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Manager, Attorney Management & Advancement

Posted Nov 13
Full Time
New York

Make an impact at Goodwin , where we partner with our clients to practice law with integrity, ingenuity, agility and ambition. We are in the business of building authentic, long-term relationships with our clients, who are some of the world’s most successful and innovative investors, entrepreneurs and disruptors in the life sciences, private equity, real estate, technology and financial industries, and where they converge. Our immersive understanding of these industries – combined with our expertise across high-stakes litigation and dispute resolution, world-class regulatory compliance and advisory services, and complex transactions – sets us apart. Our Global Operations Team – all business professionals of the firm – was named the “Best Business Team” by The American Lawyer .

The Manager of Attorney Management + Advancement is a key leadership position responsible for overseeing the assessment and elevation of attorneys globally at Goodwin. This role plays a crucial role in the functioning of the Attorney Review Committee and the Partnership Committee, both of which are composed of firm equity partners.

**What You Will Do

** **Support the Attorney Review Committee:


  • As part of the senior administrative support team for the Attorney Review Committee, responsible for ensuring all committee activities are organized, efficient, and in compliance with established protocols.
  • Develop and implement processes for annual collection of feedback for over 1000 attorneys in US and international offices.
  • Collaborate with committee of 40+ equity partners to evaluate, rate and determine specific messaging points for all associate and professional track attorneys.
  • Supervise team of administrators with regard to creating messaging sheets and ensuring delivery of reviews.
  • Design evaluation frameworks and questionnaires for evaluations in collaboration with Committee chairs and other firm leaders.

**Support The Partnership Committee


  • Act as a liaison between the firm’s Business Units and the Partnership Committee, facilitating communication and the sharing relevant assessment data.
  • Collaborate with firm leadership and colleagues to drive process of internal candidate selection, evaluation and promotion to equity partner, partner and counsel.
  • Collaborate with Lateral Partner Recruiting team to facilitate evaluation of lateral partner and counsel candidates.
  • Act as the Partnership Committee’s liaison with administrative departments and the firm’s Executive and Management Committees.

**Data Analysis And Reporting


  • Analyze attorney assessment data to identify trends, potential disparities, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Generate comprehensive reports and presentations for committee and firm leadership, supporting data-driven decisions.

**Compliance And Best Practices


  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, ensuring that attorney assessment processes are in compliance with legal industry standards and regulations.

**Who You Are


  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree (JD or MBA) strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in law firm management, attorney assessment, or related roles.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Strong discretion and judgment, with demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Strong knowledge of legal industry practices and standards.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting tools.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with law firm partners and other leaders.
  • Knowledge of performance management systems (including ViGlobal suite) preferred.

Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Please note: Various agencies of the United States government require employers to collect information on applicants and employees. The National Association of Law Placement (NALP) and certain clients request us to keep track of certain aggregate information regarding lawyers. EEO information requested on this application is for purposes of compliance with these recordkeeping and reporting requirements and to determine recruiting and employment patterns. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.

This position is eligible for overtime: No

Target Salary Range: Boston $112,400 - $168,700 | Los Angeles $112,400 - $168,700 | New York $119,200 - $178,800 | Philadelphia $105,700 - $158,500 | San Francisco $125,900 - $188,800 | Santa Monica $112,400 - $168,700 | Silicon Valley $125,900 - $188,800 | Washington DC $112,400 - $168,700