Knowledge Management Lawyer (M&A)

Employer
Latham & Watkins
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 03, 2022
Closes
Jul 07, 2022
Ref
584641156
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Your user session will timeout in 5 minutes. Please click OK to continue with your application. Tracking Code 6106 Job Description Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking an M&A Knowledge Management Lawyer to join our dynamic team. About Latham & Watkins Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration. About the role As a Knowledge Management Lawyer in the firm's leading M&A practice , you will be responsible for managing the creation, organization and delivery of knowledge assets, helping attorneys to work at the highest level and to avoid situations where they are "re-inventing the wheel". Other key responsibilities include: Drafting and maintaining standard forms and templates and other knowledge resources Identifying, collecting and organizing precedent and other work product for the practice in the relevant knowledge management databases Monitoring current legal, regulatory and market developments for the practice and informing attorneys and clients of these through emails, bulletins, training or other appropriate means Supporting the team's training program and providing substantive training to the team's associates, as well as more general training on the knowledge management databases and KM resources generally Coordinating and monitoring projects under the firm's KM Initiative, working with the attorneys to bring these to fruition and to ensure they meet the team's strategic objectives Participating in external forums with members of the wider KM community and external service providers in order to keep abreast of industry developments About you We'd love to hear from you if you have: Extensive knowledge of legal documents in M&A Meticulous attention to detail Superior ability to solve problems and roadblocks relating to both technical issues and situations involving the coordination of attorneys, non-attorney staff, and different administrative departments And have: A JD A minimum of five (5) years relevant law firm post qualification experience as a practicing lawyer in a leading law firm, focused on M&A Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program which includes: Healthcare, life and disability insurance A generous 401k plan 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure Wellness programs (eg membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.) Professional Development programs Employee discounts And more! Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better. Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. Latham & Watkins is also committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, we require all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have a documented underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief that prevents such vaccination. Offers of employment will be conditioned upon applicants presenting proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or obtaining an exemption on medical or religious grounds. Please click here to review your rights under US employment laws. #LI-JN1 Job Location Washington, District of Columbia, United States Department Attorney Development Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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