Sr. Business Development Coordinator - Litigation

Location: 
New York
A global law firm is seeking a Senior Business Development Coordinator in New York. This position will work closely with partners to drive client-focused business development, branding and marketing goals for the New York Litigation Department. The Litigation Department is comprised of attorneys with a diverse portfolio of expertise in the following practice areas: White Collar & Defense, Securities and Professional Liability, Complex Commercial, Antitrust  and IP Litigation, among others.
 
In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic objectives of the Litigation Department, including developing and managing key client accounts, strengthening market position and winning new business. By leading these initiatives in New York, you will collaborate with Global Litigation Department Leadership to develop and execute on an integrated strategy that leverages the Firm's global platform of formidable litigation and trial expertise.
 
This role will require qualitative and quantitative analysis to understand current market landscape, market trends, the Firm's position in the market, and potential opportunities as the key drivers of the strategic plans. While the position is focused on supporting the New York office, there will be a need to understand the firm’s global platform, including key markets. You will be expected to collaborate with attorneys, BD colleagues, and various departments across the firm
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Use understanding of the Firm's market position to develop and drive the business development and marketing efforts of the New York Litigation Department.
  • Deliver regular analysis and reporting of industry competition, market trends, internal financial information, business opportunities and pitch activity in efforts to develop and implement focused strategies both globally and by region.
  • Work to effectively integrate newly promoted partners and lateral partner hires.
  • Serve as a lead or consultant on key client accounts as assigned.
  • Stay abreast of developments and trends in an effort to identify potential client opportunities.
  • Remain informed of all major new Litigation clients and significant matters.
  • Partner with the global PR team to ensure coverage of successful matters, initiatives and products in key markets and significant matters are publicized internally and externally in accordance with the firm's public relations policy.
  • Identify opportunities for thought leadership and other marketing and campaign ideas to increase both internal and external brand awareness for the industry sector.
  • Lead on appropriate directory and award submissions.
  • Support matter collection processes and development of marketing content.
 
Qualifications:
 
Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or related field required.
More than five (5) years related subject matter experience and related analytical experience.
Two (2) - Four (4) years relevant experience working within the Litigation Practice.
Prior experience working as a paralegal or in litigation services preferred.
 
Please contact Jason Caramanico for more information: jason.caramanico@celeritasinc.com and reference job #10492.
 
 

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