15 days old

Senior 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 Senior Practice Manager position is responsible for providing and/or ensuring the well-coordinated operational support for various subgroups, primarily in the transactional vertical. This position is expected to employ a wide range of strategic and tactical solutions to help improve the profitability and efficiency of the firms practices. 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 including working with subgroups to develop plans in alignment with the Practice Group and firm plans, and track performance against such plans Financial management and analysis including reviewing monthly reports to identify trends and opportunities to improve performance Conduct statistical analysis and develop other proven management tools to research, analyze, and improve profitability and efficiencies of the subgroups Assist with preparation of annual budget for subgroups, including rate setting Pricing and legal project management including reviewing pricing proposals to ensure alignment with the subgroups goals and objectives and highlighting innovation opportunities that would drive improved profitability without compromising client service Plan and develop the content for and participate in group conferences, retreats, and meetings Assist with onboarding new attorneys and workload management Manage initiatives overseen by others which impact the subgroups Identify and resolve issues associated with client intake including allocation assignments and maintaining area of law codes Partner with Marketing to identify opportunities for cross-selling, client development, and improving brand recognition Partner with Human Resources on associate and paralegal issues including recruiting, retention, development, and profitability SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Effectively prioritize and manage multiple complex operations or projects simultaneously 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 Ideal 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 BA degree and a solid understanding of business, finance, personnel, statistics and/or systems disciplines and/or a minimum of 8 years of applicable experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA or JD preferred. Colorado compensation range: $154,670 to $278,500, annually New York compensation range: $179,470 to $323,160 annually These ranges are specific to Colorado and New York, depending on qualification and experience. These ranges may not be applicable to other locations. Perkins Coie may provide a discretionary bonus annually and information regarding benefits can be found here.
Posted: 2022-06-09 Expires: 2022-07-09

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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