Skadden is seeking a Marketing Litigation Specialist who will collaborate with attorneys on litigation-related new business pitches and serve as primary contact for litigation experience requests in connection with pitches/proposals, thought leadership and directory and other recognition, media outreach, etc. Oversee coordinator who researches and tracks litigation matters handled by the firm; work with coordinator and other members of the Marketing Department to draft and distribute matter information and news; coordinate with litigation attorneys and Litigation PR manager on thought leadership projects. Additionally, the Marketing Litigation Specialist
Drafts pitches and proposals in collaboration with lawyers in the Litigation, Securities Litigation, Government Enforcement/White Collar Crime, Mass Torts Insurance and Consumer Litigation groups, among others in the litigation practice.
Serves as primary Marketing contact for litigation-related experience requests in connection with new business pitches, thought leadership, directory and other recognition, media outreach, etc.
Works in conjunction with senior coordinator to research/draft and track/distribute litigation matter information and news handled by the firm.
Work with litigation attorneys and Litigation PR Manager in the Marketing Department to develop media pitches and topics for lawyer-authored articles.
Ensures that the marketing materials for each Litigation practice group are current, accurate and complete.
Identifies best practices for utilizing experience database to obtain targeted litigation information; trains colleagues on using Foundation marketing database.
Collaborates with other department members, including editorial, PR and design specialists to produce a variety of products in connection with individual litigation partner and practice business development efforts; and liaises with other Firm administrative support departments (such as Client Accounting, Business Development and Technology) to obtain client relationship data for new business proposals and presentations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Strong understanding of marketing and business development’s role within a law firm
Knowledge of legal practice areas within the context of a large corporate law firm, and Skadden’s areas of focus/expertise, in particular
Ability to synthesize data and accurately capture it in a narrative
Demonstrates close attention to detail
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational and planning skills
Ability to organize and prioritize work and to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
Solid strategic thinking and problem-solving capability, coupled with excellent judgment and decision-making abilities
Strong intuitive skills, and the ability to translate experience and lessons from one project to the next
Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment, as well as independently and effectively within a team
Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbally and in writing, and the ability to work directly with partners under tight deadlines
Knowledge of relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
Experience utilizing technology, including website, intranet, extranets, databases, knowledge management tools and presentation software
Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
Minimum of four years of related experience in a law firm environment
Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Disability/Vet/other protected categories). For more information, please visit Skadden.com/careers.
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With 22 offices, approximately 1,700 attorneys and more than 50 distinct areas of practice, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates serves clients in every major international financial center, providing the specific legal advice companies across a spectrum of industries need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients include approximately 50 percent of the Fortune 250 industrial and service corporations, as well as financial and governmental entities, small, entrepreneurial companies and nonprofits. Skadden’s attorneys and staff share a commitment to providing our clients with the highest-quality and most cost-effective legal services in an atmosphere emphasizing teamwork, creativity, responsiveness and diversity.
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