Ropes & Gray LLP is a preeminent global law firm focused on providing the highest-quality advice on our clients’ critical legal and business issues. Our global team of 2,500 talented professionals regularly helps clients meet high-stakes challenges, solve complex problems and achieve key goals. These colleagues work together across a global office network that includes offices in Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.
We are a contemporary firm that can bring more than 150 years of legal and institutional history to bear on the challenges clients face in today’s global, 24/7 business environment. Our collaborative approach gives our clients—which include many of the world’s most respected companies and institutions—ready access to leading corporate, litigation, transactional and regulatory lawyers whose knowledge and experience span industries and geographies.
With an international presence, we focus primarily on the asset management, technology, life sciences, health care and real estate industries. Our clients include global industry leaders, financial institutions, investment firms, private equity firms, hospitals and health care organizations, educational institutions and individuals.
We have consistently been recognized for our leading practices in many areas, including private equity, M&A, life sciences, health care, finance, investment management, hedge funds, tax, real estate, intellectual property, commercial and securities litigation, government enforcement, antitrust, and privacy and data security.
Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.
The Attorney Development Manager for certain litigation practice groups is responsible for the development of attorneys in those practice groups, including overseeing a broad range of attorney development and practice group initiatives, partnering with diversity to ensure senior leadership accountability for a diverse talent pipeline, engaging practice group leaders and attorney development partners (“ADPs”) in developing the firm’s attorneys to their highest potential, staffing associates and managing their workloads, overseeing a robust performance review process, participating in strategic workforce planning, partnering with other human resources teams and practice development as well as supporting certain department and practice group administrative needs.
The manager collaborates with the department heads, practice group leaders, ADPs and other attorney development managers to ensure that attorneys’ development needs are addressed. The manager coordinates associate work assignments by addressing specific growth opportunities for attorneys as well as fast and appropriate coverage for all staffing needs. The manager also analyzes associate metrics including availability and utilization information and facilitates feedback conversations between partners and associates, and periodic department or practice group meetings during which attorney development issues are discussed. The position works closely with the department and practice group leadership, the department training committees, the attorney support team and the professional development team to provide appropriate assignments, training and feedback such that the foundation of guidance and graduated assignments support the growth and development of each associate.
Support of the departments and practice groups includes assisting the department heads, practice group leaders and ADPs with a variety of planning, resource allocation and project needs.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Normal office environment. Incumbent is expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Staffing coverage must be provided on evenings and weekends. Expected to travel among the firm's offices.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.