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London

International Arbitration Clerkship Litigation – International Arbitration
London

Job Number: 1641

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

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

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

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

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

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New York

Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1574

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the Washington, DC or New York office. The BD Manager is responsible for managing the creation and implementation of business development strategies for the Complex Litigation, Securities Enforcement & Litigation, and Appellate & Supreme Court practices, as well as an industry sector.  The BD Manager serves as the primary liaison between the practice group and the Marketing Department, and is responsible for coordinating the resources of the Marketing Department and other firm resources in implementation of business development plans. The BD Manager will work closely with the Practice Group leaders and attorney members to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage day-to-day business development activities to ultimately grow the Complex Litigation, Securities and Appellate practices.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the Complex Litigation, Securities Enforcement & Litigation, and Appellate & Supreme Court practice groups. Collaborating with the attorneys to develop business plans and marketing strategies for implementation,
  • Identifying trends and opportunities, and developing new business approaches as well as targeting cross selling opportunities.  Creating customized pitch materials for specificopportunities.
  • Working closely with lawyers to develop individual business development plans. Providing regular check in and follow up with coaching as necessary to ensure success. 
  • Collaborating with the Director of Business Development to develop and manage initiatives across the litigation department including class actions, multi-district litigations, and trials.
  • Collaborating with the Director of Business Development to develop multi-disciplinary new business pitches and responses to RFPs.
  • Managing business development efforts of an industry sector or initiative, including client collaboration plans, events, and other strategies for visibility raising and business growth.
  • Collaborating with Business Development Managers across all practice/industry groups and offices to identify or develop cross-selling opportunities.  
  • Managing RFPs, pitches and proposals from initial planning with the attorney team through to final submission.
  • Working closely with practice leaders and Practice Management to develop effective practice group meeting agendas and ensuring follow up through communication of minutes and agreed upon action items.
  • Coordinating with event planning staff to identify, sponsor or create targeted industry conferences, in-houseclient seminars/webinars, speaking engagements and other special events for the Practice Group.  Identifying targets and working with the Mailing List team to identify or create appropriate lists.
  • Coordinating with the Market Research team to secure the necessary business development research (including client, industry and competitive intelligence).  
  • Using Interaction to identify and confirm relationship targets.
  • Identifying work or issues that are potentially media-worthy for the Media Relations team to implement PR, directories and other media placements for the assigned groups.
  • Coordinating with the Marketing Communications team in the development of  marketing materials andwebsite content including practice area descriptions, brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Leading the strategy and execution for directories and surveys such as Chambers and other rankingsubmissions.
  • Facilitating the integration of lateral partners and counsel into the Practice Group.  Working closely with new laterals to ensure execution of their business development plans.
  • Developing and managing Practice Group budgets.
  • Working with the Practice Group to measure and report progress on business plans and business development efforts.
  • Working with key client teams associated with designated Practice Groups.
  •  Supervising and mentoring the Business Development Coordinator and Assistant activities including pitchand proposal materials; updating to practice descriptions, experience items and attorney bios; directory submissions and event logistics.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or J.D. degree useful.
  • Minimum of 7 years of marketing experience; professional services or law firm background preferred, particularly in litigation.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software applications, including databases, MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.
  • Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
  • Use of InterAction, Foundation and marketing databases required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
  • Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of business development process in a services industry required.  
  • Experience in budget planning and client account management critical.

 

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Tallahassee Operations Center

SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1635

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.
  • Design custom mobile applications, reports, dashboards, and workflows using Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, and PowerBI).
  • 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 matter.
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state in a timely matter.
  • Works with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent technical, analytical, organizational, and programming skills.
  • A minimum of two years of experience maintaining and administrating On-premise and SharePoint online.
  • A minimum two to four years analyzing, designing, and delivering SharePoint 2016,  SharePoint Online.
  • A minimum of three plus years’ experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide applications using Office 365/ SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, & PowerBI), Microsoft Graph API and MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven plus 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 Kendo UI, 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 and 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.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

 

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Staff Accountant Finance & Accounting 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1631

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Staff Accountant in the Tallahassee Operations Center.  The Staff Accountant will have responsibility for daily client trust activity and the maintenance of client trust files under the supervision of the Trust Accounting Supervisor and the Treasury Controller.  This position will also have responsibility for reconciling general ledger accounts as directed by the Accounting Manager, preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements and preparing financial schedules as required and assist the Director of Accounting and the Director of Tax and Payroll as needed.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

General Ledger Accounting/Month-end Close

  • Reviewing and preparing reconciliations on a monthly basis for assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Responding to day-to-day general ledger expense queries, providing information, preparing and inputting journal entries as needed.
  • Creating and distributing financial reports in the Firm’s financial reports system on a monthly and as needed basis.
  • Assisting in the interim and year end audit as well as preparing schedules as required; providing information, responding  and researching all questions from the auditors as necessary.
  • Preparing daily reports for the monitoring of cash balances and ensuring appropriate funding.
  • Fulfilling additional responsibilities in the absence of other accountants.
  • Assisting the Director of Accounting and the Director of Tax as required.

Trust Accounting

  • Researching and resolving trust issues.
  • Posting client trust activity including receipts and disbursements.
  • Assisting in the review of all trust accounts on at least a bi-annual basis to provide guidance to attorneys on resolution of stale-dated trust accounts.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in general ledger/financial reporting.
  • Experience at a law firm or other professional services organization preferred.
  • Public accounting or audit experience preferred.
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (data manipulation, advanced formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, etc.).
  • A strong general knowledge of accounting, including journal entries, reconciliations, expense variations, etc.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

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Washington, DC

Business Development Manager Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1630

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development (BD) Manager in the Washington, DC or New York office. The BD Manager is responsible for managing the creation and implementation of business development strategies for the Complex Litigation, Securities Enforcement & Litigation, and Appellate & Supreme Court practices, as well as an industry sector.  The BD Manager serves as the primary liaison between the practice group and the Marketing Department, and is responsible for coordinating the resources of the Marketing Department and other firm resources in implementation of business development plans. The BD Manager will work closely with the Practice Group leaders and attorney members to develop plans, execute pitches and proposals, and manage day-to-day business development activities to ultimately grow the Complex Litigation, Securities and Appellate practices.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the lawyers in the Complex Litigation, Securities Enforcement & Litigation, and Appellate & Supreme Court practice groups. Collaborating with the attorneys to develop business plans and marketing strategies for implementation.
  • Identifying trends and opportunities, and developing new business approaches as well as targeting cross selling opportunities. Creating customized pitch materials for specific opportunities.
  • Working closely with lawyers to develop individual business development plans.  Providing regular check in and follow up with coaching as necessary to ensure success. 
  • Collaborating with the Director of Business Development to develop and manage initiatives across the litigation department including class actions, multi-district litigations, and trials.
  • Collaborating with the Director of Business Development to develop multi-disciplinary new business pitches and responses to RFPs.
  • Managing business development efforts of an industry sector or initiative, including client collaboration plans, events, and other strategies for visibility raising and business growth.
  • Collaborating with Business Development Managers across all practice/industry groups and offices to identify or develop cross-selling opportunities.  
  • Managing RFPs, pitches and proposals from initial planning with the attorney team through to final submission.
  • Working closely with practice leaders and Practice Management to develop effective practice group meeting agendas and ensuring follow up through communication of minutes and agreed upon action items.
  • Coordinating with event planning staff to identify, sponsor or create targeted industry conferences, in-house client seminars/webinars, speaking engagements and other special events for the Practice Group. Identifying targets and working with the Mailing List team to identify or create appropriate lists.
  • Coordinating with the Market Research team to secure the necessary business development research (including client, industry and competitive intelligence).  
  • Using Interaction to identify and confirm relationship targets.I
  • Identifying work or issues that are potentially media-worthy for the Media Relations team to implement PR, directories and other media placements for the assigned groups.
  • Coordinating with the Marketing Communications team in the development of  marketing materials and website content including practice area descriptions, brochures and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Leading the strategy and execution for directories and surveys such as Chambers and other ranking submissions.
  • Facilitating the integration of lateral partners and counsel into the Practice Group. Working closely with new laterals to ensure execution of their business development plans.
  • Developing and managing Practice Group budgets.
  • Working with the Practice Group to measure and report progress on business plans and business development efforts.
  • Working with key client teams associated with designated Practice Groups.
  • Supervising and mentoring the Business Development Coordinator and Assistant activities including pitch and proposal materials; updating to practice descriptions, experience items and attorney bios; directory submissions and event logistics.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters or J.D. degree useful.
  • Minimum of 7 years of marketing experience; professional services or law firm background preferred, particularly in litigation.
  • Proficient in a range of computer software applications, including databases, MS-Word, MS-Excel, and MS-PowerPoint.
  • Experience with key research tools and databases, including experience, billing, client contacts and other web based research tools.
  • Use of InterAction, Foundation and marketing databases required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Persuasive writing skills for presentations, proposals and other marketing materials.
  • Outstanding organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Capable of handling many projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of business development process in a services industry required.  
  • Experience in budget planning and client account management critical.

Submit Application

SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1636

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.
  • Design custom mobile applications, reports, dashboards, and workflows using Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, and PowerBI).
  • 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 matter.
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state in a timely matter.
  • Works with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent technical, analytical, organizational, and programming skills.
  • A minimum of two years of experience maintaining and administrating On-premise and SharePoint online.
  • A minimum two to four years analyzing, designing, and delivering SharePoint 2016,  SharePoint Online.
  • A minimum of three plus years’ experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide applications using Office 365/ SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, & PowerBI), Microsoft Graph API and MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.A minimum of seven plus 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 Kendo UI, 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 and 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.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.\
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

 

Submit Application

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