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Business Development Manager Litigation & Trial (Securities)

Latham & Watkins LLP
Los Angeles, California, United States, West (hybrid)
8 days ago

Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Business Development Manager – Litigation & Trial to join our dynamic team in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

About Latham & Watkins
Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world.  The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About the role
As a Business Development Manager – Litigation & Trial, you will be responsible for working closely with the Securities Litigation Practice Group Chairs to execute the strategies of the practice. The ideal candidate will approach the role with excellent writing skills, critical thinking, and keen attention to detail. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Serving as a trusted business development advisor to the partners and counsel of the Securities Litigation Practice
  • Developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of the practice’s market position, client base, matters, and bench of expertise
  • Staying abreast of developments and trends in the area of securities litigation and maintaining a pulse on the competitor landscape
  • Becoming an expert in the capabilities and strategic priorities of the Securities Litigation practice and leveraging this knowledge to operate as a “dot connector” within the firm
  • Supporting the implementation of business development tactics and initiatives in alignment with the strategic objectives of the practice
  • Aiding in the execution of cross-selling strategies, including collaborating with relevant BD teams
  • Coordinating the research of markets, competition, and client targets conflicts for the practice group to drive strategy

About you
We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess knowledge of the litigation landscape
  • Display high degree of discretion and independent judgment
  • Demonstrate the ability to execute multiple work streams and manage priorities effectively

And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree, or higher, in Business, Marketing
  • A Bachelor’s degree as well as a minimum of seven (7) years of business development experience
  • A minimum of four (4) to five (5) years of relevant experience working with litigation

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Wellness programs (e.g. membership to HeadSpace, access to mental health services, well-being events, etc.)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.   Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, pro bono work and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.   Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 65750309
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California, United States, West
    Chicago, Illinois, United States, Other
    New York, New York, United States, Northeast
    San Francisco, California, United States, West
  • Position Title: Business Development Manager Litigation & Trial (Securities)
  • Company Name For Job: Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Min Experience: 4-5 Years
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