Director of Attorney Learning & Development at Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Morrison & Foerster LLP
ID: 7798
Job Posting Title: Director of Attorney Learning & Development
Location: Office Location Flexible

Morrison & Foerster LLP, an Am Law 50 law firm with 16 offices worldwide, has an opening for a Director of Attorney Learning & Development within our Attorney Talent Group. This role can be based in any of our U.S. locations. (San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Miami)

The Opportunity

The Director of Attorney Learning & Development will strategically lead, structure, and expand the learning, development and performance management capabilities Firmwide in order to enhance the skills and abilities of our attorneys and delight our internal clients. This individual will build strong relationships to institutionalize a culture of learning, coaching, feedback and performance enablement where all levels of attorneys are highly engaged in continuous development. The Director will ensure that the learning & development group delivers recognized measurable value and internal client service to the legal practices.

The Director will closely collaborate with talent leaders and practice leaders to implement and advance various initiatives related to:

  • Onboarding and integration
  • Attorney workflow integration
  • Morale, retention and employee engagement
  • Diversity and inclusion ("D&I")
  • Practice area specific training
  • Leadership development
  • Associate performance review process

Ideal Candidate
  • J.D or equivalent advanced degree and a minimum of 10 to 15 years' experience within a legal or professional services environment strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational change management experience
  • Substantive professional skills training experience and ability to coach attorneys on effective practice skills training design and delivery
  • Deep expertise in instructional design methods, adult learning principles and facilitation
  • Strong supervisory and management experience and success in developing a high-performing team

Who We Are

At Morrison & Foerster, our culture is defined by our deeds. We're passionate about what we do. We're equally passionate about how we do it. We resist hierarchies and operate within a model of respect - for our colleagues, their ideas, and the differences that make us stronger. We encourage you to learn more about who we are , and what we do .

Should you find you're ready to do the best work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!

for colorado applicants : Employees can expect to be paid a salary of approximately $222k to $248k. Additional compensation may include a discretionary bonus or commission. Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO. The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for this role, and may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.Morrison & Foerster is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic partner status, and other categories protected by applicable laws, or in retaliation for opposition to any practices forbidden under this policy.