Attorney Professional Development, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
The Attorney Development Department handles all aspects of attorney development initiatives including first year and lateral associate orientation programs, mentoring, evaluations, compensation, department specific training, firm-wide training, diversity initiatives, pro bono initiatives and general attorney policies.
Direct attorneys to resources within the Firm to help resolve concerns or issues and coordinate available resources to find solutions.
Tracking department calendar of activities and identifying potential conflicts with other firm events.
Manage meeting and program logistics including scheduling, securing meeting rooms, coordinating meeting room set-up and materials, and trouble-shooting.
Drafting and distributing firm-wide electronic invitations.
Assist with maintaining and updating all CLE and lawyer training and professional development files and records.
Help coordinate first year associate program and firm-wide training programs
Help coordinate diversity initiatives and programs
Help coordinate pro bono initiatives and programs
Perform ongoing administrative tasks for the department such as:
Update budget tracking spreadsheets and other department reports
Data entry and database maintenance
Coordinate and attend attorney functions and is a visible part of the Firm culture.
Provide phone coverage.
Assist Managers of Professional Development, Manager of Attorney Development, Manager of Pro Bono, Manager of Diversity & Inclusion and Director in various projects
The ideal candidate for this position must:
have a Bachelor’s Degree
have 1+ years’ experience working in a professional environment
have strong familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; Background with Survey Monkey
have excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling skills
have a professional demeanor
have experience in filing systems
have the ability to work collaboratively with others and interact with all levels of staff
have the ability to act with the highest level of discretion
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP is a preeminent international law firm that provides prestigious financial institutions, corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and private clients with innovative solutions to key legal and financial issues.
Cadwalader is an Equal Opportunity Employer