We are seeking outstanding candidates to join Sidley’s award-winning Lawyer Training & Professional Development team as a Manager of Training & Development, based in our Downtown Los Angeles or Century City office.
The Manager of Training & Development will be based in Los Angeles or Century City and will have primary responsibility for supporting the professional development of lawyers in Sidley's southern California offices and providing additional support, as needed, for lawyers in the firm’s northern California offices.
Drawing on superior relationship-building skills, the Manager will conduct ongoing formal and informal outreach to individual lawyers; leaders at the practice, office, and committee level; and other key stakeholders to facilitate dialogue and maintain a practice of continuous needs assessment on matters of professional development.
The Manager will collaborate broadly within and beyond the Lawyer Training & Professional Development team to create and implement local, regional, and firmwide programs and initiatives to advance our lawyers’ development, engagement, and satisfaction; meet our clients’ needs; and ensure the satisfaction of relevant continuing legal education and other requirements. The Manager will collaborate with the firm’s broader Lawyer Training & Professional Development team, report to a Chicago-based Director of Training & Development and will supervise, develop, and mentor a Los Angeles-based Training & Development Coordinator.
Lawyer Orientation, Integration, and Training
Career Development and Mentoring
Employee Development and Management
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (the “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. Employees or applicants who need an accommodation should contact Human Resources at email@example.com (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.