Legal Project Manager - Litigation

Employer
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 12, 2022
Closes
Aug 17, 2022
Ref
626973045
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Hogan Lovells is a leading global law firm, providing business-oriented legal advice and high-quality service across its breadth of practices to clients around the world. Our global, dynamic Legal Project Management team is looking for the right candidate to join our team to support the Litigation/Investigation practice group. Our LPMs are practice group aligned, and contribute to our LPM best practices, tools and techniques, as well as provide user training on our legal project management software. The successful candidate will work closely with senior partners, high level business contacts and clients. The core responsibility of this role to proactively manage matters through scoping, budgeting, resource planning, monitoring and analyzing.This role can be located in any of our US office locations.JOB DESCRIPTIONBuild deep relationships with partners, and other business services teams.Efficient management of matters, including initial scoping, budgeting, and workstream planning, as well as on-going matter management, tracking and data analysis.Liaise with other business services teams (pricing/finance/IT/marketing/business development/lit support/etc.) and vendors to support partners and their clients/matters.Identify opportunities for efficiency and innovation, both at the matter level and the LPM program level.Provide training and development on LPM methodology, tools, and techniques.Drive and support the implementation, use and development of LPM best practices, tools, software.Work within practice group aligned LPM teams reporting directly to the practice group LPM Lead.All members of the firm participate in our Global Citizenship program.QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLSAbility to build relationships and networks internally and externally, at all levels within the firm.High degree of influencing skills and ability to instill confidence in others of proposed LPM solutionsTechnical skills desired include Excel, PowerBI (or comparable business intelligence software), HighQ, Collaborate, Smartsheet, ELM (or comparable LPM tool), and Clocktimizer.Deep knowledge of law firm management metrics, and how day-to-day legal practice interacts with those metrics.Strong attention to detail, with highly developed organizational skills.Be a self-starting go-getter, with an inquisitive mind, and a love for problem solving.Strong written and verbal communications skills (writing and editing).Work efficiently without direct supervision, with the ability to multi task, and be flexible with changing prioritiesEDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND/OR EXPERIENCEBachelor's degree required; JD or MBA degree preferred.Two (2)+ years of experience as an LPM, with advanced knowledge of project management methodology.Experience with the litigation lifecycle, and/or internal investigations preferable.Experience with scoping, budgeting, project planning, workflow management, after-matter reviews.Large firm consultative experience is preferable.This job description sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position and may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.Hogan Lovells is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or protected veteran status.HLUS requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive a legally required exemption from HLUS, as a condition of employment. HLUS will ask candidates to verify their vaccination status only after a conditional offer of employment is made. Applicants should not provide information about their vaccination status or need for exemption prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment from HLUS.

Similar jobs