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    COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER (BOSTON, CHICAGO, HOUSTON OR DALLAS)

    Locke Lord LLP is looking for a Communications Manager to be based in its Boston, Chicago, Dallas or Houston office to manage and execute public relations initiatives, including media relations and day-to-day communications activities.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Manage and execute day-to-day communications initiatives and activities, including reviewing, proofreading and writing content for press releases, media pitches, the Firm’s website, external newsletters, deal and award submissions.
    • Working closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, proactively identify, secure, review and evaluate media opportunities for our lawyers with regional, national and trade outlets.
    • Support and enhance social media efforts to further elevate lawyers, practice areas and the Locke Lord brand.
    • Work closely and collaboratively with members of the Firm’s Marketing and Business Development team.
    • Monitor and regularly report results of communications and public relations activities.
    • Provide day-to-day supervision of Communications Specialists and Social Media Coordinator. 
    • Other projects and duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    • Undergraduate degree is required, with a specialization in communications, journalism, or an equivalent field.
    • Minimum 5-7 years of PR or Communications experience, with demonstrated ability and experience managing a team; experience in public relations agency, media or professional services industry preferred.
    • Strong computer and word processing skills are required; Advance Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel software as well as the ability to learn software.
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication and strong editing skills.
    • Ability to learn quickly and to perform in a fast-paced environment, meeting frequent deadlines.
    • Flexibility to adapt to quickly changing priorities.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, the hours will vary depending on location.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (LONDON)‎

    Locke Lord is seeking a strategic and proactive Marketing and ‎Business Development Manager in its London office. In addition to having a ‎background in marketing and the legal field, the ideal candidate will have an ‎outgoing personality to work closely with lawyers in the London office to ‎generate ideas for business development and branding initiatives. Candidates ‎should be self-starters who know the London market and understand the ‎legal industry; go-getters who lead and execute initiatives; hands-on team ‎players who can juggle projects and adhere to deadlines. The Marketing ‎Manager will be an integral part of a firm-wide Marketing Department and ‎will work closely with members of this team. The candidate also must have ‎experience working with budgets, planning events and preparing legal ‎submissions. 

    The Marketing and Business Development Manager will play an integral role ‎in supporting the ‎London lawyers with not only their business development ‎efforts but also in planning ‎professional and civic sponsorships and events. ‎This position will be responsible for creating and ‎tracking the marketing ‎budget for the London office, and assisting with projects as directed by ‎the ‎Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Business Development.  ‎

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for planning and implementing Firm’s business ‎development projects and strategies, including coordination of client ‎proposals and competitive intelligence research, and exploring business ‎development opportunities for the London office and its related ‎practices.
    • Responsible for identifying and facilitating cross-selling initiatives ‎between the London office and other offices across the Firm.
    • Leadership and implementation of the event coordination for periodic ‎marketing events.
    • Management of and accountability for creating and tracking the ‎marketing budget for the London office.‎
    • Work directly with attorneys on legal submissions.‎
    • Participate as a member of global marketing team.‎

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field
    • ‎7+ yrs. marketing/business development experience including law firm ‎specific experience
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Excellent communication, time management and organization skills

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory ‎responsibilities.‎

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office ‎environment.‎

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and ‎hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional ‎evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  ‎

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.‎

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).‎

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All ‎qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be ‎discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.‎

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    PROGRAMMER III (DALLAS)

    Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Programmer III in the Dallas office. 

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Design, develop and test new and existing applications
    • Provide solutions to business problems and streamline processes
    • Integrate custom developed focused solutions with customer business solutions through data warehouse
    • Lead the formulation of procedures and best practices for users of applications and document support procedures
    • Lead the delivery of projects and solutions to completion in a team environment with minimum supervision

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or accounting
    • Four years’ experience with application production support
    • Have a background in business application development with a strong understanding of collaboration, intranet, extranet, and public internet solutions, specifically on .NET and Database technologies
    • Five years’ experience with programming in web environments with databases (MSSQL) and .NET
    • Three years’ experience with SQL databases and writing queries experience based in Transact SQL
    • Experience with Elite Enterprise is preferred
    • Experience with documenting requirements and gathering with non-technical end users
    • Experience in SQL 2005 or later, .NET 3.0 or later, AJAX, Visual Source Safe, MS SQL Reporting Services
    • Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript
    • Working knowledge of web services and .NET client applications
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication, time management and organization skills.
    • Possess the ability to work cohesively with all positions with the Firm.
    • Ability to work in a professional environment.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – No supervisory responsibility

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (DALLAS)

    Locke Lord LLP is looking for a Sr. Accountant in its Dallas office. The Sr.  Accountant will report directly to the Director of Financial Reporting & GL. The Sr. Accountant will be responsible for reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining the general ledger and assisting with month-end close procedures and other financial analysis and reporting as required.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Analyze complex financial reports and records
    • Support month-end and year-end close process
    • Implement and review journal entries of to ensure accuracy
    • Perform variance analyses and preparation of account reconciliations
    • Assist with financial and tax audits
    • Document and monitor internal controls
    • Coordinate more complex accounting projects and initiatives with other members of the accounting and finance team or with other departments
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal control

    Education & Experience

    • 5 plus years of accounting experience required.
    • CPA required.
    • Excellent organizational skills, proven track record of accuracy and timeliness.
    • Strong excel and financial systems skills.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • High degree of initiative and independent execution; full ownership of job tasks.
    • Ability to perform in a large, deadline-driven, dynamic environment with constantly changing priorities.
    • Team oriented and hard working.
    • Takes ownership of projects and has initiative to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
    • Can multi-task and manage multiple ongoing assignments across many departments.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position does not have direct supervisory responsibility

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    LITIGATION SECRETARY (WEST PALM BEACH)

    The West Palm Beach office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Litigation Secretary. 

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Draft and process legal documents with State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements, etc. and, proofread same.
    • Create and edit word documents.  Occasional mail merges and creation of charts, graphs, tables, etc.
    • E-file court documents.
    • E-file Patent applications with the Patent and Trademark office.
    • Maintain files and calendars.
    • Manage administrative tasks, such as billing and expense reimbursements and, occasional recording of time entry.
    • Schedule hearings, meetings, appointments and, coordinate travel arrangements.
    • Mail, fax, or arrange for delivery of legal correspondence and other documents to clients, counsel, witnesses, and court officials.
    • Receive and place telephone calls.
    • Make photocopies of correspondence, documents, and other printed materials.  Scan and clean-up documents, utilizing MFDs and software.
    • Flexibility in working overtime as requested.

      Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record preferred.
    • Five years relevant experience in Litigation required.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of format, legal procedures and specialized terminology.
    • Intellectual Property experience preferred.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Outlook and document management systems.
    • Strong communication skills needed to communicate with all levels of personnel.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory reports.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com


    LEGAL SECRETARY (NEW YORK)

    The New York office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary. This position provides all aspects of administrative support to attorneys within the department.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Provides secretarial support to assigned attorney(s) which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, dictation, opening and distributing mail. Deals with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Prepares legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports.
    • Assists with drafting and preparing documents such as contracts and agreements,
    • Establishes and maintains files and enters data into spreadsheets.
    • Sends and retrieves documents from Records as needed and follows work flow procedures asit relates to opening/closing matters and generating engagement/disengagement letters.
    • Answers phone, deals with routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; refers calls to other contacts as needed and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
    • Maintains attorney calendar(s) and contact lists as requested. Arranges all aspects of both internal and external client meetings and conferences. Stays apprised of calendars and actively communicates changes or reminders as needed. Coordinates all business-related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys. Submits all business-related expenses for reimbursement on behalf of the attorney(s).
    • Maintains familiarity with legal terminology, working knowledge of applicable court filing rules, including electronic filing protocols in state and federal courts, basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, agreements, briefs, summonses, complaints and motions.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients. Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Operates standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, calculators, and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties. Scans and cleans up documents utilizing scanner equipment and software. Convert and format documents from other software applications.
    • Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Coordinates and oversees attorney billing; works with Billing personnel to timely format and send monthly bills to clients.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well asFirm sponsored training programs. Shows willingness to share knowledge of specialist with others in the Firm. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree required.
    • Must have 7 years of experience.
    • Must have prior experience supporting Corporate or Transactional attorney(s).
    • Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  However, during the summer program and fall interview season, overtime is likely.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Office ‎Management: Tina.lema@lockelord.com


    SR. DATABASE BI DEVELOPER, IT (DALLAS)

    The Sr. Database Business Intelligence (BI) Developer will create and manage BI and analytics solutions that turn data into knowledge. Ultimately, the Database BI Developer will enhance our business intelligence system to help us make better decisions.

    Duties & Responsibilities ‎

    • Translate business needs to technical specifications.
    • Design, build and deploy data warehouse and financial & accounting BI solutions (e.g. reporting tools).
    • Maintain and support data analytics platforms.
    • Create tools to store data (e.g. OLAP cubes).
    • Conduct unit testing and troubleshooting.
    • Evaluate and improve existing BI systems.
    • Collaborate with teams to integrate systems.
    • Develop and execute database queries and conduct analyses.
    • Create visualizations and reports for requested projects.
    • Develop and update technical documentation Develop dashboard reports from relational database.
    • Identify best practices to communicate metrics through dashboard; recommend enhancements.
    • Analyze available data, identify and recommend best sources for building reports.
    • Work with business users to gather specifications for data and report requirements.
    • Identify data sources to extract business information for reporting purposes.
    • Coordinate with the business team on additional data marts to support dashboard reporting, including coordination of data validation with business users.

      Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • 5+ years’ experience as a SQL Database BI Developer or Data Scientist.
    • Proven track record building complex data warehouse and able to write complex stored procedures or SQL.
    • Prefer experience with Financial and Accounting systems.
    • Strong Experience with Pivoting and Un-Pivoting data within stored procedures.
    • SQL 2008, SQL 2012, SQL 2016.  Extensive working experience on SQL Server, SQL queries, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
    • Background in data warehouse design (e.g. dimensional modeling) and data mining.
    • In-depth understanding of database management systems, online analytical processing (OLAP) and ETL (Extract, transform, load) framework.
    • Some Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server and .Net Experience will be big plus
    • Familiarity with BI technologies (e.g. Microsoft BI).
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to reverse engineer in a timely manner.
    • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative.
    • Analytical skills with a problem-solving aptitude.
    • Ability to learn new technical skills easily and troubleshoot data-related issues and errors.
    • BS/MBA in MIS/Computer Science, prefer double major with accounting/MBA.

    Additional Information

    Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment.

    Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  For the majority of the year, occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  However, during the summer program and fall interview season, overtime is likely.

    Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms (no recruiters please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to Human Resources: Tina.Lema@lockelord.com

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