POSITION:  Business Development Manager

COMPANY:  Goodwin

LOCATION:  San Francisco/ Silicon Valley

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.


The Business Development Manager – Litigation for our California offices is a leader who possesses a client-focused mentality, is highly service oriented, and has the ability to guide, direct and advise lawyers in a sophisticated marketing and business development environment. Responsibilities include helping shape the strategic positioning for litigation in California within the context of the Goodwin brand; supporting client relationship-building initiatives; facilitating cross-selling opportunities with other practice groups and geographies; lead generation; and identifying effective thought leadership opportunities.


Who you are: 

  • A total of 8+ years of progressive experience in a practice management, business development or marketing role, ideally in an AmLaw 100 or other large professional services firm. 
  • Previous experience in the particular practice or industry is strongly preferred. 
  • 2+ years as a manager preferred. •Minimum BA, BS or degree equivalent. 
  • Strategic thinker with strong project management, process implementation, data and budgeting skills. 
  • Able to interact in a highly professional manner with partners, key clients, colleagues and service providers. 
  • Superior communication skills, including strong writing and editorial skills, with particular attention to detail. 
  • Flexibility and ability to work with a wide variety of people and projects in a collective and collaborative manner. 
  • Collaborative team player used to operating in a matrix environment. 
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite. Experience with InterAction, Microsoft Dynamics or other CRM tools is a plus. 
  • Travel: Required to other Goodwin offices.

#LI-MM1 Consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.

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