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Summary of the Senior Business Analyst, Legal job at Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray is hiring a Senior Business Analyst, Legal with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - New York, NY and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $101,500 - $152,000
About Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Dublin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.

Built on a foundation of more than 150 years of dedication to forging strong client relationships, we represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries in corporate law and litigation matters. In addition, we offer counsel on labor and employment issues, tax and benefits, creditors'​ rights, and private client services. Our clients range in size from large to small companies and include financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, and families and individuals.

More than 1,500 lawyers and professionals strive to provide the highest-quality legal advice available. Our firm combines superior talent with a supportive environment where nothing gets in the way of solving our clients'​ problems.

Senior Business Analyst, Legal - Job Role & Responsibilities

The legal market is undergoing a period of hyper-change, driving opportunities for innovative thinking and diverse professional experiences. The Client Operations Services & LPM (Legal Project Management) team thrives on these changes, residing at the intersection of legal operations, process improvement, technology, data storytelling, client service and legal practice. Our mission is to strengthen Ropes & Gray's client relationships and optimize the delivery of legal operations services by developing innovative tools and processes that drive efficiency and meet our clients' evolving priorities.

The role of the senior analyst is to drive profitable matter management and effective client relationship management through a focus on a particular industry and/or legal practice area to generate insights, including risk factors and cost drivers unique to that industry or practice. The senior analyst will build tools and templates that incorporate those insights, as well as provide qualitative and quantitative analytics and data storytelling.

Essential Functions

  • Delivers successful outcomes for client relationships and matters by consolidating and analyzing financial data, and leveraging business intelligence tools.
  • Responsible for execution of client support processes for portfolio of firm clients.
  • Draws on firm’s best practices and resources, practice group priorities and an overall understanding of each specific client’s operational priorities and legal operations in supporting clients and legal teams.
  • Assembles and summarizes data to structure sophisticated reports (e.g. cost estimates, complex budgets and progress reports) on financial status and risks.
  • Provides creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance, including opportunities for legal team efficiencies.
  • Provides key insights and recommends tools and best practices for profitable management of legal matters using legal project management tools and principles, learnings about clients and matters, and legal practice/industry experience.
  • Seeks out opportunities to scale team service model and flag opportunities for team efficiencies.
  • Leverages effective facilitation and collaboration skills to partner with cross functional stakeholders at the firm.
Senior Business Analyst, Legal - Job requirements

Essential Capabilities

  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm's internal and personnel affairs and client information. Understands ethics of position including legal ethics rules in regards to confidentiality, billing and client representation and advocacy.
  • Must be team-oriented and transparent, confident sharing information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures.
  • Collaborates effectively and professionally at all levels of the organization, including with attorneys, coworkers and administrators. Able to influence stakeholders.
  • Must be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. Able to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously, prioritize appropriately and delegate to resources available.
  • Able to effectively work in a multi-office environment and a culturally and educationally diverse environment.
  • Must be flexible to meet the demands of working at a global law firm and available for travel.

Education, Experience And Skills Required

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience working in a law firm, corporate legal department, financial institution or other large complex organization is required.
  • Excellent technology skills including Excel and ability to learn business intelligence and collaboration software (e.g., MicroStrategy, HighQ) required.
  • Analytics experience and comfort with numbers, acquired through academic study or job experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative insights via strong written and verbal communication; experience presenting to diverse audiences.
  • A strong project management orientation is critical, including strong business analytics, critical thinking, trouble-shooting, problem-solving and project management skills.

Working Conditions

The team is operating on a hybrid work schedule (in-office three days, remote two days).

What we offer at Ropes & Gray

Ropes & Gray is proud to offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package to our business support team members. The firm also offers comprehensive health and well-being benefits, personal and professional development, career growth opportunities and a collegial and supportive culture. The anticipated pay range for this role is $101,500 - $152,000, which represents our good faith and reasonable estimate of the starting salary range at the time of posting. In addition, this role is eligible for a discretionary bonus based on performance. The actual offered rate for this position will be determined based on job-related, non-discriminatory factors, including qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data and consideration of internal equity.

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Senior Business Analyst, Legal

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July 14, 2024

About Our Company

Ropes & Gray is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Dublin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.

Built on a foundation of more than 150 years of dedication to forging strong client relationships, we represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries in corporate law and litigation matters. In addition, we offer counsel on labor and employment issues, tax and benefits, creditors'​ rights, and private client services. Our clients range in size from large to small companies and include financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, and families and individuals.

More than 1,500 lawyers and professionals strive to provide the highest-quality legal advice available. Our firm combines superior talent with a supportive environment where nothing gets in the way of solving our clients'​ problems.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The legal market is undergoing a period of hyper-change, driving opportunities for innovative thinking and diverse professional experiences. The Client Operations Services & LPM (Legal Project Management) team thrives on these changes, residing at the intersection of legal operations, process improvement, technology, data storytelling, client service and legal practice. Our mission is to strengthen Ropes & Gray's client relationships and optimize the delivery of legal operations services by developing innovative tools and processes that drive efficiency and meet our clients' evolving priorities.

The role of the senior analyst is to drive profitable matter management and effective client relationship management through a focus on a particular industry and/or legal practice area to generate insights, including risk factors and cost drivers unique to that industry or practice. The senior analyst will build tools and templates that incorporate those insights, as well as provide qualitative and quantitative analytics and data storytelling.

Essential Functions

  • Delivers successful outcomes for client relationships and matters by consolidating and analyzing financial data, and leveraging business intelligence tools.
  • Responsible for execution of client support processes for portfolio of firm clients.
  • Draws on firm’s best practices and resources, practice group priorities and an overall understanding of each specific client’s operational priorities and legal operations in supporting clients and legal teams.
  • Assembles and summarizes data to structure sophisticated reports (e.g. cost estimates, complex budgets and progress reports) on financial status and risks.
  • Provides creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance, including opportunities for legal team efficiencies.
  • Provides key insights and recommends tools and best practices for profitable management of legal matters using legal project management tools and principles, learnings about clients and matters, and legal practice/industry experience.
  • Seeks out opportunities to scale team service model and flag opportunities for team efficiencies.
  • Leverages effective facilitation and collaboration skills to partner with cross functional stakeholders at the firm.

Requirements

Essential Capabilities

  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm's internal and personnel affairs and client information. Understands ethics of position including legal ethics rules in regards to confidentiality, billing and client representation and advocacy.
  • Must be team-oriented and transparent, confident sharing information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures.
  • Collaborates effectively and professionally at all levels of the organization, including with attorneys, coworkers and administrators. Able to influence stakeholders.
  • Must be flexible in order to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities. Able to work under tight deadlines, handle multiple, detailed tasks simultaneously, prioritize appropriately and delegate to resources available.
  • Able to effectively work in a multi-office environment and a culturally and educationally diverse environment.
  • Must be flexible to meet the demands of working at a global law firm and available for travel.

Education, Experience And Skills Required

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience working in a law firm, corporate legal department, financial institution or other large complex organization is required.
  • Excellent technology skills including Excel and ability to learn business intelligence and collaboration software (e.g., MicroStrategy, HighQ) required.
  • Analytics experience and comfort with numbers, acquired through academic study or job experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate qualitative and quantitative insights via strong written and verbal communication; experience presenting to diverse audiences.
  • A strong project management orientation is critical, including strong business analytics, critical thinking, trouble-shooting, problem-solving and project management skills.

Working Conditions

The team is operating on a hybrid work schedule (in-office three days, remote two days).

What we offer

Ropes & Gray is proud to offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package to our business support team members. The firm also offers comprehensive health and well-being benefits, personal and professional development, career growth opportunities and a collegial and supportive culture. The anticipated pay range for this role is $101,500 - $152,000, which represents our good faith and reasonable estimate of the starting salary range at the time of posting. In addition, this role is eligible for a discretionary bonus based on performance. The actual offered rate for this position will be determined based on job-related, non-discriminatory factors, including qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data and consideration of internal equity.

Apply now

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