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Practice Manager

Minneapolis, MN
Hybrid
Full-time
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🔴 Closes on: 
Apr 27

Who We Are

Fredrikson & Byron is the premier Midwest-based law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally, and globally.

Overview

We are seeking two Practice Managers to join our legal operations team. Reporting to the Director of Attorney Development & Practice Management, each Practice Manager will be responsible for the daily execution of business needs and the operations of the assigned division and departments. The Practice Manager will support either our Business Division or our Litigation Division depending on the candidate’s prior experience and background and the needs of our various departments.

Key Responsibilities Include

Business, Administrative and Operational Support

  • Facilitate division and department efforts to ensure operational effectiveness, profit maximization and innovation in service delivery, matter management and pricing.
  • Assist in the annual development of division and department financial models and support division and department chairs in the monitoring of division and department financial performance against budget.
  • Collaborate with assigned finance and pricing professionals to facilitate each department’s profitable growth in revenue; engage in value proposition and pricing strategy development with pricing colleagues.
  • Collaborate with assigned marketing professionals to expand each department’s client base, including through budgeting, data gathering, pitches, and RFPs.

Strategic Planning

  • Facilitate the strategic planning process for the division and departments as directed by the division and department chairs.
  • Monitor plan execution and regularly report on progress against plan to the division and department chairs.
  • Work with assigned marketing and business development professionals on the marketing and business development component of department business plans to ensure that initiatives align with each department’s strategy.
  • Manage division and department level projects, as assigned, to help support the division and department plans.

Efficiency, Legal Project Management, Knowledge Management and Technology

  • Lead efforts to identify client and practice needs, pain points and challenges that could be addressed with legal project management, process improvement, knowledge management tools and/or technology.
  • Support the firm’s data strategy, including tracking matter profile data, monitoring usage of practice content and resources, and capturing experience data.
  • Understand the firm’s available resources and technology and develop better workflows and processes to drive teams and tasks to the “right” resources (whether people, process, or technology).
  • Monitor developments in legal technology applicable to the assigned division and departments; assist with evaluation and selection of new technologies and practice workflows, working closely with our IT and Research & Knowledge Management teams throughout the process; assist with the implementation, training, roll-out and adoption phases of new practice technologies.

Our Ideal Candidates Will Have

Our ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, skilled multi-tasker, and able to maintain a strong service orientation in a fast-paced environment. Requires ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization. Strong analytical, project management, prioritization and organization skills are expected.

Candidates should have at least five years’ relevant experience and a solid track record of success in a professional services environment. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree (MBA, JD, or other professional experience) preferred. Candidates must have proficiency in standard business software applications such as Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams. Experience with project management tools (Smartsheet, Microsoft Planner, Microsoft Lists) a plus.

Applying For This Position

Applications will only be accepted online at www.fredlaw.com/careers, and applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements. For assistance with the application process, or for accommodations, please contact recruiting@fredlaw.com.

Our firm offers highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment with the opportunity to work in a hybrid environment.

About Fredrikson

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Fredrikson & Byron. To best serve our clients, we provide innovative solutions to legal needs by cultivating a diverse workforce. We offer highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys and staff bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to operate as business advisors, strategic partners, and legal counselors to our clients. The firm’s 375+ attorneys serve clients through our ten locations around the world: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Mankato, MN; Bismarck and Fargo, ND; Ames and Des Moines, IA; Madison, WI; Saltillo, Mexico; and Shanghai, China. Visit www.fredlaw.com for more information. 

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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