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Finally, a central clearing house for jobs in corporate legal operations is available – not to mention career resources and FAQ!

Members are welcome to post job openings and resumes here. Just send them to LawDepartmentOps@acc.com, and we'll take care of the rest. (Recruiters will be charged a fee.)

Career FAQs

ACC has teamed with the career experts at Robert Half Legal to compile answers to the most commonly asked questions about navigating the complex legal job marketplace.

 

 Career Opportunities

Senior Manager Outside Counsel and Legal Operations - Abbott (Abbott Park, IL)

Law Administration Analyst - Altria Client Services (Richmond, VA)

EU Legal Operations Excellence Manager - Amazon Europe Core SARL LUX (Luxembourg)

Manager, Legal Operations Center (LOC) #147273 - American International Group, Inc. (New York, NY)

Director/Chief of Staff - Ancestry (San Francisco, CA)

Regional Head of Legal Operations - Astellas (Northbrook, IL)

Director, Legal Operations - Ciena (Hanover, MD)

Manager, Operations and Legal Services - Columbia Bank (Lakewood, WA)

Information Lifecycle Governance Leader - DaVita (Denver, CO)

Records and Information Manager - DaVita (Denver, CO)

Director, Internal Legal Collections - Operations - Encore Capital Group (Troy, MI)

Legal Operations Analyst - Gap Inc. (Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA)

Director - Legal and Public Policy Business Systems - General Motors Co. (Detroit, MI)

Head of Legal Operations - Informatica (Redwood City, CA)

System Administrator-Legal Job - Mayo (Rochester, MN)

Legal Operations Manager/Director - NBCUniversal (New York, NY)

Operations Manager - Legal - PRA Group (North Richard Hills, TX)

Director of Legal Operations S&P Global (New York, NY)

Legal Operations Specialist - Shopify (Ottawa, Canada)

Senior Manager, Legal Operations - Stryker (Kalamazoo, MI)

Legal Operations Manager - Square (San Francisco, CA)

Legal Operations Manager - T-Mobile (Bellevue, WA)

Lead Law Operations Advisor - Target (Minneapolis, MN)

Legal Expense Finance Director - U.S. Bank (Minneapolis, MN)

Director - Legal Business Solutions - UnitedLex (Tyson's Corner, VA)

Director of Legal Operations - Western Digital (Irvine, CA)

Legal Operations Director - Legal Privacy, Ethics, Compliance - Workday (Pleasanton, CA)

Legal Ops Resources

ACC Legal Operations Job Description Compilation

Mar 2017 Article Download pdf

For your benchmarking, an accumulation of job descriptions provided by members (some redacted) and captured from open position listings. Includes descriptions of positions heading up legal operations, as well as manager-level positions. Updated quarterly.


University Partnerships; Advancing the Practice of Law and Delivery of Legal Services

Sep 2015 Article Download pdf

Increasingly, law schools are improving their curricula and offering work experience opportunities beyond law firm summer associate programs, in an effort to develop multi-disciplinary lawyers with a strong grounding in operational concepts. Legal departments are invited to partner with these universities in a variety of ways, from providing adjunct faculty to internship opportunities. This compendium of practice-focused law school programs will be updated as additional university programs are submitted.

 

Career Resources

ACC In-house Trends Report

Jun 2017 Survey Login To Download

Based on responses from 1,800 in-house counsel in 53 countries, the Global Perspectives: ACC In-house Trends Report reveals insights that lawyers, department leaders, aspiring in-house counsel, law firms and anyone working with inside counsel can use to plan a positive future. It covers trending topics such as the inside-outside counsel relationship, career mobility, professional development, department resource allocation, cybersecurity, professional privilege, and more. Interviews with global in-house counsel sharing their experiences are also included.

ACC In-house Trends Report Executive Summary

Jun 2017 Survey Login To Download

Based on responses from 1,800 in-house counsel in 53 countries, the Global Perspectives: ACC In-house Trends Report reveals insights that lawyers, department leaders, aspiring in-house counsel, law firms and anyone working with inside counsel can use to plan a positive future. It covers trending topics such as the inside-outside counsel relationship, career mobility, professional development, department resource allocation, cybersecurity, professional privilege, and more. Interviews with global in-house counsel sharing their experiences and best practices high-level trends impacting in-house careers, partnerships and practices with unique industry and regional profiles on key topics are also included.

The Rise (and Rise) of In-House Counsel Across the GCC

May 2017 Article Login To Download

This article shows how continued growth across the GCC has given rise to more hiring of dedicated In-House Counsel.

Back to School: Why Legal Professionals Should Pursue CLE

Sep 2014 Article Login To Download

No matter your age, back-to-school season can still conjure up a heavy dose of nostalgia for fresh beginnings. Even if your classroom days are far behind you, as a legal professional, you never really stop learning. Though lawyers and support staff need continuing legal education (CLE) to meet keep their licenses and certifications current, those shouldn’t be the only reasons to look to professional development. Read on to learn more.

5 Legal Trends You Need to Know and Prepare For

Sep 2014 Article Login To Download

So, what’s in store for the legal profession? Most notably, our research shows that clients are driving change for the foreseeable future. They want more accessible, efficient and value-driven legal services. In turn, these requirements are resulting in a transformation of the profession. Read on to learn how law office management will evolve in the next few years.