Make an impact at Goodwin, a global 50 law firm with a history of working on groundbreaking matters, and an increasingly focused approach to working with clients in the financial, private equity, real estate, technology and life sciences industries. Our more than 1,000 corporate and litigation attorneys leverage their specific experience and assemble full-service teams to advise clients in these and adjacent industries.
Goodwin is one of the leading tech companies practices in the U.S. that services the needs of emerging companies and investors. We represent over 1,200 technology-based companies and 200 venture capital and private equity firms. Within Goodwin’s Technology Industry group, Goodwin’s Emerging Companies practice advises growth-oriented companies on company formations, venture financings, M&A, IP, and general corporate matters.
As the Professional Support Lawyerfor the Emerging Companies practice, you are an experienced lawyer who will be a member of one of the legal industry’s leading Knowledge Management groups, known for award-winning and innovative KM systems and approaches. Working as an embedded Professional Support Lawyer within the Emerging Companies practice, you will work closely with the practice leaders and will draw upon your legal expertise and prior experience to support this group by providing the highest quality legal content and know-how for our U.S. practitioners.
What you’ll do:
Create, develop and maintain model documents, forms, precedents, checklists, and other substantive content for the Practice, ensuring such content is up-to-date and readily accessible on the firm’s intranet and other content-sharing platforms.
Serve as a source of legal, market and practical expertise; identifying and collecting key data points of the Practice’s legal work for statistical analysis and post-deal assessments, benchmarking and market trends.
Monitor and inform the Practice of important legal developments relevant to the Practice; supporting the writing and publication of external client alerts on such developments.
Develop curriculum for, and participate in, training initiatives for the Practice, including internal training sessions, client workshops, and other firm educational training programs.
Work with the Knowledge Management team to develop solutions to increase efficiency, enable legal project management and improve legal service delivery of the Practice; such as document assembly packages, expert systems and client-facing applications.
Participate in Knowledge Management Department meetings to facilitate the sharing of best practices and knowledge, and perform such other duties as requested by the Knowledge Management Department.
Assist in business development efforts for the Practice, including thought leadership initiatives, client seminars and pitches, to elevate the awareness and value of the Practice and the firm’s KM program.
Who you are:
Juris Doctor required.
7+ years legal experience advising emerging and growth-oriented companies, either in a law firm or in house legal department.
Passion for knowledge-sharing, efficiency and excellence in legal work.
Interest in working with legal technology, such as document automation, artificial intelligence and collaboration platforms.
Location: Silicon Valley, San Francisco or Boston office Reports to the Director of Knowledge Management, Business Law
Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.
Goodwin Procter LLP is an equal opportunity employer. This means that Goodwin Procter LLP considers applicants for employment, and makes employment decisions without unlawful regard to sex, race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or domestic partner/civil union status, military service, or veteran status, physical and mental disability, and any other characteristic covered by applicable federal, state or local nondiscrimination laws.
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