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Attorney Training and Development Coordinator

Proskauer Rose LLP.
Boston, MA
United States

Proskauer is a global law firm providing a wide variety of legal services to clients worldwide from offices in Beijing, Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, DC.
Proskauer seeks an Attorney Training and Development Coordinator to join the Boston office. Working with the professional resources team in Boston and New York, the Coordinator will further the Firm's strategic objective of training, developing and retaining highly accomplished and dedicated professionals.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Staffing and Productivity
• Support associate directors and managers with resource allocation and productivity management generally
• Create staffing reports to determine associates individual workflow capacities, and flag potential staffing issues or opportunities
• Regularly monitor time and availability of attorneys to effectively assign and reallocate matters, as necessary, and maximize overall productivity
• Balance practice group staffing needs and client service considerations with associate preferences and career development goals
• Assist with interfacing with assigning attorneys to respond to and clarify staffing requests; assist with conducting outreach to associates regarding capacity, interest and overall workflow

Attorney Training Programs
• Coordinate practice group trainings, including scheduling, editing and circulating materials, uploading to knowledge management Portals/resource repositories
• Liaise with the professional resources team in New York to coordinate CLE eligibility for trainings and compliance with related processes
• Arrange for programs to be uploaded to the Firm’s ELearning platform for subsequent viewing
• Maintain lists of programs on the Firm’s ELearning platform applicable to or developed by the Private Credit and Private Investment Funds practice groups
• Arrange for programs with third-party vendors
• Liaise with preferred providers, including PLI on Boston roster and program requests
• Liaise with the knowledge management team on needs and distributions of periodicals/knowledge tools, etc.

Attorney Management
• Assist with secondments, office transfers, leaves of absences and alternative work schedules in conjunction with HR, Benefits, Finance, Office Administrators outside of Boston
• Coordinate with recruiting and human resources regarding visas and employment issues
• Oversee logistics of necessary Bar admissions
• Oversee compliance with the Firm’s time entry policies

Attorney Evaluations
• Facilitate the administration of attorney evaluations
• Support legal directors, associate directors and managers during mid-year and year-end evaluation processes

Associate Mentoring and Morale
• Develop relationships with associates in order to serve as a resource for questions regarding their individual professional development
• Assist with the development, implementation, and coordination of associate development initiatives and morale events, whether in-person or via WebEx/Zoom
• Maintain records of Mentor and Associate Advisor assignments

Attorney Onboarding and Offboarding
• Coordinate with the professional resources teams in New York on new associate, laterals and paralegals onboarding and offboarding

Other Responsibilities
• Support Firm diversity and inclusion and women’s initiatives teams
• Work with attorneys to achieve the Firm’s pro bono goals and commitments


• Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of experience at a top tier law firm
• Strong leadership and project management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organizational and attention to detail skills
• Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize competing demands in a fast-paced environment
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Experience with Adobe, viDesktop and Micron a plus
• Flexibility to work outside regular business hours as needed