Compensation Base salary to $220,000 (based on experience), Yearly Bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life and AD&D Insurance; All Firm Amenities. Exceptional work environment and offices. Noted HR Programs with firm stability, security and career growth.
The Firm Large U.S. Multinational Law Firm
The Knowledge Strategy group has a need for a full time or part time (4 days / week) Knowledge Management lawyer with an M&A background and at least 5 years' experience at a large international law firm. You will be responsible for developing the knowledge strategy for designated practices and implementing projects and initiatives to meet their practices’ needs.
Maintain designated practice sites and other know-how repositories, curating practice sites content and ensuring they are in line with the needs of the practice.
Meet regularly with attorneys who have expertise relevant to the practice, and facilitate sharing of quality know-how and expertise. Respond to queries from attorneys to identify know-how.
Research, monitor and inform the practice of legal and industry developments and trends.
Train lawyers and promote the use of department's KM resources.
Liaise with users to gather feedback.
Work with other Knowledge Strategy attorneys and other departments to share best practices.
Assist with the development of new practice tools, re-engineer processes for greater efficiencies and advise the Knowledge Strategy partners on improved processes and new technologies for the practices.
Create, administer and expand comprehensive knowledge strategy functions
Skills and Experience Required
JD required with strong academics
3+ years previous experience, as an M&A lawyer in a law firm
2+ years’ experience working in a knowledge management / strategy group.
Experienced in aspects of KM Systems (any) content identification, writing and production, understanding practice and client challenges, technical interface, and development of new practice group sites.
Prior experience drafting, editing, and managing core documents for large, complex M&A deals
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team;
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Ability to assume responsibility for assigned projects and tasks
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Ability to organize and prioritize work; Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
A history of maintaining highly confidential M&A and IPO information
Shannon Kay National Vice President Filcro Legal & Business Affairs Group