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Professional Development Coordinator

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
New York, NY
United States


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Our clients look to us to bring a distinctively high degree of quality, intensity and creativity to resolve legal challenges effectively and cost efficiently. We believe in hiring talented and dedicated individuals as members of our administrative community. We draw on the strength of our culture and structure to deliver the best of our firm to our lawyers and clients through true collaboration. The firm is seeking a Professional Development Coordinator to become an integral part of the Professional Development Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
• Field incoming requests from partners across multiple practice groups within our Corporate Department for associate support on matters
• Discuss opportunities with associates and match associates to open matters
• Build relationships with associates to understand associate capacity and work preferences
• Attend Corporate Practice group meetings to understand the business and staffing needs of the practice groups
• Identify associates who are underutilized, and work with practice group leadership to address
• Track staffing assignments in online systems
• General assistance on ad-hoc projects

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Law firm experience strongly preferred
• Strong analytical and organizational skills
• Able to manage multiple priorities concurrently
• Excellent interpersonal skills; able to form relationships at all levels of our organization
• Flexibility to work outside regular business hours as needed
• Self-starter who is proactive in moving short-and long-term projects forward and improving processes
• Professional and positive demeanor along with an ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Please mention where you saw this position posted when applying. Send resume and salary history/requirements to:

Apryl Stevenson-Holden
Human Resources Generalist
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
919 Third Ave, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
(FAX) 212.909.6033
(TTY only) 212.909.7833

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin or any other legally protected category in accordance with U.S. law. Applicants seeking an accommodation please see “Request an Accommodation” under Additional Information on the Working Here section at