United States Antitrust & Competition Professional Support Lawyer
This position is currently working remotely 4 days a week and 1 day in their Chicago, IL office until September when the days will increase in the office.
Salary up to $275,000 with no billable hours requirement
This cutting-edge leading global law firm with offices in over 20 major business centers across the World seeks an experience lawyer with significant expertise in US Antitrust and Competition law. They are a happy place that offers diversity, development, and growth to every team member. If you enjoy working with the best, then this is the opportunity for you!
This fantastic firm seeks a JD and someone who has practiced with Antitrust & Competition experience.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, this may be the career move for you. Come join their Knowledge Management department in Chicago, IL
You must have significant Antitrust & Competition-specific practice experience and bring substantive expertise to the firm’s Antitrust & Competition Practice Group in the United States, and work with the practice leaders to develop a high-level Knowledge Management strategy, and then implement projects to meet the group’s knowledge needs. You will monitor developments in the legal and business environment; provide legal and practical expertise to support the group’s practice; create, develop and manage the group’s collection of standard forms/models, precedents and research materials and help organize, design and deliver group training, both internally and to clients.
You will work with the Knowledge Partners, the other Professional Support Lawyers who support the Group globally and the Partners who supervise their work, and the Global Director of Knowledge Management to assess the United States knowledge needs of the Group. You will define and implement a plan to meet those needs that is aligned with the business goals of the Group, and mechanisms for regular review of the plan. You will work with Group members to create and capture United States Antitrust & Competition-related knowledge content and encourage the sharing of information and knowledge generally. Work with Partners to develop high-quality substantive legal aspects of presentations and alerts for clients and potential clients. Create and maintain a well-organized electronic collection of practice-related knowledge resources, which include in particular, as needed, United States law-governed Antitrust & Competition-related standard forms and accompanying notes, precedent documents, best practices and how-to memos, legal memos and other materials useful to the Group. Help the Knowledge Department generally to tailor the firm’s knowledge resources to meet the needs of the broader Group. Monitor and keep the Group informed about important developments in the relevant law or business environment, and prepares regular current awareness newsletters for the Group. Work with the US librarians to help implement processes regarding practice-related current awareness and alerts from internal and external sources. Work with the Group and the Learning and Development team to identify practice-related training needs of the Group. Train Group members how to access knowledge resources on GlobalNet and elsewhere. Provide direct support to individual practitioners to assist them with locating practice-related internal and external knowledge resources. Act as a source of legal, market and practical expertise for all members of the Group, including the provision of direct support for client matters and client development initiatives. Develop and maintain the knowledge-related aspects of the Group’s GlobalNet site. Work with the Group and Marketing Department to establish processes to capture matter descriptions and categorizations in our matter systems, and conducts post-matter review of lessons learned. Participate in regular meetings of the Professional Support function and Knowledge Department and liaises with other PSLs to facilitate the sharing of best practice and knowledge. Attend external training and conferences to keep up-to-date with relevant developments in the law, business environment and professional support. Provide other knowledge support to the Group as may be assigned by the heads of the Group, the Knowledge Partners, or the Global Director of Knowledge Management
Requirements to be successful:
You must have a JD and be admitted to the IL bar.
A Minimum of five to ten years of sound legal experience relevant to the practice as an admitted and practicing lawyer in a large law firm or corporate/financial institution legal department
Strong United States Antitrust & Competition subject-matter expertise, and strong drafting and research skills,
Understanding of learning processes and different methods of training
They offer an excellent salary opportunity based on education, skills, years of experience, and current salary. Comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, backup childcare and eldercare, generous vacation and personal/sick plan, as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.
Please email your resume as a Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703.944.5697