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Practice Development Manager - Global Finance (2912)
Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking a Practice Development Manager – Global Finance to join our winning team, located in New York. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.

As a PDM – Global Finance, you will use your marketing/BD experience to contribute to the planning/implementation of goals/objectives of the dept while accomplishing these functions:

  • Managing operations of, supervising, mentoring & developing direct reports
  • Operating as a strategic advisor
  • Advising/supporting leadership & team to identify, develop new/enhance client relationships.
  • Assisting leadership w/ management of client retention & cross-selling programs 
  • Outlining strategies, goals, metrics & objectives
  • Creating/overseeing plans, programs & budgets
  • Driving implementation of tactics/initiatives
  • Working to develop/drive cross-selling strategies & internal communication plans
  • Identifying thought leadership opportunities & overseeing implementation/execution
  • Coordinating w/ PR team to ensure BD/PR efforts are complementary. Ensuring significant matters are publicized
  • Identifying opportunities from sponsoring conferences/organizations whereby complementary attendance passes exist/developing approach for disseminating passes.

Specific Requirements

As a Practice Development Manager – Global Finance, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Practice Development Manager – Global Finance must have knowledge of core marketing principals, including internal communications, public relations, seminar/event planning, branding, market research, competitive intelligence, credentials and RFP response preparation.  An ideal candidate will display excellent leadership skills (i.e., organizing, planning, problem-solving and decision-making) necessary for effective management and strong analytical skills, including synthesizing and presenting research data to attorneys and BD Department management.  The Manager will possessthe ability to perceive and analyze problems, and a make or recommend sound decisions, as well as the ability to undertake large, long-term projects, develop alternative methods to complete them, and implement solutions.


A Bachelor’s degree is required, as well as more than three(3) years of supervisory/management experience.  More than eight (8) years of progressively responsible business development and marketing experience in legal/professional services is desired.  Some travel is required of this position.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by visiting the Latham & Watkins online application using the link provided.


Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

Contact Details
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Practice Development Manager – Global Finance will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.

Joshua Rhein
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Company Name Latham & Watkins LLP
Posted Date 10/12/2017
Job Type Industry Practice Development Manager
Employment Type Full Time
Location New York,New York
City New York
State New York
Country USA
Region East Coast