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Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP Manager, Strategy and Development in New York, New York

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a highly motivated Manager of Strategy & Development for our Industry Strategy Team. This team drives the growth of the firm's market share and competitive position through the development and implementation of transformative growth strategies across 12 key sectors.

The Manager plays a key role in framing and analyzing trends and complex business problems within the sector, developing recommendations, partnering with senior leaders and partners to drive implementation, facilitating communication processes, and developing pragmatic solutions to drive successful initiatives. This is an exciting opportunity to be directly involved in the strategic direction and planning for an AmLaw Top 10 firm and be a key member of a market-leading industry team structure.

This position can be resident in either our Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC. office locations with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

Primary responsibilities include:

With input from Industry Leaders and other senior team members, develops strategic goals for several industry teams.

Prepares and manages implementation plans, regularly reviewing progress to ensure strategies remain relevant and in line with firm priorities. Based on results, makes, recommends, and implements adjustments and modifications.

Identifies and reviews market and legal trends; analyzes and applies this information in development of strategies for go-to-market industry teams.

Monitors business climate, trends in development, and government activity in areas of the firm's current and anticipated services lines within assigned industries.

Manages and analyzes internal data (e.g., clients, capabilities, services, profitability) within assigned industries.

Drives working groups, initiatives, and special projects as requested by leadership team.

Prepares quarterly reports with Industry Leaders for firm management on key metrics, strategic priorities, and industry trends and developments.

Prepares annual partner meeting industry sessions with Industry Leaders.

Works with other Managers and wider team on a regular basis to ensure consistency and collaboration across all industry team efforts and alignment with firm priorities.

Works on cross-functional projects and initiatives with various teams, such as Marketing & Communications, Business Development, Practice Operations, and Business Intelligence.

Experience and Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and seven years of related experience including proven strategic planning and execution expertise. MBA desired.

Law firm or other professional services experience preferred.

Knowledge of trends and business issues in the Sports, Education, Retail & eCommerce and/or Fintech industries preferred.

Experience excelling in a highly matrixed work environment with ability to work across time zones with global teams and multiple business units.

Strong financial acumen, analytical, and project management skills.

Prior experience creating and presenting strategic plans to senior management.

Orientation to detail while understanding and driving towards the macro picture.

Very strong knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Teams.

Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit, yet highly collaborative in working with colleagues across departments, offices, and skill levels.

Strong written and verbal communication skills with senior leadership and partners.

Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at and selecting "Careers."


COVID-19: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP requires its personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.