Our client, a top tier law firm, is seeking a Big Law experienced Business Development Specialist to work closely with high-profile practice leaders, business development senior management, as well as operational teams in their highly regarded White Collar & Regulatory Defense Practice Group. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a successful business development role in a Litigation practice group is required. Familiarity with White Collar and Internal Investigations is preferred.
The ideal candidate for this role will work in concert with the Senior Business Development Manager and their business development colleagues across the firm, supporting the execution of strategic litigation priorities, including those specific to practice groups, geographies, client teams, industry groups and individual partners. Contributing to individual lawyer, litigation department and firm business development and marketing objectives, this role works closely with the department’s embedded analysis professionals to monitor marketplace and competitive developments that impact existing and prospective clients.
This constituent facing role will work to obtain client, prospect, and market research, collaborating with the firm’s Competitive Intelligence Group, as needed. Collaborate with members of the business development department to execute details of events, sponsorships, speaking engagements and thought leadership, as well as to prepare pitch materials and responses to RFPs, and collaborate across practices as needed. The BD Specialist also oversees marketing and business development database updates, including practice and matter descriptions, websites, biographies, mailing lists and CRM.
Bachelor’s degree required. Strong law firm experience and familiarity with litigation jargon and understanding of court filings is a requirement. Competitive salary ( $110K-125K+) and robust benefits package based upon years of experience, level of engagement, and competency. Ideal role for those with demonstrated ability to work confidently and collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization. A true opportunity in a very large silo of this top tier firm.
J. Sheppard Associates services New York’s top law firms and corporations.
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