Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Legal Learning and Development Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    Assit with the Legal Learning and Development team's projects and needs. 


    Training Programs

    • Assist in the planning, organization and execution of New Associate Orientation, Core Curriculum and other trainings, including sending out invitations, reminders and surveys, tracking attendance.
    • Liaise with other Firm departments (e.g., catering, facilities, audio/video) to schedule, plan and execute pre- and post-program logistics.
    • Support the Legal L&D Specialist and other team personnel and attorneys in preparing training program materials, and ensure that they are kept updated on the Firm’s online resources.
    • Track lawyer developmental needs, liaising with the Professional Development team to ensure that training programs are informed by annual associate reviews, staffing meetings and mentor debriefings.
    • Publicize the Firm’s training resources and improve information-sharing among global offices. 
    • Liaise with training contacts in other offices for multi-office programs and events.



    • Work with CLE personnel to issue CLE credits to lawyers, maintaining an expertise in the CLE rules as needed.
    • Manage eLearning materials on firm’s learning management system using Micron CE Manager.
    • Publicize CLE opportunities (both internal and external) and assist in logistical planning of CLE programming.
    • Monitor weekly arrivals and departures of lawyers and ensure that all relevant department files are updated to reflect status and developmental needs of current associates.
    • General work and assistance on ad-hoc projects.


    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred.
    • Strong events coordination and organization skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, client service, and written and verbal communication skills.
    • Exercises good judgment, has excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail.
    • Proactive.  Able to work independently, plan ahead, push projects forward and meet deadlines.
    • Experience with viDesktop and Micron CE Manager a plus.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Lotus Notes.


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