Antitrust and Competition Professional Support Lawyer

Employer
BCG Attorney Search
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 22, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Ref
2067513279
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
Practice Area: Antitrust and Competition, Job Type: Attorney, Firm Type: Law Firm, Experience: 5 Years, Washington, DC office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks antitrust and competition professional support lawyer with 5+ 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. The candidate works 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. Defines and implements a plan to meet those needs that is aligned with the business goals of the Group, and mechanisms for regular review of the plan. Works with Group members to create and capture United States Antitrust and Competition-related knowledge content and encourage the sharing of information and knowledge generally. Works with Partners to develop high-quality substantive legal aspects of presentations and alerts for clients and potential clients. Creates and maintains a well-organized electronic collection of practice-related knowledge resources, which include in particular, as needed, United States law-governed Antitrust and Competition-related standard forms and accompanying notes, precedent documents, best practices and how-to memos, legal memos and other materials useful to the Group. Helps the Knowledge Department generally to tailor the Firms knowledge resources to meet the needs of the broader Group. Monitors and keeps the Group informed about important developments in the relevant law or business environment, and prepares regular current awareness newsletters for the Group. Works with the US librarians to help implement processes regarding practice-related current awareness and alerts from internal and external sources. Works with the Group and the Learning and Development team to identify practice-related training needs of the Group. Trains Group members how to access knowledge resources on GlobalNet and elsewhere. Provides direct support to individual practitioners to assist them with locating practice-related internal and external knowledge resources. Acts 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. Develops and maintains the knowledge-related aspects of the Groups GlobalNet site. Works with the Group and Marketing Department to establish processes to capture matter descriptions and categorizations in the matter systems, and conducts post-matter review of lessons learned. Participates 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. Attends external training and conferences to keep up-to-date with relevant developments in the law, business environment and professional support. Provides 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. Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives. Strong United States Antitrust and Competition subject-matter expertise, required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required. Understanding of learning processes and different methods of training essential. "If you want to work your tail off at a firm that is moving up the charts with a bullet, then this is the place for you. The Washington DC office attracts their most solid litigators and antitrust attorneys, who attract their fair share of high profile clientele. Senior attorneys at the firm are highly sought after for their appellate skills and have tried dozens of Supreme Court cases over the past few years. This is a firm where people come to work; while they're here they receive above average salaries, but they definitely earn them."Additional Skills: The candidate should have JD degree. Strong drafting skills, required. Should have high professional standards with a passion for quality product. Must have strong drafting and research skills. Must have well-developed organizational and communication skills. Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels essential. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors. Should have ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm. Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities needed. Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative. Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment essential. Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects essential. Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion. Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

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