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Restructuring, Knowledge Management Attorney

New York City, NY

Posted: 03/26/2024 Industry: Legal

Job Description

J. Katz & Partners is partnering with our client on their search for a Restructuring/ Knowledge Management Attorney

 

The Company

Our client is an elite global law firm with world-class practices across the board. The firm has over 1,000 lawyers who are located in some of the world’s key financial centers and political capitals. They collaborate seamlessly to deliver exceptional service, sophisticated advice, and creative, practical solutions.

 

Position Summary

The Restructuring/ Knowledge Management Attorney will primarily work with the group’s practice resource attorney to assist with the training, business development, and knowledge management needs of the Restructuring practice.

 

Essentials Duties and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

·      Gather, organize, and maintain a precedents database for all Restructuring deals and cases, memoranda, client communications, and model forms

·      Develop and maintain the group’s intranet resources and model forms and assist with precedent research requests as needed

·      Compile and create internal and external training materials, client-facing presentations, and other documentation

 

Knowledge Sharing: Model Forms and Precedents

·      Gather, organize, and maintain a precedents database for all Restructuring deals and model forms (and accompanying notes and memoranda) via the group’s intranet

·      Monitor new deals and closed transactions and work with Restructuring attorneys to ensure appropriate deal data is captured and formatted

·      Independently create and work with group members to create and capture practice-related knowledge content and to help develop tools and technologies to standardize and enhance work processes

·      Provide training and support to group members on how to access knowledge resources in the precedents database, on the intranet, and elsewhere

 

Lawyer Training Support

·      Work with the group’s practice resource attorney and Professional Development Manager to help organize, design, and deliver group training programs, including seminars, workshops, and offsite training, as well as cross-group and summer associate training programs

·      Analyze feedback from training programs to help develop and improve training initiatives

·      Act as the main point of contact for coordinating internal and client-facing CLE program procedures for the group

·      Maintain Restructuring CLE-related and other training resources on the intranet and elsewhere, and provide support to and train group members on how to access them

 

Client and Business Development Support

·      Coordinate with the Business Development team and Restructuring attorneys to help prepare and regularly maintain deal lists, and case studies and organize relevant department experience to use for business development and knowledge management purposes

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications / Position Requirements

·      Strong substantive legal skills

·      Well-developed organizational and written and verbal communication skills

·      Ability to manage a varied workload and meet deadlines

·      Must be punctual and reliable

·      Aptitude for, and interest in, technology

·      Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other applications as needed

·      Familiarity with content management systems and/or project management systems, such as Sharepoint, is a plus

·      Effective interpersonal skills

·      Must be able to work collaboratively with lawyers and staff, demonstrating strong teamwork and a positive attitude

·      Responsive to inquiries; strong independent problem-solving skills

·      Ability to proofread material for typographical, spelling, and grammatical errors

·      Ensure strict confidentiality of all the Firm’s and client's documentation and information

 

Education and/or Experience

·      J.D. with a strong academic record is required

·      At least 2 years of experience as a restructuring attorney is required

·      1-2 years of comparable experience is a plus

Additional Information

At J. Katz & Partners, our team of executive search partners, senior consultants, and expert recruiters work closely with each client and candidate to fully understand their professional goals prior to the beginning of every search. Utilizing competitive intelligence and direct sourcing methodologies, we identify talent and career opportunities through a variety of sources and professional networks. J. Katz & Partners offers services in analytical, financial, and administrative recruitment, combined with the expertise in executive and professional search. Our reputation is the product of experience, integrity, and the long-term relationships that we have maintained with both clients and candidates throughout the nation.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Katz
President

Jeff Katz is the Founder and President of J.Katz & Partners and was the Managing Partner of Jemstone Associates. After attending Queens College, Jeff started his professional career in finance until discovering that he was more passionate about helping people with their careers than he was about their money. Jeff began his staffing career in 1990, managing the permanent divisions of two national staffing firms before launching Jemstone Associates in 2002. Jeff brings more than twenty years of national recruiting and account management experience covering a vast diversity of industries and disciplines. Contact Info: Direct- 212-551-1135 email- jkatz@jkatzandpartners.com

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