Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has been partnering with the world’s most innovative companies for more than 50 years. Clients include leaders in the technology, life sciences, renewable energy, media and entertainment, communications, and financial services industries. The firm currently has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to oversee the operations in our New York office and to act as liaison with management in our Palo Alto office. The New York office has approximately 90 attorneys and staff in multiple practice areas such as Corporate, Litigation, IP Patents & Innovations, Antitrust and Technology Transactions.
The Office Manager's responsibilities include: oversight of facilities and lease contracts, coordinating the office’s marketing and finance, and staff management of administrative and legal employees. The Office Manager and team are responsible for recruiting and managing staff, planning office events, coordinating training, managing the Conference Center, conducting new hire orientations, and on-boarding both attorneys and staff. In addition, this position plans the summer associate program and assists Attorney Recruiting with lateral, summer and fall recruiting.
The Office Manager also oversees all local office services including: the mailroom, copy services, hospitality, managing relationships with building management and local vendors, coordinating office moves, and resolving property management and maintenance issues.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of management experience in a law firm or professional services organization. Experience in administrative personnel management, facilities, creative problem-solving, and working as a business partner will be critical to success. Candidates must be results-oriented, have excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels within the firm. A bachelor's degree or equivalent is required.
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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has been partnering with the world’s most innovative companies for more than 50 years. Indeed, its clients include leaders in the technology, life sciences, renewable energy, media and entertainment, communications, and financial services industries, among others. With 11 offices nationwide, plus offices in China and Europe, WSGR is a premier provider of legal services worldwide.
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