Coordinator will have plenty of individual responsibilities, he or she 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 or 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 various databases, including: central proposal content database; attorney experience and deals databases; and pitch/proposal tracking database.
  • 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. 
  • Litigation and/or White Collar experience 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.

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Tax & Private Client Working Administrative Coordinator Secretarial 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1517

 Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Tax & Private Client Working Administrative Coordinator in the New York office.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of legal support experience, preferably in the Tax and/or Private Client Services areas.  The Coordinator will administratively support the specialized Tax and Private Client practice groups as well as train the other support team members in the ARC to ensure that the entire support team has the skills necessary to succeed. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Handling busy phones and taking detailed and accurate messages consistently.
  • Opening client matters accurately and efficiently.
  • Preparing client correspondence and bills.
  • Organizing internal meetings.
  • Preparing schedules for attorneys.
  • Preparing detailed itineraries for attorneys, including important numbers, locations and contact names.
  • Making travel reservations to include air travel, ground transportation and lodging for attorneys. 
  • Submitting vouchers for travel and expense reimbursement via Chrome River. 
  • Preparing, editing and proofreading legal documents to include inputting time entry.
  • Maintaining the contact database (InterAction) for attorneys.
  • Assisting with special projects as directed by the attorneys.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of legal support experience, preferably in the Tax and/or Private Client Services areas.
  • Two-year degree or equivalent experience considered.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with tact, diplomacy, discretion and respect for confidentiality and diversity.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with individuals at all levels within the Firm and outside the Firm.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail in a busy office environment.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment using good judgment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work additional hours, as necessary.

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User Support Specialist Business Resource Center 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1441

The Business Resource Center (BRC) of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a BRC/ARC Specialist in the New York office. The Specialist is responsible for producing high quality documents and providing excellent client service to the Firm and the Firm’s clients.  The Specialist will assist the BRC from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and then assist the Real Estate Practice Group in the NY office from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining advanced proficiency of software used by the Firm (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Winscribe, Nuance & Adobe Professional, SnagIt) to produce high-volume, time sensitive legal documents.
  • Preparing and editing legal documents and correspondence such as contracts, agreements, summons, complaints, motions, subpoenas, closing documents, etc.
  • Converting documents.
  • Preparing, printing and organizing large Excel documents as well as producing PowerPoint presentations.
  • Answering and responding to telephone requests/inquiries in a professional manner.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of hardware used within the BRC (i.e., transcription equipment, scanners, and printers).
  • Maintaining an expertise in databases used by the Firm (i.e.,  FileSite, InterAction, etc.)
  • Entering necessary data into the BRC database for tracking purposes.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum two years of experience working in a document processing department within a legal environment or two years of experience supporting attorneys in an administrative capacity. 
  • Proficiency in all software used by the Firm (MS Office Suite, Chrome River, Intapp Time Entry, Innova, etc.)
  • Proficiency with FileSite or a comparable document management system.
  • Competency using Styles, Headers and Footers, Section/Page Breaks, Page Numbering, Table of Contents/Authorities, etc.
  • Proficiency with legal terminology and standard legal procedures.
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills to include 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 work well in a team environment and be adaptable to change.
  • Excellent client service skills. 
  • Flexibility to work additional hours, as necessary.

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Tallahassee Operations Center

SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1489

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications, and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and timely addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users
  • Performs other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using Office 365/SharePoint Online, MS SharePoint 2016, 2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search)
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries KendoUI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Washington, DC

Assistant Teacher Conferencing Center 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1509

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

Qualifications:

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

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Director of Information Governance Records Department 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1502

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Information Governance in the Washington, DC 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.

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Director of Pricing and Practice Analysis Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1508

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Pricing & Practice Analysis in the Washington DC office. The director will work closely with attorneys, firm management, practice chairs, and administrative leadership, to provide counsel, and analytical support in the areas of strategic client pricing and matter management, client development, and firm-wide financial reporting and analysis.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:  

  • Lead a team of nine finance professionals, with staffing in two US offices, and one international office. Advance the current capabilities of the team through education, business process improvements and better use of technology investments.
  • Serve as the primary resource to provide coaching, advice, and support to all parties involved in pricing proposals, RFPs, and all non-standard fee structures and client agreements.
  • Implement tools to efficiently mine data on prior matters across all practices to support engagement partners in the development of reliable budget estimates. Assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions in response to client demands for alternative fee structures.
  • Promote forward-thinking economic models to assess the profitability of new business opportunities, while collaborating with colleagues in marketing, business development, and practice management.
  • Oversee the internal approval process for pricing requests, based on firm policies and procedures.
  • Direct the process to collect hourly rate competitive intelligence and evaluate standard hourly rates for all professional timekeepers across all offices and currencies. 
  • Develop and implement procedures for annual review of non-standard rate agreements on active matters to ensure they are updated as appropriate.
  • Maintain knowledge of current market trends with particular focus on alternative fee structures and client value programs.
  • Provide monthly financial and production reporting and analysis to all offices and practices.
  • Promote best practices across team, department and firm that increase client value and revenue growth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of five years leadership experience within a law firm or a related professional services organization.
  • BA/BS required, with a preference for a graduate degree (MBA) or JD.
  • Excellent communication skills, confident presence, and interpersonal skills that enable effective engagement with the firm’s most senior partners and administrative leaders.
  • Proactive and energetic leader with a team oriented approach that is consistent with the firm’s values.
  • Ability to drive business process improvements and the adoption technology solutions,
  • Highly skilled with MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of business intelligence tools including Tableau or MS PowerPivot.
  • Experience working with matter planning tools (such as Umbria)
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

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Instructional Design/Training Manager Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1365

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an Instructional Design/Training Manager in the Washington, DC office.  The Manager is responsible for designing comprehensive learning programs that will enhance the technology user’s ability to work with the various information technologies, systems, and applications that are used to support the Firm and its clients. The Manager will create the design and oversee the development of internal and external curriculum including eLearning, blended learning, virtual training, webinars, online and informal learning solutions using instructional systems design principles and guidelines. The Manager is responsible for the oversight of quality and alignment of all training curriculum content to ensure effectiveness and compliance as well as supervising the IT training team.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in large scale learning design including blended solutions is required. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience managing a team of trainers.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in assessment of business and learner needs and training design best practices to meet organizational metrics.
  • Four-year college degree preferred, equivalent experience considered.
  • Previous law firm employment required. Experience in eLearning (Captivate, Articulate, HTML etc.), video development, and virtual training development (Adobe Connect webinars, learning platforms, streaming channels).
  • Ability to work within a collaborative environment and within aggressive time frames.
  • Strong knowledge of adult learning principles.
  • Able to analyze complex business requirements and adopt new methods to develop materials, take preventative measures with projects, programs, and process designs to overcome potential barriers.
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems and general knowledge of applications commonly utilized in a law firm environment.
  • Must have exceptional judgment, demonstrate flexibility and professionalism.
  • Ability to lead effectively.
  • Use communication, analytical and conflict resolution skills to deliver results-oriented service.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills in a dynamic environment are a must.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize while maintaining high attention to detail and quality.
  • 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 provide excellent customer service. 

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Legal Personnel Coordinator Talent Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1514

Arnold & Porter has a Legal Personnel Coordinator opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Coordinator is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Legal Personnel matters for all attorneys firm-wide. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assisting with orientation and integration of all new and lateral associates and staff attorneys.
  • Processing and managing pre-employment requirements (references, conflict checks, offer letters, etc.)
  • Coordinating paperwork for new and lateral associate and staff attorney hires (arrival notices, orientation schedules, orientation packets, personnel files, personnel authorization forms).
  • Acting as a liaison for new attorneys with other Firm departments (i.e., Payroll, HR/Benefits, Office Administration and IT).
  • Supporting annual and mid-cycle associate and staff attorney evaluation and feedback processes.
  • Supporting operation of the Foreign Attorney program.
  • Assisting in maintaining/auditing the database of bar admissions and assisting with the bar admissions process as needed.
  • Tracking attorney leaves of absence, secondments, clerkships, etc.
  • Assisting with coordination of visa-related matters.
  • Liaising with Talent Development colleagues (including Diversity & Inclusion) on data requests and analyses for internal and external purposes.

Qualifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Administrative experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate environment a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, a professional demeanor and the ability to provide an excellent first impression of the Firm. 
  • Must work well with all levels of Firm personnel, establish effective working relationships throughout the Firm and react to difficult situations appropriately. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential. 
  • Must be highly motivated, creative, flexible, adaptable to change and results-oriented.  
  • Must be willing to learn.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • VI Desktop platform a plus.

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Manager of Legal Personnel Talent Development 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1513

Arnold & Porter has a Manager of Legal Personnel opening in the Washington, DC Office.  The Manager is responsible for supporting the attorney life cycle policies and procedures at the Firm, including: managing the orientation and onboarding processes, assisting with associate and staff attorney annual and mid-cycle review and continual feedback processes, supporting the promotion and elevation processes, reviewing headcount and attrition, supporting the compensation and bonus programs, managing attorney leaves and departures, managing visa and work authorization processes, reviewing attorney bar admission information, coordinating programs related to the Committee of Associates and Ombudspersons, and overseeing the administrative aspects of the Firm’s Foreign Attorney program.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring surveys, intranet upkeep and managing digital content used internally and externally and analyzing and leveraging people trends.  The Manager works closely with peer Talent Professionals, including Practice Management, Career Counseling, Diversity & Inclusion, Recruiting, and Professional Development.

Qualifications:   

  • A minimum of five (5) years of prior law firm experience in legal personnel, legal recruiting or similar function.
  • Four-year degree required.
  • Proficiency in a range of computer databases, including the Internet and MS Office Suite.  VI Desktop and HTML skills desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of law firm attorney recruiting processes.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize large volume of information from multiple sources.
  • Experience with event planning.
  • Exceptional judgment, flexibility and professionalism and ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
  • Professional presence, strong interpersonal, management and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills, initiative and attention to detail.

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Marketing Experience Information Analyst Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1520

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

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Working with the Director of Business Development on planning, implementation and deployment of a new industry-leading experience database platform.
• Preparing experience data, including addressing data quality issues, for migration into the new system.
• Developing and making recommendations on configuration options, workflows, processes, and fields or the platform.
• Serving as the experience database ambassador within the Firm and encouraging maximum adoption. Leading training and support for Marketing staff on the effective use of the software.
• Creating effective communications including documentation for various stakeholders on the planning, implementation and use of experience resources.
• Acting as a central resource to the business development team regarding experience descriptions.
• Entering experience information data from awards submissions and other sources into the database.
• Working in partnership with business development team members and attorneys, creating and updating compelling experience lists to be used in pitches and marketing materials.
• Devising internal processes and procedures for gathering experience information.
• Exploring new ways for the Firm to get full value from the experience database platform.

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

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1353

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

  • 10:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 7:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday and Tuesday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 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.
  • Two-year college degree preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1488

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications, and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matters
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and timely addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state
  • Works with training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users
  • Performs other duties as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide application using Office 365/SharePoint Online, MS SharePoint 2016, 2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search)
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries KendoUI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent team player with ability to work with multiple vendors and internal departments.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with minimal supervision is required.
  • Outstanding client service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, and strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels within the Firm.

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Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant Secretarial 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number:1377

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant in the Washington, DC office.  The Trilingual Legal Resource Assistant will assist attorneys and other legal personnel with administrative, organizational and research work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment. This individual must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking English, Portuguese and Spanish.

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

Qualifications:

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

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