Under the direction of the Director of Litigation & Practice Support Services and the Director of Administration for the office, the Litigation & Practice Support Manager has overall responsibility for the all the Litigation & Practice Support consultative and operational activities for their office(s). The efforts of the manager should focus on bringing automation and efficiency to the practicing lawyers in the office through a coordinated information management strategy involving Paralegals, and Litigation Support & Practice Support professionals.
In addition to office operations, the manager will be expected to participate in defining the firm-wide strategic direction for the department. This includes technology decisions, as well as the role of Paralegal and, Litigation Support & Practice Support professionals. The manager will be responsible for implementing locally the firm-wide department strategic initiatives, and ensuring customers are successfully using firm technology to improve legal outcomes, while driving adoption of services and technology across case teams and clients.
The primary mission of the Litigation & Practice Support professionals is to provide legal teams automated solutions for efficiently managing information associated with representing clients. The primary mission of the Paralegal is to provide legal teams with efficient and expert matter management and to effectively direct firm resources supporting those matters.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (current employees should contact Human Resources).
Education and/or Experience:
Other Skills and Abilities:
The following will also be required of the successful candidate:
Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.