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We seek a dynamic Client Accounting Manager (Billing Manager) to manage all aspects of the client billing and collections functions for the Washington Office and lead our client accounting team. Requiring constant and close communication with clients, lawyers, and partners, including members of the Finance and Billing Committee, the Client Accounting Manager advises on the firm's billing practices, provides reports and data analysis, and handles the firm's most sophisticated and complex billing. Working closely with the Finance Director, the Client Accounting Manager also establishes financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems for Cleary Gottlieb’s Washington, D.C. office and acts as a proxy for the Finance Director for both client accounting and more broad finance matters as needed.
Successful candidates will have significant law firm billing expertise, a methodical and detail-oriented approach, excellent technical skills, superior written and verbal communication skills, the ability to build and leverage effective working relationships, and strong leadership to drive the success of the client accounting staff and overall function. This position requires a committed and flexible professional willing to work extra hours, under time pressure, as needed and travel to the firm's New York Office for training or financial meetings.
Reports to: Finance Director, Washington Office
Supervises: Client Accounting Staff
We seek DC-barred project attorneys to assist the Firm’s associates and partners in the management of document review, analysis and production for the Firm’s litigation, antitrust, and securities enforcement practice areas. The project attorney position is a temporary, as-needed, nonexempt attorney position with no weekly minimum expectation or guarantee of hours to be worked.
Reports to: Senior Staff Attorneys, Associates and Partners
Supervises: May be asked to supervise paralegals, temporary attorneys, and other office personnel depending on needs of cases and/or assignments
The Business Development Manager will support and execute the business development plans and strategies of the attorneys in the firm. S/he will help shape the strategic positioning for the firm's various practices within the context of the Cleary brand. This includes supporting client relationship building initiatives, facilitating cross-selling opportunities among practice groups, tool development, and business opportunity generation. This position will support all Washington-based lawyers, with responsibility for the antitrust, bank regulatory, litigation/enforcement, and structured finance practice groups. This position involves working closely with attorneys and other members of the Global Business Development team in New York and in other offices.
The Manager will also have managerial and mentoring responsibility for the Business Development team member(s) working with the practices s/he supports.
Cleary Gottlieb is seeking a Manager of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives to manage the execution of Washington Office initiatives in support of the firm's diversity and inclusion objectives in coordination with the Director of Legal Personnel and Recruiting. In this new and expanded role designed to meet the firm's ongoing commitment to its values, the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion will be expected to provide thought leadership and support to the firm's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women, developing effective programs to meet the needs of the attorney population, connecting diversity and inclusion initiatives with attorney professional development programming, and maintaining relationships with relevant law school affinity groups and campus personnel in order to advise internally on effective recruiting strategies for diverse candidates. This position will work across all levels of the firm to advance diversity and inclusion goals. Successful candidates will have significant diversity and inclusion subject matter expertise and knowledge of current best practices and trends. In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate strategic thinking, a strong customer service orientation, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong project management skills, a high degree of self-initiative, discretion, the ability to exercise sound judgment, and the ability to produce results in a consensus-driven environment.
Reports to: Director of Legal Personnel and Recruiting, Washington Office; Washington Diversity Committee; Washington Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women
Supervises: Legal Personnel Administrative Assistants
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