Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Attorney Training Specialist

Department
Legal Personnel

OVERVIEW

The Attorney Training Specialist is responsible for executing various components of the formal attorney training programs and compliance oversight of the Professional Development and Attorney Training group.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares CLE departure packages;
  • Works with the Senior Professional Development Coordinator to schedule and monitor litigation associate reviews;
  • Supports the Attorney Training and Compliance Coordinator in monitoring admission to SDNY/EDNY by litigation and FR&R attorneys;
  • Conducts associate outreach regarding admission to SDNY/EDNY by litigation and FR&R attorneys;
  • Researches rules and requirements regarding bar admission compliance in jurisdictions outside of New York;
  • Assists with internal tracking of attorneys registered in other states;
  • Coordinates and schedules new partner orientations and trainings;
  • Conducts associate outreach regarding components of New York State Bar Admission;
  • Coordinates and participates in in-person oversight of CLE training programs, including outreach to Conference Center and liaising with other departments, as necessary;
  • Coordinates CLE calendar with Cvent, including entering information into Cvent, updating as necessary and ensuring no conflicts exist for training sessions;
  • Generates and sends CLE calendar invitations;
  • Uses the Online CLE Center to open courses and/or e-learning events;
  • Uploads materials to the Online CLE Center and makes requests to Duplicating for hard-copy CLE materials;
  • Assists the Attorney Training Coordinator and Attorney Training and Compliance Coordinator with CLE annual audit as an accredited provider and any other audits, as needed;
  • Assists the Attorney Training Coordinator with updating and maintaining the CLE recruiting brochure; and
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • 2+ years of related work experience required, preferably within a professional services environment;
  • Must have the ability to work and interact with attorneys and staff at all levels, and the ability to gain strong knowledge of the Firm, its culture, practices and policies;
  • Ability to deal discreetly with confidential information;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, in addition to superior judgment;
  • Knowledge of computer applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, IBM Notes and other Legal Personnel (including PeopleSoft) and recruiting applications built specifically for the Firm;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and coordinate several activities at one time;
  • Capable of solving problems and meeting deadlines; and
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed.