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Senior Legal Personnel Manager

New York, NY

The Senior Legal Personnel Manager will support the Legal Personnel Director with the operations of the Legal Personnel Department. This role requires a seasoned professional with experience in Human Resources, onboarding, immigration and compensation.  The ideal person would be expected to independently manage the work streams of cyclical projects.

  • Manage all immigration matters for the firm’s associates and counsel. 
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of the annual arrival of the fall New Associates by the Legal Personnel Specialist. 
  • Oversee materials and events related to the annual fall New Associate Program by the Legal Personnel Specialist.
  • Field and, where necessary, escalate questions from incoming associates.
  • Prepare annual compensation audit for associates and counsel.
  • Oversee the preparation of reports on headcount and industry survey materials.
  • Support Legal Personnel Director with oversight of operational programs, benefits, policies and procedures.
  • Support Legal Personnel Director with performance management processes for both upward and downwards reviews.
  • Support Legal Personnel Director with Visiting Lawyer Program and manage Legal Personnel Specialist on administrative aspects of Visiting Lawyer Program.
  • Support Legal Personnel Director with upward and downward evaluations for Associates and Counsel.

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree a +;
  • Minimum of 8- 10 years’ experience, preferably in an HR capacity and preferably in a law or professional services firm;
  • Proficient in Word and Excel. Outlook and Lotus Notes a plus;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills;
  • Highly developed organizational abilities and meticulous attention to detail; and
  • Ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects, and to work under pressure,  in a deadline-driven environment.

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