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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Law Firm

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Apr 11,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Investment Company Act
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Corporate >> Corporate - Venture Capital
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
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Staff Attorney - () Responsibilities: Help lead the formulation and execution of marketing and strategic plans that address the business development goals and needs of your assigned practice groups and the individual partners within these groups. Prepare and manage the development of sophisticated and effective responses to requests for proposals and pitch materials. Provide regular market research and analysis, including ‘business intelligence’ on marketplace trends and key competitors, with the goal of identifying opportunities to increase revenue and enhance profitability. Manage the deal tracking for designated practices firmwide, including working with the relevant lawyers and Public Relations team to ensure the matters are reported to the appropriate league tables and publications and are featured as appropriate in pitch materials. Regularly draft articles for industry publication and/or e-communications for V&E to self-publish to relevant client contacts. Edit and manage the practice groups’ participation in relevant submissions to external periodicals and ranking services, in a manner that highlights the strengths and accomplishments of the groups and individual lawyers. Oversee the development and maintenance of the practices’ marketing collateral, brochures, lawyer biographies and content for practice group web pages. Collaborate with partners and other colleagues in connection with our participation in high-impact conferences and events, including on-site support and the preparation of presentation and marketing materials for such events. Monitor legal developments relevant to the designated practices, working with lawyers and staff involved in the group’s knowledge management efforts, and provide advisory and research assistance. Help oversee the group’s training efforts and be among those called upon to lead certain sessions regarding business development programs. Liaise with other practice support lawyers and business development/marketing personnel across V&E offices and practices regarding revenue-generating initiatives. Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree, required. 3+ years as a practicing attorney. Exposure to Marketing or Business Development disciplines, a plus. Strong understanding of corporate finance, M&A and/or energy industry. Knowledge of MS Office suite and other standard law firm computer software.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vinson & Elkins LLP.
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201


"A Wonderful Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

There is no shortage of cases to work on, so be sure to do your homework and prepare for anything.

Pros : I shopped around a lot before taking this job and I know I made the right choice. They are wonderful and will treat you like family.
Cons : There is a lot of work to be done, but everyone is always willing to help out. Ask for help and you will get it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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