1+ months

Practice Manager

Seattle, WA 98104
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE The Practice Manager position is responsible for providing and/or ensuring the well-coordinated operational support for subgroups within the Business practice group. This position is expected to employ a wide range of strategic and tactical solutions to help improve the profitability and efficiency of the subgroups under the direction of a Practice Director. This position also serves as the staff focal point for the subgroups and provides management support and advisory services to multiple subgroup chairs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Business planning, budgeting, financial management and analysis, pricing and legal project management, client development and professional development. The Practice Manager will manage initiatives overseen by others and plan and develop the content for and participate in practice group conferences, retreats and meetings. This position will also conduct statistical analysis, and develop other proven management tools to research, analyze and improve the profitability and efficiencies of the subgroups, elevating key issues to the Practice Director and subgroup chairs. Activities may also include performing financial analysis, identifying trends, managing business intake, integration of new attorneys and assisting in attorney workload balancing and exercising judgment to know what and when to escalate issues. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED The candidate must be able to prioritize and manage multiple complex operations or projects at one time, with continual attention to detail and accuracy with numbers. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Proficient use of MS Office applications and statistical analysis. Must be adept in using the internet and standard databases as well as PowerPoint and sophisticated functions in Excel. Candidates will have experience in law firm operations, legal accounting and finance, the elements of law firm profitability at the client matter level and the attorney level, and an understanding of the challenges of local office operations. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires a bachelors degree or equivalent; a solid understanding of the business, finance, personnel, statistics and/or systems disciplines; and/or a minimum 3 to 5 years of applicable experience, at least 3 of which are in a practice management role of an AmLaw 100 Firm. MBA or JD preferred. This position may be filled in Colorado or New York. These ranges are specific to Colorado and New York, depending on qualification and experience and may not be applicable to other locations. Colorado compensation range: $111,190 to $173,630 annually, New York compensation range: $129,020 to $201,470 annually. Perkins Coie may provide a discretionary bonus annually and information regarding benefits can be found here.
Posted: 2022-06-09 Expires: 2022-08-27

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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