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DLA Piper
Multiple Locations (see description), United States (hybrid)
21 days ago
DLA Piper
Multiple Locations (see Description), United States, Other (hybrid)
21 days ago


DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

DLA Piper LLP (US) has a COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence.  Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable laws.

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Pro Bono Practice Manager, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in our Washington DC, Chicago, or New York office and offers a hybrid remote work opportunity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years of professional experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Project management skills
  • Willingness to work in a busy, fast-paced, friendly team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creative marketing and storytelling skills using a variety of communications tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook and comfortable with technology troubleshooting
  • Advanced training with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Teams platforms
  • Experience working with databases, data analysis, and reports
  • Ability to be self-motivated and resourceful, and to work independently 
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest, social justice, access to justice, rule of law, and/or community service
  • Experience with event planning 
  • An ability to take initiative and seize opportunities for the pro bono team and program

Preferred Requirements:

  • A business or law graduate
  • Project management certification
  • Spanish or other language skills
  • Familiarity with Power BI and actionable data reports
  • Past participation in legal clinics
  • Experience with recruiting, motivating, and sustaining volunteers
  • Experience working with legal aid nonprofits and vulnerable populations

What will your day look like?
The Pro Bono Practice Manager will offer direct support to the US-based Pro Bono Counsel and team as well as the New Perimeter team. You will interface with firm lawyers and staff, supporting the Pro Bono team’s efforts to direct and manage the firm’s pro bono program and respond to the needs of our clients, communities, and lawyers.

As the Pro Bono Practice Manager, you will work with the business and accounting teams to ensure that the pro bono team has key pro bono metrics, statistics, and information about the firm’s performance, including the use of internal resources, such as firm dashboards. You will collect, develop, analyze, and effectively present data regarding pro bono performance and key metrics, and generate reports in response to internal and external inquiries about pro bono performance. You will work with the pro bono team to develop presentations about the firm’s pro bono performance and strategic plans. You will also assist with maintaining the internal pro bono web page, including updates on projects, committees, newsletters, brochures, videos, Bulletins, and FAQs.  

You will assist with clinic planning and logistics, including arranging for CLE. You will organize and manage the firm’s pro bono clinics, including working with legal services providers and firm clients to coordinate pro bono matters and work with Pro Bono Counsel to ensure protocols are followed. You will work with Pro Bono Counsel to provide a review of clinics and collaborations with external clients and legal services providers. You will also assist Pro Bono Counsel in developing new clinic opportunities as well as set an annual calendar of limited scope pro bono clinics across the country and collaborate with our communications team to share news about the impact of our pro bono clinics.  

You will work closely with the firm’s marketing and communications teams to assist with developing and implementing the pro bono team’s internal and external communications strategies. You will manage and maintain pro bono content on the firm’s external and internal websites and create pro-bono-related communications for the firm’s websites. You will assist the pro bono team with internal and external communications collateral, including drafting, editing, and proofreading communications, assist with preparing short stories about pro bono projects and clinics weekly, and work on monthly newsletters, annual publications, social media and videos. You will research, facilitate and prepare nominations for pro bono awards for the firm and its attorneys and staff, and work with marketing to prepare ads for events with legal services providers across the country.

You will assist with strategic planning for the pro bono team and assist in aligning pro bono goals with firm goals. You will coordinate with other firm practice groups and managers as well as departments including recruiting, diversity and inclusion, communications and marketing, accounting, IT, and professional development. You will help maintain email groups, distribution lists, and schedules/calendars of pro bono clinics and events.

You will help plan events such as awards/celebration events, training programs, Advisory Board meetings, information sessions, and speaking events. You will proactively assist Pro Bono Counsel in attending pro bono conferences and events and encourage and secure thought leadership opportunities such as speaking engagements. You will assist with Pro Bono Counsel and prepare for office pro bono committee meetings, including agendas and presentations.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be accepted.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65522277
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Multiple Locations (see Description), United States, Other
  • Position Title: Pro Bono Practice Manager
  • Company Name For Job: DLA Piper
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Experience: 4-5 Years

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