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Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization (Legal Resourcing)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid-level (3-4 years) - Senior (5-8 years)
  • Legal
  • $70K - $95K
  • Miami
    Washington, DC
    Wilmington
    San Francisco
    New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need a B.A. or B.S. degree, 3-5 years in professional services, excel skills, attention to detail, strong communication, ability to assess legal needs, prioritize tasks, self-motivation, flexibility, and interest in legal industry.
  • You will analyze attorney workloads, propose staffing solutions, coordinate meetings, maintain data accuracy, and identify operational efficiencies in legal staffing and utilization.

Requirements

  • B.A. or B.S. degree required
  • 3-5 years in a professional services organization
  • Strong proficiency in MS Excel preferred
  • Possess strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to details and accuracy
  • Possess excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, with an ability to exercise a high degree of professionalism, diplomacy, and confidentiality in interactions with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively assess multiple criteria and competing legal needs to accurately staff attorneys
  • Proactively follow through and demonstrate ability to anticipate and address business needs
  • Strong organization, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic and self-motivation with a desire to take initiative
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze and efficiently present significant amounts of information
  • Highly adaptable to a fluid and ever-changing work environment
  • Interest or some familiarity in the legal industry strongly preferred
  • Experience with 3E/Elite is a plus
  • Candidates will be expected to be flexible with their working hours and days on a rotational basis to suit the needs of the firm, including occasional weekend work. We are open to discussions on how the flexibility might work in practice.

Responsibilities

  • Actively assess and analyze attorney workloads, experience, interests, feedback, and availability to effectively staff them on matters
  • Prepare informed staffing proposals and communicate workload expectations with attorneys and senior leadership
  • Effectively communicate case needs and manage attorney expectations regarding their workload
  • Prepare critical staffing analysis materials for regular Partner and management meetings
  • Routinely check in with attorneys regarding their casework and potential new assignments
  • Coordinate orientation sessions and prepare for ad hoc meetings with new partners and associates
  • Work cross-functionally with the Attorney Development and Strategy departments to successfully staff attorneys and provide metrics for their professional development needs
  • Maintain data accuracy across a variety of platforms (3E/Elite, Intapp Matter Team Manager, Excel) for purposes of tracking legal staffing needs and activity levels that dovetail into crucial client financial projections
  • Continuously identify opportunities for efficiencies in LS&U operations

FAQs

What is the main focus of the Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization role?

The main focus of this role is staffing and resourcing within the Legal Staffing & Utilization team, analyzing legal needs and deploying the right attorneys to legal cases.

Who does the Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization report to?

The Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization reports to the Manager of Legal Staffing & Utilization within the Global Legal Services department.

What is the responsibility of the Legal Staffing & Utilization department?

The Legal Staffing & Utilization department is responsible for strategically staffing the global group of lawyers and analyzing firm productivity to ensure the right attorneys are deployed to legal cases.

Where is the Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization position located?

The Analyst, Legal Staffing & Utilization position can be located in any US office of the company.

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Law
Industry
201-500
Employees
2003
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Kobre & Kim, a global law firm with a notable presence in the UK, specialises in complex disputes and investigations. The company's primary focus is on providing legal services related to contentious matters, including disputes, investigations, cross-border cases, and enforcement actions. Their ultimate mission is to offer strategic and effective legal counsel to clients facing challenging legal situations, ensuring a fair and just resolution. Kobre & Kim's purpose is to act as a trusted legal partner, leveraging their expertise to navigate intricate legal landscapes and deliver favourable outcomes for their clients while upholding the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.