• Los Angeles

    Contact
    Holly Brown
    HR Manager of Staff Recruitment
    jobopenings@manatt.com
    11355 West Olympic Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90064
    General: 310.312.4000
    Fax: 310.996.6975


    Department: Risk Management
    Position Title: Conflicts/Intake Clerk
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: Manatt currently has a great opportunity for a Conflicts/Intake Clerk for our Los Angeles Office. The Conflicts Clerk will be responsible for maintaining our Conflicts-Intake database, CIMS, performing conflicts checks on clients and other parties for new matters and maintaining consistency in our billing database, Aderant. In addition, the Conflicts Clerk will assist with processing new business intake forms. This is a great position for an entry level graduate who is looking to get into the legal field. We will train.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Maintain data in CIMS
    • Open matters in CIMS as they are approved each day.
    • Assist with internal audits-closing old matters
    • Assist secretaries in preparing pre-intakes and intakes
    • Handle general e-mail requests from secretaries and professionals
    • Prepare intakes for daily review, including gathering AR data, credit reports and missing data
    • Follow-up with the professionals and secretaries regarding intakes and engagement letters
    • Update and maintain list of sample form documents for professionals
    • Assist with special administrative projects as needed

    Qualifications:

    • BA Degree Required
    • Must be proficient in Outlook, Excel & Word
    • Excellent oral & written communication skills
    • Must be extremely detail oriented, organized and have great follow through skills
    • Must have the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Must be able to juggle and prioritize multiple projects
    • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
    • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with all firm employees and coordinate work flow

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    Department: Administration
    Position Title: Intern (Paid)
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: Manatt Jones Global Strategies LLC provides strategic business advice and advocacy to companies operating or investing in, or exporting to, Mexico and Latin America. With years of experience helping clients identify and take advantage of opportunities, and address strategic, political and market access challenges, we offer unmatched market knowledge, extensive regional experience and a deep network of relationships with local business, government and civic leaders. We also assist foreign companies interested in doing business or investing in the United States.

    We currently have a great opportunity for a Paid Internship in our Los Angeles office during the Fall and Spring semesters.

    Responsibilities:

    Our Interns support the overall research and due diligence process for MJGS. They would be working closely with MJGS management on special projects and gaining valuable international affairs and business experience. Responsibilities will include, among others:

    • Conduct extensive Internet and media-based research on public policy, sector analysis, companies and individuals in the countries in which MJGS operates.
    • Assist in gathering information that will enable MJGS to form an assessment of such matters as: the regulatory and investment climate in those countries;
    • Research the background, financial condition, and critical needs of a given subject company;
    • Report on the political and economic developments in target countries that could affect current and prospective clients.
    • Analyze and compile such information into concise, well-written reports.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university majoring in: Business, International Relations/Affairs, Regional Studies, Political Science, or other related areas of study.
    • Exceptionally strong writing skills, including ability to quickly and effectively summarize information from multiple sources into concise analytical assessments.
    • Ability to prioritize several projects and assignments on multiple topics while meeting tight deadlines
    • Must be proficient in a foreign language (written and reading), especially in Spanish and Portuguese. Previous travel to region is highly desired.
    • Availability to work between 20 and 30 hours per week, on a consistent, reliable schedule.

    This job description is a summary of job requirements and duties and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all areas of responsibilities.

    Educational Requirements:

    Graduate studies in Business, International Affairs, Political Science, Economics, or BA degree in these Majors.

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    Department: Accounting
    Position Title: Accounts Receivable Specialist
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: We currently have an opportunity for an Accounts Receivable Specialist for our Accounting Department.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Works with Billers to gain solid understanding of client billing requirements and to troubleshoot potential reasons for non payment
    • Makes phone calls or sends emails to person in charge of payment when client is overdue for payment of invoice and tracks details of each client call.
    • Communicates to the Collections Supervisor and A/R Financial Analyst if there are any billing disputes or early warning signs of changes in payment patterns of clients.
    • Prepares periodic status reports on assigned clients
    • Documents and communicates with A/R Clerk regarding cash posting problem
    • Performs general administrative functions including maintenance of A/R collections files
    • Works independently and within a team on special projects as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Candidates must have 2-3 years of collections/ receivables and customer service experience
    • College Degree highly preferred.
    • Must be able to handle and maintain confidential information using sensitivity and discretion
    • Must be able to prioritize and complete multiple assignments
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest and proportions
    • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with team members, accounting department, billing attorneys and clients.
    • Good sense of judgment, including recognition of when to escalate a problem
    • Excellent organizational, problem solving and follow up skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office with intermediate Word & Excel skills.

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    Department: Business Development & Marketing
    Position Title: Marketing Assistant
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: We currently have a great opportunity for a Marketing Assistant within our Business Development & Marketing Department. Our team serves the business development, communications, public relations, marketing, and branding needs of this national law firm.

    The Marketing Assistant will provide administrative and organizational support as a member of the Business Development and Marketing Events Team. The assistant will team with the business development and office administration staff and lawyers to effectively coordinate participation in and logistics of events, sponsorships, webinars, tradeshows and division retreats to ensure flawless execution and further the strategic goals of the firm.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Provides administrative support as needed and assists with special projects as assigned.
    • Maintains Salesforce database, including campaign (event) details, updating leads, final attendee and budget numbers, and campaign attendees.
    • Maintains various mailing lists in client relationship management database (InterAction).
    • Drafts, edits, maintains and updates Intranet information as necessary with accurate, well-written copy.
    • Coordinates with business development, branding/graphic services, office administration, and facilities in execution of internal meetings, tradeshows and conferences, educational workshops and webinars.
    • Assists with coordination of event logistics: timelines, communications, invitations, RSVPs, food and beverage, room setup, AV, handouts, off-site activities, giveaways, shipping and branding.
    • Assumes on-site management for assigned meetings; organizes staff, speakers and materials; ensures all agenda timelines are met.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    Events, Hosted and Off-site

    • Schedules and secures conference rooms for office-hosted events and internal team meetings through web-based tools, ordering any AV equipment and catering, as necessary.
    • Completes food, beverage and rental orders for office-hosted events with external caterers and vendors, plus arranges setup and cleanup with internal hospitality teams.
    • Maintains and updates invitation, registration and attendee lists in various formats, including Salesforce, Excel and InterAction, to ensure 100% accuracy. Formats lists for optimal readability and print readiness, and prepares for distribution to business development team members, attorneys and staff members.
    • Prepares check payments for vendors, including completing the appropriate forms, and coordinating charges and approvals with the business development teams, in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Assists with the professional production of events through creation of registration materials, nametags, welcome and directional event signage, speakers' nametags and tent cards, and event evaluations.

    Sponsorships

    • Prepares check payments for sponsorship fees, including completing appropriate forms, and coordinating charges and approvals with the business development teams.
    • Registers conference attendees and provides confirmation upon completion.
    • Prints and organizes conference handouts, including attorney bios, practice group descriptions, newsletters and articles, keeping to the firm's brand standards and high standards of quality.
    • Packs and ships conference materials, including table displays. Arranges for timely return post-conference.

    Attorney Photo Shoots

    • In coordination with the branding team, maintains up-to-date database of attorneys in need of a photo or reshoot for all of the Manatt offices.
    • Coordinates available dates for the photo shoot with the attorneys and the photographer, allowing for maximum participation in each office per shoot.
    • Books photographer, as well as handles logistics and payment for the photo shoot.
    • Tracks final photo selections from attorneys and prepares for web posting by branding team.
    • Updates database post-shoot to keep accurate count for subsequent sessions.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
    • Highly organized.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and adherence to specified standards.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and client service.
    • Ability to work within a team.
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with demanding individuals.
    • Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
    • Ability to juggle multiple projects and prioritize competing needs.
    • BA/BS Degree required.

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    Department: Information Technology
    Position Title: Technical Writer
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: We currently have an opportunity for a Technical Writer in our Los Angeles Office. Reporting to the Manager of Information Technology Operations, this position will be assigned to fulfill documentation requirements for all teams in the Technology Department.

    Requirements:

    • Analyze business and functional requirements and translate them into clearly written policies and procedures
    • Work with each functional area to interview, collect and review current documentation for completeness and accuracy.
    • Establish documentation consistency.
    • Review and revise existing documentation for updates and improvements.
    • Assist with process audits.
    • Create and maintain process maps and documentation.
    • Provide editing and writing support to include review and edit of highly complex written materials.
    • Provide documentation that will include system configuration, studies, reports and other presentation material.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of technical standards, policies and procedures.
    • Create illustrations or screenshots to supplement document content
    • Compile and integrate engineering notes, technical data and graphics into documents to illustrate concepts, instructions and guidelines.

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of processional technical writing, including experience in creating technical documentation. At least 3 to 5 years working in an Information Technology department.
    • BA/BS Degree required
    • Advanced working experience with Microsoft Office (Word , Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Microsoft Project and overall presentation abilities.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Must have the ability to work and communicate with non-technical staff in tasks such as requirement gathering.
    • Must have strong editing skills.
    • Capable of actively seeking resolution to questions and concerns.
    • Must have ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team oriented environment.
    • Must be able to multi-task and resolve issues in a timely manner and be able to prioritize and remain focused in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
    • Present a professional image when dealing with team members, management and business staff and outside contacts.
    • Must have knowledge in writing standards and document styles.
    • Strong familiarity of security writing for ISO or Sox Compliance highly preferred.
    • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite highly preferred.

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    Department: Business Development & Marketing
    Position Title: Business Development Manager- LENR & Government
    Office Location: Los Angeles or Orange County
    Description: The Business Development Manager is responsible for developing and executing marketing and business development programs to support lawyers and professionals in the firm's Government and Land, Environment and Natural Resources (LENR) practices. This person will collaborate with the related division chairs, practice group leaders and individual professionals to raise the profile of the practices in the market, coordinate responses to RFP and pitch requests, prepare and update marketing materials, and assist in the development of business with key clients.

    The person in this role will develop and leverage their business development and marketing experience, industry knowledge and understanding of the competitive landscape to contribute to the strategic planning and implementation of business development goals and objectives.

    The Business Development Manager reports to the Business Development Director, Business Finance and Tax and will work closely and collaboratively with the BD and marketing team. The role is located in Los Angeles or Orange County and will have primary responsibility for the following:

    Business Development

    • Co-develop and implement the annual marketing and business development plans and budgets with Division, practice group leadership and individual professionals and provide hands-on coordination and execution nationally. Oversee and monitor expenditures against budgets.
    • Work closely with lawyers and professionals to prepare RFP responses and pitch materials, write proposals and create presentations for new business with specific, customized solutions and qualifications. Provide value added message development and editing.
    • Conduct research and compile relevant information regarding existing and prospective clients, competitor activity and industry and market trends to aid in the development of marketing plans, presentations and proposals.
    • Leverage market research, business intelligence and competitive intelligence data analysis and research, to proactively formulate practice group, market, and client specific business development strategies and priorities.
    • Document significant representative matters for pitches and the website. Establish and manage standards and procedures to ensure that representative experience (deals, cases, matters etc.) are collected on a regular and timely basis and added to the experience database.
    • Assist in integrating new lateral attorneys and professionals to the department, practice and firm. This includes communicating the marketing department capabilities and structure, assisting with creating the press release and announcement, and identifying opportunities to meet with partners and clients.

    Marketing

    • Work with lead attorneys for each practice group and Division event and activity to ensure maximum benefit from marketing activities.
    • Develop strategies to position the practices nationally and work with lawyers and professionals to improve perception of the services and expertise of the practice groups both externally and within the Firm.
    • Manage and draft submissions and profiles for select publications and organizations (e.g. Chambers, Legal 500, industry associations).
    • Proactively coordinate with the firm's branding team to develop brand compliant materials, ensure the quality, accuracy and timeliness of practice descriptions are kept updated and readily available on the firm's website and intranet, including experience records, matter lists and biographies.
    • Plan and coordinate seminars, webinars, conferences and other firm-sponsored events. Maximize memberships to professional organizations by exploring possible partnerships. Take primary responsibility for program planning, audience recruitment and directing lead follow-up.
    • Identify potential press opportunities and collaborate with the Public Relations team to gain coverage in key industry and professional publications and other target media in order to strengthen thought leadership in key geographic markets and areas where the firm chooses to focus. Liaise with the PR team to pitch story ideas, place articles, and provide spokespeople as appropriate.
    • Identify professional organizations, industry associations, educational institutions and clients to identify leadership positions, speaking opportunities and sources of referral.
    • Manage and mentor staff in their professional and career development. Write and contribute to performance evaluations for business development and marketing department staff.

    Requirements:

    This role is ideally suited to a candidate with ten years business development and marketing experience gained in a major professional services firm who understands client needs and selling strategies. Bachelor's degree required.

    • Outstanding project management skills: the ability to execute strategies through specific project teams comprised of attorneys and staff.
    • Strong writing, editorial and proofreading skills.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and follow through.
    • Candidates must demonstrate a proven ability to plan and execute business development strategies and the willingness to work hands-on to achieve objectives in a low leverage environment.
    • Professional focus and discipline required to balance long-term strategic vision with effective day-to-day implementation of strategy will be critical, as are good judgment and problem solving skills.
    • Consistent ability to meet deadlines and the flexibility to travel and work additional hours as needed to meet department goals is essential.
    • Supervisory experience required. The candidate must be a team player, proactive and have a positive and confident approach backed by tenacity and commitment. Good influencing and negotiating skills and an ability to persuade others to deliver is a must.
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and competing, shifting priorities, make decisions and adapt to changing work situations professionally and effectively.
    • Proven ability to make compelling and persuasive presentations.

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    Department: Information Technology
    Position Title: Sr. Security Engineer
    Office Location: Los Angeles
    Description: We are currently looking to add a Sr. Security Engineer to our Los Angeles Office IT team. This position will lead the charge in developing, testing, documenting, and implementing information security controls and solutions Firm wide. The ideal candidate will be an innovative forward thinker with a track record of successfully leading teams in proactive security compliance. This is the opportunity to build and sustain a security program than any IT professional would be proud of.

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for developing, implementing , monitoring, and enforcing security policies and procedures for the Firm's Information Technology.
    • Define, build, and manage control test plans to test, validate, and audit controls. Test plans may include hands on testing of infrastructure to validate control effectiveness.
    • Recommend new and enhance existing policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines to prevent the unauthorized use, release, modification, or destruction of firm data.
    • Perform network and systems audits, vulnerability scans, and implement system hardening standards.
    • Design and build the security infrastructure for all IT related projects.
    • Manage and maintain configuration and patch management process.
    • Research and analyze emerging security threats and recommend industry best practices for mitigating the Firm's risk.
    • Collaborate with local IT teams, consultants, Risk Management, and General Counsel in promoting and establishing an ideal security structure for the all firm practices.
    • Communicate complex concepts with senior management, IT personnel, auditors, and external stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
    • Key stake holder for change control process and procedures.
    • Perform Vendor Risk Assessments.
    • Provide security awareness orientation, training, and direction to all Firm employees.
    • Perform other tasks under the direction of management.

    Qualifications:

    • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Security/Assurance, or other engineering discipline.
    • 5 + years experience operating as a security resource in a large enterprise environment. Cisco and Palo Alto networking security experience a must.
    • Proven experience interpreting and applying industry frameworks such as ISO 27001 and 9001. Experience leading an ISO implementation strongly preferred.
    • Hands on experience with security tools and solutions – PKI, AV, IPS/IDS, vulnerability and penetration testing, OS Hardening, VPN, Content Filtering, Proxies etc.
    • Direct experience building enterprise security compliance policies.
    • Must hold a current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certificate.
    • Certifications in one or more of the following preferred: ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer, GIAC, GPEN, CISA, CRISC.
    • Strong time management, presentation, and organization skills a must.
    • Strong project management skills a must.
    • Prince2, PMP, ITIL, MCSE certifications a plus.
    • Scripting skills in Python, Bash, Pearl, and/or Powershell a plus.
    • Must be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication abilities.
    • Ability to communicate at a technical level with technical professionals and communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical Firm management.

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