Mobile Software Developer

Mayer Brown
Remote
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Information Technology department in Chicago as Mobile Software Developer.

The Mobile Software Developer is responsible for the development, technical architecture, and API integration related to building and shipping mobile and responsive/progressive web applications as aligned with the Mobile Apps team. This role will work as a member of a newly-formed, global mobile product group to conceive and deliver high-quality mobile and responsive web apps in line with the IT department, firm, and clients' strategic goals and initiatives. As a new group, it is an exciting, greenfield opportunity to create and build mobile apps from the ground up.
Responsibilities Responsible for the development, architecture, engineering, and technical support of high-quality mobile and responsive/progressive web app software according to development standards, information security policies, and engineering best practices employed on the Mobile Apps team Responsible for delivering code at high quality in an Agile software development environment Maintains third-party software configurations and integrations aligned with the portfolio of products related to user experiences across mobile and web apps owned by the Mobile Apps team Accountable for critical data integration processes between numerous applications and systems within the Mayer Brown IT ecosystem Responsible for the feature development, software engineering, and ongoing support of legacy client, mobile, and web applications on the Mobile Applications team, leveraging low-code and no-code solutions when applicable Participates with engineering and product management on technical architecture trade-offs and strategies, including assessing low-code and no-code platform usage Establishes a productive remote working environment to collaborate with the team and code effectively using IT-provided applications and tools Formulates and defines development scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify complex information systems with minimal supervision Defines, designs, codes, tests, debugs, and implements various mobile and web apps Able to work on some phases of systems analysis, software development, integration and implementation activities Proactively keeps management apprised of technical considerations and architecture suggestions that affect the health, performance, and effectiveness of apps, web services, and backend technologies within the Mobile Applications team Executes against the development priority list across the various applications within the portfolios of the Mobile Apps team Drives technical requirements for backend technologies and databases necessary from a mobile and web app systems / applications perspective Participates in maintenance of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) and low-code mobile apps as assigned, including analysis, implementation, integration, upgrades, configuration, technical documentation, feature improvements as well as day-to-day problem resolution and production support Monitors applications to ensure stability by identifying or anticipating problems and taking or recommending appropriate steps to avoid or mitigate them, and responds promptly to all problem reports Participates in on-call rotation providing 24 x 7 application support, ensuring that the application portfolio uptime is maintained according to defined Mobile Apps team SLAs Maintains a good working relationship with other members of the team, other teams within the IT department, and the Business Provides input to issues regarding overall operational status, application strategy, direction and plans in a timely manner and in accordance with the published communications strategy Participates in the maintenance and support of application business recovery plans Contributes to the maintenance of the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for software across the applications within the Business Applications and Risk Applications team Records and manages time, electronically files relevant emails and documents, follows procedures for travel and other expense reporting and management, and timely updates to assigned Service Desk tickets Delivers written and oral communications that clearly explain technical concepts using non-technical language with an ability to communicate with varying levels of the organization With guidance, able to develop and cultivate relationships and communication lines with product, operations, and engineering team members across IT Able to articulate technical concepts, systems, code, and architecture to non-technical partners and collaborators across Firm, when necessary Qualifications A computer science Bachelor's degree or equivalent software development and/or software engineering work experience 2 or more years of software development industry experience Law firm or partnership experience is a plus (1 year) Experience in delivering enterprise software applications (either web and/or mobile) using common web and mobile-compliant technologies Experience or theoretical/academic knowledge of Agile (and/or Kanban) Software Development Lifecycle methodologies and processes in an engineering / software development team environment Experience in delivering technology in an Agile fashion by encompassing: iterative and incremental delivery, Kanban, direct user collaboration, feature driven development, Agile testing, continuous development, devops, deployment, and shipping, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products Understanding and appreciation of database architecture and SQL databases that power enterprise applications Experience or knowledge in ReactJS and/or React Native Experience or knowledge of the Apple iOS and MacOS development stack (Xcode, Storyboards/IB, Swift/Objective-C) or Google Android development stack (Android Studio, Layout Editor, Kotlin/Java) Experience or knowledge of client/server RESTful and MVC/MVVM architectural patterns prevalent in mobile and web app development Experience or knowledge of version-control systems for tracking changes in source code, e.g. Git / Github / TFS / BitBucket Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to investigate and assess complex systems to propose technical solutions Keen level of attention to detail Strong collaborative work-ethic with self-awareness around shared product goals and supporting co-workers towards team success Strong organization and time management skills, priority-setting, and troubleshooting, especially when responding to unanticipated business requirements Resilient and able to handle setbacks Proven ability to effectively work under pressure and meet deadlines Strong adaptability to changing organizational needs with the capability to drive implementation of new engineering practices, when necessary Possesses self and team awareness - recognizes and understands both personal and team dynamics and can leverage them effectively to drive results High level of discretion, comfortable handling sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality Willing to challenge the status quo Ability to work both independently and within a team May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Legal Innovation Analyst

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Legal Innovation & Strategy department in Chicago as a Legal Innovation Analyst.

The Legal Innovation Analyst will be part of the Legal Innovation & Strategy department and will lead the analysis of legal focused solutions incorporating their understanding of legal practice, legal technology and processes to support the inculcation and diffusion of innovation across Firm's practices and clients. They will work on improving and supporting the delivery of legal services by conceptualizing, designing, developing and delivering innovative and effective processes and solutions, with a focus on swift-delivery results, not hesitating to employ low-code/no-code, AI and related tools, if applicable. The Legal Innovation Analyst will, preferably be a law school or equivalent trained, legal tech enthusiast, who is ready to engage their entrepreneurial spirit to help grow an innovation function at a global law firm. Employing the skills of a business analyst, consultant, project champion and serving as a legal counterpart of the Technology Innovation Analyst, they will serve as the 'legal translator' between the firm's practicing lawyers and the rest of the Legal Innovation & Strategy team. Experience in the legal industry is preferred, but is not as important as strong analytic, organization, and communication skills; a growth mindset; attention to detail; and willingness to learn.

The Legal Innovation Analyst may provide assistance in evaluating "buy-or-build" options, recommending the optimal solution and providing design and configuration assistance for its successful implementation. The Legal Innovation Analyst will provide input into planning and execution of various business scenarios, delivery of value-add services for practices and clients. The Analyst will assist the Innovation team evaluating and implementing new technologies to assist practices with their legal service delivery.

+ Examine and analyze current business processes making recommendations for improving quality and/or increasing efficiency within practice operations

+ Assist in conducting needs assessments with lawyers and clients with an eye toward developing innovative solutions and workflows

+ Collaborate with lawyers and business professionals; conceptualize, design/prototype, develop and deliver innovative solutions -focusing on delivering progressive quick-to-deliver wins

+ Champions design thinking principles and approaches in executing projects. Lead ideation and brainstorming exercises

+ Assist in investigating use of automation, AI, data, or other technology tools for business, practice group, or client needs
+ Support Legal Innovation and Strategy (LIS) projects from inception to delivery

+ Identify the fitness of existing solutions in the Firm's people, process, data, and technology portfolios for new and innovative use cases

+ Assist in requirements-gathering sessions and provide project management of the POC/Pilot phase, including coordinating with relevant IT and Business stakeholders

+ Coordinate intradepartmental collaborative efforts including coordinating with Technology Analysts to design practice and client solutions

+ Provide presentations and demonstrations of Innovation Team products and solutions to lawyers and practice groups

+ Provide training to lawyers on technologies or processes in the pre-adoption (i.e., Proof of Concept or Pilot) phase

+ Coordinate project hand-over upon completion of POC/Pilot to relevant business or technical unit for ongoing support and maintenance

+ Help evaluate and design effective solutions using appropriate methodologies (e.g., root cause analysis, Design Thinking, "Jobs to be done" theory, storyboarding, etc.)

+ Lead the department in conducting analyses to determine whether projects will produce sufficient return on investment and whether existing projects/programs are having the desired effect

+ Maintain current understanding of innovation, program evaluation and quality theory, measures, methods, and standards. Proactively acquire new industry, data, technology, and process improvement knowledge and skills that promote the continuous improvement of the department

+ Perform other functions as may be assigned by immediate supervisor from time to time

+ 4-year Bachelor's degree or regional equivalent, required

+ JD preferred, but may substitute with other advanced degree (e.g., MBA or other Master's degree) and/or equivalent relevant experience

+ Experience in business analysis, solution design, consulting and/or client-facing roles.

+ Demonstrated use of business requirements elicitation and documentation skills.

+ Experience with project management, preferably using Agile methodologies.

+ Proven track record of figuring out a solution when no clear solution is visible. Ability to piece together disparate systems to construct a viable prototype.

+ Willingness and passion for experimentation in building of solutions. Assess opportunities for improvement during the entire product lifecycle.

+ Strong Microsoft Office skills, required

+ Experience with project delivery in large services organizations (e.g., legal, consulting, marketing, healthcare) preferred

+ Strong project management skills, with knowledge of Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrid project management methodologies and when to use each

+ Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral formats

+ Ability to work independently and as a cohesive team member

+ Strong attention to detail and superior organization skills

+ Commitment to continuous learning and improvement

+ Proven track record of understanding unstated underlying pain points and resourcefulness to develop a working prototype swiftly

+ Focused on providing a solution to address customer need and representing the voice of the customer

+ Ability to work both independently and within a team. Possesses self and team awareness - recognizes and understands both personal and team dynamics and can leverage effectively to drive results

+ Strong business analysis skills, client services, and strategic thinking. Willingly ask questions where appropriate and guide others when required

+ Resilient and able to handle setbacks. Drive to pursue ideas with new approaches

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills with a keen level of attention to detail; Able to clearly articulate technical concepts using non-technical language to varying levels within the organization

+ Strong organizational and time management skills, priority setting, and problem solving, especially when responding to unanticipated business requirements

+ Proven ability to effectively multi-task, work under pressure, and meet deadlines

+ Strong adaptability to changing organizational needs; capability to drive implementation and evolution of departmental project management practices

+ High level of discretion, comfortable handling sensitive information and maintaining confidentiality

+ Ability to adapt to different cultures and work environments

+ Appetite for learning new techniques and skills on their own

+ Effectively communicate and influence others outside the direct chain of reporting

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3347

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 8:00 am - 4:30 am or 8:30 am - 5:00pm

**Job Type:** Exempt

**Street:** 311 West Monroe

Unassigned Secretary

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Secretarial department in Chicago as an Unassigned Secretary.

Works directly with attorneys (typically 6 or 7) to provide word processing and administrative support.
+ Document production, writing letters, memos and phone support

+ Responsible for transcription from tape

+ Making travel arrangements

+ Monitors e-mails, faxes and mail, photocopying and filing

+ Processes billing as needed

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

+ High School diploma or equivalent required

+ Minimum 5 years legal secretarial experience required

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

+ Typing of 70 WPM preferred

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3345

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 pm or 1st shift 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed

**Job Type:** Non-Exempt

**Street:** 71 South Wacker Drive

Financial Analyst

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Accounting and Analysis department in Chicago as a Financial Analyst.

Supports the Financial Analysis and Planning Manager by acting as a major contributor to annual firm wide planning, with particular focus on global business development and practice area spending.

+ Acts as a major contributor to annual firm wide planning, with particular focus on global business development and practice area spending
+ Facilitates and analyze monthly budget variance comments for US, Europe, Asia and Brazil

+ Prepares and presents operational analysis to firm management

+ Acts as a primary point of contact between the financial management reporting team and global directors of administration, department heads and various administrative managers

+ Prepares, analyzes and distributes monthly cost reporting for practice areas, offices, client teams and industry groups

+ Performs special projects and analyses as requested by senior management

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

+ Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, required

+ Minimum of five years of related experience, required

+ Prior law firm or professional services industry experience, preferred

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

+ Must have advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and SQL.

+ Knowledge of Aderant Expert, IBM Cognos/TM1 or Access a plus

+ Budget experience, strongly preferred

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3343

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed

**Job Type:** Exempt

**Street:** 311 West Monroe

Recruiting Assistant

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Human Resources department in Chicago as a Recruiting Assistant.

This position provides support for the recruiting function with emphasis on applicant coordination and on-boarding processing.

+ Sources candidates for Recruiters as necessary and begins initial stages of the recruiting life cycle including scheduling phone and in-person interviews

+ Enters necessary information into ATS so that candidate tracking can be gathered and information can be managed
+ Coordinates candidate testing and delivery

+ Processes and on-boards new hires i.e. paperwork, background checks, job description dissemination, etc.

+ Serves as back-up for New Hire Employee Orientation Program

+ Assists HR Manager with the coordination of the annual Summer Intern and Cristo Rey Intern Programs

+ Maintains various tracking logs related to recruiting and HR including U.S. wide record keeping

+ Coordinates the completion of promotion paperwork and title changes in conjunction with internal recruiting process

+ Runs query reports in PeopleSoft as necessary

+ Acts as iCims Administrator and provides U.S. support as needed

+ Accounts for all temporary hires; collaborates with various agencies to recruit the right talent for the assignment needed. This includes resume review, interview coordination with the hiring manager and all associated paperwork

+ Processes and maintains temporary hires and terminations in PeopleSoft

+ Ensures all agency documentation is up to date and accurate i.e. Agency Log, US Temporary Log Audits and processes invoices from employment agencies and background check provider

+ Provides backup coverage for the department front desk as needed

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

+ Bachelor's degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job

+ Minimum of 3 years of previous administrative experience, required

+ Prior Human Resources experience, preferred

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required

+ Knowledge of applicant tracking systems and how to effectively use them for recruiting purposes preferred

+ Knowledge of HRIS database packages required, knowledge of PeopleSoft, preferred

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3337

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

**Job Type:** Non-Exempt

**Street:** 311 West Monroe

Technical Support Specialist

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Information Technology department in Chicago as a Technical Support Specialist.

+ Provides excellent 2nd line/desk side incident, problem and request management support in accordance with documented processes
+ Resolution of all escalated Service Desk tickets and associated customer expectation management

+ Effective and proactive communication of problems/issues that impact the business (e.g. outages)

+ Provide full life cycle management of all escalated incidents, requests and problems including troubleshooting research, investigation, isolation and resolution

+ Update and manage of all escalated tickets in accordance with local, regional and global Customer Services standards and processes

+ Work with the team to manage all local hardware assets and assist with hardware upgrades and tracking

+ Successfully meet timelines and/or budgets for assigned projects

+ Provide support to other IT teams by providing testing of new software packages and upgrades to existing software applications

+ Update and contribute to the Knowledge base to share expertise

+ Act as a technology resource to the Firm for industry trends, technology implementations (hardware and software) and change management issues

+ Repair and maintain all Firm-supported laser printers, laptops and desktops in accordance with firm standards

+ Participate in weekly moves (users moving to other offices and/or floors)

+ Configure and monitor equipment for high level meetings

+ Provide backup support for audio visual/video conference events (where applicable)

+ Provide programming and move/add/change support for Cisco IP phones (where applicable)

+ Provide and manage print queues, monitor and troubleshoot print server issues (where applicable)

+ Effectively and proactively identify and communicate operations and business risks to appropriate levels of IT and management

+ Adhere to all IT and user quality assurance practices

+ Other duties and projects as required

+ Provide support on an overtime basis as needed to support the technical issues within the Firm

+ Provide on-call support as part of an agreed schedule

+ Under general supervision, monitor, document and update existing network systems and local server hardware and assist in implementation of updates and problem resolution

+ Provide high levels of customer support by being responsive, communicating proactively and managing expectations

+ Provide visible floor support by conducting weekly floor sweeps to increase business engagement

+ Attend user groups independently or with managers as required

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

+ High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree or Associates Degree in a related field preferred. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job

+ Law Firm experience a plus

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

+ Knowledge of all related problems with OS and registries

+ Advanced knowledge time recording systems, metadata management systems, PDF converters, media players, document encryption and compression tools

+ In-depth understanding of AD including Active Directory role, Exchange, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN as it relates to desktop support activities

+ Strong knowledge of hardware, printers and laptops and BlackBerry/iPhone and latest Android devices

+ Imaging and configuring PCs to Firm standards for rollout to users

+ Ability to 'teardown' and repair all laser printers (where applicable)

+ Ability to build a clone computer and troubleshoot all computer hardware issues

+ Strong knowledge in replacing broken parts in laptops and troubleshoot all laptop hardware issues

+ Knowledge of document management systems and e-filing processes

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

+ Ability to work well under own initiative and complete tasks without direct supervision

+ Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

+ Team player

+ Exemplary troubleshooting skills

+ Excellent time management skills

+ Excellent customer service skills, e.g. helpful empathetic approach; handles difficult customers and situations in a calm professional manner

+ Support and encourage a positive team environment

+ Actively model desired work values and practices for others, including self-improvement, continuous learning and career development

+ Encourage team members to provide continuous feedback to each other and share information openly

+ Ability to mentor and direct other team members to ensure the completion of tasks

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3344

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with additional hours as needed

**Job Type:** Non-Exempt

**Street:** 311 West Monroe

Paralegal - Real Estate

Mayer Brown LLP
Charlotte, NC
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Paralegal department in Charlotte, as a Paralegal in our Real Estate practice area.
Supports the Real Estate attorneys in a variety of Paralegal functions Essential Functions + Assist attorneys in the commercial Real Estate Section + Review documentation for real property transactions, loan documentation and foreclosures. Experience with leasing a big plus. + Prepare and organize closing documents. + Records mortgages and other documents, files UCC statements, coordinates post-closing distributions and other post-closing work + Drafting documents and related information for land sales and commercial construction loans. + Extensive experience in review of title and survey required. + Assist attorneys and clients in the preparation of real estate closings. + Extensive client contact expected. + Heavy experience in preparation of lease documents for tenants in shopping centers. + Other duties as assigned by attorneys. **Specific Technical Skills:** + Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required + Knowledge of CT Advantage.com, xpedite or similar computer sites/systems for the preparation of UCC fixture filing forms, preferred **Performance Traits:** + Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors + Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm + Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities + Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative + Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs + Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects + Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion + Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills + Flexibility to work overtime and travel as needed **Physical Requirements:** + May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs. **Education/Training/Certifications:** + BA degree required + Paralegal certificate from ABA approved paralegal program is preferred **Minimum Years of Experience Required:** + 4+ yrs. of experience We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. **ID:** 2021-3340 **Days:** Monday - Friday **Hours:** 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed **Job Type:** Non-Exempt **Street:** 214 North Tryon Street

Paralegal (Entry Level)

Mayer Brown LLP
New York, NY
**_Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential._**

**_If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Paralegal department in New York as a_** **_Entry Level_** **_Paralegal._**
+ Performs searches on various databases

+ Prepares case specific workbooks as required

+ Coordinates flow of information between lawyers, paralegals, co-counsel and clients as necessary

+ Obtains client documents, public records and other factual information via internet and various government agencies

+ Coordinates deliveries of materials to local courts and agencies as necessary

+ Performs any and all duties as necessary and as assigned by your supervisor for efficient functioning of the Department, Office and Firm

+ Practices and fosters an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objective

+ Bachelor's degree is required, a Paralegal Certificate is a plus

+ Experience with Relativity or other litigation-related computer applications and databases be a plus

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

**ID:** 2021-3352

**Days:** Monday - Firday

**Hours:** 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

**Job Type:** Non-Exempt

**Street:** 1221 Avenue of the Americas

Professional Support Lawyer (Finance)

Mayer Brown LLP
New York, NY
Mayer Brown's US Finance Practice needs an experienced lawyer who can work with Partners and the existing Knowledge Management team to help lead strategic Knowledge Management initiatives that can enable members of the Practice to work more efficiently and stay current with market and innovative technology developments. This person will help continue development of the Knowledge Strategy for the Group, and implement related projects, including creation, development, management and automation of the Group's collection of standard forms/models, precedents and research materials, and will help assess and if appropriate deploy innovative technology tools and improvements in legal services delivery.
**Essential Functions:**

+ Works with the Knowledge Partner, the other Professional Support Lawyers who support the Group globally and the Partners who supervise their work, and the Global Director of Knowledge Management to assess the United States knowledge needs of the Group

+ Defines and implements a plan to meet those needs that is aligned with the business goals of the Group, and mechanisms for regular review of the plan

+ Works with Group members to create and capture United States Finance-related knowledge content and encourage the sharing of information and knowledge generally

+ Creates and maintains a well-organized electronic collection of practice-related knowledge resources, which include in particular United States law-governed Finance standard forms and accompanying notes, precedent documents, best practices and how-to memos, legal memos and other materials useful to the Group

+ Helps the Knowledge Department generally to tailor the Firm's knowledge resources to meet the needs of the broader United States Finance Group

+ Monitors and keeps the Group informed about important developments in the law or business environment

+ Prepares regular current awareness newsletters for the Group

+ Works with the librarians to determine requirements and policies and to implement processes regarding practice-related current awareness and alerts from internal and external sources

+ Works with the Group and the Learning and Development team to identify practice-related training needs of the Group; and, building on existing training programs, organize, design and deliver (personally or with others) Group training, including seminars, workshops and offsite training

+ Trains Group members how to access knowledge resources on GlobalNet and elsewhere

+ Mentors associates

+ Provides direct support to individual practitioners to assist them with locating practice-related internal and external knowledge resources

+ Acts as a source of legal, market and practical expertise for all members of the Group, including the provision of direct support for client matters

+ Develops and maintains the knowledge-related aspects of the Group's GlobalNet site

+ Works with the Group and Marketing Department to establish processes to capture matter descriptions and categorizations in our matter systems, and conducts post-matter review of lessons learned

+ Assists with setting up a process for producing closing binders and collecting valuable precedent documents

+ Works with the Group to establish processes to capture and publish information about individuals (both internal and external) with specific knowledge and experience relevant to the Group's business in the Firm's dedicated CRM systems

+ Participates in the planning of training and other knowledge related activities

+ Participates in regular meetings of the Professional Support function and Knowledge Department and liaise with other PSLs to facilitate the sharing of best practice and knowledge

+ Attends external training and conferences to keep up-to-date with relevant developments in the law, business environment and professional support

+ Provides other knowledge support to the Group as may be assigned by the head of the Group, the Knowledge Partner, or the Global Director of Knowledge Management

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

**Education/Training/Certifications:**

+ JD degree, required

**Professional** **Experience:**

+ Minimum of five years of sound legal experience relevant to the practice as an admitted and practicing lawyer in a large law firm or corporate/financial institution legal department, required

+ Strong United States Finance subject-matter expertise, required

**Technical Skills:**

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required

+ Strong drafting skills, required

**Performance Traits** **_:_**

+ High professional standards with a passion for quality product

+ Excellent drafting and research skills

+ Well-developed organizational and communication skills

+ Understanding of learning processes and different methods of training

+ Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels

+ Pragmatic, self-motivated, flexible and good team worker

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors

+ Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm

+ Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities

+ Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment

+ Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects

+ Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion

+ Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

**Physical Requirements:**

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs

The above is a general description of the essential duties associated with this position and does not represent an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all duties.

The Firm may modify and amend this job description at any time at its sole discretion. Nothing herein creates a contract of employment or otherwise modifies the at-will nature of employment.

**ID:** 2021-3349

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

**Job Type:** Exempt

**External Company Name:** Mayer Brown LLP

**Street:** 1221 Avenue of the Americas

Global Director of Risk Management Services

Mayer Brown LLP
Chicago, IL
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Business Intake & Conflicts department in Chicago as a Global Director of Risk Management Services.

The Director's overall goal is to ensure timely, cost-effective and high-quality service to Firm lawyers by Business Intake & Conflicts and U.S. Docket Services staff. The Director's activities are performed under the guidance of the Professional Responsibility Partner and the Chief Operating Officer, in line with the Firm's risk management policies and global strategic plan.

The Global Director of Risk Management Services directs and oversees services to Firm personnel performed by Risk Management staff, in the following areas:
+ Business Intake

+ Maintaining client/matter data in the Aderant Accounting System (review, opening, updating and closing client matters) and the IManage Conflicts Management (ICM) System (maintaining information about parties in matters)

+ Conflicts clearance of new lawyers and paralegals

+ Litigation and IP Docket services to U.S. lawyers

+ AML activities in London and Hong Kong

+ Other risk management activities, including:

+ Maintenance and upkeep of the Client Relationship Library and Client Clearance and Compliance workflow (C3)

+ Tracking, collection and document profiling of Outside Counsel Guidelines, engagement and waiver letters

+ Preparation and submission of professional insurance coverage applications

+ Annual lawyer survey and report to insurers on lawyers' outside interests

+ Ongoing sanctions checking of Firm clients

+ Training of new Partners, Associates and Secretaries on the Risk Management applications in North and South America offices

+ Client initiated audit activities working in conjunction with IT, HR, Procurement, Risk Management lawyers and others

+ Primary duties are as follows:

+ Manages the Global Risk Management staff team. Proactively manages resources to optimize turnaround and reduce queuing/bottlenecks. Provides creative insight and thought leadership to continually enhance service, improve control and reduce operations costs. Provides growth and development opportunities to staff to strengthen skills, improve productivity and retention.

+ Provides leadership for the National Litigation and IP Docket departments, working closely with the Assistant Director of Docket Services

+ Drives the strategic planning process for Risk Management Services jointly with the Firm's Risk Management lawyers; monitors industry developments, emerging issues and areas of regulatory and/or client focus, tools/software applications to identify best practices and opportunities

+ Manage ongoing efforts to strengthen controls in order to reduce risk through adoption of best practices in areas of improved systems, process and ongoing training for staff and lawyers

+ Develops and manages existing Risk Management processes to carry out plans and policies

+ Continually seeks to enhance staff and lawyer productivity through process simplification and automation; manages Risk Management salary and expense budgets

+ Manages monitoring of compliance with Firm Risk Management policies by lawyers and staff

+ Manages monitoring of the Firm's compliance with certain external regulatory and insurance requirements. Works with the Professional Responsibility Partner in the management and administration of the Firm's insurance program

+ Serves as the primary business owner of the Firm's proprietary Client Clearance and Compliance system, C3, the main workflow engine used within the Firm to support the matter opening process. Serves as the Business Sponsor for Risk Management technology projects. Works closely with IT leaders to ensure that projects are completed timely and meet agreed requirements and budget

+ Serves as the primary liaison for Risk Management with the heads of other administrative departments and the Office Directors of Administration, to ensure smooth day-to-day RM operations and quality service to lawyers and staff

+ Strives to effectively integrate sound risk management practices into processes for which the position is responsible

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

+ Bachelor's degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job

+ Minimum of 10 years of Risk Management experience

+ A minimum of 5 years of management strongly preferred; strong preference for management experience to include managing a risk management team in a large organization

+ Experience in a professional services firm, particularly a large international law firm, strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of risk management principles and best practices for applying them in law firms, especially in the areas of responsibility

+ General knowledge of law firm professional liability insurers' requirements and guidelines

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required

+ Solid functional knowledge of core law firm administrative functions, processes,and technology tools/databases, with in-depth functional knowledge in the areas of this position's responsibility

+ Demonstrates a high level of initiative

+ Strong manager and staff developer

+ Delegates effectively and holds staff accountable for agreed results

+ Successfully plans and completes projects on time and within budget

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Comfortable operating in a complex, global setting with multiple and ocassionally competing priorities

+ Communicates effectively with people at all levels in the organization, using diplomacy but exhibiting firmness when required to enforce policy and standards

+ Good negotiator, able to achieve consensus

+ Effectively negotiates with and manages vendors and outside consultants

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, creative thinker

+ "Big picture" view, good strategic thinker and planner

+ Excellent customer service attitude

+ Demonstrates good judgement and decision-making ability

+ Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment

+ Manages processes for direct reports in regards to performance appraisals, annual compensation, goal setting and performance counselling

+ Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience

+ Operational budget analysis and recommendations

+ Conducts analysis of staffing levels and participation in the recruitment process

+ Able to determine and implement change processes to improve workflow efficiencies

+ Process- and service-oriented with strong leadership and project management skills

+ Able to set priorities and delegate in an efficient manner

+ May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

+ May require travel to other offices as needed

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

**ID:** 2021-3298

**Days:** Monday - Friday

**Hours:** 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., with additional hours as needed

**Job Type:** Exempt

**Street:** 311 West Monroe

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