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DLA Piper Strategic Practice Advisor in Boston, Massachusetts

DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional, collaborative and supportive. Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm. Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career. Let’s see what we can achieve. Together.

Summary    

DLA Piper is transforming how a global law firm serves the world’s most aspiring businesses. With our unrivaled culture, capabilities and commitment, we are achieving new standards of excellence in how we represent our clients, develop our people, and serve our communities.

The Strategic Practice Advisor will play a crucial role in supporting the Chair of DLA Piper Artificial Intelligence and senior leadership team in driving the growth and strategic direction across a range of practices and industries such as AI, life sciences and health care. This fast-paced role requires project management and strong communication skills to handle client engagement, marketing and business development, and financial management responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have a background in law or professional services, with a strong track record of leadership and project management skills.

  

Location

This position can be remote, with the expectation of being able to travel based on business needs.

Responsibilities

  • Client Engagement:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for key clients, ensuring exceptional client service and satisfaction, through regular communication and engagement activities.

  • Assist in managing client accounts and resolving any issues or concerns.

  • Marketing and Business Development:

  • Coordinate with internal marketing department to ensure the development and execution of marketing strategies.

  • Plan and execute events, webinars, and other marketing initiatives to enhance brand visibility.

  • Collaborate with attorneys to create compelling proposals and presentations.

  • Support business opportunities and assist with follow up.

  • Foster relationships with potential clients, industry partners, and stakeholders

  • Financial Management:

  • Work closely with the finance team to ensure accurate billing and financial records.

  • Identify opportunities for cost optimization and revenue growth.

Minimum Education   

  • Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience

  • 5 years' experience in a law firm or professional services environment.

Essential Job Expectations   

While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:  

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;  

  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;  

  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;  

  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;  

  • Foster positive work relationships;  

  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;  

  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;  

  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.  

      

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.  

  

Physical Demands   

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.  

  

Work Environment   

  • Hybrid - Regular in-office presence with some flexibility for work-from-home

  • Remote / Work-from-home

Disclaimer   

The purpose of this job description is to provide a concise statement of the work elements and to organize and present the information in a standardized way. It is not intended to describe all the elements of the work that may be performed by every individual in this classification, nor should it serve as the sole criteria for personnel decisions and actions. The job duties, requirements, and expectations for this position may be modified at the Firm’s discretion at any time. This job description does not change the at-will nature of employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to permit individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position or to participate in the job selection process.  

  

*Application Process *   

Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com. Please add dlapiper@myworkday.com to your list of safe senders.  

  

Accommodation   

Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to permit individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position or to participate in the job selection process. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com .  

  

Agency applications will not be considered.   

  

No immigration sponsorship is available for this position.  

The expected annual pay range for this position, if hired to work in Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington, D.C., or Seattle is $181,692 – $277,000 per year. If hired to work in New York, the expected pay range is $189,950 - $290,000 per year. If hired to work in Palo Alto or San Francisco the expected pay range is $198,209 - $301,000 per year. The compensation offered to a candidate selected for employment will be dependent upon various factors, including the candidate’s geographic market, skills, educational and professional background, experience, and overall qualifications. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401(k).

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job applicant poster viewing center (https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c&ProductType=OnlineApplicant) .

DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional, collaborative and supportive

Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm. Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career. Let’s see what we can achieve. Together.

Get to Know Us

We invite you to learn more about us. Please visit the following pages for more information about DLA Piper.

Laterals (http://www.dlapiper.com/en-us/careers/laterals)

Lateral Partners

Law Students (http://www.dlapiper.com/en-us/careers/law-students)

Business Professionals

Recruitment Agencies:

Per the terms of our agreement, all candidates must be submitted through the firm’s agency portal for consideration. If you have an agreement with the firm, please log in to the agency portal via the following link (https://www.myworkday.com/wday/authgwy/dlapiper/login.htmld?redirect=n) to review positions accepting agency submissions.

Lawyer Positions Only: If you do not have an agreement with us and would like us to consider candidates, please send a blind candidate profile to legalrecruiting-bos@dlapiper.com

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