A well respected Washington, D.C. law firm is actively recruiting for an experienced Paralegal Manager.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience managing paralegal staff over multiple locations as well as cultivating an environment for learning and professional growth.
Preference will be given to those with strong knowledge in the following practice areas: Complex Commercial Litigation, IP, Trademark Prosecution, Bankruptcy, Corporate, Finance, Real Estate, International Trade and Healthcare.
Oversee paralegal team in multiple satellite offices
Collaborate with HR to recruit, interview and hire for openings within department
Execute performance reviews for new and existing staff providing feedback and areas to improve
Cultivate a team environment and handle all employee concerns and/or issues that may arise
Manage paralegal compensation approving changes based on merit and promotion within budget
Review timesheets and time entry, monitor billable hours and approving leave requests
Ensure deadlines are met by monitoring reporting statistics measuring workload, productivity and making re-assignments where needed
Spend half-time performing billable work assignments
10+ years litigation paralegal experience
Strong management and supervisory experience
Paralegal certificate preferred
Ability to approach the department from a business perspective balancing cost of operations and performance output
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Flexible schedule with the ability to work overtime